Qualmark is New Zealand Tourism’s official mark of quality. Leisure Time Tours is independently assessed as professional and trustworthy carrying the quality marks which are part of our national tourism strategy to make it easy for visitors to find and enjoy world-class experiences in New Zealand.
Leisure Time Tours have been awarded a sustainability Gold rating from Tourism New Zealand’s quality assurance organisation; Qualmark. A Gold Qualmark Sustainable Business Award recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand, with the delivery of exceptional customer experiences an integral part of everything they do. A Gold Sustainable Tourism Award identifies those businesses leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.
Department of Conservation – Leisure Time Tours is proud to be an approved concessionaire with the Department of Conservation. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is responsible for administering and promoting the conservation of New Zealand’s National Parks. Holding a concession is a legal requirement to undertake a commercial activity within a National Park – such as a tour leader accompanying a group whilst walking in a National Park. Working with Leisure Time Tours gives you peace of mind that travel arrangements meet legal DOC regulations.
Tourism Export Council of New Zealand unites Leisure Time Tours and other members for the purpose of marketing New Zealand as an internationally competitive tourist destination by promoting and arranging inbound travel of the highest standards through the encouragement and development of services, facilities, training and education.
Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand is the largest representative body of tourism operators in New Zealand. It is a membership-based and private sector trade organisation with more than 2000 members – from small operators through to large companies – who collectively make up 85% of the country’s tourism turnover.
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is the marketing name for the New Zealand Convention Association Inc. CINZ takes a lead role in increasing New Zealand convention and meeting activity from international and domestic sources. It also provides opportunities for professional development, accreditation and education for those engaged in the sector.
Agricultural Tour Operators International (ATOI) is an international association of worldwide professional tour operators specialising in agriculture tourism. Our sister company Agritravel International is an ATOI member and recognised as an expert in their field and in a unique position to design and develop tour products that are tailor-made to your client’s specific interests across all agricultural sectors. For more information about Agricultural and Horticultural business tours please visit Agritravel.co.nz.