Expertise

After more than 20 years at the frontier of tourism strategy, analysis and forecasting, we can confidently say that tourism is our domain.  We understand it, and we know how to measure it.  Fresh Info works with public and private sector clients across a diverse range of tourism-related projects, from data collection programmes through to forecasting and strategy.  Our approaches are always evidence-led, informed by our comprehensive knowledge of tourism data, and complemented by market-leading technical skills in economic and financial modelling, cost-benefit analysis, econometrics, forecasting, benchmarking, statistical analysis, and primary data collection.  If you’re in the business of tourism, then Fresh Info is the right consulting partner for you.  The examples below demonstrate the breadth of our expertise in tourism.
  • Analysis, forecasting and advice to support the development of tourism strategies for Bay of Connections sub-regions. Tourism Resource Consultants, 2017
  • Development of Tourism Bay of Plenty’s Visitor Strategy. Tourism Bay of Plenty, 2017
  • Development of measures to assess the competitiveness of Christchurch as a visitor destination. Christchurch International Airport, 2017
  • Analysis of accommodation capacity and pricing in Auckland. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, 2017
  • Development of 25-year passenger and aircraft movement forecasts for Melbourne Airport and Launceston Airport. Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne), 2016-2017
  • Development of 25-year passenger forecasts for Gold Coast Airport, Townsville Airport and Mount Isa Airport. Queensland Airports Limited, 2011-2017
  • Development of 25-year passenger forecasts for Cairns Airport and Mackay Airport. North Queensland Airports, 2009-2017
  • Redesign and management of Wellington’s daily hotel benchmarking programme. Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, 2014-17
  • Development and management of the AA Traveller (monthly monitor of domestic overnight travel activity in New Zealand). Proprietary research programme, 2013-17
  • Development of 10-year demand and supply forecasts for hotels in Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin. New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, 2016-17
  • Analysis, forecasting and advice to support the development of a tourism strategy for the Taranaki region. Tourism Resource Consultants, 2016
  • Benchmarking analysis for 30 regional tourism organisations in New Zealand. Regional Tourism Organisations of New Zealand, 2014 & 2016
  • Customer research for Rainbow’s End. Rainbow’s End, 2016
  • Development of Christchurch’s Visitor Strategy. Christchurch City Council, 2016
  • Estimation of commercial accommodation revenues in Auckland. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, 2016
  • Development of an international education strategy for Auckland. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, 2016
  • Development of 20-year forecasts of international passenger movements, aircraft movements and tonnes of freight for Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka. Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, 2016
  • Development of 25-year passenger and aircraft movement forecasts for Brisbane Airport. Brisbane Airport Corporation, 2016
  • Development of 20-year forecasts of domestic and international passenger movements, aircraft movements and tonnes of freight for the 10 largest airports in India
  • 10-year demand forecasts for a major tourist attraction in Rotorua, New Zealand. Te Puia, 2016
  • Development of 50-year passenger forecasts for Sunshine Coast Airport. Infrastructure Capital Group, 2016
  • Development of 20-year passenger forecasts for Christchurch Airport. Christchurch International Airport Limited, 2016
  • Econometric analysis of factors affecting growth in international visitor arrivals to New Zealand. Tourism New Zealand, 2016
  • Inbound and outbound travel demand analysis for Newcastle Airport. Newcastle Airport, 2015-16
  • Analysis, forecasting and advice to support the growth of Marlborough’s multi-day convention market. Marlborough District Council, 2015
  • Estimating the value of high net worth visitors to Auckland and New Zealand. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, 2015
  • Strategic review of Study Auckland. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, 2015
  • Estimating the value of the online travel agent market in New Zealand. Automobile Association of New Zealand, 2015
  • Development of a Tourism Strategy for the Hamilton & Waikato tourism region. Hamilton & Waikato Tourism, 2014
  • 10-year hotel demand forecasts for Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. Accor Hotels, 2012 & 2014
  • Design and management of the Tourism Industry Monitor. Ministry of Tourism, 2010-13
  • Redesign and management of New Zealand’s International Visitor Survey. Ministry of Tourism, 2008-13
  • Understanding the economic value of tourism in New Zealand - three-year research programme. Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, 2011-13
  • Management of the New Zealand government’s national and regional tourism forecasting programme. Ministry of Tourism, 2001-12
  • Analysis, forecasting and advice to inform Tourism New Zealand’s four-year marketing strategy. Tourism New Zealand, 2010
  • Development of international visitor arrival forecasts for Rugby World Cup 2011. Ministry of Tourism, 2009
  • Analysis and advice to help the New Zealand government to understand the impact of adverse events of tourism. Ministry of Tourism, 2009
  • Assessment of the impact of higher oil prices on New Zealand inbound tourism. Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, 2008
  • Report on the economic contribution of Maori to tourism in New Zealand. Te Puni Kokiri, 2008
  • Development of daily passenger movements forecasts for Auckland Airport. New Zealand Customs, 2003-07
  • Analysis, forecasting and mapping to visualise current and future visitor flows in New Zealand (Tourism Flows Model). Ministry of Tourism, 2006
  • Analysis and advice to help the New Zealand government understand the tourism behaviour of New Zealand residents. Ministry of Tourism, 2006