by Kelly Leonard - Mar 12, 2019
# Supplier News
Following an increasing number of potential safety incidents on KiwiRail’s Great Journeys of New Zealand scenic rail services, our outdoor viewing carriages will be closed from 9 March while a safety solution is found.
Following a recent weather event on the West Coast of the South Island, it has unfortunately resulted in the Fox Glacier Valley Access Road to be closed once again.
by Kelly Leonard - Mar 07, 2019
Sudima Hotels portfolio to double in size with the addition of Sudima Christchurch City from May 2019, Sudima Kaikoura and Sudima Auckland City from mid-2020.
by Kelly Leonard - Feb 28, 2019
# Our Updates
There has been a further small blaze of around 3 hectares in size centered around the Mautere Valley, approximately 45 mins drive from Nelson City.
by Kelly Leonard - Feb 27, 2019
Heritage Hotels are delighted to announce a new addition to the group. The Heritage Dunedin Leisure Lodge will officially join the Heritage Hotel Group effective from 1 May 2019.
by Kelly Leonard - Feb 26, 2019
Following our update on Friday 22 February where a substantial slip blocking a portion of State Highway 6 between Whataroa and Harihari on the West Coast of the South Island.
by Kelly Leonard - Feb 19, 2019
Robertson Lodges is pleased to announce a fantastic Stay 4 Pay 3 special which is available at all 3 of their lodges in NZ.
by Nathan Bitcheno - Feb 19, 2019
Update on the ongoing fire event affecting the Nelson Tasman region currently.
by Hanka Timm - Feb 12, 2019
# Our Updates
In the Christchurch area we are now featuring a new accommodation in our The Green Kiwi eco-focused self-drive. Introducing Silverstream Lodge B&B.
by Kelly Leonard - Jan 15, 2019
The Department of Conservation says the Fox Glacier access road and the track to the Fox Glacier viewpoint are now open.
by Kelly Leonard - Jan 14, 2019
Williams Hotels is excited to announce the recent completion of a $1.5m refurbishment to their Greymouth property The Ashley Hotel.
by Kelly Leonard - Dec 31, 2018
Three luxury junior suites have just been completed at Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel and were officially opened on November 18.
by Kelly Leonard - Dec 20, 2018
Following the recent announcement from the New Zealand government on the Coastal Pacific Train Journey, KiwiRail is pleased to also pleased to advise the additional $40 million investment for the TranzAlpine.
by Nathan Bitcheno - Dec 17, 2018
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa has announced plans for five new thermal pools and a new aquatic thrill ride. The development will cost $4.3 million and open in late 2019 with construction scheduled to begin in April 2019.
by Trent Harnett - Dec 17, 2018
Pacific Destinations Quick Quote platform is simple, intuitive option that allows our partners to produce an FIT self-drive or seat in coach itinerary in just a matter of minutes.
by Kelly Leonard - Dec 17, 2018
Matakauri Lodge has completed a large scale, soft refurbishment throughout the lodge and all room categories, spending nearly $1 million in the process. Acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher has “edited and refined” the lodge’s offering by introducing a new colour palate of…
Queenstown’s Aspen Hotel, located on Fernhill, has undergone a multi-million-dollar property renovation and rebrand. The new boutique accommodation makes the most of the same spectacular views, but now from the comfort of modern, design-driven accommodation, amenities and décor alongside…
One of the most anticipated hotel openings in New Zealand. SO Auckland Hotel has opened with avant-garde design elements, stunning wine and dine areas as well as indulgent wellness facilities. If you’re looking for a hip and vibrant place to be, to see and be seen, then look no further.
Auckland’s newest waterfront neighbourhood Wynyard Quarter will soon be home to a new Travelodge Hotel, managed by TFE Hotels, on the corner of Pakenham Street West and Halsey Street in mid-2020. The hotel will add a much-needed mid-tier accommodation offering to the precinct, which…
The Chamberson - Dunedin's newest 5 Star Boutique Hotel will be opening on 01 January 2019 offering 21 luxurious guest rooms right in the middle of Dunedin’s vibrant city. Guests will be treated to big, spacious apartment-style rooms with an eye for the smallest of details.
The New Zealand Government will invest NZ$40 million in additional rail carriages for the Coastal Pacific Train Journey which was announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at a recent celebration in Kaikoura as the first passenger train ran on the line from Picton to Christchurch,…
On the weekend of 03 - 04 November 2018 walking and road access to the Fox Glacier Valley was restricted due to heavy rain which triggered a large landslip and caused the river to flow over the road.
Marlborough Tour Company are excited to announce the recent purchase of two popular Lodges in the Marlborough Sounds: Furneaux Lodge & Punga Cove Resort. Both lodges are located in Endeavour Inlet on the world-renowned Queen Charlotte Track one of the most iconic parts of Marlborough.…
by Amanda Heather - Dec 17, 2018
A self-drive holiday around New Zealand is the most popular way to see and enjoy the whole country. It gives people the freedom to explore at their own pace and not be fixed to a set schedule every day.
by Nathan Bitcheno - Dec 14, 2018
As you may be aware Dunedin and the wider Otago region had a very wet November which has had an effect on the railway track. As a result, Dunedin Railways have placed speed restrictions on the line, which is critical for the safety of passengers, which has had an effect on current…
by Nathan Bitcheno - Oct 23, 2018
Breast Cancer is something that has in some form or another affected or had an effect on many of our team over the years. Last friday we held the first Annual Pacific Destinations Bake Sale to raise funds for Breast Cancer.