Luxury accommodation provider Peppers Retreats and Resorts has added the multi-award winning Awaroa Lodge in Abel Tasman National Park to its expanding New Zealand portfolio.
Queenstown’s luxury resort, Peppers Beacon has completed an extensive $1 million makeover using all local or Canterbury region suppliers in an effort to support businesses and communities affected by the earthquakes.
New Zealand Prime Minister and Tourism Minister, the Rt. Hon. John Key, is once again set to open the New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference in Auckland on May 12, 2011.
New Zealand Hotel Council (NZHC) statistics for November 2010 reported an average 5.1% increase in occupancy nationally compared to the same time last year and the highest November occupancy rate (81.2%) since 2007.
Accor has signed two key New Zealand hotels – Hyatt Regency Auckland and Hotel So in Christchurch – in a move that will make the company the country’s largest accommodation chain.
New Zealand’s premier wine district Marlborough has added its first internationally-branded hotel, the Mercure Picton Marlborough Sounds.