The winners of Hospitality NZ/SKY Future Leader Scholarships have been announced.
Hospitality New Zealand is concerned at the recent ground swell of apparent opposition to skilled migrant workers working in the hospitality and tourism sectors.
Clare Davies, Managing Director of Capstone Hotels and Resorts, has been appointed National President of Hospitality New Zealand, replacing Adam Cunningham who has stepped down after six years in the role.
As an employer you are obligated to check your non-New Zealand citizen employees have a valid visa that entitles them to work in New Zealand. VisaView is an online enquiry service that helps employers verify and keep evidence of work entitlements which is a legal requirement.
Congratulations to this year's Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence winners. These awards honours the achievement of excellence across 16 categories, recognising hospitality and accommodation businesses who have performed high levels of professionalism within the industry.
This year Labour Day falls on Monday 24 October 2016 and is a public holiday for the purposes of the Holiday Act. If you are unsure what your pay your staff should you decide to stay open or close on this public holiday here are a few scenarios to be aware of or call your Regional Manager on 0800 500 503.
Providing an advisory service to nearly 3,000 members there are always common threads of queries that the team at Hospitality NZ receive regardless of the member's type of business. Questions about commercial leasing and your rights as a tenant is definitely one of them.
MBIE has recently released some interesting data on tourism spend (Regional Tourism Estimates). We thought rather than just give you the link to the MBIE site (which is a great resource, by the way) we would pull out some of the key statistics relevant to the hospitality and commercial accommodation sectors.
What happens when I want to send staff home on a really quiet day? Do I have to pay compensation for sending staff home early?
The Nelson Branch of Hospitality New Zealand would like to invite all AccommodationNZ members to attend an industry brunch.
Theme: TRUMP vs HILLARY..... or any other US President. Tickets - $30 per person (teams of 4)
Tracy and Adrian will be briefing on responsibilities under the new Health and Safety Act and present a new practical online learning tool to help inform and support education within your business to protect yourself, staff, contractors and suppliers
You are invited to the Northland Bowls Tournament for 2016!
Back by popular demand! This years Xmas golf day will be held at Waitikiri Golf Course on Tuesday 22 November.
Make sure you save the date for the 2016 Otago Branch Christmas Function!