Swiss-Belhotel International will open a resort
at the popular ski destination Coronet Peak, adding New Zealand to
the burgeoning list of Asia Pacific and Middle Eastern nations
where Swiss-Belhotel flag flies.
Coronet Peak is one of the
southern hemisphere's pre-eminent ski destinations located in the
awe-inspiring alps above the snow sports and adventure capital of
"Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak Queenstown is the
closest resort to the Coronet Peak ski field and this lends an
exclusivity that is perfect for well-heeled international
travellers and aspiring skiers and snowboarders," said Swiss-Belhotel
International Chairman, President and Owner, Mr. Gavin Faull.
As a key part of the takeover, Swiss-Belhotel
International will fully rebrand the resort including introducing
new professional standards of operations and service, and an
extensive upgrade of the property to raise its classification to
that of an high-quality four-star resort. This will include the
introduction of additional conference and meeting space and
outdoor hot tubs.
"Queenstown is an immensely popular
destination in both the summer and winter months, with June to
September seeing droves of snowboarders and skiers descend upon
Coronet Peak's 280 skiable hectares and extensive,
state-of-the-art snowmaking installations," Mr Faull said. "This
guarantees a long season."
Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak
Queenstown will feature extensive leisure facilities including spa
and sauna, petanque, volleyball, croquet, badminton, ski waxing
and drying rooms as well as Queenstown's only ten pin bowling
The resort's location provides easy access to the Onsen Hot
Pools - a natural geothermal hot tub connected to the Shotover
River which itself offers an extensive range of water sport
The hotel also features a warm and inviting
aprés-ski restaurant and bar, which offers excellent dining,
comfort food and an extensive wine selection and tasting options
showcasing the very finest New Zealand wines.
of Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak Queenstown brings the Hong
Kong-based group's portfolio to more than 120 hotels, resorts and
projects ranging from 2-star to 5-star classifications across
Asia, the Pacific, China and the Middle East.
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