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Crowne Plaza sends Santas on tour in Queenstown

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13 December 2013

Crowne Plaza sends the Strawberry Merry Santas on tour in Queenstown

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The Strawberry Santas go flying with Queenstown Paraflights on day one of their adventures

The festive spirit is alive at Crowne Plaza Queenstown with the launch of its Christmas social media campaign ’12 Days of Christmas’ starting tomorrow Saturday December 14.

The award-winning chefs have created the ‘Crowne Plaza Queenstown Kringle Santa Strawberry Family’ - a family of five delicious Crowne Plaza ‘guests’ who are about to set out to explore all Queenstown has to offer this summer.

Kris Kringle, his wife Carol and children Holly, Noel and Gabriel will embark on an exciting adventure full of adrenaline and amazing scenery, but also fraught with danger – when you’re a cream filled strawberry.

The Strawberry Santas will take part in a different Queenstown experience each day over the 12 days leading up to Christmas. Daily updates of their adventures will be posted on Crowne Plaza’s Facebook page.

Sales and marketing manager Kylie Walker is driving the festive campaign and said it was great to do something “a little bit fun and different.”

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Crowne Plaza will put two Strawberry Santas in every room to surprise guests along with the specially designed Christmas card featuring the Kringle family.

“We’ve already had great feedback, everyone loves the Strawberry Santas and it’s such a neat way to welcome our Christmas guests,” Ms Walker said.

“We hope guests will enjoy their surprise and post their own photos of the family. Who knows where else our Strawberry Santas will  appear over the festive season, it’s entirely up to our guests where they take them.”

To follow the adventures of Kris Kringle and his family over the 12 days of Christmas ‘Like’ Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CrownePlazaQueenstown?fref=ts


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