Hotels

Tasmania staycation holiday

Your guide to planning the perfect staycation in Tasmania

It won’t be long now before Australians are allowed to travel interstate, so here’s a guide to the best road trips, day trips and winter stays.

A Sydney staycation to top your back-to-travel list

With local travel restrictions easing, the era of the staycation is arriving. We tried the Fullerton Hotel in Sydney in the early days of coronavirus and it passed with flying colours (and many macarons).

Sicily

Sicily is offering to pay for half your travel costs if you visit after Covid-19

To encourage tourists to visit post-pandemic, the Italian island is offering to pay for half of your flights and a third of your accommodation costs.

Laguna Lang Co buffalo

Six resorts embracing the animals on their doorstep

From sea turtles to zebras, here are some of the lesser-known ways hotels and resorts have been embracing local animals ethically.

Review: Change Overnight, Tasmania

Change Overnight: the hotel that lets you do a good deed every night

Change Overnight in Launceston, Tasmania, is a new hotel concept that is part business, part social enterprise that ethical travellers will love.

Stamba Hotel, Georgia

Tried & Tested: Stamba Hotel, Georgia

A former Soviet-era printing house bow exudes industrial chic while tapping into Tbilisi’s contemporary hipster zeitgeist.

Soho House Amsterdam

Tried & Tested: Soho House Amsterdam

Set over six stories, the house gives off art deco and heritage impressions while contemporising it to appeal to Amsterdam’s cool scene.

Luxury travel trends - Small Luxury Hotels of the world

6 trends likely to influence your next getaway

Can you relate to these six trends that are reported to be what travellers are looking for in a luxury getaway?

Victoria Winery experience: Wine Down Pop Up

Sleep among the vines at Victoria’s best wineries

Victoria’s Wine Down Pop Up activation is back for anther year offering bespoke stays in the heart of the state’s best wine regions.

Apurva Kempinski, Bali

Tried & Tested: Apurva Kempinski, Bali

This grand resort on the Nusa Dua cliff face exudes contemporary Javanese style. Everywhere you look holds surprises of the best kind.

W Brisbane WET Deck float in cinema

W Brisbane’s uber-cool floating cinema experience

In an exclusive first, W Brisbane hotel is transforming its famous WET Deck pool area into a floating cinema experience this March.

Raffles Istanbul review

Tried & Tested: Raffles, Istanbul

Turkey’s first Forbes Five-Star hotel, Raffles Istanbul is an art-filled oasis towering over Besiktas, the city’s most happening district.