Destination Queenstown - Latest News [Page 5]

Head to Queenstown for the ultimate adventure holiday

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 4:23 pm | Destination Queenstown

Kiwis are being encouraged to swap the ‘ordinary’ for ‘extraordinary’ this summer by heading to Queenstown for their ultimate adventure holiday. More >>

Queenstown hits highest guest nights ever

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 5:12 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown has broken its record for highest number of guest nights ever according to Statistics New Zealand figures released today. More >>

Spring snowfall tops up Queenstown ski fields

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 4:57 pm | Destination Queenstown

Consistent snowfall yesterday followed by a stunning blue sky day has seen locals and visitors flock to the slopes around Queenstown today to enjoy superb spring skiing conditions. More >>

Queenstown NZ - key event listings Sept-Dec 20

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 4:29 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown’s calendar is packed with events, festivals and things to see and do all year round. From exhibitions and sporting events to cultural festivals and nightlife entertainment, there's so much for visitors to experience and savour. Here's a taste ... More >>

June A Record Breaker For Guest Nights In Queenstown

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 4:56 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown had a record breaking start to winter according to the latest Statistics New Zealand research, with an almost 30 percent increase in international visitor nights. More >>

Queenstown voted one of world’s friendliest cities

Friday, 2 August 2013, 5:21 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown’s stunning scenery, friendly people and diversity of experiences have earned it a top place on Conde Nast Traveler’s list of 20 of the world's friendliest cities. More >>

Queenstown at world’s fingertips with new mobile site

Friday, 26 July 2013, 11:26 am | Destination Queenstown

Hot on the heels of reaching a record one million website visits in 12 months*, Queenstown’s online presence has received another boost with the launch of a new mobile visitor information site. More >>

Queenstown hits all-time high for May guest nights

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 4:17 pm | Destination Queenstown

It was a record-breaking month for Queenstown according to Statistics New Zealand’s latest figures, with the resort experiencing its busiest ever May thanks to strong international numbers. More >>

Destination Queenstown welcomes return of NZ Golf Open

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 2:18 pm | Destination Queenstown

Destination Queenstown today welcomed the news that the New Zealand Open would return to Queenstown in 2014 and would include the pro-am format successfully established for the 2013 NZPGA Championship. More >>

Queenstown hits record guest nights for April

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 4:52 pm | Destination Queenstown

Statistics New Zealand’s latest research reveals that Queenstown’s guest nights hit an all time high in April 2013 compared with the same month last year. More >>

Queenstown’s appeal as business tourism destination showcase

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 12:10 pm | Destination Queenstown

A group of conference sector professionals with the potential to bring millions of dollars of business to Queenstown has been in town this week to experience the four-season lake and alpine resort’s offerings firsthand – and got treated to the season’s ... More >>

Queenstown voted one of world’s top destinations

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 2:55 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown has been named one of the world’s Top 25 Travellers’ Choice Destinations by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel community. As well as rising to 25th place on the international list, the four season lake and alpine resort was ... More >>

Queenstown to Showcase its Wedding Wow Factor

Friday, 19 April 2013, 8:53 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown’s wow factor as a world-class year-round wedding destination will be showcased with flair next month at the inaugural Southern Lakes Wedding Show (11 May). More >>

Queenstown records highest ever February guest nights

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 3:00 pm | Destination Queenstown

February was a scorcher of a month for Queenstown according to Statistics New Zealand’s latest Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM) with the resort recording its highest ever February as well the country’s largest increase in guest nights. More >>

International biking stars cut a trail to Queenstown

Monday, 18 March 2013, 5:11 pm | Destination Queenstown

Some of the world’s top mountain biking stars are heading to Queenstown this week to test their skills at the resort’s annual Bike Festival. More >>

Queenstown autumn key event listings

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 5:24 pm | Destination Queenstown

New Zealand XI vs England cricket match - New Zealand PGA Championship- GODZone Adventure Race - Motatapu- Gibbston Wine and Food Festival - Queenstown Bike Festival- Arrowtown Autumn Festival - Southern Lakes Festival of Colour- More >>

Queenstown hits record guest nights in December

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 12:55 pm | Destination Queenstown

Media release from Destination Queenstown 12 February 2013 Queenstown hits record guest nights in December Statistics New Zealand’s latest research shows Queenstown’s December 2012 guest nights hit an all time high. According to the Commercial Accommodation ... More >>

Queenstown tees off for a summer of golf

Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 1:25 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (11 December 2012): Queenstown’s world-class greens are groomed and geared up for a summer of golf that for the second time will include the region hosting the NZ PGA Championship. More >>

Action-packed events calendar in Queenstown this summer

Monday, 26 November 2012, 11:21 am | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (26 November 2012) - Queenstown is heating up for an action-packed summer with concerts, New Year’s Eve celebrations, street parties, free community events, and sporting matches. More >>

Chinese actress Yao Chen weds in Queenstown, New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 3:50 pm | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown’s reputation as a world-class wedding destination has received a huge boost in China with the news that multi award-winning Chinese actress Yao Chen wed her fiancé Cao Yu in the world-renowned New Zealand resort town over the weekend. More >>