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Simone Dekker

Sales Coordinator

Originally from the Netherlands, and with Europe on my doorstep, I developed an early taste for adventure. So I decided to study International Hospitality Management which allowed me to travel and work around the world.

I spent 4 years travelling and working in different event and hospitality businesses in South Africa, London, the UK and Canada but my love of beautiful landscapes eventually brought me to Queenstown, New Zealand.

I’ve been in the tourism and hotel industry in Queenstown since 2018 and in early 2024 joined the team at HQNZ.

I love sharing my passion for both Queenstown and events with clients. My mission is to help you create an unforgettable experience for your guests here in Queenstown and give them lasting memories of their trip to New Zealand.

In my free time, you will find my partner and I exploring the great outdoors. We love a good hike, walk or fishing while enjoying the fresh waters of Lake Whakatipu. Of course, we also enjoy the occasional cheeky beverage at one of the many beautiful wineries or breweries in our backyard.