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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.

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

Splendour on the hill

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

Islands

How the rich holiday: private islands for rent

Musha Bay, Bahamas

No need for a 'do not disturb' sign at these havens, writes Michael Gebicki.

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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

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

The smoke and ash from Mount Tavurvur

MICHAEL KOZIOL 2:04pm | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

Czech hotel threatens peeing tourists with YouTube post

OLIVER SMITH 9:25am | A Czech hotel is hoping to deter public urination by threatening to post videos of offenders on YouTube.

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

28 Aug | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

28 Aug | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

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