Press Releases

Corey Hume explores San Francisco’s best restaurants in 2015

Jul 1, 2015

In June of 2015 Executive Chef Corey Hume from Blanket Bay has just been on a journey through San Francisco’s top Michelin Star restaurants. But there...

Trail Blazing Blanket Bay General Manager to Retire

May 23, 2014

Queenstown, New Zealand: Philip Jenkins, the inaugural General Manager of internationally-renowned luxury lodge Blanket Bay near Queenstown, is to r...


Another gold award for Blanket Bay chef team

Sep 9, 2013

An up-and-coming young chef from Queenstown’s five-star Blanket Bay has claimed the Pastry Chef of the Year award at New Zealand’s National Culinary F...


Blanket Bay Voted New Zealand's No. 1 Luxury Lodge

Aug 26, 2013

Blanket Bay Voted New Zealand’s No. 1 Luxury Lodge Blanket Bay continues to retain its international ranking as New Zealand’s top lodge. Prestigi...


Blanket Bay wins in Gold List 2012

Aug 31, 2012

Blanket Bay continues to amass accolades – the latest being a finalist in this year’s Gold List complied by the readers of Australia’s Luxury Travel m...

Blanket Bay amongst the world's 'Hotels With The Most Beautiful Views'

Apr 28, 2012

In the October 2011 Blanket Bay was listed on prestigouse as offering guests one of the world's best vistas. This exclusive lodge with only...

New Zealand's Best Lodge Hotel Management Award 2011

Oct 18, 2011

Spanning Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands the HM Awards are this region’s only independent benchmark for excellence in hospitality manag...

Debbie Crompton appointed as Executive Chef

Sep 5, 2011

Debbie is a veteran of a star-studded career that has taken her around the world, her new menu for Blanket Bay will be eagerly awaited. Joining her...

Blanket Bay junior chef among best in the World

Aug 26, 2010

Blanket Bay’s commitment to nurturing the creativity and skills of young chefs has delivered yet another accolade on the world stage. Junior chef Jos...

Joseph Clarke named Chef of the Year 2010

Aug 26, 2010

Twenty-two year old Joseph picked up the honorary award at the country’s premier hospitality competition, held every year at the ASB Showground in Auc...