Qualmark certification gained
The Gold Discovery Centre and Waihi Gold Mine Tours achieved their Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity rating in February. This means both activities have recieved New Zealand tourism’s official mark of quality.
At the same time, the new Waihi i-SITE business achieved its Qualmark rating too. Qualmark certification sets a high standard for New Zealand tourism businesses; amongst other criteria, attractions and i-SITES are obligated to "uphold the interests and reputation of New Zealand as a quality destination for visitors and travellers, offering friendly, hospitable service".