TRENZ Talk Partner Update - with Air New Zealand

The Tourism Chat Show

Dec 13 2022 • 30 mins

Air New Zealand are one of the major partners for TRENZ so we are fortunate to have two international GMs join us today for a market update.

Ben Evers-Swindell, General Manager Americas and Jonathan Zhang, General Manager Asia for Air New Zealand join Michelle in today's episode.

We discuss the level of interest from trade in attending TRENZ 2023 and changes in the distribution channel in these major markets.  We touch on Air NZ network and capacity updates with some surprising results!

And we look at demand for travel to NZ alongside some changes in booking patterns and consumer trends.

It's a really informative episode packed with insights from the international General Managers.

Thank you to Air New Zealand for being so generous with your team's time, and for also being such a great partner for TRENZ.


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