In the heart of Christchurch proudly stands the 92 room Pavilions Hotel. At the entrance to the hotel you’ll find Jimmy’s Bar and Restaurant and a 1950’s Morris Minor, sign written with the details of the book “Horncastle's Suitcase: A New Zealand Family Story”.
It’s the story of the Horncastle family, and your first glimpse of a business steeped in a wealth of New Zealand history. It’s a step back in time to a West Coast era where mining, farming and the pioneer spirit carved the path for the Horncastle family, who now own and operate Pavilions Hotel.
Seven exceptional visitor experience operators have been celebrated at the inaugural Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards. The Awards recognise excellence in sustainable visitor experiences and were presented at Parliament tonight by Minister of Tourism, Hon. Kelvin Davis.Read more
41 Qualmark partners have been announced this week as finalists in the 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards.
Over 100 registrations have been received for the awards with an exceptionally high standard of award entries from Qualmark Gold awarded partners.
The inaugural Qualmark 100% New Zealand Experience Awards have launched with a bang, with more than 80 registrations received from tourism operators across the country in the first two weeks.Read more
In his role as Tourism Business Advisor Ian Elliot looks after a geographical area that spans Franz Josef, Tekapo, and Stewart Island. It’s an area that relies heavily on tourism and Ian says this makes his role even more valuable.Read more
Seven key New Zealand organisations have joined forces to conceive and develop Tiaki – Care for New Zealand, an initiative that actively encourages international and domestic travellers to act as guardians of Aotearoa.Read more
Qualmark New Zealand is celebrating its 25th anniversary and to commemorate this milestone, the quality assurance organisation has announced a new awards event.Read more