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qualia wins TripAdvisor 2014 Travellers’ Choice Awards

19 Mar 2014

Hamilton Island’s qualia has been awarded three 2014 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards, including second for ‘Best in Romance’, joining the exclusive group of less than one per cent of properties listed on TripAdvisor who have received such an accolade. In its 12th year, the Travellers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the reviews...Read More

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qualia Resort Celebrates World Champagne Day in Gatsby Style

14 Oct 2013

On Friday 25 October a Gatsby-themed World Champagne Day dinner, styled by Megan Morton, will be fittingly held at qualia Resort on Hamilton Island where the movie’s leading cast Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan have all stayed.Australia is one of the first countries to toast World Champagne Day, even before the Champagne region itself...Read More

Sandy and Bob Oatley announce Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 35th America's Cup

Hamilton Island Yacht Club Confirmed as Challenger of the 35th America’s Cup

01 Oct 2013

Just 5 days after the 30th anniversary of Australia winning the America's Cup in 1983, Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 35th America's Cup. Hamilton Island Yacht Club’s Australian team will represent all challengers in dealings with the defender Oracle Team USA of Golden Gate Yacht Club, San Francisco.For...Read More

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qualia named Australia’s Best Resort for sixth consecutive year

09 Sep 2013

qualia Resort on Hamilton Island has once again been named Best Resort at the 2013 HM Awards, taking the title for the sixth consecutive year.Australia’s foremost luxury resort located on the northern-most tip of Hamilton Island, qualia has been awarded the Best Resort accolade every year since opening. A member of Relais & Châteaux, it’s not hard...Read More

Collette Dinnigan presents her Resort Collection at qualia

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Celebrates 30 years in 2013

22 Jul 2013

30 years of sailing will be celebrated from 17 to 25 August at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2013.The international yachting event, now the largest offshore regatta in Australia, has evolved over the past three decades into a spectacular display of on-water racing paired with the finest epicurean cuisine, exclusive fashion shows, flowing champagne...Read More

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qualia Resort Appoints New General Manager

15 Jul 2013

Hamilton Island has today named Matthew Taverner as the new General Manager of Australia’s foremost luxury resort; qualia.Commencing 1 August 2013, Taverner has 28 years experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, including over 20 years in managerial roles. His skill, knowledge and expertise transverses three continents, with positions previously...Read More

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Best Golf and Island Resorts for Hamilton Island

29 May 2013

Hamilton Island Golf Club and luxury resort qualia won accolades last night at the Australian Gourmet Traveller 2013 Travel Awards, presented in Melbourne.Hamilton Island’s multi-award winning qualia resort was named the Expert Panel Awards’ Best Australian Island Resort, whilst Hamilton Island Golf Club took out the Readers’ Choice Award for Best Golf...Read More

Best of Australia at qualia

The Best of Australia at qualia: Unparalleled dining, travel and luxury

07 Feb 2013

The finest Australian cuisine in an unsurpassed setting is precisely what guests will experience at the ‘Best of Australia at qualia’ from 12-14 July 2013.Peter Gilmore of Sydney’s world-renowned Quay restaurant, Dan Hunter of the highly acclaimed Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld, Victoria and qualia’s award-winning Executive Chef Alastair Waddell will present...Read More

Couple entering qualia's Long Pavilion

Romance on the Reef at the Best Resort in the World

23 Jan 2013

While beautiful bouquets of flowers, gourmet chocolates and sparkling jewels are traditional Valentine’s Day gifts, those looking to really wow their partner can’t go past a holiday to Hamilton Island’s luxury resort qualia, the definition of world-class luxury, quintessential Australian charm and tranquility.A romantic retreat at qualia can be given...Read More

Leanne Stojmenov, Principal Artist The Australian Ballet, at qualia. Photo by Andrea Francolini

Pas de Deux In Paradise - The Australian Ballet performs at qualia

22 Oct 2012

                  22 October 2012: The Australian Ballet’s incredible Pas de deux in Paradise will be performed at luxury resort qualia from 16 – 18 November 2012 ( Marking the 50th anniversary of The Australian Ballet, 2012 is also the 5th anniversary of the internationally acclaimed arts company’s...Read More

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