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2024 Otago Tourism Policy School

Connecting the Dots: Fostering a cohesive and connected tourism system

Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa 

Let us keep close together, not wide apart

Over the last five years The Otago Tourism Policy School has explored the themes ‘Tourism sustainability: Volume v s value’ (2019), ‘Decarbonising tourism (2020), ‘Net-benefit tourism: A new approach’ (2021), ‘Structural change for regenerative tourism’ (2022) and Tourism Policy: Are we fit for purpose? (2023).

The University of Otago's sixth Tourism Policy School will take place over Thursday, 21 March and Friday, 22 March 2024 at the Heritage Queenstown, 91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown. 

This is an annual forum that brings together a wide array of tourism academics, business leaders, policy communities, industry organisations and other interested parties to discuss and debate key challenges and opportunities confronting the tourism industry in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Please note that the Otago Tourism Policy School will be operating under the Chatham House Rule: Anyone attending is free to use information from the discussion but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

The Chathman House Rule does not apply to Session 4 when the Minister of Tourism will speak.

Registration is now open