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    Luxury and Indulgence

    Our newly-formed editorial partnership with First Class Magazine brings with it the opportunity to showcase what’s happening in the world of luxury travel. From exquisite wellness retreats in the Maldives to glamping beneath the stars aboard a yacht in the Galapagos, these are destinations and experiences that are guaranteed to get your inner travel bug twitching. Whether you’re looking for the holiday experience of a lifetime or simply to indulge in some serious armchair travel, we’ll have something new and exciting for you to enjoy, right here every week.

    The latest headline stories

    Cruise Traveller has released a new package for August 2022 that pairs free business class flights and hotel stays with an ultra-luxury voyage exploring the wild, rarely visited places...

    Discover Aboriginal Experiences Collective offers new experiences in 2021 | International Polar Bear Day

    Queensland’s own Aquaman, Daydream Island Master Reef Guide Johnny Gaskell has visited over 200 reef sites in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park over the last two years.

    InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is on sale | Ponant showcases Australia in eight new journeys

    Some of us are not into Valentine’s Day, while others embrace this romantic occasion with all the chocolates and roses.

    Four reasons why Tohoku will shine when border re-opens | How to Celebrate Lunar New Year – Sydney Style

    Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has unveiled the exclusive Ithaafushi – The Private Island, the largest Maldivian private island spanning 32,000 square meters in the heart of the Indian Ocean.

    Ushuaia is the capital of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province and is considered the gateway to the continent of Antarctica often described as the coldest, driest and windiest place on earth.

    A Japanese snow holiday for the family in Nikko | A flourish of hotels are coming to Australia in 2021

    Queensland is finally opened its borders for the rest of Australians to enjoy our sunshine state, and in 2021 there will be some wonderful offerings to put on the list.

    Opera Australia Returns to Uluru for 2021 | Aurora Expeditions Launches New Exhilarating, Wild and Remote Voyages for 202

    I am one of those females who loves organising other people’s lives - call me manipulative if you must - but I just know when two people would be perfect for each other - even if they don’t know it.

    Plan your post-COVID-19 hiking holiday in Yukon | Accor expands the Sebel in Australia and New Zealand

    It may be a while before we can venture back to Hawaii, but with an election concentrating our thoughts on the US, let’s also focus on something more pleasant such as a stay at the Grand Hyatt in Kauai.

    Venetian Holiday dreams for 2023 | Tweed Artisan Food Weekend – A 4-day Showcase of Headline Chefs, Iconic Eateries and Local Provenance

    Who doesn’t like to live like a local? The Rees Hotel’s concierge team have put their heads together for some tips for your next visit to Queenstown which will hopefully be soon!

    A new luxury offering for Bathurst | Canada opens intriguing accommodation in 2020/2021

    Northern Territory Luxury: State borders are beginning to open again and it’s time to get red. Here are three of our top places for a luxurious sojourn in the Northern Territory.

    Visit a live Walking Dead Set in Central Virginia | BridgeClimb partners with OTTO and Ovolo to offer an adventurous Sydney staycation

    If you need to breathe romance back into a relationship, there are few more romantic places than Italy’s Cinque Terre, a cluster of five villages on the Ligurian coast.

    New luxury hotel openings in Kyoto | New Hotels and Reef expeditions are opening in Far North Queensland 2020

    The latest headline stories

    Cruise Traveller releases exclusive package with free business class flights

    Cruise Traveller has released a new package for August 2022 that pairs free business class flights and hotel stays with an ultra-luxury voyage exploring the wild, rarely visited places...

    News Bites - 25 February 2021

    Discover Aboriginal Experiences Collective offers new experiences in 2021 | International Polar Bear Day

    10 lesser-known reefs of the Great Barrier Reef

    Queensland’s own Aquaman, Daydream Island Master Reef Guide Johnny Gaskell has visited over 200 reef sites in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park over the last two years.

    News Bites - 17 February 2021

    InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is on sale | Ponant showcases Australia in eight new journeys

    Valentine’s Day in the time of COVID-19

    Some of us are not into Valentine’s Day, while others embrace this romantic occasion with all the chocolates and roses.

    News Bites - 8 February 2021

    Four reasons why Tohoku will shine when border re-opens | How to Celebrate Lunar New Year – Sydney Style

    Ithaafushi – The Private Island Launches in the Maldives for the Most Discerning Travelers

    Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has unveiled the exclusive Ithaafushi – The Private Island, the largest Maldivian private island spanning 32,000 square meters in the heart of the Indian Ocean.

    Polarised in Antarctica

    Ushuaia is the capital of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province and is considered the gateway to the continent of Antarctica often described as the coldest, driest and windiest place on earth.

    News Bites - 13 December 2020

    A Japanese snow holiday for the family in Nikko | A flourish of hotels are coming to Australia in 2021

    Queensland Opens with luxury offerings in 2021 and 2022

    Queensland is finally opened its borders for the rest of Australians to enjoy our sunshine state, and in 2021 there will be some wonderful offerings to put on the list.

    News bites – 29 November 2020

    Opera Australia Returns to Uluru for 2021 | Aurora Expeditions Launches New Exhilarating, Wild and Remote Voyages for 202

    Sri Lanka – land of husbands, saris and sapphires

    I am one of those females who loves organising other people’s lives - call me manipulative if you must - but I just know when two people would be perfect for each other - even if they don’t know it.

    News bites – 13 November 2020

    Plan your post-COVID-19 hiking holiday in Yukon | Accor expands the Sebel in Australia and New Zealand

    Pipe dreams in Kauai, Hawaii

    It may be a while before we can venture back to Hawaii, but with an election concentrating our thoughts on the US, let’s also focus on something more pleasant such as a stay at the Grand Hyatt in Kauai.

    News bites – 6 November 2020

    Venetian Holiday dreams for 2023 | Tweed Artisan Food Weekend – A 4-day Showcase of Headline Chefs, Iconic Eateries and Local Provenance

    The Best Queenstown Experiences You Can Have in Spring & Summer

    Who doesn’t like to live like a local? The Rees Hotel’s concierge team have put their heads together for some tips for your next visit to Queenstown which will hopefully be soon!

    News bites – 2 November 2020

    A new luxury offering for Bathurst | Canada opens intriguing accommodation in 2020/2021

    Luxury in the Northern Territory

    Northern Territory Luxury: State borders are beginning to open again and it’s time to get red. Here are three of our top places for a luxurious sojourn in the Northern Territory.

    News bites – 24 October 2020

    Visit a live Walking Dead Set in Central Virginia | BridgeClimb partners with OTTO and Ovolo to offer an adventurous Sydney staycation

    The Romance of Italy’s Cinque Terre

    If you need to breathe romance back into a relationship, there are few more romantic places than Italy’s Cinque Terre, a cluster of five villages on the Ligurian coast.

    News Bites - 2 October 2020

    New luxury hotel openings in Kyoto | New Hotels and Reef expeditions are opening in Far North Queensland 2020