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Ask a group of travellers to choose their favourite hotel from a list and you’re likely to get different choices for lots of different reasons.

What makes one five-star hotel better than another?

Is it the décor and the quality of furnishings? Or is the feeling you’re being treated like royalty as you wander around the hotel? Perhaps it’s the combination of a stunning swimming pool and impressive spa. Or it might be something as simple as the pink rubber duck sitting on the rim of your bathtub.

A luxury experience is a combination of several things and many things combine to make a luxury hotel or travel experience special for you.

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Barnbougle Dunes

Although there are many things to do in Tasmania, golfers will appreciate playing golf at Australia's best public golf course. Barnbougle Dunes and Barnbougle Lost Farm are two amazing golf courses built by a north-eastern Tasmanian farming family with a hospitality background, who figured they had a pretty decent spot...
macau pools
Hotel swimming pools in Macau are getting bigger and better. Not to be overshadowed by flashy attractions such as Venetian canals with singing gondoliers, fountains that shoot out jets of water synchronised to music, giant dragons other dramatic displays, there are plenty of Macau pools that are just as amazing. After...
canmore golf courses

Canmore Golf Courses

Did you know that playing golf in the Canadian Rockies is good for your health? Studies show that living, working, and playing at altitude not only reduces the risk of heart disease, it also contributes to losing weight. So if you’ve longed to tee it up with snow-capped mountains...
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5 Vanuatu Resorts

A boom in Vanuatu resorts is allowing visitors to enjoy the natural charms of the South Pacific in comfort. Vanuatu is the quintessential tropical island paradise (and one of the most romantic places to get married abroad), an archipelago of 83 islands with white-sand beaches, swaying palms and amazing...
wille creek pearls
Wandering through the showroom at Willie Creek Pearls, I resign myself to leaving Broome empty-handed. It’s not that I can’t find a pearl that I like; the problem is that most of the jewellery I like is way beyond my budget.  After all, how many of us can afford to...
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Queensland Resort Report

Besides the world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Queensland's other assets are gorgeous white sandy beaches and perfect sunny weather. It’s no wonder Australia’s sunshine state attracts huge numbers of visitors each year. From urban chic to rural hip, there's a Queensland resort to suit everyone.  There’s an abundance...

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