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Destination Queenstown immediately on the job #RoyalVisitNZ

Dunedin scored a cute hug at the Airport. Don’t know if Dunedin or the Stadium got any new fans, globally — Hello, Dunedin? Are we a tourist destination or a comfy klutz. Where are our statistics? Don’t answer that. If only the industrious Hillside Workshops had still been open for a visit. Perhaps Cunliffe’s right (link).

Shotover Jet - Royal Whitewater [telegraph.co.uk]

”Web hits are one nice measure, but the bigger impact is the media coverage itself. It’s out there now. They visited us, they had a sensational visit, the weather was beautiful and sunny and they did a couple of iconic Queenstown activities, so now that’s just spreading around the world.” –Graham Budd, DQ

### ODT Online Tue, 15 Apr 2014
Queenstown Hews
Global interest rockets after royal visit
By James Beech
Global interest in Queenstown has rocketed following the visit to Amisfield Winery and Shotover Jet by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Sunday. The dividends in publicity generated by the media pack of 120 regional, national and international reporters are being counted by Destination Queenstown and Tourism New Zealand this week.
DQ chief executive Graham Budd said the number of visits to Queenstown’s official website gave the only immediate indication of the domestic and worldwide effect being achieved and more was expected.
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*Image: telegraph.co.uk – Shotover Jet: Royal Whitewater

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Dunedin tourism online

“What differentiates one region from another is their product, their content, and their messages.”

### ODT Online Wed, 30 Mar 2011
Stir over tourism website similarities
By Hamish McNeilly
Tourism Dunedin has rejected claims an official website promoting the city as an attractive place to visit, study, live, work and do business, has plagiarised Wellington’s official site. Chief executive Hamish Saxton said any similarities in function and navigation on the DunedinNZ.com site were a good thing, but the Wellington site was not used as a template.
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Tourism New Zealand to showcase Dunedin online

### ODT Online Sat, 6 Nov 2010
City’s attractions to star in Tourism NZ website pilot
By Hamish McNeilly
Dunedin tourism is ready for takeoff after the city’s attractions were chosen for a pilot project being undertaken by New Zealand’s official tourism website. Tourism New Zealand is redesigning www.newzealand.com to create a more user-generated content model, and Dunedin was the first regional tourism organisation to feature.
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