Agri-Tourism

Foodie tourism an opportunity for Kiwi exports

[24 October/The Country] Tourism and food and beverage exports delivered 62 percent of New Zealand’s export earnings in 2017. However, according to a report from ANZ and the MPI Economic Intelligence Unit, more could be done to link the two and lift earnings. The New Zealand Food & Agri Tourism Insights report showed that food...

Farm visit demand spurs sessions

[15 October/Rural Life] Southland farmers were encouraged to combine agriculture with tourism to cater for increased interest in rural experiences. Venture Southland would host four agritourism information sessions to highlight tourism opportunities for farmers. Venture Southland Tourism Product Development Co-ordinator, Cameron Richard, said the sessions were developed in response to growing demand for agricultural and...