Mark Rose

Whyte Waters liquidated

By PHILIP CHANDLER A long-time Queenstown tourism marketing and online booking company appears to be a Covid-19 victim. Whyte Waters Group Ltd, along with associated companies Real Time Booking Systems Ltd and Queenstown Visitor Guide Ltd, were liquidated late last month, following an...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Christchurch man traumatised by last year's terror attack this week visited a Queenstown hotel to thank staff for their kindness in the aftermath. Yama Nabi presented a handmade rug to The Rees Hotel his family are pictured with...
Who'd be a hotelier right now during this worldwide Covid-19 pandemic? With thousands of Queenstown hotel beds lying empty, and the likelihood it could be ages away before New Zealand reopens its borders for international arrivals, PHILIP CHANDLER talks to three local hoteliers about their...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Protecting Kiwi families is vital, but forgetting foreign workers will come back to bite business, a Queenstown hotelier says. The Rees Hotel boss Mark Rose says while there's social media scaremongering around the pandemic, anybody who thinks their business...
The owners of Queenstown hospo institution The World Bar are taking over the historic cottage next door. Gary Livesey and Steve Ward say their plans for McNeill's Cottage embrace art, food, music, drinks, performance and drama. But they're keeping the concept...
Award-winning Queenstown hotelier Mark Rose doesn't mind washing dishes. The Rees Hotel boss says it's about doing whatever it takes to ensure guest satisfaction, he tells Philip Chandler If anyone's stamped his mark on a Queenstown hotel, it's Mark Rose. The award-winning hotelier...
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