Real Journeys and Cardrona Alpine Resort Chief Executive, Richard Lauder is looking forward to representing Queenstown and the lower South Island after being co-opted to the Tourism Industry Association Board.
Two-and-a-half month old Kākāpō chicks Lisa1, Rakuira2 and Heather1 drew crowds like “rockstars” at the Kākāpō Chicks Day Out in Arrowtown today.
In a first for the region Real Journeys and the Department of Conservation’s Kākāpō Recovery team brought the three precious chicks in from Invercargill for a one off public viewing.
Queenstown and New Zealand tourism icon the TSS Earnslaw celebrated her 101st birthday with a special Frankton Arm cruise today and a strong assertion from Real Journeys boss Richard Lauder that the company has every intention of having the vessel on Lake Wakatipu for another 100 years.
Key tourism player Real Journeys is significantly upgrading its Walter Peak offering with the intention of making it a destination that “locals and tourists alike want to visit”, says Chief Executive Richard Lauder.