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Govt reform could lead to tourism spike in New Zealand

Govt reform could lead to tourism spike in New Zealand
31 Mar 2014

A new reform has suggested that New Zealand could see a spike in business travellers in the coming months and years.

The overarching ambition behind a new business visa is to encourage migrants to set up high-quality businesses overseas, thereby boosting the tourism industry and the economy more broadly.

It is likely that a large number of these prospective business owners will come from the UK, which is already responsible for a sizeable proportion of the tourism industry’s money.

Explaining the implications of the move, Paul Arthur, director of migration and visa experts The Emigration Group, said: “The Entrepreneur Work Visa is operating under a new system which will give extra points for expanding or starting businesses outside of the Auckland region and help Brits with strong business plans qualify for a visa.”

He added: “With the strong economic growth in New Zealand, combined with the construction boom there has been a substantial increase in consumer demand and the creation of new jobs across a whole range of industry sectors and services, which means there has never been a better time to start a new business in NZ.”

It is hoped that the move will encourage more people to create businesses outside of Auckland, which is a hotspot for such activity already.

But there is, of course, much more to New Zealand that business opportunities, as it is one of the most naturally beautiful countries that you could wish to visit.

So, what else could you enjoy on a stay in the country? Well, how about taking the time to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the countryside? There are plenty of beautiful destinations to visit, meaning you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Alternatively, you could enjoy watching the All Blacks, the national rugby union team, in action inside one of the iconic sporting venues that New Zealand has to offer.ADNFCR-408-ID-801708023-ADNFCR

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