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Crowne Plaza Queenstown concierge named only female finalist

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:23 pm | Southern PR

Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s chief concierge Fiona Lawson has been named finalist in the concierge of the year category at this year’s Hotel Management (HM) Magazine Awards, making her the only female to make the shortlist. More >>

Whiffenpoofs of Yale University return to Queenstown

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:24 am | Southern PR

The world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group, the Whiffenpoofs of Yale are set to perform their only New Zealand concerts next week (August 19 and 20) at Queenstown’s Hotel St Moritz. More >>

Queenstown photographer Jackie Gay wins “emotional gold”

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 4:04 pm | Southern PR

Local Queenstown photographer Jackie Gay has taken out silver and two bronze awards at her inaugural showing at the Epson/NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards held last week. More >>

Queenstown’s Dinamics hosts country’s leading scientists

Monday, 4 August 2014, 10:39 am | Southern PR

Queenstown’s premier event management company Dinamics is hosting a free public lecture this month with the country’s leading specialists in scientific research. The lecture is entitled ‘Latest research advances in cancer, diabetes and brain ... More >>

New state-of-the-art pergola at Walter Peak

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:08 pm | Southern PR

Award-winning South Island construction company Rilean has dug the dirt on an all-weather restaurant extension at Walter Peak Homestead marking the final stage of owner Real Journeys’ expansion of the tourism offering. Construction has started on the new ... More >>

Alpine Adventures offers “exceptional” incentive group trip

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 11:14 am | Southern PR

Queenstown luxury private guiding company Alpine Adventures is taking the groups and incentive market by storm with its unique and unforgettable back-country experiences receiving rave reviews. More >>

Millbrook Resort hailed best NZ hotel by

Friday, 27 June 2014, 1:00 pm | Southern PR

Millbrook Resort hailed best New Zealand hotel by leading website Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort continues to ride the wave of awards success notching up another best hotel in New Zealand title, this time from the world’s leading travel website ... More >>

A major Queenstown convention centre at Remarkables Park

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 10:09 am | Southern PR

Remarkables Park has announced details of its major multi-million-dollar Queenstown convention centre scheduled to open in the second half of 2016. More >>

KJet offers ‘adrenalin fuelled fun’ for conference groups

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 10:01 am | Southern PR

Established in 1960, and still locally owned and operated, Queenstown’s KJet offers conference and incentive groups the ultimate thrill experience and is one of the most unique “welcome to Queenstown” activities available. More >>

Millbrook Resort installs GPS system for golf carts

Monday, 16 June 2014, 10:19 am | Southern PR

Award-winning Millbrook Resort installs New Zealand’s first state-of-the-art GPS system for golf carts More >>

Award-winning Gibbston Valley Winery ‘pops up’ at Airport

Friday, 13 June 2014, 3:14 pm | Southern PR

Leading Central Otago winery Gibbston Valley today (June 13 2014) unveiled its first ever pop-up retail store at Queenstown Airport. Launched in partnership with Queenstown Airport’s duty free operator LS Travel Retail Pacific, the new concept store will ... More >>

Alpine Adventures launches new heli-ski and surf tour

Friday, 13 June 2014, 11:30 am | Southern PR

Alpine Adventures launches new heli-ski and surf tour in time for stellar South Island winter More >>

Spirit of Queenstown launches new cruises

Friday, 16 May 2014, 3:13 pm | Southern PR

Leading South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries continues to expand its business and is “delighted” to be launching its new Queenstown product range into the tourism market at this weekend’s TRENZ event. More >>

HOLLYFORD launches new Two Day hiking product

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 1:44 pm | Southern PR

After the busiest season in its history, Hollyford Track guided walks is launching a new product for the 2014-15 season. The two-day ‘Ocean to Alps’ departure using the stunning Martins Bay Lodge is an exclusive guided walk for small group tours. More >>

Shotover Jet ‘s royal spin creates real business

Friday, 9 May 2014, 3:27 pm | Southern PR

Shotover Jet has long been an iconic tourism activity with numerous awards and many famous visitors. In 2014 the business took another ‘step up’ in hosting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. That jet boat ride can now be seen to have created substantial ... More >>

Duke and Duchess enjoy thrills on jet boat ride

Sunday, 13 April 2014, 6:47 pm | Southern PR

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoy adrenalin thrills on ‘the world’s most exciting jet boat ride’ More >>

Consent applauded for Queenstown stores

Friday, 11 April 2014, 11:06 pm | Southern PR

Alastair Porter, CEO and co-managing director of Porter Group applauds granting of consent for Pak’n’Save and Mitre 10 Mega stores at Shotover Park, Queenstown. He said a key point in the decision is the independent Planning Commissioners’ ... More >>

Hotel and Conference Centre Joins Distinction Hotels Group

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:15 pm | Southern PR

Distinction Hotels is delighted to announce the latest addition to its New Zealand-owned and operated hotel group -- Travelodge Hotel Palmerston North. Distinction Hotels has purchased the Palmerston North hotel and will be taking over operations from ... More >>

Substantial bequest boosts WHS Foundation funds

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 9:27 am | Southern PR

Substantial bequest boosts WHS Foundation funds The trustees of the Wakatipu High School Foundation are delighted to announce they have received a very substantial bequest of $500,000 from the Peter Wilding Estate to be applied to the foundation’s ... More >>

Tourism pioneer ensures families enjoy the ‘Big Reds'

Monday, 17 March 2014, 10:18 am | Southern PR

Shotover Jet, one of Queenstown longest-operating tourism companies is offering families the chance to experience some ‘Big Red’ action with a special package. In a bid to help keep holiday costs down for Mums and Dads, a new Family Pass at ... More >>



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