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  • Swank QT Hotel Opens in Sydney

    Sydney has a plush new landing pad—QT Sydney. The chic, colorful hotel honors the building's former tenant (Gowings department store) with its Gowings Bar & Grill, just one of a few choice eateries within.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on September 19, 2012 at 11:54:11 AM EDT in News, Hotels
  • Qantas, Emirates Partner for Kangaroo Route Service

    A partnership was announced yesterday between Qantas and Emirates, effectively ending Qantas' long relationship with British Airways. The move means greater convenience and other benefits for travelers.

    Posted by Seth Miller on September 06, 2012 at 4:00:18 PM EDT in Airlines, News
  • Cunard to Circumnavigate Australia in 2014

    Back by popular demand, Cunard's Queen Mary 2 will circumnavigate Australia in February 2014. The ship will stop in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane (among other ports), and will make a bonus stop in Bali.

    Posted by Andrea M. Rotondo on August 14, 2012 at 10:18:06 AM EDT in Cruises, News
  • Exclusive Deal at Australia's Luxe Southern Ocean Lodge

    We are excited to bring you an exclusive, deal at one of the most stunning and secluded hotels in Australia—the Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island. Take a look.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on June 12, 2012 at 5:13:08 PM EDT in Deals, Hotels
  • Design Hotels Opens First Property in Sydney

    Set to open in the iconic Sydney building that once housed Gowings department store and the State Theater, the QT Sydney is Design Hotels's latest sleek, vibrant property worldwide.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on June 01, 2012 at 10:20:52 AM EDT in Hotels, News
  • Today's Top Headlines: May 4, 2012

    From Spirit Airlines' much-hated announcement this week to Karl Lagerfeld's chic take on a hotel pool, here are the top headlines we're reading this morning.

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on May 04, 2012 at 11:19:28 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • 10 Perfect Girlfriend Getaways

    Nothing beats a getaway with the girls, whether you hit a nearby foodie haven like Portland for the weekend or make it a far-flung jaunt to scope out the big five in Kenya or sip champagne in Australia.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on April 30, 2012 at 5:22:42 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Exceptional Amenity Kits from First-Class Flights

    It might not be the top reason to splurge on a first-class plane ticket, but scoring one of the luxury amenity kits that get handed out in that exclusive cabin is certainly a perk. Here's a rundown on four of the best airline kits, brimming with enough indulgent goodies to make even an extra-long flight extremely comfortable.

    Posted by Rachel Felder on April 12, 2012 at 11:01:42 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 10 Best Spa Trips for 2012

    Emerge from the long winter with a wellness-inspired pick-me-up—set out for a rejuvenating getaway with one of these 10 best spa trips around the globe. From mountain escapes in the forests of New Hampshire and New York to traditional Thai massages in exotic Bangkok to a Great Barrier Reef-neighboring oasis Down Under (and beyond), our list of top spa trips offers a variety of tempting destinations wide and far that are primed for some well-deserved R & R.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 27, 2012 at 2:15:35 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas
  • Top 10 Places to Travel this Spring

    From chic new hotels to can't-miss art events, the season's top destinations are blossoming with fresh experiences. Whether you'd like to revel in the music at Prague's spring music festival, taste wines near the vines in Paso Robles, or mingle with Tuscan locals before the summer crowds arrive, these trips are sure to brighten your season.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on February 14, 2012 at 2:00:46 PM EST in Trip Ideas