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The New Zealand Tourism Research Institute at The Auckland University of Technology brings together experts from around the world to deliver innovative research solutions for the industry and those who depend on it. Our research enables business, community and government to develop profitable and sustainable industry outcomes. The institute is a recognised leader in graduate student research and education, with many alumni in key international academic and industry positions.

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Call to reassess our tourism management as hot spots flood with tourists

There's a call to look at how we manage our tourism, with increasing pressure on some of the country's most popular destinations.

Director of the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute at AUT Simon Milne spoke to Rachel Smalley on the Mike Hosking Breakfast

Infrastructure and resources are being stretched to the limit at certain times of the year, says Director of the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute at AUT Simon Milne.

"We've had discussion of visitor departure taxes, accommodation taxes, user fees for visitors going to things like our national parks. All of these different instruments are going to have to be looked at very carefully."

Listen to the interview at Newstalk ZB


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