A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…read more
TOP 10 Holiday Parks launches Qualmark-standard Top Motel product
New Zealand's premier holiday park group TOP 10 Holiday Parks has launched its new Top Motels product.
Of the 49 TOP 10 Holiday Parks throughout New Zealand, 42 of them now have top-quality motel accommodation, offering an alternative to camping and powered sites and appealing to a wider audience and target market.
New Zealand's accommodation and activities assessment body Qualmark recently assessed and rated all Top Motel properties, with the majority receiving a 4-star rating.
TOP 10 Holiday Parks Chief Executive David Ovendale said recent research showed a lack of awareness of the parks' motel accommodation, with the majority of people associating the iconic Kiwi institution with tents, motorhome and caravan sites.
Ovendale stated "we've launched the Top Motels product and achieved Qualmark accreditation for all our motels to encourage a broader range of clientele to enjoy an amazing holiday park experience.
"Many who would enthusiastically embrace a traditional Kiwi holiday staying in a park-like setting, but don't own a tent or motorhome, have perhaps discounted TOP 10 as they may not be aware we offer high-quality, very comfortable motel accommodation.
"Holiday parks have always been, and will continue to be intrinsically-linked to long-term family memories and deep family bonding for generations of Kiwis and now with our motels we're able to offer fantastic new options to families and indeed other market segments, appealing to a new customer base."
Top Motels means guests can experience all the benefits of a park environment including 'contained freedom' for children and access to a broad range of amenities, not available with most motel accommodation elsewhere.
Amenities differ between parks but many include a swimming pool, hot tub, jumping pillow, bikes for hire, games room and basketball or tennis court, and childrens' activities in the school holidays.
All the parks have a Qualmark Enviro rating of bronze or greater and provide a unique environment with opportunities to meet others.
Ovendale emphasised that Kiwis and visitors could now enjoy a TOP 10 holiday year-round, not just in the warmer summer months, adding "families that want to get away and relax year-round can now visit somewhere like Queenstown in spring or even the middle of winter, relax in a motel unit, watching it snow outside, all from an idyllic, warm setting. It's the perfect break!
"Holiday Parks have always been seen as an iconic Kiwi summer activity and they'll remain so for years to come. The new motel product simply enhances what's already a popular Kiwi pastime."
Further information on all TOP 10 properties is available at www.topmotels.co.nz
31st January 2013 - NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAY PARKS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2013
17th May 2011 - IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN THE NZ VISITOR INDUSTRY
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
METRA Australia is your innovation partner for smart electronic locking, Access Control solutions and cashless payment systems to suit all types of leisure facilities. Our team’s…read more
Established in 1994, Ceramic Solutions has excelled at the supply and installation of swimming pool tiles and equipment for the pool and leisure industry, with a focus on the needs of end-users. …read more
PROVEN BUSINESS CONCEPTS WITH XBODY XBody’s goal is to see you and your EMS business succeed. That is why we don’t just sell equipment, we provide know-how, expert knowledge,…read more
Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…read more
PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Mattioli provides award winning painting, flooring and waterproofing services to the aquatics and recreation sector. We’re recognised as the leading contractor in the industry with award-winning…read more
Solarwise NSW / Dolphin Tech were the first and are the largest Dolphin dealer in NSW with a full service facility and full range of spare parts "on the shelf". We also provide on site…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!