Hawkes Bay Tourism Industry Association  - Hawkes Bay Tourism Industry Association

By: Hawkes Bay Tourism Industry Association  05-Apr-2012

Welcome to the Hawke’s Bay Tourism Industry Association website.

We are a Membership based, not for profit organisation that aims to promote and co-ordinate opportunities for economic growth and prosperity for the visitor industry in Hawke’s Bay.  

In an exciting new development, effective 01 July 2011, the Association has formed a new Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO)- Hawke's Bay Tourism Limited, to promote the region to potential visitors.

Chairman of the Board of the new RTO is George Hickton, former CEO of Tourism New Zealand, who will work alongside new General Manager Annie Dundas, whose experience includes being an Executive Team member at Tourism New Zealand in New Zealand and overseas for more than 15 years.

Thinking about visiting Hawke's Bay?

Want to know what is open and when?

Information for late summer, Easter and school holidays and beyond is now available.

Attention operators! Want to add your info?  You can do it right now


What's Happening at HBTIA

Our office is now located at 19 Waghorne Street, and sits within the  RTO Hawke's Bay Tourism office.

Become a Hawke's Bay Tourism Partner

If you strive as a business to provide high quality service and the overall delivery of excellent visitor experiences we invite you to become a member of this dynamic organisation. We are winners of the Napier Inner City 2009 Gold Awards for Exceptional Ongoing Customer Service, and a 2009 Business Service Awards finalist.

Partnership benefits include: 

  • Access to tourism information and developments
  • Use of the refreshed and widely recognised Hawke’s Bay brand
  • Networking opportunities (at least 6 functions a year)
  • Exchange of information and experiences
  • Industry Famil Tours - so other members can become ambassadors for your business
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Mentoring
  • Membership of HBTIA is included in pertnerships

» Find more information about Partnership and how to join by calling Hawke's Bay Tourism on 06 834 1918 ext. 461 or by

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HBWCTA aims to keep the wider tourism industry and general public informed of topical issues and events through generation and circulation of association media releases from time to time, as well as sharing information received from other industry sources.