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TSS Earnslaw steams to 101 years of service

Friday, 18 October 2013, 1:27 pm | Real Journeys

Queenstown and New Zealand tourism icon the TSS Earnslaw celebrated her 101st birthday with a special Frankton Arm cruise today and a strong assertion from Real Journeys boss Richard Lauder that the company has every intention of having the vessel on ... More >>

Real Journeys upgrading Walter Peak offering

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 4:13 pm | Real Journeys

Key tourism player Real Journeys is significantly upgrading its Walter Peak offering with the intention of making it a destination that “locals and tourists alike want to visit”, says Chief Executive Richard Lauder. More >>

Real Journeys named Operator of the Year 2013

Monday, 26 August 2013, 12:20 pm | Real Journeys

Key New Zealand tourism player Real Journeys was named Tour Operator of the Year 2013 at the annual Tourism Export Council conference held in Masterton last week. More >>

Real Journeys propose new “Narrows” Wakatipu ferry service

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 4:06 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys is seeking resource consent to operate a small passenger and cycle ferry across The Narrows on Lake Wakatipu to link Frankton Arm’s Queenstown trails. More >>

Maintenance period for TSS Earnslaw briefly extended

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 11:16 am | Real Journeys

Queenstown’s 100-year-old “Lady of the Lake” the TSS Earnslaw will be out of service for a slightly longer maintenance period than initially anticipated. More >>

Real Journeys named preferred bidder for Cardrona Alpine Res

Friday, 24 May 2013, 4:25 pm | Real Journeys

Key New Zealand tourism player Real Journeys has been named today as the preferred bidder in the sale of Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka. More >>

Doubtful Sound Is Open For Business

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 4:48 pm | Real Journeys

Doubtful Sound is open for business, that’s the message tourism operator Real Journeys is pushing in light of the NZ Transport Agency’s announcement to close the Milford Road for works for 10-14 working days commencing Thursday 23rd May. More >>

New multimillion dollar harbour facilities in Milford Sound

Friday, 10 May 2013, 1:24 pm | Real Journeys

New multimillion dollar harbour facilities in Milford Sound were officially opened by Real Journeys founder Olive Lady Hutchins and Southern Discoveries owner Sir Cliff Skeggs with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Fresh Water Basin today. More >>

New Airvan for Milford Sound Flights

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 5:31 pm | Real Journeys

Milford Sound Flights’ new Airvan passed through its ‘crossing of the guard’ at Queenstown Airport yesterday following its first passenger flight. More >>

Real Journeys makes significant internal appointment

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 12:36 pm | Real Journeys

PRESS RELEASE 4 April 2013 Real Journeys makes significant internal appointment After undergoing an executive recruitment process for the newly created Director of Sales position Real Journeys has appointed internal candidate Ryan Ingram. Ryan ... More >>

NZ tourism operator chases slice of multi-day cruise market

Friday, 22 February 2013, 1:55 pm | Real Journeys

Leading New Zealand tourism operator Real Journeys is ramping up its multi-day cruise offerings on the back of the burgeoning cruise sector and domestic interest. The company is significantly increasing the number of its Fiordland and Stewart Island ... More >>

Writer Launches Children’s Book Focusing on Tss Earnslaw

Saturday, 8 September 2012, 3:57 pm | Real Journeys

September 8 2012: Celebrated Arrowtown children’s author Alma Stevenson has launched a new book which coincides with the TSS Earnslaw centenary in October this year entitled Joe’s Journey on the Earnslaw . More >>

TSS Earnslaw Returns to Service After Extensive Refit

Sunday, 15 July 2012, 11:20 am | Real Journeys

The Lake Wakatipu heritage steamer TSS Earnslaw returned to service after several weeks in dry dock undergoing an extensive overhaul to prepare her for her centenary celebrations. More >>

TSS Earnslaw Makeover for 100th Birthday Celebrations

Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 3:59 pm | Real Journeys

The TSS Earnslaw heritage steamship is being primed for her 100th birthday during the next five weeks after being slipped on to her purpose-built slip at Kelvin Grove in Lake Wakatipu for her biennial survey. More >>

TSS Earnslaw Celebrates 100th Birthday With Voyage Repeat

Monday, 14 May 2012, 1:07 pm | Real Journeys

Descendants of shipwright, Jimmy Alcorn, who worked as a foreman builder constructing the TSS Earnslaw at Kingston in 1912, will be among those making a nostalgic journey during the heritage steamship’s centenary celebrations. More >>

Real Journeys Appoints New CEO

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 11:41 am | Real Journeys

Real Journeys is pleased to announce Richard Lauder as its new Chief Executive Officer. More >>

MV Titiroa Launch

Saturday, 25 February 2012, 7:16 pm | Real Journeys

MV Titiroa Launch Southland District Mayor, Frana Cardno, today congratulated Real Journeys for having the courage to continue its investment into the region’s future despite difficult times. The mayor was guest of honour at the official launch of ... More >>

MV Titiroa Arrives at Lake Manapouri

Thursday, 22 December 2011, 1:31 pm | Real Journeys

The MV Titiroa was lifted into the water at Lake Manapouri yesterday and will be ready to take passengers across Lake Manapouri early in the New Year. Real Journeys General Manager of Engineering, Brian Humphrey admitted he had been nervous about ... More >>

Milford Wanderer Doing Overnight Cruises after Major Refit

Friday, 11 November 2011, 11:05 am | Real Journeys

The Milford Wanderer is back doing overnight cruises, after a major refit that saw it transformed from open dorm style accommodation carrying over 60 overnight passengers, into mainly twin/double cabins with a maximum of just 36. More >>

Real Journeys CEO Resigns

Monday, 31 October 2011, 3:59 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys Chief Executive, Dave Hawkey, today signalled his intention to resign from the company after 10 years. Hawkey said that despite a number of significant achievements during his tenure, it was time now to focus on his family who are based ... More >>



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