April 30, 2015

In the Media

Over the years TravConsult has made some headlines as pioneers & passionate advocates of various Asian markets. 

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"How to Repair Damage to 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism"(Feb 15 2019)

"Be My Guest" (as part of the Embracing 2018 Legacy Program)

"North Queensland Ready to Create Great Guest Experiences" (as part of the Embracing 2018 Legacy Program)

"APTRA Seminar Draws Strong Attendance"  (Dec 5 2016)

"APTRA Insights Seminar" (Dec 1 2016)

"APTRA & KPMG Seminar attract record 270 attendees" (Dec 2 2016)

"Whitsundays Welcoming Chinese" (Jan 2016)

"Innovate Service to Stay Ahead with Chinese Visitors" (Dec 7 2015)

"Ni hao: Gold Coast businesses learning to capitalise on Chinese tourism boom" (Nov 3 2015)

"Geared up for Chinese influx" (November 2, 2015)

"Yuan Fall No Cause for Panic" (Aug 2015)

"24th National Industry Awards - ATHOC Annual Conference - Getting Engaged" (July 2015)

"Destination New Zealand; Eye on premium dollars" Pg. 32 - 36 (Dec 2014)

"China Tool Kit - Getting Ready"  (Dec 2014)

"TravConsult managing director Trevor Lee outlines the benefits of its Chinese experience workshops" (Nov 2014)

"Rapid Chinese railway expansion to create retail opportunities" (dfnionline.com November 18, 2014)

"China Travel Retail event tracks industry development" (dfnionline.com November 14, 2014)

 "Passenger experience the focus at China Airport summit" (intervistas.com September 9, 2014)

 "Doing Business with Japan" (ausveg.com.au July 17, 2014)

"Four Seasons Five Senses - One-day China Marketing Workshop" (July 2014)

 "Inside word on state of tourism" (nzherald.co.nz May 28, 2014)

 "TRENZ round up 2014: Auckland International Airport (AIAL) & TravConsult - 4 Seasons 5 Senses"(bloggeratlarge.com May 25, 2014)

"Asia's growing travel market means $19billion worth of tourism for Auckland Airport" (indianweekender.co.nz May 23, 2014)

"#TRENZ2014 @ TravConsult. Fantastic concept. 4 seasons, 5 senses" (twitter.com May 19, 2014)

"Auckland Airport Asia Summit 2014 - great lineup of speakers, debates chaired by TravConsult"

"Auckland Airport Asia Summit spotlights high opportunity markets" (moodiereport.com May 19, 2014)

 "NZ tourism looks to Asia" (stuff.co.nz May 16, 2014)

"Auckland Airport forecasts $19 billion worth of tourism by 2025" (May 16 2014)

"Tourism operators get expert insight into target markets" (May 14 2014)

"Exporters must understand Chinese Culture" (abc.net.au November 25, 2013)

 "BNE Ramps Up Its China Focus" (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au October 18, 2013)

Frontier October 2013

TravConsult interviewed in FRONTIER, leading UK Business Magazine for Travel Retail; October 2013 edition.

"Looking East" (frontiermagazine.co.uk/about-us Oct. 8, 2013)

 "China opportunity sprouts once in 100 years" (farmingahead.com.au August , 2013)

"From Bundaberg to Beijing: Aussie veg growers chase new frontiers"

"China Ready? Time to Act" 

 "TFWA Asia Pacific Conference & Workshops Present View of Dynamic Region" (essencom.blogspot.com.au May 17, 2013)

 "TFWA Asia Pacific opening conference underlines regional dynamism" (moodiereport.com May 13, 2013)

 "Auckland Airport summit focused on Asia" (aviationbusiness.com.au April 9, 2013)

 "Year of the Snake - Blog Series" (destinationmelbourne.com.au February 11, 2013)

"Chinese Cultural Awareness Workshop" (Jan 25 2013) 

  "One man band wins $25,000 tourism Asia marketing fund" (voxy.co.nz August 30, 2012)

 "Chinese lessons have immediate benefits" (stuff.co.nz June 14, 2013)

 Chinese headline for website media

(Video - Auckland Airport holds seminars to improve service quality to Chinese tourists) (istars.co.nz May 21, 2013)

 "Auckland Airport hosts workshops to target Chinese travelers" (dutyfreemagazine.ca May 21, 2013)

 "Auckland Airport hosts China-ready workshops" (trbusiness.com May 21, 2013)

 "Auckland Airport hosting intensive China-readyworkshops" (aucklandairport.co.nz May 20, 2013)

"Auckland Airport to teach staff how to interact with Chinese passengers" (airport-world.com May 20, 2013)

Trevor interviewed by ABC Northern Tasmania's Hilary Burden during the Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Forum 2012 (abc.net.au August 9, 2012)

 "New Marketing Fund Calls for Submissions(aucklandairport.co.nz June 29, 2012)

 "Auckland Airport announces Tourism Asia Marketing Fund" (scoop.co.nz June 21, 2012)

 "Tourism industry embraces China growth opportunity" (voxy.co.nz June 19, 2012)

 "Airport aims for tourism growth"(aucklandairport.co.nz June 4, 2012)

 "NZ urges to attract affluent Chinese tourists" (guide2.co.nz May 10, 2012)

 "Auckland Airport wants more Chinese tourists" (3news.co.nz May 10, 2012)

 "More tourists expected from Indonesia" (nz.finance.yahoo.com May 9, 2012)

 "Selandia Baru Siap Sambut Turis Indonesia" (tempo.co May 9, 2012)

Trevor & Lilly speaking about Indonesia, India and China at the Auckland Airport International Speaker Series at TRENZ  in Queenstown, New Zealand, May 8, 2012


 "Indonesia's outbound tourism market ripe for picking" (scoop.co.nz May 8, 2012)

 "Chinese tourists evolving" (stuff.co.nz May 7, 2012) 











"Changes needed to cater to Asian travellers" (radionz.co.nz May 7, 2012)

Trevor & Lilly presenting Auckland Airport'sAmbition China 2020 Programme at TRENZ  in Queenstown, New Zealand,

May 7, 2012





 "John Key coming to TRENZ(odt.co.nz April 9, 2012)

 "China Information" (Tourism Industry Association New Zealand)

 "TRENZ delegates to benefit from expert insights into Asia(voxy.co.nz April 4, 2012)

  "Tropical North tourism operators take lessons on Chinese culture and business" (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au April 2, 2012)

 "What can Europe do to attract Chinese tourists?" (cabi.org 24 October, 2011)

 "Being 'China ready' for tourism is more than just serving noodles" (eturbonews.com October  2011)

 "Sunshine Coast Tourism Operators learn about tapping into the Chinese market" (mysunshinecoast.com.au July 25, 2011)

 "China Workshops for Whitsunday tourism operators" (whitsundaycoastguardian.blogspot.com July 13, 2011)

 "Looking to the East" (aucklandairport.co.nz July 5, 2011)

  "Tropical North Queensland tourism gets smart about China" (media-newswire.com March 3, 2011)

 "Chinese travellers are more than mere statistics" (4hoteliers.com August 30, 2010)

 "Chinese tourists are people, not just statistics" (ehotelier.com August 26, 2010)

  The Cairns Post
16 Jun 2010

"Indians Spice Up Tourism" (2nd January, 2010)

 "Ayers Rock Red Hot with Japanese Tourists" (Travelbeat: December 23, 2009)

 "Tempting Japanese with Tropical Fruit" (Gold Coast Business News: November, 2008)

 David vs Goliath Win  (Travel Daily, 2008)