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The Luxury Travel Gold List Awards, presented by Luxury Travel magazine, are officially inviting entries from Thursday 4 April, 2024. As the ultimate benchmark in the travel industry, these awards set the standard for excellence, recognising the most outstanding luxury travel experiences both in Australia and globally. This year, the awards shine a spotlight on the evolving desires of the luxury traveller, emphasising responsible and sustainable exploration of our incredible world.

Traveltalk is a trade media partner of the awards, and will be a part of the judging panel.

Entries Open: 4 April 2024
Entries Close: 30 May

In 2024, the awards will feature 26 distinguished categories, including several new and revised ones, to reflect the dynamic landscape of luxury travel. These categories are designed to showcase the best in innovation, sustainability, and excellence across the luxury travel sector.

2024 Categories:

  • New Hotel or Resort Design
  • Luxury Hotel (51+ rooms)
  • Luxury Hotel Brand
  • Boutique Hotel, Resort or Lodge (1-25 rooms)
  • Boutique Hotel, Resort or Lodge (26-50 rooms)
  • Luxury Hotel or Resort – Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific
  • Sustainable Luxury Resort
  • Gourmet Luxury Tourism Experience – Australia & New Zealand
  • Regenerative Tourism Experience
  • Wellness Retreat or Resort
  • Luxury Family Experience
  • Indigenous Experience
  • Luxury Hotel Restaurant or Bar
  • Luxury Expedition Cruise Brand
  • Luxury Ocean Cruise Brand (Under 300 Guests)
  • Luxury Ocean Cruise Brand (301-750 Guests)
  • Luxury Ocean Cruise Brand (Over 750 Guests)
  • Luxury River Cruise Brand
  • Luxury Travel Advisor (Individual) – Australia
  • Boutique Luxury Travel Agency – Leisure
  • Medium / Large Scale Luxury Travel Agency – Leisure
  • Boutique Luxury Tour Operator
  • Medium / Large Scale Luxury Tour Operator
  • Outstanding Contribution to Luxury Travel in Australia
  • Emerging Brand to Watch
  • Editor’s Choice

The Luxury Travel Gold List Awards are a testament to the innovative spirit and commitment to excellence within the luxury travel industry. These awards not only highlight the pinnacle of luxury travel offerings but also champion the efforts of those who strive for sustainability and positive impact in their operations.

Entry Submission

Participants are encouraged to submit their entries through the official Luxury Travel magazine website here, where further details on each category and the submission process can be found.

The Luxury Travel Gold List Awards are more than just an accolade; they are a beacon for those seeking the epitome of luxury while fostering an environment of responsibility and sustainability. As we open the floor for this year’s entries, we eagerly anticipate discovering and celebrating the establishments and experiences that set the gold standard in luxury travel.