• New Zealand mulls balancing tourism numbers with environment conservation

    11 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    New Zealand government has decided to divide international tourist tax between tourism and conservation. The announcement was made during the release of a new draft government strategy to handle tourist numbers while protecting the environment.
    New Zealand Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says “We want sustainable tourism so communities and all regions around the country can benefit, so everyone benefits.” He further added, “We can't just go selling plastic culture to visitors- it just won't float.”
    Key priority areas include the impacts of climate change, encouraging responsible camping and...
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