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Polestar Powers Destination Queenstown

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 9:23 am | Queenstown NZ

Polestar New Zealand and Destination Queenstown are partnering to promote the decarbonisation of tourism in the world-famous holiday destination. Polestar is the official vehicle partner of Destination Queenstown, with a brace of fully electric Polestar 2 cars ... More >>

Queenstown Lakes Regenerative Tourism Strategey (including Carbon Zero Visitor Economy By 2030) Fully Endorsed

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 6:38 pm | Queenstown NZ

The Queenstown Lakes regenerative tourism strategy is officially under way following the unanimous endorsement of the Queenstown Lakes District Councillors at a full council meeting today. This was the final formal step to adopting the region’s ... More >>

Queenstown Still Open For Business

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 11:08 am | Queenstown NZ

Following media headlines this week stating that Queenstown could be closed in the coming week, Destination Queenstown wants to reassure Kiwis that this isn’t the case and Queenstown is still open for business and welcoming visitors. While there ... More >>

Events Fund Announces Second Round of Funding Recipients

Friday, 17 September 2021, 2:01 pm | Queenstown NZ

The second round of applications to the Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund have been considered and the successful recipients announced. Funding for the second round was granted to 25 events, to be held between October 2021 and April 2023, and totalled ... More >>

Queenstown Wakes To First Major Snowfall For 2021

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 11:27 am | Queenstown NZ

 Queenstown has been transformed into a winter wonderland this morning, with the first major snowfall blanketing the mountains surrounding the alpine town. The snowfall provides a glimpse of the winter season to come and Destination Queenstown ... More >>

Queenstown to host US and Kiwi golf managers

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:58 am | Queenstown NZ

Golf club managers from around New Zealand alongside counterparts from the United States will gather in Queenstown next month for their biennial conferences. More >>

Destination Queenstown renews storytelling collaboration

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 3:23 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (6 March 2018) Destination Queenstown has teamed up with the beautiful MiNDFOOD magazine again in 2018 to deliver a story-driven campaign to promote domestic travel to the four season resort in autumn. More >>

Queenstown harnesses the power of visitor experience

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 10:00 am | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (3 May, 2017) Destination Queenstown is harnessing the voices of visitors who love Queenstown to encourage Australians to visit Queenstown for a ski holiday. More >>

Business as usual for Queenstown

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 2:03 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (Wednesday 16 November) – Destination Queenstown is reassuring travellers and the international travel trade that Queenstown is open for business following the recent earthquakes in north Canterbury. More >>

Queenstown is Australasia’s leading destination

Monday, 17 October 2016, 3:20 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (17 October 2017) -- World class experiences and stunning scenery have earned Queenstown global recognition overnight. More >>

Queenstown amongst first to celebrate World Social Media Day

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 2:51 pm | Queenstown NZ

(Thursday 30 June, 2016) Queenstown, New Zealand, was one of the first locations in the world to see the sun come up on today's World Social Media Day, celebrated with a sunrise Insta-shoot from The Remarkables ski area for four international social ... More >>

Queenstown launches free Wi-Fi Hotspots

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 12:30 pm | Queenstown NZ

New Zealand’s favourite visitor destination is more connected to the world than ever before with the official launch of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Queenstown today. More >>

Queenstown welcomes first major snowfall for 2016

Monday, 23 May 2016, 4:39 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (23 May, 2016) – Skiers and riders rejoice, Queenstown has today recorded its first significant snowfall for 2016, as the ski fields prepare for the winter season in the Southern Hemisphere’s premier ski destination. More >>

New campaign encourages a ‘sick day-stow away’ to Queenstown

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 12:00 pm | Queenstown NZ

Destination Queenstown (DQ) has today launched a light hearted new marketing campaign encouraging our Aussie mates to stow away to Queenstown for a spring break. More >>

New tourism brand identity announced for Queenstown

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 2:17 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (25 August 2015) - Destination Queenstown (DQ) has today unveiled an exciting new brand identity for the Queenstown region, following two years of extensive research and creative development. More >>

LUMA set to ‘light up’ Queenstown Winter Festival

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 4:46 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (23 June 2015) – The Southern Lights Project ‘LUMA’ is previewing its inaugural 2016 light festival at this year’s American Express Queenstown Winter Festival with a pilot project featuring several international light ... More >>

Winter kicks off in Queenstown

Saturday, 13 June 2015, 10:34 am | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (12 June 2015) – New Zealand’s 10 coolest days of the year will kick off in Queenstown in exactly one weeks’ time when the 2015 American Express Queenstown Winter Festival gets underway. More >>

Queenstown takes on the world in Monopoly!

Monday, 16 February 2015, 4:03 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (16 February 2015) – Queenstown is competing with the world’s top destinations to win a place on the new global Monopoly Here & Now: World Edition game. More >>

Queenstown’s award winning ways!

Friday, 23 January 2015, 2:23 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (23 January 2015) – Queenstown’s world class activities and operators coupled with its outstanding natural beauty have recently earned Queenstown a collection of domestic and international accolades. More >>

A calendar of dates for the diary

Monday, 1 September 2014, 2:53 pm | Queenstown NZ

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. Here's a taste of what's ... More >>





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