Queenstown ranked one of top cities in South Pacific by Condé Naste

Posted by Travel News in Travel News
Thursday, 18 October 2012
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Queenstown has earned international acclaim as one of the ‘Top 5 Cities of the South Pacific’ in Condé Naste Traveler’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards. 

Based on 46,476 reader reviews, the prestigious luxury travel publication ranked Queenstown second overall for its ambiance, friendliness, lodging, restaurants and culture.  It rated 76.4 - just behind Sydney, which scored 81.7.

The breakdown of Queenstown’s ratings is as follows:

  • Ambience: 91.6
  • Friendliness: 91.8
  • Lodging: 78.7
  • Restaurants: 75.8
  • Culture/Sites: 76.9
  • Shopping: 53.8

Destination Queenstown CEO Graham Budd was delighted with the accolade and said gaining recognition from such an influential travel publication was something to be celebrated.

“It’s a great acknowledgement that so many international travellers feel Queenstown is welcoming, vibrant and delivers world-class experiences.”

To view all Condé Naste ratings visit http://www.cntraveler.com/readers-choice-awards/oceania/top-5-cities-australia-pacific#slide=1.


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