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Luxury Holidays in Queensland

An immediate feeling of relaxation.

Queensland

Hamilton Island: choose your own adventure

Some five-star resorts now offer more than mere luxury, writes Andrea Black.

Queensland

Splendour on the hill

A hotelier has opened his mountain lodge to a lucky few guests, writes Erin O'Dwyer.

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

Queensland

Bedarra rebooted

Ute Junker Ute Junker finds that less is more at a revamped island that has just become even more intimate.

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Special features

Luxury

Height of luxury: Australia's top five hotel suites

Sydney Suite, Park Hyatt.

Ute Junker Huge rooms, unsurpassed views, private butlers, even a $9000 toilet - Ute Junker takes a look what Australia's most exclusive hotel suites have to offer.

Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: hotels opening in 2014

Shangri-La, London, will open in the Shard.

From the best address in London to the Whitsundays in Australia, here are the top six hotels opening around the world in 2014. By Belinda Jackson

Branson's private island

Richard Branson Makepeace Island

Holidaymakers can now "rent" Richard Branson's private leisure haven, Makepeace Island, located 20 minutes from Noosa in Queensland.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Spa tapas, please, with a side order of instant fix

Qualia spa

Jane E. Fraser The boom in spa treatments has us spoiled about being spoiled: we want to try the best pampering and cram it all into the shortest time possible.

Map of Queensland

Travel News

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

Jetstar

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Peninsula Paris a game-changer on the luxury hotel scene

JULIETTA JAMESON | With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.

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