Swiss-Belhotel International, an Hong Kong-based
hotel management company owned in partnership by Gavin M. Faull, a
New Zealand International businessman, has purchased the Swiss-Belresort
Coronet Peak, Queenstown.
“This is a strategic move by Swiss-Belhotel
International” said Chairman and President, Gavin Faull “and
endorses our confidence in Queenstown and the booming New Zealand
Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak is located near the
Coronet Peak ski fields as well as the Shotover Jet operation and
is just across the road from the famous Onsen Hot Pools.
The hotel has 78 rooms and suites, a seven-lane
bowling alley, two bars, two restaurants, and supporting
facilities including gardens and recreation areas.
Swiss-Belhotel International will be totally
refurbishing the hotel over the next 18 months.
“It is the philosophy of Swiss-Belhotel
International to ensure that their hotel operations contribute to,
and are part of, the community in which they operate and we will
definitely make Swiss-Belresort Coronet Peak part of the
Queenstown community,” Gavin added. “In this regard the management
is already discussing setting up a local farmers market in the
open areas of the hotel on a weekend basis to attract the tourist
and the local inhabitants.”
Swiss-Belhotel International is also looking for
similar investment and management opportunities in New Zealand and
the company is already in negotiation with investors regarding
hotel operations in Auckland and other parts of New Zealand.
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