Have your say on this year’s best in travel and WIN

Voting is now open for the 2023 Luxury Travel Gold List Reader’s Choice Awards

Calling all Luxury Travellers, the 2023 Luxury Travel Gold List Awards is back and we want your say on who deserves to take home top accolade in their category.

That’s right – this year’s awards are here, with a shortlist that has us ready to grab our passports and book a flight or cruise and set off on the luxury adventure of a lifetime. And booking a trip might just get a little easier, with your vote putting you into the running to win from a $5,500 luxury prize pool including two Pera Luggage sets, A $3,000 Small Luxury Hotel Voucher, and a Samsonite luggage set. 

Review the shortlist and cast your vote now or read on to learn more!

Image shown: Six Senses, Fiji, Photography: Six Senses Fiji. Shortlisted for the 2023 Wellness Spa or Retreat category in the Luxury Travel Gold List Awards.

The program

Back and better than ever for 2023, the Luxury Travel Gold List Awards is a program that shines a light on exceptional travel services and providers from right across the globe. With 21 categories that cover experiences, hotels and operators across land and sea, the awards recognise the programs and people that facilitate truly outstanding travel. 

This year’s shortlist marks the reinvigoration of global travel, and chronicles a steady movement to ethical and eco tourism and the “slow travel” movement. Our expert  jury has created a shortlist that is born out of these industry shifts, compiling a list of exceptional travel providers who promise services that are thoughtful, considered and beautiful.  

But now we’re handing it over to you – our esteemed readers – to cast your vote in the Reader’s Choice portion of the program. Drawing from your experiences of travel, or your dreams of trips to come, we invite you to select your favourite shortlisted entry and submit your vote. Every entry doesn’t just play a vital role in determining the winners of the 2023 awards, but goes into the draw to win an amazing prize!

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Photography: The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Cruise
Image shown: The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Photography: The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Shortlisted for The Luxury Ocean or River Cruise Brand (with ships under 300 guests) category in the 2023 Luxury Travel Gold List Awards.

The prize

To make having your say just that little bit sweeter, all voters will go in the draw to win a luxury travel pack valued at over $5,500 AUD. The pack includes a $3,000 voucher for Small Luxury Hotels, a $1,000 Samsonite Luggage set and two Pera Luggage sets valued at $750 each.

To go in the running for your very own luxury travel experience, simply cast your vote on your favourite shortlister!

Reader voting will run from 1 September 2023 – 22 September 2023. The Gold List jurors will hold a final deliberation day to decide the winners of the 2023 Luxury Travel Gold List Awards, taking the Reader’s Choice votes into consideration. The winners will be announced at the Luxury Travel Gold List Awards Reveal Cocktail Party  event on November 29, 2023, to be held in Sydney. 

Cast your vote now!

The Luxury Travel Gold List Awards are proudly brought to you by our official event partners, including our Platinum Partner Hästens, Gold Partner Parisi, Silver Sponsors, Discover Aboriginal Experiences and Sunraysia, and prize partners Samsonite, Small Luxury Hotels and Pera.

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