The Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan specifically targets five communities that have been acutely affected by COVID-19.
One of those communities is Queenstown Lakes. The funding will provide support for those communities and encourage the tourism sector’s transformation in the long-term.
Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan
Queenstown Lakes District Council holds the contract for the delivery of the Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan in the Queenstown Lakes District, and have contracted Otago Regional Business Partners to be the lead agency delivering the plan. Business South Inc. holds the Otago Regional Business Partners contract.
The plan includes three initiatives available to tourism businesses based within the Queenstown Lakes District Council rating area.
Applications for the Business Advisory Support, Advice Implementation Grant and Tourism Kick-start Grant are now being accepted.