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World’s Best Awards 2021: Top Hotels and Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific

If you’re heading down under or out into the middle of the Pacific, these are the bucket lists for you.

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This Awesome Natural Playground Is Australia’s Next It Destination

Doesn’t the “Tropical Far North” sound so breezy and romantic? Here’s why we’re headed for Cairns.

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The 9 Best All-Inclusive Honeymoon Hotels in Asia

Because what’s less romantic than rationing the spa treatments?

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Why Tasmania Is the Perfect Pandemic Destination

Down under the land down under is a gorgeous island offering offbeat adventures.

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This Might Be the Most Sustainable Uber-Luxe Whole-Island Buy-Out in the World

Who’s in to visit Kokomo Island Private Resort in Fiji?

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This Super High-End Hotel Swag Is Reason Enough to Check In

The swishest hotels and the most luxurious goods are pairing up for matches made in six-star heaven.

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These Hotel Activities for Kids Are Way Cooler Than Summer Camp

After all that virtual school, kids need hands-on learning more than ever. Could these resorts — and their next-level educational programs — be the answer?

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6 Staycations in Australia You Want to Book Now

Across Australia, urban hotels are debuting or reinventing themselves for the closed-border era. Whether you’re looking for an incredible staycation or planning your next city getaway, these luxe properties make the perfect home base.

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Unlock Free Perks and Enjoy More Savings with Wyndham Rewards

With over 1,500 hotels by Wyndham across Asia Pacific—you’ll never be far from an exciting Wyndham Rewards destination.

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T+L It List 2021: These are the best new hotels in the world this year

Presenting the Travel + Leisure It List 2021

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This Luxury Holiday Home Made of Hemp Is So Sustainable It’s Going to Be Carbon Negative

Why we’re green with envy at vacationers booking this uber-luxe, uber-green hempcrete beach villa in Australia.

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These Are the Top 500 Hotels in the World

The T+L 500 are the world’s best hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L’s discerning readers.

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This is the Sydney Hotel Everyone is Talking About

Game-changing debut alert! With its resort-style infinity pool, abundance of world-class restaurants and insane views, Crown Sydney is injecting a new brand of glam into the harbor city.

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8 AWESOME PRIVATE VILLAS FOR YOUR NEXT GROUP GETAWAY

We love our hotels, but #villalife is really something special. Get inspired for your next group trip with this round-up of killer villas across the region.

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This New Retro-80s Motel is the Coolest Stay Byron Bay

Eco-friendly and easy-breezy, The Sunseeker is low on frills but heavy on creativity, community and nostalgia.

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The Australian Island Where Quokkas Demand a Photo

A new boutique hotel on Rottnest Island ups the ante for accommodations in Western Australia’s favorite nature getaway.

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How to Be a Swish Survivalist Without Needing to Hunt for Your Dinner. (Hint: Just Check In)

Want to cultivate life skills and still retire to your fluffy four-poster at night? Try the experiences at these luxury hotels.

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3 Adventures Off the Australian Grid

These three off the grid stays are the perfect base for experiencing wildlife and the beaten landscape in the Australian outback.

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Brisbane Might Be Australia’s New Coolest City

A flourish of hip new hotels, dining spots and micro-bars sees Queensland’s once-dismissed capital on course to become one of Australia’s coolest cities.

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Stay Close To The Action At These Entertainment-Focused Hotels

Catch a Broadway show, do some luxury shopping, party all night—or all of the above.

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You’ll Want To Book These Places For Your Next Business Trip

All work and no play is no way to do business travel. Mix up your next corporate trip with rooftop cocktails, sightseeing or soaking up the sun.

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The Bailey, Cairns

Far North Queensland got a whole lot hipper in the last 12 months. The second of three luxury Crystalbrook Collection hotels to open in Cairns, The Bailey (creative sibling to The Riley) is a bold celebration of art and originality.

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The Fullerton Sydney

Housed in the former General Post Office (“GPO,” first opened in 1874, at No. 1 Martin Place), Fullerton merges grandiose heritage architecture with contemporary culinary, art and cultural experiences, giving guests the opportunity to explore Sydney past and present.

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The Fantauzzo

The latest installment of one of the country’s most exciting boutique hotel brands, this homage to award-winning Australian painter Vincent Fantauzzo offers six floors of appropriately art-filled spaces.

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Visiting Byron Bay? Check Out This Chic, Local-Is-Best Nest

A launch pad for Mullum’s hip cafés, the destination Kiva Spa and the bush trails of Nightcap National Park (part of the UNESCO-listed Gondwana rainforests), Blackbird Byron makes a compelling case for hyper-local travel.

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QT Perth

Moments from Swan River in Perth’s revitalized CBD, this new urban hotel makes an ideal base for suits who don’t like to sacrifice on style.

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Ovolo Incholm

Nothing is more evident of Brisbane’s breezy renaissance than this new-look boutique stay in Incholm in the heart of the city. The hotel, rebranded last year to Ovolo Incholm after a complete makeover, marries eclectic Art-Deco interiors reflective of the building’s 1930s heritage with next-gen perks to entice modern travelers.

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Raes on Wategos, Byron Bay

With just seven suites and two luxury penthouses, this newly revamped escape feels like it leapt off the pages of a romance novel.

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United Places Botanic Gardens

Stymied by the city’s lackluster options when trying to book a room for a friend, developer Darren Rubenstein decided to take action.

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These 6 Design Hotels Are Millennial-Approved

Low-budget, high-design, next-gen hotels have begun to sweep Asia, an on-trend fit for digital nomads, flashpackers and aesthetes alike.

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These Are Our Favorite Business Hotels Around Asia

Traveling on the job doesn’t have to be boxy and boring. These upscale hotels do the hard work for you, leaving more time to enjoy your surroundings.

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A Hotel Scene: Where Old Meets New in Sydney

In recent years, developers have been converting a string of historic structures into imaginative lodgings.

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The 6 Best Hotels to Celebrate A Special Occasion

From a former royal guesthouse to a room with sweeping Mount Fuji views, these intimate, extravagant and picturesque resorts are just the spots to celebrate those once-in-a-lifetime moments.

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3 Cozy Australian Hotels with Big Perks

Across Australia, compact quarters among the great outdoors are sometimes the coziest way to spend a weekend. Eloise Basuki uncovers a few tiny hotels offering big experiences.