If you’re thinking of booking a holiday, this wholesaler wrap is just the thing. It’s also perfect if you want to feel extra sad about being in the office today instead of at one of these places.
Constellation Journeys releases three new tours for 2019
Following the success of its first Around the World Tour by privately chartered 747, new luxury travel company CONSTELLATION JOURNEYS Constellation Journeys has announced three new tours taking off in 2019 – bespoke journeys to Eastern Europe and Africa and the company’s second Around the World tour visiting Seoul, Jerusalem, Malta, Barcelona, Cartagena, Cusco, Machu Picchu and Easter Island.
The Melbourne based company founded by travel industry veteran Dan Kotzmann, makes discovering the extraordinary accessible, offering all-inclusive, luxury touring by private charter to exceptional global destinations
Kotzmann and his team personally escort CONSTELLATION JOURNEYS’ adventures.
The company’s inaugural journey in April this year was fully booked – a 21-day luxury adventure travelling by privately chartered Qantas Boeing 747 to Hanoi, The Taj Mahal, The Serengeti, Marrakech, New York, Havana and Tahiti.
Getaway heads to Fijian paradise with first time visitor, Charli Robinson
Australian viewers got a dose of island sunshine over the weekend with the first of eight Fiji segments going to air on Australia’s longest-running and number one travel program, Getaway. Saturday’s episode (11th August) marked the start of presenter Charli Robinson’s journey around the idyllic islands of Fiji located just 3 hours from Sydney.
Over the coming months, Charli will discover some of Fiji’s newest resort openings and most unique food, cultural and soft adventure experiences including the newly-opened, luxury wellness resort – Six Senses, eating fresh and delicious food at Malamala Beach Club and exploring Fiji’s stunning interior and coastline with one of Fiji’s newest attraction, Ecotrax.
To achieve this awareness, Tourism Fiji’s partnership with Getaway was a great opportunity to reach a wide audience. In addition to the TV broadcast, Getaway has the added bonus of great online channels including their website which is a popular planning tool for Australian holiday makers.
While filming commenced around some new locations, Getaway also returned to long-time favourite Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, a family-focused destination with great family activities in a picture-perfect location.
&Beyond’s new India mobile camping small group journey offers unprecedented adventure off the beaten track
Luxury experiential travel company &Beyond has launched an innovative mobile camping group set departure trip through some of India’s most remote wildlife and cultural destinations. Led by a professional, English-speaking guide, the itinerary offers special access to a series of fascinating experiences that are exclusive to &Beyond guests.
Kicking off in Delhi, the tour offers a taste of bustling throngs and historical architecture before heading off to discover some of Central India’s most iconic destinations. Specially designed for history fanatics, as well as cultural and wildlife enthusiasts, the tour’s next stop is Khajuraho. Here travellers explore exquisite temples dating back to the 10th and 11th centuries before being driven to Kaafila Camp, set below Kalinjar Fort, for a luxury camping experience.
Based here, guests enjoy the opportunity to visit the temples, battlements and shrines of this magnificent fortress city, once home to dynasties of rulers. There is adequate time to stroll the impressive ruins of Kalinjar Fort and hike to the exquisite Ajaigarh Hill Fort, situated nearby.
The Journey is led by Hashim Tyabji, one of India’s most experienced private guides, who has served as consultant on various documentaries, including films by the BBC and National Geographic. Passionate about nature, as well as military and Indian history, Hashim is the author of a number of guides and books about the country.
Contiki’s latest launch in Asia includes trips to Sri Lanka and Cambodia
From hitting the surf on the sun-drenched coastlines of Weligama to visiting a care facility for orphaned and injured baby elephants – Asia is a land of colourful contrasts with so much to explore! Contiki is delivering more incredible Asia trips packed with food experiences, accommodation and adventures that are authentic, unique and utterly unforgettable!
From water to wildlife, there’s a ton of magic to capture with Contiki’s new Pure Sri Lanka trip. Ride the famous Kandy to Ella train and see the tea plantations glide by before setting off on an even bigger adventure, an included Udawalawe safari. You’ll spot Sri Lanka’s Big Five – elephants, leopards, sperm whales, sloth bears and blue whales – a truly unbelievable wildlife experience. Keen for a bit of R&R after all that adventure? Contiki offers a beach stay at Unawatuna where you can relax and visit the Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Centre to see the work being done to protect the sea turtles.
