First shoots of hotel revival emerging in Christchurch

First shoots of hotel revival emerging in Christchurch

First shoots of hotel revival emerging in Christchurch The quake rebuild drags on, the Covid-19 pandemic has been like a bucket of cold water on tourism, and construction costs are climbing. But in this difficult environment the first shoots of a revival in the hotel sector are starting to emerge in Christchurch. The past few months have seen consent bids filed with the city council for new hotels, central city land sold for hotel development, and existing hotels change hands. Cautious optimism over re-opened borders and the upcoming opening of the Te Pae convention centre are being offered up as the reasons. READ MORE: * Hotel plans for central city land sold by John Britten estate * Clearwater resort in Christchurch grows as more tourist apartments go up * Crown …
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