New manager appointed for Camp Glenorchy

Kiwi hospitality professional, Peter Kerr, appointed as manager of Camp Glenorchy—New Zealand’s first Net Zero energy accommodations

New manager appointed for Camp Glenorchy
Camp Glenorchy

Camp Glenorchy, New Zealand’s first Net Zero energy accomodations, which is due to open in December 2017 will see a new manager from June 1.

Peter Kerr, a Kiwi hospitality professional who has been running international resorts and eco lodges for the last two decades, has been appointed the manager of Camp Glenorchy.

Peter, who is originally from Dunedin, has led destination hotels and resorts in New Zealand, Tonga, Tanzania, Samoa, India, the Maldives, and Fiji. Some of his responsibilities as the new manager of Camp Glenorchy will include commissioning and managing the day-to-day operation along with creating a business model that aims to combine environmental, financial, and community sustainability.

Camp Glenorchy aims to create an environment that would inspire visitors and at the same time create a thriving business that benefits its guests, the Glenorchy Community Trust and the larger planet.

Peter will oversee the hospitality business, marketing strategies, guest services, financial management, accommodations, environmental education and ecotourism activities.

 "Peter has decades of experience developing resorts, hotels and spa retreats in other countries and wants to settle back down in his own country," co-creator of Camp Glenorchy, Debbi Brainerd, says.

"He is passionate about customer service and guest satisfaction and shares our enthusiasm around sustainable design, combined with knowing all profits of the business will be going into the local community trust."

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