Desperate to discover more of Cambodia? Venture off the beaten track with Contiki’s Cambodian Magic trip to explore jungle islands and swim azure waters. During these eight colourful days you’ll connect with locals and experience true Cambodian culture. This is Cambodia as you’ve never seen it before and it’s time to soak it all up, along with the sunshine. Take a dip in the waters of the Secret Lake and take a Cambodian cooking class before experiencing one of the most magical special stays at Long Set Resort with private access and beach front rooms that open onto a sparkling water paradise.
Discover the Kimberley Region and Fly Free with APT
Today, leading tour operator APT launched their 2019 Kimberly Wilderness Adventures brochure with an amazing range of earlybird Superdeals including Fly Free and savings of up to $800 per couple on selected tours.
APT’s popular 15-day Kimberley Complete showcases the best of the Kimberley’s remote landscapes in groups of no more than 20 guests. With all meals, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers included, clients are sure to be impressed by the all-inclusive value of an APT Kimberley Wilderness Adventure. Prices start at $9,995 per person twin share, with additional early-bird Superdeals available if booking before 15 December 2018.
Exclusive to APT guests, clients will stay in APT’s unmatched network of Wilderness Lodges and travel in comfort and safety aboard custom-designed 4WD vehicles. What’s more, APT’s expert Driver-Guides and 10 member Expedition Team go above and beyond to ensure every trip runs smoothly. Thanks to APT’s exclusive range of Signature Experiences, clients will be able to soar over Mitchell Falls in a helicopter; admire fascinating Wandjina and Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) rock art; and watch the sun set over the striking Bungle Bungle Range.
In 2019, APT’s exclusive expedition ships, the MS Caledonian Sky and MS Island Sky will set sail along the Kimberley Coast, giving clients the chance to experience a more intimate atmosphere and an all-inclusive lifestyle, be expertly guided by APT’s Expedition Team, and gain an invaluable insight into the region during included Zodiac excursions.
Explore all that Malaysia has to offer for less
You might not straight away think of Malaysia as a relaxing, beach resort holiday destination…and you’d be forgiven. Considering there’s a huge, beautiful and busy metropolis in Malaysia we all know as Kuala Lumpur, it’s easy to forget that Malaysia also offers some of the most diverse, BEAUTIFUL beach and island destinations in the world. Discover the incredible diversity of Malaysia’s landscapes and cities and we promise you won’t regret it.
Trek through tropical jungles, dive or snorkel in colourful reefs, relax on pristine beaches and sample the exotic tastes of Malaysian cuisine at a ridiculously affordable price (we’re talking as little as one or two dollars). There’s wild orangutans (omg) and Mount Kinabalu in Borneo, there’s so much to see amongstthe skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur AND, there’s Penang, Langkawi and the Perhentian Islands, which are heavenly. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a range of landscapes and complimentary activities to match!
STA Travel is also offering fantastic volunteering opportunities throughout Malaysia with up to 15 per cent off this month. If you’ve ever thought about giving back through volunteering now’s your chance –the Rainforest, Wildlife and Community Conservation program sees you spending eight days on the borders of Malaysia’s biggest National Park in support of conservation efforts by dismantling snares, tracking footprints of tigers, elephants, sun bears and leopards, and collecting camera trap data of gibbons and binturongs.
Embracing Casa Angelina’s lifestyle with late summer sunshine offer
Casa Angelina has announced a Late-Summer Sunshine Offer available to guests staying at this stunning property in Praiano on Italy’s Amalfi Coast from 1 to 28 October 2018, after which time the property will close until its new seasonal opening next April. This special offer, valid for stays of a minimum two nights from 1 to 28 October 2018, is priced from EUR540,00 plus 10 per cent VAT and City Tax per night for two people and includes:
- 20 per cent discount on Best Available Rates (BAR)
- EUR50,00 spa credit voucher
- Buffet breakfast
- Return scheduled shuttle bus service to Positano
- Wi-Fi internet connection
- Use of gym and sauna
- Access to La Gavitella Beach via hotel elevator and 200 steps
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Casa Angelina this year unveiled a new treatment room at The Spa accommodating two people for couples’ massages and a new pre-and post-treatment terrace lounge where guests can order from a menu of refreshing and nourishing items including freshly squeezed juices, herbal teas, detox water, smoothies, healthy snacks, a healthy SPA lunch, dried fruits, citrus sorbets and more.