EVENT PARTNERS

Air New Zealand

Premier Sponsor

Air New Zealand is proud to be New Zealand’s national carrier and the Premier Sponsor of TRENZ, providing over 200 flights for selected buyers and media from around the globe to Dunedin.

Featuring award-winning New Zealand wines and menus designed by renowned chefs Peter Gordon and Michael Meredith, Air New Zealand delivers a uniquely Kiwi experience to more than 16 million customers each year, providing visitors their first taste of New Zealand from the moment they step on-board.

Through their extensive domestic network, Air New Zealand connects customers to 21 destinations within New Zealand and across 28 international ports in Australia, the Pacific Islands, Asia, North America, South America and the United Kingdom. Since December 2015, Air New Zealand has celebrated the operational launch of three new direct services to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Buenos Aires in Argentina and Houston, Texas. As a member of the Star Alliance network, Air New Zealand is able to provide access to almost any destination in the world.

The Air New Zealand team looks forward to meeting with you at TRENZ. For more information on Air New Zealand, please click here.


Tourism New Zealand

Supported by

Tourism New Zealand is the organisation responsible for marketing New Zealand to the world as a tourist destination. The major tool we use to do this is the 100% Pure New Zealand marketing campaign, a campaign that has evolved over the past 16 years to make New Zealand one of the world’s most well-respected tourism brands. Tourism New Zealand are a long standing partner of TRENZ, facilitating the international buyer programme and sourcing international media helping to make TRENZ the effective business forum it is.

For more information on Tourism New Zealand, please click here.


Enterprise Dunedin, Venture Southland & Tourism Waikaki

Host Region

TRENZ 2018 is proudly hosted in Dunedin by Enterprise Dunedin with support from Tourism Waitaki and Venture Southland.

All three regional tourism organisation (RTO’s) are committed to developing and managing our regions as desirable destinations to visit, live, work, play, study, invest and do business. We work proactively with trade partners to create appropriate campaigns to promote our regions through all industry distribution channels and have long recognised TRENZ as providing a wonderful opportunity to connect with our international trade partners.

We are thrilled to welcome you to TRENZ 2018 and we know you will be mesmerised by this unique part of New Zealand.

Find out more information on Enterprise Dunedin, Venture Southland and Tourism Waitaki.


Auckland Airport

Platinum Sponsor

Auckland Airport is a leader in facilitating travel, tourism and international business. They are committed to growing travel markets and work collaboratively on tourism, travel and trade initiatives with airlines and industry partners to help stimulate demand for travel to New Zealand and tourism within New Zealand. More than 95 per cent of long haul visitors enter or leave New Zealand via Auckland Airport equating to more than 19.2 million passengers moving through the airport annually. The airport offers connections to 46 international and 19 domestic destinations with 170,000+ flights every year.

For more information on Auckland Airport, please click here.


Accor Hotels

Accommodation Sponsor

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We are more than 250,000 women and men who share something unique. Each and every day we host the world. We care for millions of people. We are proud of our differences. Yes, we lead the way. But we want to go further. With Audacity. With Imagination. With Passion. Feel Welcome.

Located in 95 countries, with 4,200 hotels and 600,000 rooms. All our 20 brands, from luxury to economy, combine excellence service with a warm welcome.

In New Zealand, Fiji and French Polynesia, we operate 39 hotels under 10 brands in 14 stunning locations covering all the major corporate and leisure travel destinations. Welcome to the world of AccorHotels.

For more information on AccorHotels, please click here.


Scenic Hotel Goup

Accommodation Sponsor

Scenic Hotel Group is New Zealand’s largest independently-owned and operated hotel group. We are proud to offer a touch of local flair, great value and genuine comfort at each of our eighteen hotels.

We are located in nine popular regions in New Zealand plus the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Niue. Scenic Hotel Group welcomes all guests including families, special interest groups, group series, incentive groups and individuals whether travelling for leisure or business.

A variety of accommodation types are available at Heartland Hotels, Scenic Hotels, Suites & Resorts, and Te Waonui Forest Retreat, including traditional hotel rooms with a bathroom, suites and self-catering apartments.

All hotels offer complimentary Wifi, free porterage and have a focus on serving fresh local produce in our restaurants together with a wide range of New Zealand wines.

We work to international standards providing true Kiwi hospitality in our friendly 100% NZ owned hotels.

For more information on Scenic Hotel Group, please click here.


Christchurch International Airport

Event Partner

Christchurch Airport is the international gateway to the South Island. It is the busiest and most strategic southern air connection to the world’s trade and tourism markets, with ten airline partners offering domestic, trans-Tasman and international services without curfew every day. It is also the smallest city on the planet to have a daily A380 service.

The airport welcomed more than 6.5 million passengers in the 2017 financial year and is on target to exceed that in the current financial year. It is a major driver of the South Island regional economy, with some 6000 personnel working on the airport campus making it the largest site of employment in the South Island. The airport is one of the partners in the “South” initiative, which sees all regional tourism organisations working collegially to promote the South Island internationally. Most of the South Island’s rental vehicle fleet is housed on the airport campus and more than 80% of the island’s air freight comes into two purpose-built facilities on the campus.

The airport is consistently rated by an independent international quarterly travellers’ survey as the best airport in Australia and New Zealand.

For more information on Christchurch Airport, please click here.

Tranzit Group

Event Partner

Tranzit Group is proud to be the exclusive coach transport supplier of TRENZ 2018.

With more than 90 years’ experience in the transport and tourism industry, Tranzit is one of New Zealand’s largest family-owned coach companies. Operating more than 1,000 vehicles from Cape Reinga to Bluff and everywhere in between, enjoy the comfort that Tranzit can provide with our large modern fleet of vehicles ranging from 12-53 seats and 3 to 5 star.

We are the inbound group series coach provider for Grand Pacific Tours, Conitiki, Trafalgar, Saga, Kiwi Experience and AAT Kings and the preferred transport provider for all major sporting events in New Zealand including RWC2011, FIFA U-20 2015, RLWC 2017.

We look forward to having you onboard our coaches throughout TRENZ.

For more information on Tranzit Group, please click here.



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