Published on Monday 21 Aug 2017

(Sydney, 22 August 2017) With a record number of impressive submissions, the finalists for this year’s Luxperience Awards are announced today. Luxperience wishes to congratulate these organisations from around the world and wish them well for the upcoming Awards night.

The prestigious awards acknowledge excellence in the development and promotion of the finest products that the luxury travel and premium business events industries have to offer.

The 2017 Finalists are:


INSPIRING category finalists

Destination Asia (Asia); Luxury Travel Advisors (United Kingdom) Trisara (Thailand)


MEANINGFUL category finalists

Auckland Seaplanes, (New Zealand), Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley (Australia), Shinta Mani Hotels (Cambodia)


CONNECTIONS category finalists

Experiential Travel Journeys (India), Lighthouse (India), Local Eyes Sydney (Australia)



Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau (USA); Japan National Tourism Organization (Japan); New Caledonia Tourism (New Caledonia); Tourism New Zealand (New Zealand)

The awards are judged by an esteemed panel of luxury travel and lifestyle experts: Emma Scott, Creative Director for branding agency Tiny Hunter; Belinda Melocco, Senior Manager Client Engagement for law firm King & Wood Mallesons; Mags King, Managing Photo Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review and the Sun Herald; and Chris Flynn, Regional Director-Pacific at PATA, along with Luxury Brand Strategist, Michelle Papas.

Winners will be announced in front of over 400 guests attending the dazzling Luxperience Gala Awards Dinner, taking place on Tuesday 19 September 2017 at Doltone House, Darling Island, Pyrmont.


For more information background on the Awards click here

Image: Tourism New Zealand, Destination Winner 2016

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