Certifications, Memberships & Awards

We take pride in delivering the highest quality travel experiences and environmental practices and is proud to have the following certifications. These provide confidence and peace of mind that we offer only the highest quality, safe and sustainable experiences.


The Tourism New Zealand website https://www.newzealand.com/int/ is the official tourism website for New Zealand. It features information that is relevant to travellers who are thinking about and actively planning a visit to New Zealand.

Through this site, potential visitors will be able to learn about the diversity of what New Zealand has to offer and how to make their visit a fantastic experience.


Alpine Luxury Tours as the recipient of a prestigious award in the category of Best Luxury Tours in New Zealand for 2022.

The family-owned and operated company is based in Queenstown on New Zealand’s South Island, an area known for its spectacular natural beauty across dense forests, snow-capped mountains, and vast plains.

They offer bespoke experiences that can be tailor-made to suit every client’s needs and tastes, and their in-depth local knowledge can help them discover hidden gems and local secrets along the way.

Guests will enjoy tours in the comfort of luxury Mercedes vehicles, guided by experts on a completely flexible schedule.

Read the press release here: https://lnkd.in/dfXSPsJG


The logo is a sign of assurance that a Qualmark awarded operator is equipped with health and hygiene measures to help protect against COVID-19, in accordance with government guidelines.

It offers customers the assurance they can book with confidence knowing that not only is the operator a recipient of a Qualmark award, but they also have a robust understanding of COVID-19 protocols.


Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) is the only independent association that represents all sectors of New Zealand’s large and diverse tourism industry. We accomplish what no single member or sector group could achieve by themselves.

Our members range from SMEs to large, publicly listed corporates. Collectively, they represent around 85% of total tourism industry turnover. The more members and support TIA has, the stronger our influence and the more we can achieve.


Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award

A Gold Award recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand, with the delivery of exceptional customer experiences an integral part of everything they do. A Gold Sustainable Tourism Award identifies those businesses leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.


OutdoorsMark specialise in safety audits for the outdoor sector. OutdoorsMark SMS Document certification is for operators who offer activities on Department of Conservation (DOC) land. Passing this audit will provide you with the safety certification required to obtain your DOC concession.


Alpine Luxury Tours has a Passenger Service licence issued by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA). This ensures all vehicles meet high safety standards, registration and annual licensing requirements, and routine Certificate of Fitness (CoF) inspections.


DOC Approved label symbolises the significant contribution tourism and recreation businesses make to conservation in New Zealand. The label shows the value of your business to DOC and illustrates to visitors that your business pays fees to DOC to support conservation. Department of Conservation (DOC) is the government agency charged with conserving New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage.