Rotorua innunated with holidaymakers

Monday 5 January 2004

It's been a bumper holiday period for the central North Island with accommodation booked out, roads jammed with traffic, restaurants

By The Landlord

packed and tourist operators run off their feet.

No vacancy signs have been out at Rotorua's motels since Christmas

Day with many people having to be directed out of town to find beds.

Motel Association president Ian Johnston said a lot of potential guests

were arriving unannounced in Rotorua, in many cases only to be disappointed.

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