If you are a tourism business or a supplier to tourism businesses, you could be eligible for funding of up to $60,000.

This update is sourced from the Otago RBP:

Registrations for Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery & Re-set Plan close on 31st August 2022.

Over 1200 businesses in the Queenstown-Lakes area have utilised this funding and support since it became available in September 2021.

The purpose of the fund is to support tourism businesses to recover and re-set from the impacts of COVID-19, and the funding can be used in areas such as marketing, legal, accounting, wellbeing, training, digital enablement, HR and sustainability.

Kick-start grants are also available to businesses meeting these criteria (closing date for Kick-start Fund TBC).

Click here for more information on the Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery & Re-set Plan funding.

All you need to do to apply for the funding is to register your business with Regional Business Partners (RBP). You will need a GST number, NZBN and be located in the QLDC district. If you have further questions, please email support@otagorbp.co.nz