Tourism Industry Aotearoa is pleading Auckland Council not to impose accommodation tax

But Tourism Industry Aotearoa chief executive Chris Roberts told the council's finance and performance committee a sample of just a few rooms was not representative. About 80 per cent of rooms sold for "standard rates" at extremely busy weekends and there was often an exodus from the city immediately after a big event that took the accommodation sector some time to recover from. Chris Roberts joins Ali Mau on RadioLIVE Drive.