Congratulations to the 2014 Awards for Excellence winners announced at the Lion Awards Dinner in Rotorua. A great event celebrating success and to acknowledge those performing excellence in hospitality.
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Hospitality New Zealand continues to focus on adding value to members’ businesses and to the wider hospitality industry as it is our job is to make sure the hospitality industry has a sustainable future for our members.
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Hospro, an online profitability tool designed for hospitality businesses. Hospro will show you how your business is performing in the marketplace. Hospro is free to use and provides a list of contacts offering advice to improve your business profitability! Take the test.
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Practical industry training to upskill and upsell your business. In today's challenging trading environment hospitality businesses are faced with on-going business costs, managing staff and a range of compliance matters that costs time and money.
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Hospitality New Zealand is committed to adding value to members with its advisory service of eight regional managers around the country and an in-house legal advisor who are all experts in industry regulations and liquor legislation.
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Current News

Christmas trading – special licence requirements
Thursday, 30 October 2014

Its important to note that under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act no alcohol may be sold or supplied on any licensed premise on Christmas day, except to persons residing or lodging on the premises or on the premises to dine or the licensee has been granted a special licence. Read more here.
China Toolkit – specific advice for accommodation providers
Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Launched in November 2013 by Tourism NZ the China toolkit website was designed to inform tourism and hospitality businesses about the Chinese visitor market. If you are keen to know how you can make your Chinese visitors feel comfortable during their stay, here are for some great ideas.
Hospitality NZ Hall of Fame inductee – Michael Friend
Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Four decades of service to the industry, Michael Friend was selected as Hospitality New Zealand's first inductee to its Hall of Fame that was presented at the Lion Awards for Excellence dinner in Rotorua on 18 September 2014.
Melbourne Cup – Tuesday 4 November 2014
Monday, 27 October 2014

Have a great Melbourne Cup Day! Remind your staff of the strict gambling rules under the Gambling Act if you wish to run a sweepstake. More information can be read here.
September 2014 top 40 music chart for hospitality businesses!
Sunday, 12 October 2014

Here is the top 40 music play list from Automated Music Systems for September 2014. AMS are passionate about music and the hospitality industry, who want to add value by providing you with a free music play list every month!
Destination Coromandel and Thames Coromandel District Council want to promote your business!
Thursday, 9 October 2014

The Thames Coromandel District Council wants to offer its local food and beverage suppliers a unique opportunity to promote home-grown food and beverage products to international food tourism and buyers around New Zealand. Read more here and find out how you can get a slice of the action!
SKYLights for October 2014
Wednesday, 1 October 2014

October SKYLights is pleased to bring you and your customers another action packed month of great sports. If you are a fan of netball, rugby league, rugby union, cricket, football you need to be tuned in for the action.
The Future of Accommodation
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

The future of travel and the role of travel in our lives is changing. Now what does this all mean for an accommodation provider? What do we need to know about our customers to meet their expectations and to give them what they want?
Country Hotels - now and what's around the corner
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Anton Haagh spoke about Country Hotels and how owners need to find ways to offer locals and non-locals an experience they expect and can enjoy. Award winner of the best Country Hotel in 2012 the Duke of Marlborough is a great example of connecting with their customers.
International Hospitality Insights and Trends
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

John Hellebrekers and a few of his colleagues attended the National Restaurant Association in Chicago where they observed the hospitality industry food, beverage and market trends in America.
The Chinese Market
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

The Chinese visitors market is New Zealand’s 2nd largest visitor market and growing. The Chinese visitor expenditure generates a total of $732 million. So how can we connect better with these visitors? What are they looking for? How can we get them to visit longer?
What do our future customers look like? Where are we going to find our workers?
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Dr Ganesh Nana, Chief Economist, BERL delivered a direct message to his hospitality audience that the world is changing, life is changing and that New Zealand needs to acknowledge the change and figure out how to cope.
Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act – Is it working?
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

A very interesting and entertaining session by Retired Judge Bill Unwin spoke about the new alcohol law and focused on key areas of the new law that is currently being questioned - is this really working?
Why Choose Hospitality?
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

From the age of 12 Vincent Lombino knew that hospitality was what he wanted and 30 years later still working and loving the industry proved that his decision was the right one. Working for the rich and famous Vincent shared his own personal story which was inspiring and motivating for our Future Leaders.
Managing a Kitchen
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Anita talked about managing a kitchen as she puts it ‘a culinary journey to becoming the Executive Chef of the Universe’.
Young Guns
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Four amazing young leaders shared the stage to tell their story, giving everyone in the room plenty of insights to their journeys, goals in life and what it means to have a career in hospitality.
Talent is Overrated - The 7 Unconventional Principals for Achieving Career Success
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Jack Delosa an entrepreneur and a self-made millionaire at the age of 24, believes that leadership forms the basis in everything we do and understands the challenges faced by leaders.
The Secret of Success
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Over 20 years in the industry Luke Dallow’s forte is definitely in branding and marketing. His Future Leaders Day presentation gave the delegates many proven examples of why you should “Build your brand, Build your profile”.
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