VISITOR FRIENDLY TOWN, VISITOR FRIENDLY SITE
qQueenstown is a visitor friendly town. Hospitality is a virtue sa kanyang mga local resident. that's the reason siguro kaya ito ang isa sa leading destination ng mga turista sa New Zealand. Madalas ang mga establishment dito ay manalo ng award dahil na rin sa mga tao niyang likas na palakaibigan at mahusay umistima ng bisita. Heto ang mga patunay ng pagiging visitor friendly ng lugal at ang kanyang mga winning ways.
The 2004 Tourism Awards once again highlighted the quality experiences Queenstown has to offer and superb events that are held in the region. Of the 7 finalists in the district, 5 won their award category.
Major Category Visitor Accommodation, Mercure Grand Hotel Saint Moritz, Queenstown
Major Category Visitor Attractions and Activities, Shotover Jet Queenstown
Category Visitor Accommodation, Mercure Grand Hotel Saint Moritz, Queenstown
Category Visitor Attractions and Activities, Adventure Activities, Shotover Jet, Queenstown
Category Visitor Attractions and Activites, Leisure Activities, Nomad Safaris, Queenstown
Tourism Innovation Awards, Innovation in Events, Meetings and Incentives, SBS ITU Triathlon World Championships 2003
Green Globe 21 Award, Nomad Safaris, Queenstown
Distinction Award, Mecure Grand Hotel, Saint Moritz, Queenstown
Finalist NZONE "The Ultimate Jump"
Finalist Heritage QueenstownCongratulations to all the winners and finalists
Eichardt’s Private Hotel named ‘best new small hotel in the world’ by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report
Glenorchy’s Blanket Bay named as top ‘Rising Star’ in September 2002 issue of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. The elite accommodation property also made second place in the report’s ‘Top 20 International Resort Hideaways’
NZONE - The Ultimate Jump winner Adventure Activity, 2002 New Zealand Tourism Awards
Mercure Grand Hotel St Moritz Queenstown winner Major Hotels and Resorts, 2004 New Zealand Tourism Awards
Evergreen Lodge winner Overall Supreme Award, 2002 New Zealand Tourism Awards
Home of great wine lists – Gantley’s Restaurant at Arthurs Point 2002 award for outstanding wine list winning the New York Wine Spectator Award. Gantley’s also picked up an award for the best dessert in the Californian Winter Warm Up Challenge and another for the best promotion in the Montana Wine & Food Challenge
Home of numerous award-winning wines across several varietals and almost every Central Otago Vineyard
Home of the World’s best pinor noir as judged at the London International Wine Challenge 2001 Gibbston Valley Wines - Gibbston Valley Reserve Pinot Noir 2000
John Travolta’s favourite place to relax, "Whenever I get stressed I just want to hop onto a plane to Queenstown"
Entire region was film location for the 3 film Hollywood blockbuster Lord of the Rings
“With just 13 carefully appointed rooms – 7 of them suites – and a friendly, attentive staff of 20, Blanket Bay is the perfect amalgam of Idaho hunting lodge and Californian spa”. Conde Nast Traveller
Dahil sa ako ay taga Queenstown pero mas higit sa lahat dahil likas sa kaugalian ng Pilipino ang maging mabait at maasikaso sa kanyang bisita ang site na ito ay nakikiisa sa " Visitor Friendly Site Movement" para sa pagpapalaganap ng tamang pagtrato sa mga bisita sa kanilang blogsite. Sana pasyalan ninyo ang site na ito at kung naniniwala kayo sa kanyang cause ilagay rin ninyo ang logo at link sa nasabing samahan. http://vfsmovement.blogspot.com/