Tag Archives: australia

American Express Lounge Melbourne Airport

American Express Lounge Melbourne Airport The American Express Lounge, opened in early 2018 at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is located in Terminal 2 with the International departures.  It is run by Plaza Premium Lounges.  Those with Platinum cards, no matter the country of issue, are able to access the lounge. Most of the lounges in Terminal… Read More »

DoubleTree Perth Northbridge Review

DoubleTree Perth Northbridge Review The DoubleTree Perth Northbridge opened December 28, 2018; less than 2 months before my stay.  A friend and I had three nights in Perth and after checking out the InterContinental, Hyatt Regency, and Hilton, decided that the DoubleTree was a good option.  At under $100 USD per night all in, it… Read More »

Park Hyatt Melbourne Review

Park Hyatt Melbourne Review I have stayed at a number of Hyatt properties in Australia (there are currently seven) including the fantastic Park Hyatt and Regency in Sydney, Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, and Hotel Canberra.  Without a doubt, the best Hyatt in Australia (if not the world) is the Park Hyatt Sydney. The last time… Read More »

Glow Worm Cave at Natural Bridge

Glow Worm Cave at Natural Bridge Natural Bridge is located in Springbrook National Park, a rainforest near the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.  I visited Natural Bridge in November 2018.  Entry to the park is free.  Natural Bridge is about an hours drive from Surfers Paradise. The drive up into the mountains is beautiful, just… Read More »

voco Gold Coast Review

voco Gold Coast Review IHG has a new hotel brand: voco.  In the trend of endless branding, voco seems to be aiming for upscale hip.  Not sure how it is hoping to differentiate itself from Kimpton.  Perhaps voco is to Hyatt Centric as Kimpton is to Andaz.  So far there is only one voco property… Read More »