Queenstown based Commercial Director for Real Journeys, Tony McQuilkin, has won the New Zealand tourism industry’s most prestigious individual award - the Crowe Howarth International Sir Jack Newman Award for 2014.
Diners taking the TSS Earnslaw to Walter Peak to enjoy their gourmet barbecue will be able to enjoy the outdoors despite the current wintry weather following the completion of an innovative new outdoor kitchen and pergola.
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.