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Tourism businesses

Businesses who offer services or products to visitors in addition to their own business management and marketing, have access to a range of tourism marketing opportunities facilitated and led by Destination Marlborough.

You are encouraged to make full use of the opportunities, information and connections available through Destination Marlborough below.

List your business on

Each year more than 100,000 users visit official regional tourism website, to dream, plan and book.

If you're a tourism provider in the region, take the opportunity to create and maintain your services on this portal. We recommend that you review and update your listings periodically to ensure visitors are seeing the most up to date information for your business. 

If you need help, or can't find your login details you can email

Create a listing



Sign up to our weekly e-newsletter for tourism businesses. This is the hub of communications from Destination Marlborough, including promotional opportunities, regional achievements and relevant industry news. Sign up here.

Share your news

Have something exciting to share? Maybe a new product or service? Let us know so that we can help spread the word. You can email your news to

Domestic Market Insights

DGiT helps you to identify which domestic travellers you should target, when they want to visit, their motivation for travel, who they travel with and their preferred type of accommodation. This FREE online tool can also suggest the best way to market to your target audience.

Social Media Tips

Check out these useful social media tips for Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and more put together by Tourism Industry Aotearoa.


Bookit provides a platform for i-SITE's to book your accommodation with live availability and instant booking, and to the public through TravelBug. You can also link your Bookit availability to your listing on The booking process is easy and simple for customers and i-SITE staff.


This event portal is the go to place to list your next event. Events listed on Eventfinda are automatically fed through to the events page on Find out more here.

Employer Toolkit for Tourism Businesses

Tourism Industry Aotearoa provide this Employer Toolkit with useful information for business owners including health and safety information, tips, online training and other resources.

Tourism New Zealand Research

Tourism New Zealand conducts a range of research projects across target visitor markets, to gain greater understanding of the markets, and the thinking and behavior of potential travellers.



Official Visitor Guide

The Official Marlborough Visitor Guide is a brilliant planning tool for visitors considering visiting the region, and visitors who have recently arrived, featuring maps, information and a business directory.

The Marlborough Visitor Guide is distributed nationwide via the i-SITE visitor information centre network, transport hubs, ferries, accommodation providers, conferences and Tourism New Zealand international offices.

With a print run of 75,000 the Marlborough Visitor Guide is an essential item in your marketing toolbox to attract customers to your business.

To advertise in the next regional visitor guide, email to express your interest.

i-SITE Brochure Display

The Blenheim, Picton and Havelock i-SITEs provide travel information and booking services 364 days of the year.

As well as being an essential stop for international and domestic travellers, i-SITEs are often used by locals for event and ticketing information ad helping out visiting friends and relatives.

For more information, email

Other Publications

Also produced are the Conference and Incentives Planner, and the Trade Directory with advertising opportunities available. To find our more, you can email or



If your business is wholesale-ready and you're interested in getting your product in front of international travel trade, consider joining our Trade Marketing Team or talk to our Trade Development Manager about other opportunities.

Trade Development Manager
P: 03 579 2307
M: 027 223 0459

Conference & Incentives

Business Events Marlborough offers assistance and advice for those considering Marlborough as a conference location.

Business Development Manager
P: 03 577 5523
M: 027 203 2595




Destination Marlborough
Blenheim i-SITE Building
8 Sinclair Street
Ph (03) 577-5523

Blenheim i-SITE
Blenheim i-SITE Building
8 Sinclair Street
Ph (03) 577 8080

Picton i-SITE
The Foreshore
Ph (03) 520 3113

Havelock i-SITE
61 Main Rd



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