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.
Doubtful Sound is open for business, that’s the message tourism operator Real Journeys is pushing in light of the NZ Transport Agency’s announcement to close the Milford Road for works for 10-14 working days commencing Thursday 23rd May.
New multimillion dollar harbour facilities in Milford Sound were officially opened by Real Journeys founder Olive Lady Hutchins and Southern Discoveries owner Sir Cliff Skeggs with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Fresh Water Basin today.
After undergoing an executive recruitment process for the newly created Director of Sales position Real Journeys has appointed internal candidate Ryan Ingram.
Ryan has been International Sales Manager – Australia, India and Japan for the past three years and prior to that worked for 13 years for Kirra Tours, a New Zealand travel wholesaler.
Leading New Zealand tourism operator Real Journeys is ramping up its multi-day cruise offerings on the back of the burgeoning cruise sector and domestic interest.
The company is significantly increasing the number of its Fiordland and Stewart Island Discovery Cruise sailings and adding three and four day short-cruise variations.
The heritage steamer the TSS Earnslaw continued its 100th birthday celebrations during Labour Weekend, making a nostalgic journey tracing its original freight and passenger route to the Lake Wakatipu high country lakeside stations and Glenorchy on Sunday (October 21), attracting almost 300 people, many with strong links with the Head of the Lake and the TSS Earnslaw.