Annie Dundas has been named Tourism New Zealand's regional manager, North America.

Annie Dundas has been named Tourism New Zealand's regional manager, North America. She will be based in Santa Monica, CA, for her three-year term, and lead the destination's trade, media and marketing efforts in the U.S. and Canada, overseeing the tourist agency's offices in Los Angeles and New York.

Dundas, a 13-year veteran of Tourism New Zealand, started out of college in the Wellington office in 1995. She's had numerous roles with the tourism board, including public relations manager, North America; marketing manager, U.K.; and trade marketing manager, Wellington.

Last year, Dundas spearheaded her organization's Rugby World Cup Project in Paris, which included erecting an 82-foot giant inflatable structure, capable of holding 220 people, in the shape of a rugby ball at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. (MR)

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