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Submissions are now open for the 2023 Luxury Travel Gold List Awards


The hunt is on to find and celebrate the best in the world’s travel products and experiences.

Do you know a travel product or experience worthy of recognition?

If you think your airline, hotel, cruise line or tourism experience is up there with the absolute best in the world and is worthy of recognition, submissions are now open for the esteemed prize of a name among Luxury Travel’s Gold List Awards for 2023.

Established in 2005, the Luxury Travel Gold List Awards has carved out its name as a prestigious accolade worthy of the world’s best tourism products and experiences, with the best across Australia, Indo-Pacific and around the world having claimed the spoils over the years.

Twenty-two categories are now open for submissions across air, land and sea, each reflecting the title’s core editorial pillars of authenticity, design and sustainability.

Winners will be those who Luxury Travel says “break barriers and do great things”.

Traveltalk is proud to be the Trade Media Partner for the awards.

Winners in 2023 will be those who break barriers and do great things in travel.

The categories this year are:

  • New Hotel or Resort Design
  • Boutique Property, Villa or Lodge (less than 50 keys)
  • Sustainable, Luxury Resort
  • Luxury Hotel or Resort Brand
  • Gourmet Luxury Tourism Experience
  • Regenerative Tourism Experience
  • Sustainability Initiative by a Destination/Tourism Region
  • Wellness Spa or Resort
  • Luxury Family Experience
  • Luxury Indigenous Experience – Australia
  • Airline (Design, Service and Sustainability)
  • Airline First Class Cabin (Design, Features, Service, F&B, Lounge)
  • Luxury Expedition Cruise Brand
  • Luxury Ocean or River Cruise Brand (with ships under 300 guests)
  • Luxury Ocean Cruise Brand (with ships under 750 guests)
  • Luxury Travel Advisor (Individual) – Australia
  • Luxury Travey Agency, Leisure (boutique) – Australia
  • Luxury Travel Agency, Leisure (medium to large scale) – Australia
  • Luxury Tour Operator, Boutique
  • Luxury Tour Operator, Medium to Large Scale
  • Luxury Travel Gold List Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Luxury Travel – Australia
  • Emerging Brand / One to Watch (any category, eg: Cruise, Hotel, Agency)
  • Editor's Choice (not open to entries)

For information on how to enter and for detailed category criteria, click here.


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Written by: Matt Lennon
Published: 29 May 2023

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