New Zealand requires $1 b to uplift its tourism

Published on : Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tourism-New-ZealandNew Zealand’s local government estimates that if the tourism industry is to keep up with the increased numbers of tourists, the country needs to plan for $1.38 billion of new public toilets, car parking areas, freedom of camping facilities, nice footpaths and other basic infrastructure.

Various news media reports of an international tourist relieving themselves in a Dunedin street accompanied by an urgency for quick decisions in order to allow the committee to expand and create new funding sources beyond the established property rates and user-pays charges.

For the development of tourism infrastructure that the committee agrees that the tourism industry should be jointly paid by central and local governments along with private tourism operators. Some new 683 projects have been identified in a joint study with LGNZ along with Aotearoa, Air New Zealand, Auckland and Christchurch international airports which covers public toilets, waste water disposal, Wi-Fi, parking and freedom camping Tourism Industry.

Lawrence Yule, LGNZ president suggested that the sharp increase in GST revenues coming from increased overseas tourism spending in New Zealand should be conveyed to tourism infrastructure. Between 2015 and 2016, as admitted by Mr Yule, GST receipts from tourism rose from $950 million to $1.5 billion.

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