Category: Oceania

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5 of New Zealand's best food and wine regions

New Zealand is a small island nation located in the Pacific ocean renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, Maori culture, friendly people, and let’s not forget its national rugby team.
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Eco-luxury Earth Day

Earth Day was April 22, and the theme this year is 'invest in our planet'. I encourage you to do that by investing in eco-luxury accommodation on your next trip.
11 reasons to visit Australia

11 reasons to visit Australia

With an area of 7.692 square million kilometres, Australia is a dream destination filled with surprises, natural wonders and friendly locals.
Discover the 5 best hotels in Fiji

Discover the 5 best hotels in Fiji

The crystal-clear water and volcanic peaks make Fiji a spectacular place to visit. The five-star resorts are some of the best globally, so it’s no surprise that people flock to Fiji for their holidays. The beaches in Fiji are also some of the best in the world, and at these resorts, you can enjoy plenty
9 local gems along the east coast of Australia

9 local gems along the east coast of Australia

The East Coast of Australia stretches over 4000 kilometres. If you drive from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland to Melbourne in Victoria, it would take approximately 30 hours. This stunning stretch of coastline is filled with astonishing places, many of which you may have already heard of. From the glamour of Australia’s largest city, Sydney,
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Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
7 indigenous experiences to enjoy in Western Australia

7 indigenous experiences to enjoy in Western Australia

Western Australia offers a multitude of Australian indigenous experiences; from cultural tours to wild expeditions, it boasts a great offering for visitors looking for authentic activities. Here are 7 indigenous experiences you can enjoy on your next visit: 1. Go Cultural Aboriginal Tours and Experiences Described by the early colonists as Paradise, the land where
Australia back on the tourist map as international visitors return

Australia back on the tourist map as international visitors return

Qantas flights from eight overseas destinations are touching down in Australia today, bringing the first international tourists in almost two years and an eagerly anticipated boost for the country’s tourism industry. The Qantas Group will fly more than 14,000 passengers into Australia this week as quarantine and border barriers for international tourists come down. QF12
Australia's most indulgent hotel package will set you back $49,999 for just one night

Australia's most indulgent hotel package will set you back $49,999 for just one night

Celebrate the new roaring twenties, in style, with the most indulgent hotel package in Australia at $49,999 for the night. Introducing the Grey Goose Hotel by Ovolo, a collaboration between The Inchcolm and Grey Goose Vodka which welcomes you and 39 of your closest friends to the most stylish and lavish event in the City.
Australia’s first-ever Kimpton opens in Sydney (plus your chance to win the Ultimate Kimpton Experience!)

Australia’s first-ever Kimpton opens in Sydney (plus your chance to win the Ultimate Kimpton Experience!)

Australia’s first-ever Kimpton, Kimpton Margot Sydney, has officially opened its doors on the day of love, 14th February, and is poised to kick off a return to travel, rekindling the love that both local and international guests have for the city of Sydney. As IHG Hotels & Resort’s luxury boutique brand, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Now open: Hyatt Place Melbourne Caribbean Park

Now open: Hyatt Place Melbourne Caribbean Park

Hyatt Place Melbourne Caribbean Park, the second Hyatt Place hotel in Melbourne and Australia, has officially opened. The new hotel features Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food and beverage offerings. The Spooner family, who has evolved Caribbean Park for three generations, developed the hotel
What you shouldn't miss at Vivid Sydney 2022

What you shouldn't miss at Vivid Sydney 2022

Staged over 23 nights, the Vivid Sydney 2022 festival will deliver mesmerising art displays, 3D light projections, uplifting live music performances and deep-dive discussions from the world’s brightest minds. Plus, in a festival first, the renowned Light Walk will stretch continuously for 8km, linking the Sydney Opera House to Central Station with 47 installations and
Australia to re-open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists

Australia to re-open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists

Tourism Australia is excited to be welcoming back travellers to Australia, following today’s announcement that Australia is reopening its borders to quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated travellers from 21st February 2022. The announcement is part of Australia’s planned re-opening of international travel and builds on quarantine-free travel arrangements with Singapore, which came into effect on 21 November
5 beautiful places to cycle in New Zealand

5 beautiful places to cycle in New Zealand

New Zealand is a natural wonderland, filled with an assortment of native wildlife and pristine wilderness. Go on an extraordinary journey, and admire ever-changing landscapes and picturesque views. From vast plains and rivers to rugged mountains and farmland, a pure nature paradise. Along the way, you will also have the opportunity to meet many proud
A new boutique hotel at Sydney's Darling Harbour

A new boutique hotel at Sydney's Darling Harbour

Sydney has an exciting new boutique hotel built for travellers by travellers and inspired by the people, produce and past of its local neighbourhood, with the opening of Aiden Darling Harbour. This inaugural opening marks the debut of the Aiden by Best Western brand in Australasia within the BWH Hotel Group (BWH) portfolio representing a
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Saudi Arabia to convert palaces to luxury hotels Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud has launched Boutique