Australia/Oceania

Australia is the smallest of the seven continents and covers about 5.6% of Earth’s landmass. In Oceania there are 14 countries and a number of dependent territories. That’s a huge variety to cover and read about.

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Hilton Melbourne to open in March 2021

Melbourne’s heritage-listed Equity Chambers has been transformed into Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street (Hilton Melbourne LQS). Located in the heart of the city, the elegant upscale hotel will open at midday on Monday, 22 March 2021.

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Sip on new tastes at Canberra’s Wine Week

The Canberra District Wine Week 2021 runs from 20 to 29 March. The week encompasses events such as wine dinners and cellar door museum wine tastings to grape stomping, art exhibitions, musical soirees and blending your own.

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QT hotels announce a new collection of extraordinary stays

Sick of lockdowns? Tired of being well-behaved? Replenish your excitement and enchantment levels with QT Hotels and Resorts’ latest offering,

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2021 Whale Shark Season begins in Ningaloo, Western Australia

Ningaloo Reef’s whale shark season has started early with the first guests swimming with whale sharks today, on tour with Exmouth-based operator Ningaloo Discovery.

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Discover Aboriginal Experiences collective welcomes four new members

Borrgoron Coast to Creek Tours and Kingfisher Tours in Western Australia, and Bundyi Cultural Tours and Wajaana Yaam Adventure Tours in New South Wales, have joined Discover Aboriginal Experiences – a collective of quality, authentic Aboriginal guided tourism offerings

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Maldives views Western Australian style

Your choice of luxury holiday accommodation in the south west’s most sought-after locations has expanded with five stunning new holiday homes added to Private Properties’ impressive portfolio.

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Cruise Traveller releases exclusive package with free business class flights

Cruise Traveller has released a new package for August 2022 that pairs free business class flights and hotel stays with an ultra-luxury voyage exploring the wild, rarely visited places and islands along almost the entire Western Australian coastline between Darwin and Perth.

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A view to a thrill in Melbourne

I walk in to a view of Melbourne’s CBD metropolis all the way to St Kilda beach and Port Melbourne with the Yarra snaking its way through the city of lockdowns. I can spy the MCG, the Australian Open Tennis Centre, Melbourne Victory’s stadium, Federation Square, The Concert Hall and every other iconic Melbourne institution.

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Iconic Queensland Island offers up to 40% discounts

The ‘Whitsundays Welcome’ is back to offer guests an all-inclusive stay featuring a five-night stay (in choice of room or suite), luxury transfers for two from Hamilton Island, and daily breakfast for two in the ocean-facing Pacific restaurant.

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The top 10 secret reefs of the Great Barrier Reef

Queensland has finally opened her borders for all Australians to enjoy our sunshine state and in 2021 there will be some wonderful offerings to put on the list.