ABOUT THE SPIRE HOTEL
The Imperium Group acquired The Spire Hotel Queenstown in June 2014, making it the second New Zealand based luxury boutique hotel investment for the group. The Spire Hotel Queenstown features ten spacious luxuriously appointed guest suites. As close to perfection as you can get, The Spire is elegant, beautiful and defines what luxury in Queenstown, New Zealand is all about. Our professional, friendly and genuine team makes our luxury boutique hotel the perfect base from which to work and play in New Zealand’s premier alpine resort. The Imperium Collection has simply the best luxury accommodation Queenstown has to offer.
The Imperium Group owners Sarah and Andrew Cox – are based in Melbourne Australia, but Andrew is originally from Christchurch New Zealand where he started his working career in hospitality before moving into banking. Andrew established The Imperium Group in 2001 as a diversified investment company. He is a passionate owner with a genuine love for all Queenstown and New Zealand has to offer.
STAFF AT THE SPIRE HOTEL
Overseeing operations at The Spire Hotel and Eichardt’s Private Hotel, James is originally from Auckland, New Zealand. Integrating the New Zealand style of hospitality with Queenstown’s stunning outdoor environment are James’ passions.
Adam brings international experience to the group having previously managed properties in St Christoph, Austria and Claviere, Italy. Adam also spent several years working as the Food & Beverage Manager for NZSki before joining the team at Eichardt’s Private Hotel.
GROUP EXECUTIVE CHEF
Originally from the UK, Will has made Queenstown’s surrounding areas his pantry – creating modern New Zealand cuisine with inspirations from his time in the Europe and the Med. An innovator with a passion for fresh, local produce.
GUEST RELATIONS MANAGER
With over 9 years experience in Client Relations and Events Management, Lauren leads the Imperium services team as Guest Relations Manager for Eichardt’s Private Hotel and The Spire Hotel.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER
From St Andrews in Scotland, Lauren brings character and a genuine love of hospitality to The Spire’s dining operation, including outstanding wine knowledge and engaging customer service.
Originally from the UK, Kieran oversees all concierge operations for the Imperium Collection of Luxury Boutique Hotels. Kieran’s network of exclusive contacts ensures all guests experience the very best of the adventure capital.