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Catseye Beach, Hamilton Island Great Barrier Reef

Insights from the inaugural 2015 Australian Luxury Travel Survey revealed

19 Feb 2015

Australia’s luxury travel market is evolving. According to the 2015 Australian Luxury Travel Survey, as commissioned by qualia and Virtuoso, 74 per cent of high net worth (HNW) travellers believe Australia has become more of a luxury travel destination over the past five years.No longer is luxury travel defined purely by the level of opulence or an...Read More

qualia Long Pavilion on Hamilton Island Great Barrier Reef

Luxury travel industry is set to benefit from new wave of domestic travel

19 Feb 2015

Australia’s luxury holiday industry is set to experience a new wave of demand with an increase in high net worth travellers opting to book domestic holidays. According to the inaugural Australian Luxury Travel Survey commissioned by qualia and Virtuoso, 74% of high net worth (HNW) Australian travellers believe Australia has become more of a luxury travel...Read More

Hamilton Island’s luxury resort, qualia

qualia takes pride of place on the 2015 US Condé Nast Traveler Gold List

04 Feb 2015

Hamilton Island’s luxury resort, qualia’s coveted position as one the best resorts in the world has again been reinforced with qualia announced as the only Australian luxury lodge to feature on the US Condé Nast Traveler’s newly reinvented 2015 Gold List in the design category. For the first time ever, the newly reinvented Gold List was hand selected...Read More

Hamilton Island's luxury island resort, award winning waterfront Great Barrier Reef accommodation, qualia. Couple shown on a romantic getaway enjoying their Whitsundays tropical island beach holiday.

qualia and Hamilton Island voted the best in Australia

03 Dec 2014

Australia’s premier Great Barrier Reef island destination, Hamilton Island continues to celebrate a successful year. Australian Traveller readers last night awarded the island’s luxury resort, qualia “Best Luxury Resort in Australia”, Spa qualia “Best Spa in Australia” and Hamilton Island “Australia’s most beautiful island getaway”; a total of 14 accolades...Read More

Windward Pavilion - qualia, Hamilton Island

UK Conde Nast Traveller readers vote qualia the Best Resort in Australia

14 Oct 2014

Hamilton Island’s luxury resort, qualia has been bestowed the honour of the Best Resort in Australia and second in the Australasian & The South Pacific region in UK Conde Nast Traveller’s 17th annual Top 100 Readers' Travel Awards.Earlier in the year, UK Conde Nast Traveller asked readers to vote for the things they love about travel, from holiday...Read More

qualia - Australian Ballet

Under the Milky Way, beside the sea: The Australian Ballet heads north to Pas de Deux in Paradise

07 Oct 2014

Artists of The Australian Ballet will be travelling to Hamilton Island in October to dance underneath the stars against one of Australia’s most idyllic backdrops, the Whitsundays and the Coral Sea. Five of the company’s leading dancers will perform in an exclusive outdoor performance, Pas de Deux in Paradise, at the luxury resort qualia, located on...Read More

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Copyright Andrea Francolini

Ready to set sail: Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014

28 Jul 2014

Anticipation is building as thousands prepare to celebrate over three decades of sailing from 16th to 23rd August at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014; the largest offshore regatta in the southern hemisphere. The international yachting event has evolved over the past 31 years into a spectacular display of on-water racing paired with the finest epicurean...Read More

qualia, Long Pavilion

qualia wins Best Hotel/Resort at the 2014 National Travel Industry Awards

23 Jul 2014

Hamilton Island’s luxury resort, qualia has been bestowed the honour of Best Australian Hotel/Resort in the Australian Federation of Travel Agents 2014 National Travel Industry Awards; the premier industry event of the year. The Awards provide the opportunity for the industry to acknowledge the achievements of those who have excelled in the travel sector....Read More

NET-A-PORTER.COM, the world’s premier online luxury fashion retailer, and MR PORTER.COM, the online retail destination for men's style.

NET-A-PORTER.COM and MR PORTER.COM partner with Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

08 Jul 2014

NET-A-PORTER.COM, the world’s premier online luxury fashion retailer, and MR PORTER.COM, the online retail destination for men's style, are proud to announce a partnership with Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014.Hamilton Island Race Week is the largest, international offshore regatta in the Southern Hemisphere and has evolved over the past three decades...Read More

Mark Best

qualia announces new event: Weekends of Wonderment

23 May 2014

Hamilton Island’s, qualia has announced a new event series, ‘Weekends of Wonderment’ with the inaugural event to be held at the award-winning, luxury resort from Friday 13 – Sunday 15 June, 2014. From its idyllic location at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, the upcoming event will be the first in a series of bespoke guest experiences that embody...Read More

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