Awards

Forbes Life

Sep 15, 2004

TOM W. TUSHER WAS IN NEW ZEALAND FOR LEVI STRAUSS, scouting retail space, when he stumbled on a spot ideal for hauling in 10 pound brown trout. The 55...

Artful Lodgers

Jun 21, 2004

New Zealand's luxury lodges have an enviable reputation, made more so by their inclusion in high-end travel bible Andrew Harper's Hideaway R...

Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

Apr 19, 2004

ANNUAL SURVEY OF WORLD’S BEST HOTELS GLENORCHY, NEW ZEALAND – Blanket Bay, a luxury lodge located on New Zealand’s South Island in Glenorchy, has e...

The World's best Hotels top 20 list

Sep 16, 2003

View top 20 list As is our annual custom, we have again turned the tables and asked our readers to name their favorite hotels in the world. This is th...

New Zealand Super Lodges

Sep 2, 2002

It is my great pleasure to award Blanket Bay the Gold E of Excellence Award. You truly deserve to this for your ongoing commitment to outstanding serv...

Traveller's Notebook

Apr 23, 2002

When Tom Tusher, former president and COO of Levi Strauss, was just starting out with the company, he made a frontier bet. As the twentynine year old ...

Taking Cover

Mar 12, 2002

After you check in at the Lodge at Blanket Bay, general manager Philip Jenkins may invite you into his so-called war room. Here, he will refer to a ma...

Sunday Times UK awards Blanket Bay as "The Ultimate Escape"

Aug 21, 2001

The crucial factor in elevating New Zealand to A-list status is its new wave of superlodges opulent properties that combine New Zealand's breathtaking...

Hideaways of the Year

Jul 30, 2001

What leading publications say about The Hideaway Report:Forbes The New York Times... "Finding and reporting on small hideaways is the occupation of An...

2007 Gold List Winner for Best Cuisine

Jun 27, 2001

Blanket Bay has been awarded the Best Hotel for Food in the Australasia and South Pacific Region with the classic French and contemporary cuisine deli...