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Skiers In Queenstown Take First Laps As Winter Kicks Into Gear

Friday, 26 June 2020, 4:52 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown’s ski season kicked off today, as the lifts at Coronet Peak and Cardrona Alpine Resort started turning first thing. “Queenstown is made for winter and we are ready to warmly welcome New Zealanders to experience it with us, whether they’re ... More >>

Queenstown Covered In First Major Snowfall For 2020

Monday, 8 June 2020, 4:24 pm | Destination Queenstown

Coronet Peak First Snow, captured by Paul Jones Snow over the weekend has blanketed Queenstown's mountains, heralding Queenstown’s transformation for the winter season. The Southern Lakes ski areas are all set to open this season with Coronet Peak and ... More >>

Queenstown: Come To Me This Winter

Monday, 1 June 2020, 4:36 pm | Destination Queenstown

A new campaign enticing Kiwis to Queenstown this winter kicked off this weekend. The campaign will showcase the amazing activities that make Queenstown a winter favourite, using an inspirational new winter video, showing on prime time television placements ... More >>

Survey Shows Queenstown Is Open For Business

Friday, 29 May 2020, 12:37 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (29 May 2020) – A survey of local tourism businesses recently undertaken by Destination Queenstown shows that 96% of respondents will be open under level 2 for the winter season. The regional tourism organisation surveyed its membership ... More >>

New DQ Campaign To Support Queenstown Recovery

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 9:49 am | Destination Queenstown

Destination Queenstown’s program of marketing activity to support tourism, share the message that Queenstown is open for business, and invite Kiwi visitors back to the resort town, is well underway. With confirmation that Queenstown’s ski fields ... More >>

Queenstown Excited To Welcome Visitors Again

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 8:05 am | Destination Queenstown

The announcement yesterday that NZ will move to Alert Level 2 on Thursday has been met with delight in Queenstown, with operators in the Southern Hemisphere’s premier holiday destination excited to welcome visitors again and get back to business. Regional ... More >>

Destination Queenstown chief executive Graham Budd departing

Friday, 15 November 2019, 1:59 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (15 November 2019) Destination Queenstown chief executive Graham Budd will leave the regional tourism organisation in early 2020 to take up the position of chief executive of Great South, Southland’s regional development ... More >>

Queenstown’s Welcome to Winter campaign nabs major award

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:59 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (13 November 2019) Destination Queenstown’s Welcome to Winter campaign has picked up a major cinematography award in Australia. More >>

Destination Queenstown appoints Sophie Archibald

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 10:43 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (15 October, 2019) Destination Queenstown is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophie Archibald to the role of New Zealand Business Development and Marketing Manager. More >>

Destination Queenstown announces new appointment

Friday, 4 October 2019, 10:13 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (4 October, 2019) Destination Queenstown is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Baxter to the role of International Markets Manager – Western. More >>

New Destination Queenstown Board members and Chair confirmed

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 9:18 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (2 October, 2019) Two new members were elected to the Destination Queenstown Board at its Annual General Meeting on 25 September. More >>

New Queenstown Winter Festival director appointed

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 10:19 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (5 September, 2019) – Destination Queenstown is delighted to announce the appointment of Harald Ulriksen to the position of Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival Director. More >>

Sustainability initiatives and commitment

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 12:45 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (27 June, 2019) Destination Queenstown (DQ) is highlighting the environmental initiatives happening around Queenstown while addressing its own environmental impact and committing to change. More >>

Take Me To Queenstown mural has Sydney-siders dreaming

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 2:32 pm | Destination Queenstown

Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia (23 May, 2019) A prominent Surry Hills, Sydney, address is featuring a vibrant patch of Queenstown in the lead up to winter 2019—with an exciting travel prize up for grabs. More >>

Queenstown sets the stage for Travel Bootcamp this spring

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:44 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (7 May, 2019) Queenstown will host travel content creators, bloggers and social media tastemakers at the first international iteration of a game-changing media conference this October. More >>

Auckland and Queenstown join forces to attract new market

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:35 pm | Destination Queenstown

A strategic MoU between Auckland Convention Bureau and Queenstown Convention Bureau will see the bureaux working together as a dual destination proposition. Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB) and Queenstown Convention Bureau (QCB) are joining forces ... More >>

Winter Festival and Festival Director nominated for awards

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 5:45 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (Tuesday 4 December, 2018) The Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival and its director Rae Baker have been named finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Events Association Event Awards. More >>

Queenstown named most influential destination at C&I awards

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 4:27 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown has been named the ‘most influential destination’ in the 2018 Goldfinger Awards in China. More >>

China Tourism Exchange delegation connects with Hangzhou

Friday, 19 October 2018, 9:32 am | Destination Queenstown

Hangzhou, China (19 October, 2018) Destination Queenstown and Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult have further cemented Queenstown’s relationship with Sister City Hangzhou, China in a visit which concluded yesterday. More >>

Destination Queenstown hosts VIP dinner for China Exchange

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:02 am | Destination Queenstown

A heritage residence in Shanghai’s Former French Concession was the stage where the Destination Queenstown China Tourism Exchange delegation hosted 90 VIP travel industry partners last night. Destination Queenstown, in partnership with Air New ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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