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Tag Archives: Queenstown

What’s inside New Zealand’s ‘Best Hotel’?

The Rees Hotel Queenstown was joint winner of ‘Best NZ Hotel’ and ‘Best Hotel Chef’ in the recent 2017 HM Awards for Accommodation and Hotel Excellence held in Sydney. The hotel also took out the ‘Best Tourism Organisation or Travel Product’ category in the Australian Society of Travel Writers awards of excellence in early September. The Rees general manager, Mark Rose, has …

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Wyndham expands in New Zealand

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the signing of its second hotel in Queenstown, ideally timed to service a need for high-quality accommodation in New Zealand’s third largest tourism market. Wyndham Garden Remarkables Park, Queenstown, is slated to open in May next year, with construction in the estate already underway. It will be the second Wyndham Garden destination in New Zealand, …

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Cosy entertainment at alpine lodge, The Whistler

The Whistler, Queenstown

The Whistler, Queenstown offers apartment accommodation in an outdoor sportsperson’s paradise. Nestled between the Queenstown Hill Recreation Reserve and Ben Lomond Scenic Reserve, the complex is also conveniently located to amenities, including a short four-minute walk to the local supermarket for supplies. For those who prefer to kick back and let others do the cooking on holidays, the nearest restaurant …

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Holiday Inn Express headed for Queenstown

Aerial view of Queenstown in South Island, New Zealand

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Australian boutique hotel developer Pro-invest Group have unveiled plans to establish a $60 million Holiday Inn Express in the centre of Queenstown. The innovative 227-room select service hotel will be value rich and cater to self-sufficient travellers by providing a ‘little bit of nice’ when and where it’s needed most. That means frictionless service, faster …

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Crowne Plaza Queenstown welcomes Anna Edie as new general manager

Crowne Plaza Queenstown this week welcomes internationally-experienced hotelier Anna Edie to the position of general manager. Australian-born Anna, 33, takes the helm at Queenstown’s award-winning lakefront hotel after eight years with the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), most recently as Executive Assistant Manager at Australia’s iconic Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay. Commenting on her appointment, Anna said she’s delighted to take the …

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Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel makes luxury top 10 list

Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel

For the first time, Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel (QPBH) has been chosen as one of New Zealand’s Best Hotels by readers of DestinAsia – an award winning travel and lifestyle magazine. The boutique hotel, situated in the heart of Queenstown, is positioned as number six on a listing of New Zealand’s Top 10 properties.   The listing is the result of the annual …

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New Zealand’s priciest Penthouse to pull $10k per night

New Zealand’s priciest hotel suite, Eichardt’s Private Hotel’s ultra-luxury rooftop abode – aptly named “The Penthouse” – will officially open its doors mid-December 2016. Commanding $10,000 per night for its sweeping 180º view over Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu, exquisite design and VIP service, The Penthouse is the prize jewel in the Eichardt’s $6 million expansion, which also includes a new 200-seat …

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Queenstown’s first new hotel in five years welcomes its first guests

Queenstown’s newest hotel opened its doors to guests on June 15, providing much-needed accommodation for visitors to the town, in time for the start of the Queenstown Winter Festival. Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park, located in the town centre, is the newest addition to Wyndham Hotel Group’s rapidly expanding portfolio and marks the seventh hotel for the company …

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