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  • Sensory Sophistication at qualia

    The defining moment of awareness for me at qualia, is sitting in the Long Room, as the perfectly temperate languid breezes of the Whitsundays, caress and calm with their soft silkiness. Add to that, a glass of ‘house pour’ Champagne, Charles Heidsick, and the changing light over the water and islands across the way. Hmmm. Mesmeric. Hard to beat. And so say the reader’s of Conde Nast USA, who voted qualia ‘Best Resort in the World’ in recent months, giving them an incredible perfect 100/100 score. Continue Reading

    Most claim that this captivating young adventurer made his first appearance in the travel industry at the tender age of five, working diligently to become the most efficient brochure boxer this side of the Atlantic, all the while running up and down the office halls in-between projects. Always following his father around the office throughout the years, Ian began to learn the ropes and become more engaged with the company and travel industry. As Ian grew older, his knowledge and skill set were outpaced only by his passion for travel and desire to see the world, venturing to destinations across the globe from Australia to Africa,. After four years of study, and a few years working within the hotel industry, Ian began his official career much like it started, with a wide-eyed enthusiasm and tireless work.

    July 31, 2013 • Australia, Bloggers • Views: 4714

  • Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef with Life Changing Experiences

    A visit to Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef on Australia’s west coast last spring with my then seven year old daughter and husband left with me a potent reminder of the value of the guides hosting guests in remote places, and especially at luxe lodges or camps where many of the experiences and guiding is included in the rate (an important item to consider when researching experiential holidays). Continue Reading

    Most claim that this captivating young adventurer made his first appearance in the travel industry at the tender age of five, working diligently to become the most efficient brochure boxer this side of the Atlantic, all the while running up and down the office halls in-between projects. Always following his father around the office throughout the years, Ian began to learn the ropes and become more engaged with the company and travel industry. As Ian grew older, his knowledge and skill set were outpaced only by his passion for travel and desire to see the world, venturing to destinations across the globe from Australia to Africa,. After four years of study, and a few years working within the hotel industry, Ian began his official career much like it started, with a wide-eyed enthusiasm and tireless work.

    June 25, 2013 • Australia, Bloggers • Views: 6640