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Destination Marlborough General Manager Appointed

Friday, 6 January 2023, 2:40 pm | Destination Marlborough

The Trustees of Destination Marlborough have announced today the appointment of Bruce Moffat as the organisation’s new General Manager. Bruce has broad visitor industry background in customer service and strategic planning, with roles at STA ... More >>

Marlborough’s Window to the World Just Got Wider

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 2:25 pm | Destination Marlborough

The secret is out as to why Marlborough is a brilliant place to live, work, invest, succeed and enjoy life in, with the release today of an enhanced and expanded website. More >>

New Trustee for Destination Marlborough

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 3:36 pm | Destination Marlborough

Scott McKenzie, General Manager at Marlborough Tour Company has been appointed as a Council representative Trustee on the Destination Marlborough Board. Scott replaces David Taylor who resigned after four years’ service as a Trustee. More >>

Team Approach to Growing Tourism in Marlborough

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:18 pm | Destination Marlborough

Visitor spend in Marlborough increased dramatically following the opening of SH1 in December 2017 resulting in a total of $387 million of new money into the local economy to year end March 2018, up 8% on the previous year and up 7% on 2016 pre-quake ... More >>

Marlborough tops growth in spend by cruise visitors

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:36 pm | Destination Marlborough

International visitors arriving into Marlborough by cruise ship spent $18 million in Marlborough during the 2017/18 cruise season, up 80% on the previous year. Marlborough’s growth was one of the highest in the country, four times that of the national average. More >>

Marlborough Wins Cruise Association National Conference 2018

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 5:32 pm | Destination Marlborough

Destination Marlborough is delighted to announce that the New Zealand Cruise Association Conference will be held in Marlborough in 2018. The announcement follows Picton recently being rated in the top three Australia & New Zealand Cruise Destination’s in ... More >>

Key Conference Win for Marlborough

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 9:42 am | Destination Marlborough

Business Events Marlborough is delighted to announce that the Apiculture New Zealand Conference and Trade Exhibition will be held in Marlborough in 2018. The Conference is for non-commercial and commercial beekeepers, packers, exporters, and the wider ... More >>

Marlborough – It’s never been better

Friday, 12 May 2017, 9:21 am | Destination Marlborough

Destination Marlborough has this month launched a new domestic visitor campaign to capture the attention of city dwellers to visit Marlborough during 2017. More >>

Destination Marlborough Appoints New General Manager

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:53 pm | Destination Marlborough

Destination Marlborough, the regions destination marketing agency has appointed Jacqui Lloyd as the new General Manager. More >>

Marlborough’s Business Events Sector is on the up

Monday, 6 March 2017, 12:27 pm | Destination Marlborough

Destination Marlborough’s increased business events focus is paying dividends already, says General Manager Tracy Johnston. More >>

New Trustees for Destination Marlborough

Monday, 30 January 2017, 11:16 am | Destination Marlborough

Gavin Rutherford, Kiwirail’s Head of Customer Engagement and Scenic Journeys has been appointed a Trustee on the Destination Marlborough Board. Gavin has been participating in Destination Marlborough Inc. Trust meetings since February 2016 when he was co-opted ... More >>

Destination Marlborough General Manager Steps Down

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 12:46 pm | Destination Marlborough

The General Manager of Destination Marlborough, Tracy Johnston, has announced her resignation. More >>

Queen Charlotte Track Receives Substantial Funding Boost

Monday, 12 December 2016, 9:12 am | Destination Marlborough

The future of one of Marlborough tourism’s ‘jewels in the crown’ is assured today with the announcement of a significant capital injection. Queen Charlotte Track Incorporated, the marketing organisation for the Queen Charlotte Track, has been ... More >>

Marlborough Full Steam ahead for cruise season 2016/17

Friday, 25 November 2016, 10:21 am | Destination Marlborough

One week after the earthquake in neighbouring Kaikoura, nothing says Marlborough is full steam ahead like a big cruise ship arriving into town. More >>

Marlborough - full steam ahead

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 3:13 pm | Destination Marlborough

One week after the earthquake in neighbouring Kaikoura, nothing says Marlborough is full steam ahead like a big cruise ship arriving into town. More >>

WW2 aviation exhibition gets green light

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:48 am | Destination Marlborough

Prime Minister John Key today announced a $1.5m grant to Marlborough’s Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre as part of the Government’s Tourism Growth Partnership (TGP) Fund. More >>

You don’t need a car to get to Marlborough

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 6:37 pm | Destination Marlborough

There’s plenty on offer in the Marlborough region this summer, so leave your car at home and come on over. More >>

Decision made; time to focus on the future

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:39 pm | Destination Marlborough

The Government’s decision today to keep the interisland ferry terminal in Picton is great news for Marlborough tourism and the country as a whole, says Destination Marlborough General Manager Tracy Johnston. More >>

Salmon on the Menu for Culinary Tourists

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 10:33 am | Destination Marlborough

NEWS RELEASE 3 May 2012 Salmon on the Menu for Culinary Tourists Diners in upmarket restaurants in New York, Sydney, Tokyo and Shanghai are about to be exposed to the world’s best premium salmon – and Marlborough is going along for the ride. Destination ... More >>

Destination Marlborough 5 Year Strategic Plan

Friday, 8 July 2005, 1:05 pm | Destination Marlborough

Media Release 6 July 2005 Destination Marlborough 5 Year Strategic Plan Released Destination Marlborough today released its first five year Strategic Plan at a tourism industry meeting in Picton. Highlights include a vision for a new Blenheim Visitor ... More >>





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