New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key has officially re-opened the Ibis Christchurch – the first city centre hotel to open since the February 2011 earthquake.
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Christchurch hotels have posted solid occupancy numbers over the winter months thanks to strong corporate traffic that has resulted in many properties running completely full mid-week. James Wilkinson reports from Christchurch.
The planned convention centre in Christchurch will open up new opportunities for business tourism in the region, says Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau manager Caroline Blanchfield.
Accor has revealed plans to re-open two of its four Christchurch hotels within the next twelve months.
Cantabrians weren’t just celebrating a much-needed Crusaders victory over the Cheetahs last Saturday, but the opening of a new temporary Christchurch Stadium that can hold up to 34,000 people.
It’s been just over a year since the earthquake that devastated Christchurch on February 22, 2011 and Heritage Hotels’ Chief Operating Officer Jeff Shearer says the delays in reopening the company’s hotels has been a frustrating process.
A year after being struck by a magnitude 6.3 earthquake on February 22, 2011, Christchurch is poised to become one of the most exciting cities in Australasia.
In a major boost for tourism and business in Canterbury, Rendezvous Hospitality Group has announced that its Christchurch property will re-open in early 2012.
Australia and New Zealand’s leading hoteliers and suppliers have helped raise over NZD$60,000 for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust in one of the greatest charity displays the accommodation industry has seen in years.
BY JAMES WILKINSON
The latest STR Global statistics for the six months to June 2011 reveal that Sydney remains flat, Perth is the hot market and Cairns is in trouble as a strong Australian Dollar continues to significantly affect the hotel industry.