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Jay Robertson: Mega-rich will be first tourists back

Rebecca Stevenson
Wed, 12 May 2021

Jay Robertson was recently in New Zealand with his family, including New Zealand-born wife, Claire and their two children.
Rebecca Stevenson
Wed, 12 May 2021
The first tourists that come back to New Zealand will be the mega-rich, Robertson Lodges CEO Jay Robertson says.Robertson, son of US hedge fund billionaire Julian Robertson, oversees a NZ operation that includes three luxury lodges and two renowned golf courses: Cape Kidnappers, Kauri Cliffs, and Matakauri.While the luxury lodge business has been hurt by the pandemic, Robertson said travel and tourism will come back – and NZ will be “more popular than ever” with the way the government has handled the pandemic.“NZ resonat...

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