Category: Australia

Champagne Sunset Wildlife Safari at Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge, Australia

Champagne Sunset Wildlife Safari at Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge, Australia

Opt for a Champagne Sunset Wildlife Safari at Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge  in Australia’s Northern Territory and you will have the opportunity to see opportunity to see Buffalo, Banteng Cattle and Timor Ponies grazing or, if you  look up, you may spot Osprey, Sea Eagle or Brahminy Kite. Finish the day relaxing on their
New resort at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

New resort at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Ningaloo Reef, off Western Australia,  has its first international resort hotel. The Novotel Ningaloo Resort,  on the edge of Sunrise Beach in Exmouth Marina Village, opened  last month ahead of its February 2007 opening. It is  close to Ningaloo Reef,  the largest fringing coral reef in Australia and with over 500 fish species. The $16
Ebookers 10 best holiday destinations for 2007

Ebookers 10 best holiday destinations for 2007

January seems to a popular for month for ‘best’ lists, and Ebookers is getting in on the PR game.   These are apparently the 10 best-selling beach and city destinations of the Ebookers worldwide sale, which runs until 31st January 2007: Bangkok Sydney New York Johannesburg Dubai Cape Town Barcelona Miami Perth Orlando
Interview with Trisha Johnson of Aegean Sails

Interview with Trisha Johnson of Aegean Sails

Trisha Johnson is President of Aegean Sails  which offers high end yacht (gulet) charter services in the Aegean Sea (Greece and Turkey). Trisha previously worked in tourism in the 1980s, but spent several years in the relocation business working with New York corporations, before getting back into travel in 2000. What is it that  you
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A  weekly  pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Fish for barramundi at Wrotham Park Lodge, Australia Experience the 18th Century at Ahilya Fort, India Devour Spanish tapas in London,  at Fino Get some retail therapy at The W Hotels Store
Australia Day with Captain Cook Cruises

Australia Day with Captain Cook Cruises

Experience all the excitement and celebrations of Australia Day on Captain Cook Cruises special Sydney Harbour two night Cruise from 25th to 27th January 2007 onboard the MV Captain Cook’s Explorer. Your Australia Day cruise begins with a welcome dinner and the lights of the spectacular city as the backdrop. Spend the night anchored in
Australia's best hotel?

Australia's best hotel?

Crown Towers has once again been awarded one of the highest accolades in the tourism industry, winning Australia’s premier luxury travel award as Best Australian Hotel in the Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List Awards 2007.   This beautiful Melbourne hotel can be found on the south bank of the Yarra River and has 482 luxuriously-appointed

Blue & Green Package at Peppers Anchorage

Is golf your pleasure? Peppers Anchorage invites you to saunter outside and be enticed by their Blue & Green Package, just two and a half hours drive from Sydney.  The package  includes 2 nights deluxe accommodation, full buffet breakfast each morning, and 3 days of golf (green fees only) at Pacific Dunes, Le Meilleur Horizons
Brand new beachside resort in Hervey Bay, Queensland

Brand new beachside resort in Hervey Bay, Queensland

Peppers Pier Resort, Hervey Bay is due to open next month and is celebrating with a special opening offer of 3 nights’ accommodation for the price of two. The resorts sets a new high-water mark for beach holiday sophistication, featuring six levels of deluxe accommodation and sweeping bay views to the World Heritage listed Fraser
Spa Finder Readers' Choice Awards 2006

Spa Finder Readers' Choice Awards 2006

The global spa resource, Spa Finder, has announced its 2006 Readers’ Choice Awards. The crème de la crème of the awards are the six Crystal Award winners, which has one honoree on each continent. And the 6 winners  of these hotly-contested awards are: Africa: Santé Winelands Wellness Centre, Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, South Africa Asia: Chiva-Som, Hua
Early bird rates for Outrigger Beach Club Port Douglas

Early bird rates for Outrigger Beach Club Port Douglas

The long-anticipated, five-star  Outrigger Beach Club Port Douglas will open on 1st October 2006. As part of its opening promotion, the resort is offering exceptional rates to its earliest visitors. Enjoy 4 nights for the price of 3 from AU$418 per person in a luxurious spa suite,  or from  AU$518 and AU$684 per person in
It's not too late for the Ashes

It's not too late for the Ashes

Probably the most anticipated cricket series ever will take place this winter in Australia.   The tickets for all the Test matches sold out within days of going on sale and flights to Australia are filling up fast. Kuoni Sport Abroad still have guaranteed tickets as part of the many Ashes cricket packages that they
Floriade and the Hyatt Hotel Canberra

Floriade and the Hyatt Hotel Canberra

See Canberra in its true colours during Floriade, Australia’s floral celebration of Spring. The theme this year is “Carnivale – The World on Show” and Hyatt Hotel Canberra is associating itself with the event by offering an accommodation package from $290.00 per couple during the celebration. It includes overnight accommodation in a luxurious Park Room,
Sydney Opera House guided tours

Sydney Opera House guided tours

Official tours of the Sydney Opera House are now being run at the famous Australian venue. The tours take begin every half hour between 9am and 5pm and take you on a journey through the extraordinary history and architecture of the building, and give you an overview of the Australian performing arts scene. Discounts are
Top yoga retreats

Top yoga retreats

According to a recent Concierge.com article, the top yoga retreats to be found worldwide  are: Wildflower Hall, Shimla, India Como Shambhala at Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos Chiva-Som, Hua Hin, Thailand Begawan Giri, Bali, Indonesia Adventure Yoga Retreats (all over the Americas) Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California LifeTime Private  Retreats, Kangaroo Island, Australia Maya Tulum,
British Airways and The Naked Chef

British Airways and The Naked Chef

British Airways has teamed up with the famous UK celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, aka ‘The Naked Chef’. There are 10 pairs of BA tickets to see Jamie Oliver on tour in Sydney,  Australia. All you have to do is sign up at ba.com/jamieoliver before this Friday (8th September 2006) for a chance to win the