Research

Record demand is boosting confidence across New Zealand holiday parks, with operators investing millions to ensure the growth is sustained.

As thousands of Kiwi families pack their camping gear in readiness for summer getaways, holiday parks are expecting their busiest-ever season. “There’s never been a better time to explore New...

Exceptional occupancy results for the first month of winter show that holiday parks are becoming a year-round accommodation option for travellers, their association says. The latest Accommodation...

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Visitors staying at holiday parks contribute more than $1 billion a year to New Zealand’s economy, new research carried out for Holiday Parks New Zealand (HAPNZ) has found. International visitors...

Holiday Parks New Zealand (HAPNZ) and its 300 member holiday parks are forming a partnership with the Predator Free New Zealand Trust to help rid New Zealand of predators 2050. A predator free New...

Holiday parks enjoyed a boomer April, with guest nights up almost 25% on April 2016, but there is still plenty of room for growth, says Fergus Brown, Chief Executive, Holiday Parks New Zealand....

Jasmine Adams of the Rotorua TOP 10 Holiday Park has won the inaugural Holiday Parks’ Emerging Star Award for holiday park professionals under the age of 35. Ms Adams has been recognised for her...

Expectations of a roaring trade during the Lions Tour have contributed to more jobs in holiday parks this winter, Holiday Parks New Zealand (HAPNZ) says. A recent survey of HAPNZ’s 300 members has...

Five holiday parks that go the extra mile to create a special experience for their guests are finalists in the 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller. This award is the sector’...

While staying at Holiday Parks, the contribution of visitors in terms of direct expenditure to New Zealand’s economy may be just over $1 billion annually. Approximately $578 million, or 54% of...

It’s fourth time lucky for Rotorua’s All Seasons Holiday Park which has won the prestigious 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller. This award is the holiday park sector’s...

The HAPNZ Business Confidence Monitor measures members’ current confidence levels. Members are asked to indicate their confidence levels in relation to business ‘right now’ and looking ahead to...

The HAPNZ Business Confidence Monitor measures members’ current confidence levels. Members are asked to indicate their confidence levels in relation to business ‘right now’ and looking ahead to...

Holiday parks are central to driving sustainable regional tourism growth, says Holiday Parks New Zealand, as statistics show holiday parks now host more than 8 million guest nights per year....

Regional Analysis of Holiday Park Guest Nights