New partnership to grow Chinese tourism in New Zealand
05/15/2018|10:12:52 AM|SCOOP

Christchurch Airport and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) have signed a memorandum of understanding which will help New Zealand businesses tap into Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba.

The MOU will see the parties work together to help small to medium-sized Kiwi businesses from both regions sell products and services to hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers who use the range of digital platforms owned by the e-commerce giant.

The MOU will focus on three key areas – growing Chinese visitors’ spend in New Zealand via Alipay, growing bookings via online travel store Fliggy and encouraging micro-exporting opportunities through Tmall.

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