Tourism Industry Awards

Tourism Industry Awards 2013

Congratulations to Norm Thompson, Deputy Chief Executive, Air New Zealand, and Event Entrepreneur Hamish Pinkton, winners of the 2013 Tourism Industry Awards.

  • Norm Thompson won the Crowe Horwath International Sir Jack Newman Award for an outstanding contribution to the tourism industry
  • Hamish Pinkton won the PATA Young Tourism Leader Award – presented to a young person, 35 or under, who clearly stands out within the tourism industry as a young entrepreneur and inspirational leader

The Awards were presented at the Wellington Airport Summit Dinner, Wellington, 1 October 2013.


Industry stalwart recognised with top tourism award
02 October 2013
A man who has consistently demonstrated leadership in New Zealand’s $23.4 billion tourism industry has been recognised for his significant contribution over more than 40 years.

Young event entrepreneur wins top tourism award
02 October 2013
Hamish Pinkham, the entrepreneur whose Gisborne Rhythm and Vines Festival was voted one of the best places in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve, has won the 2013 PATA Young Tourism Leader Award.

Enter 2013 Tourism Industry Awards
23 August 2013
Do you know a rising star changing the future of New Zealand’s $23.4 billion tourism industry? Or a visionary leader who has made a significant contribution to the industry?


Registrations open for landmark tourism event
20 August 2013
A bold plan to ignite growth and increase the economic returns from New Zealand’s $23.4 billion tourism industry will be launched at the 2013 TIA Summit, taking place in Wellington on 1 October.

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 Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust


4th Flr, Tourism & Travel House 79 Boulcott Street, P.O. Box 1697,
Wellington 6140, New Zealand  |  Phone: +64 4 499 0104 Fax: +64 4 499 0827

Updated Thursday, 10 October 2013