The Rees - True South

Key Appointment Release

Immediate Announcement
5 November 2012

The Rees Hotel Queenstown Appoints Night Auditor/Assistant Concierge

The Rees Hotel is delighted to officially announce the appointment of Mr Douglas Jacques as Night Auditor and Assistant Concierge.

A successful local realtor, Mr Jacques also has extensive retail property management experience in his native Canada where he was involved in commercial real estate and leasing.

No stranger to the hospitality industry, Mr Jacques moved to Queenstown, New Zealand six years ago and became involved in the food and beverage business when he purchased iconic Queenstown café Joe’s Garage.  He successfully owned and operated the popular café for two years before selling the business in 2010.

Mr Jacques has additional experience in the hotel and hospitality industries having worked as part of the concierge team at the Hotel Novotel Queenstown Lakeside.

A senior level manager, Mr Jacques brings to the Rees Queenstown strong management skills along with a wide circle of contacts and excellent client interface experience.  Having moved to Queenstown to raise a young family he is looking forward to working at such a beautiful property.  “Looking out over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables each shift is a dream position.”




The Rees Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

The Rees Hotel Queenstown blends chic five star accommodation with all the comforts of home and the service and facilities of an elite international hotel.

Situated on the absolute lakefront, The Rees Queenstown’s terraced construction delivers complete privacy and showcases panoramic views overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables Mountains in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Its landmark restaurant is the True South Dining Room.


For more information contact:

Victoria Hawkins
Ph: (09) 575 0821
Mob: (021) 605 342

Sarah Sparks
Director markomPR
Ph: (09) 575 0824
Mob: (021) 318 813