Attention all luxury travel connoisseurs – entries for the annual Gold List Awards have just been extended!

Best Overseas Boutique Property, Villa or Lodge Winner 2019 - Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Best Overseas Boutique Property, Villa or Lodge Winner 2019 - Huka Lodge, New Zealand

Be recognised on the global stage as the best in your field at the annual Gold List Awards.

Since 2005, the Luxury Travel Gold List has been setting a global benchmark for luxury travel, surveying the best operators, experiences and destinations around the world to award and celebrate the best in class. With travel more desirable and valued than ever, this year’s program is dedicated to uncovering the best of the best, with a goal to platform the unique, the exceptional and the luxurious across our global network.

The 2023 awards will focus on authenticity, design and sustainability, and the way each of these play out across a range of categories that cover air, land and sea. The program will not only recognise outstanding accommodation offerings and travel operators, but also experience packages around wellness, sustainability, culture and food and wine. 

The Gold List has been flooded with entries across all 22 categories. This pool of entrants show a commitment to innovation and holistic travel which marks a global shift towards luxury travel that is built on connection to companions, culture and place.

Saffire Freycinet Lounge, Tasmania
Saffire Freycinet Lounge, Tasmania

With entries flying in, we are excited to officially announce the extension to our entry period until 19th July, 2023. This gives all prospective and current entrants an additional 20 days to submit new and current submissions!

Entries can be made across the following categories:
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 Travel Agency, Leisure (Boutique), Australia
Luxury Travel Agency, Leisure (Medium to Large Scale), Australia
Luxury Tour Operator, Boutique
Luxury Tour Operator, Medium to Large Scale
Emerging Brand/One to Watch (any Category e.g.: Cruise, Hotel, Agency)

Best Overseas Health & Wellness Retreat Finalist 2019 - Chiva Som Resort, Thailand
Best Overseas Health & Wellness Retreat Finalist 2019 - Chiva Som Resort, Thailand

PLUS the Luxury Travel team will award an “Editor’s Choice” which is selected from an outstanding entry across the entire pool of submitted entrants, as well as an “Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Luxury Travel”. 

The shortlist will be put together by an outstanding jury pool, with the full list of shortlisted projects to be announced 17th August 2023. Winners will be revealed at a Reveal Party on the 29th of November 2023.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be recognised as the best in your field, extended entries close 19th July 2023. Enter now!

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