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NZ Fishing Lodge Wins Two International Travel Awards—with Borders Closed.

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 8:49 am | Owen River Lodge

Why has a tiny fishing lodge in the back end of the South Island won two international travel awards in the same month—when it’s had no international guests since March 2020? Owen River Lodge is one of only two luxury New Zealand lodges to be named a ... More >>

A Porsche For A Day: One Kiwi Tourism Operator’s Creative Take On Snaffling The Domestic Market

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 3:16 pm | Owen River Lodge

Until early March, Felix Borenstein, the owner-manager of South Island luxury fly fishing retreat Owen River Lodge, was quietly confident that 2020-21 would be another bumper season. With back-to-back wins at the New Zealand Tourism Awards and a whopping ... More >>

Tourism Award winner: fish legislation will destroy business

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 5:16 pm | Owen River Lodge

The owner of a luxury fishing lodge recently described by NZ Tourism Awards judges as “a role model for tourism businesses everywhere,” says his business will be “annihilated” if the Green Party’s Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill passes in ... More >>

Owen River first fishing lodge to win at NZ Tourism Awards

Friday, 7 September 2018, 3:10 pm | Owen River Lodge

Luxury fishing accommodation Owen River Lodge near Murchison is the first fishing lodge ever to scoop a gong at the New Zealand Tourism Awards. More >>