Here are the key online opportunities where Manawatū tourism businesses and events can promote themselves for free. These listings will help you reach a broader market and help drive traffic back to your website.
Create a FREE listing on Tourism New Zealand’s website, putting your business in front of over 51 million potential visitors each year. Your listing will also pull through to Manawatū's promotional. View our webinar for instructions on how to list your tourism business.
To list your hospitality, private gardens or art gallery business on ManawatuNZ.co.nz, please get in touch with the team at CEDA. If need to make edits to your listing, please clearly state them in an email.
We encourage all event organisers that have a public event, or ticketed event, to list their public events on the Eventfinda website. Eventfinda is a national events database so any listing you make with them will be distributed out to multiple websites including ManawatuNZ.co.nz, stuff.co.nz.
TripAdvisor has over 375 million visits each year and is FREE to create a listing for accommodation, restaurant/cafés, attractions or tours. Listing on tripadvisor.co.nz allows you to actively respond to reviews and update your details. Your business may already be on TripAdvisor without you knowing, due to people reviewing it, so it’s best to create your own listing or claim your listing so you can actively control content and respond proactively to reviews.
Attract new customers with a free Google My Business listing. This is a key tool for your business and its FREE. It will ensure your business will appear easily when people are searching for your business, or businesses like yours on Google Search or Google Maps. 90% of people use Google daily as a search tool to find local businesses making this a key marketing tool. This is also the most important place for Google Reviews – a much used tool of visitors. Keep an eye on your reviews and take the time to respond where needed.