Thursday , September 20 2018


Sofitel Wellington officially opened

Sofitel Wellington is now officially open for business, the first new luxury in the capital in more than 15 years. Prime Minister John Key joined local owners and developers C.P. Group, chief operating officer AccorHotels Pacific, Simon McGrath, AccorHotels senior vice president New Zealand, Fiji and French Polynesia, Chris Sedgwick and over 70 invited guests from the travel and tourism …

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Hospitality NZ reveals 2016 list of finalists

Hospitality NZ has announced the list of finalists in this year’s awards for excellence. There is a total of 16 award categories, including four accommodation category awards. They include: Accommodation Host of the Year Sport of Kings Motel, Rotorua The St James, Hanmer Springs Waipoua Lodge, Waipoua, Far North Best Accommodation 30 rooms and under Argent Motor Lodge, Hamilton Mangapapa …

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Hot pools to hobbits – Tourism Awards finalists named

From hot pools to hobbits and hotels, the finalists in the 2016 New Zealand Tourism Awards are a shining example of why this industry is enjoying record growth. The 28 finalists will compete for awards in two individual categories and eight business categories, said Chris Roberts, chief executive of Tourism Industry Aotearoa, which runs the annual awards program. “New Zealand’s …

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New products ‘Are Go’ at TRENZ 2016

Interactive experiences unveiled at Trenz 2016

A Thunderbirds Are Go interactive experience, the longest rail bike adventure in the world and cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs are among the new tourism products that will be on show at TRENZ 2016. TRENZ is the New Zealand tourism industry’s premier international trade show. More than 350 international travel and tourism buyers will attend this year’s event in Rotorua, …

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Best Western Announces Award Winning Hotels for 2013

Best Western Logo

Best Western Australasia is proud to announce its list of award winning hotel properties and staff for its 2013 Best Western Awards for Excellence, announced on the final night of the Best Western Australasia Convention at a stunning gala dinner at the Sofitel Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.

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Novotel Christchurch offically open

Novotel general manager Carl Braddock Pacifica Partners Managing Director Peter Meyer and MP for Christchurch Nicky Wagner

Christchurch Central’s MP Nicky Wagner, officially re-opened the Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square on September 4th – Accor’s second city centre hotel to open since the February 2011 earthquake.

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