Press Releases

Reader Survey places Blanket Bay in the top 20 International Hideaways

Jul 10, 2008

Every year since 1982, the Andrew Harper group have surveyed our readers to determine their favorite hotels, resorts and hideaways around the world.Th...

Awards and Accolades on Menu for Blanket Bay

Jul 10, 2008

The Blanket Bay culinary team has achieved outstanding results recently in various New Zealand competitions and scholarship programmes:At the South Is...

Blanket Bay Lodge maintains top three ranking

Sep 8, 2007

QUEENSTOWN - Blanket Bay Lodge has placed in the top 3 resort hideaways in the world for an unprecedented fouth year running.Andrew Harper's Hide...

Jason Dell Wins a National New Zealand Tourism Award

Sep 4, 2007

Since August 2002 Jason Dell, 35, has been the executive chef at Blanket Bay, an exclusive alpine luxury lodge between Queenstown and Glenorchy, Centr...

Lodge awarded major building prize

Oct 11, 2006

Alex Dickson, the project manager of Glenorchy's Blanket Bay Lodge took out one of the building industry's top prizes, the 2001 James Hardie...

Blanket Bay makes Gold List

May 17, 2006

Blanket Bay, New Zealand Gourmet haven in stunning location on Lake Wakatipu, South Island, surrounded by trout-filled rivers, snowcapped mountains a...

Blanket Bay features in the National Geographic Traveler magazine March 2006 issue

Nov 23, 2004

"Blanket Bay features in the National Geographic Traveler magazine March 2006 issue. The luxury resort is profiled in the article "Insiders New Zealan...

Blanket Bay amongst The First Five

Nov 12, 2004

The first properties in New Zealand to carry the Exclusive accommodation status are; Blanket Bay in Glenorchy, Huka Lodge in Taupo, Treetops Lodge & E...

Extreme Coverage

Sep 2, 2004

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...

Sous Chef Mark Sycamore wins Gordon Ramsay Scholarship

Aug 17, 2004

Creating a delicate mousse of goat’s cheese under the close scrutiny of English chef Gordon Ramsay was the “least stressful” stage of a two-day compet...