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Dhara Dhevi's Star shines brightly

Destination Elite
26 November 2010

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  Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai Thailand.“The best way to get to heaven is to take it with you” Henry Drummond    It is early evening at the Dhara Dheviin Chiang Mai Thailand; a pink mist rises and hovers halo-like above the burnished pagodas, the only sound is the gentle lapping of water and the soothing tinkling of brass chimes in the breeze.Dhara Dhevi, Sanskrit for Star Goddess,...

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Silversea Cruises Picks up another award!

Destination Elite
04 November 2010

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The ballots are in, the votes have been tallied and Silversea has just been named "Star Luxury Cruise Company" for the fourth consecutive year! The award was announced at the 14th Travel Bulletin Star Awards ceremony held on 6 September 2010. Silversea was presented with the new-look crystal award by TV presenter Mark Durden-Smith at London's prestigious Landmark Hotel. Launched in 1975, Trave...

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Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Australia

Destination Elite
07 December 2010

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You are wandering through the word's oldest rainforest - 65 million years older than the Amazon. You feel the warmth of the tropics on your skin, you hear the deep echo of the Wompoo Fruit Dove from the canopy above. You are immersed in nature and have a new appreciation for the abundant flora around you. Your local Aboriginal guide has shared knowledge about the plants that the Kuku Yalanji p...

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Elite Seasons Greetings!

Destination Elite
22 December 2010

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From all of us at Elite Resorts of Asia Pacific Happy Christmas and have an Elite 2011! ...

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Quamby Estate, Australia

Destination Elite
01 December 2010

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Quamby Estate near Launceston is a magnificient 1830's homestead developed into a unique guesthouse with ten superbly appointed rooms offering a countryside alternative to staying in Launceston when travelling in Tasmania. Guest rooms have been impeccably restored in keeping with the home's original features, but without compromising modern-day luxuries. Each room in Quamby Homestead is uni...

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Elite Celebrations 2010

Destination Elite
24 November 2010

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Elite Resorts of Asia Pacific presents Elite Celebrations 2010 - 2011 Elite Celebrations for this coming Christmas and New Year are a outstanding collection of extraordinary experiences including events and packages from AYANA Resort & Spa, Hayman Great Barrier Reef, Capella Singapore and The Serai, India. The AYANA Resort & Spa Bali has creatively designed its programme such tha...

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Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Destination Elite
18 November 2010

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Like a siren of the Pacific, Aitutaki seduces you. An intimate collection of 27 absolute beachfront hideaways, secluded amongst lush, palm-filled gardens. Situated on a triangle-shaped atoll rising four thousand metres from the floor of the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Resort Aitutaki is an enclave of romance, refinement and luxury that beckons to even the most discerning traveler. Here, nature ...

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Peppers Guest House, Hunter Valley Australia

Destination Elite
10 November 2010

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Nestled in the heart of New South Wales, Hunter Valley wine country, Peppers Guest House embodies the spirit of the Hunter and is one of the region's best loved retreats perfect for a weekend getaway or short break. A true institution of the Wine Country region, Restaurant Sanctuary (formally Chez Pok) has earned a reputation for delivering excellent quality food, value and a friendly and pr...

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OCBC Banks new "Elite World Card"

Destination Elite
03 November 2010

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Elite Resorts of Asia Pacific is proud to have participated with OCBC Bank in Singapore with the launch of their new OCBC Elite World Card on September 29, 2010. This new card is focused on building up its premier banking customer base and making the most of its newly renamed private banking arm, the Bank of Singapore. As this card was designed for a growing group of seasoned global consumers ...

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All things to all people… Ayana Resort and Spa

Destination Elite
02 November 2010

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All things to all people… Ayana Resort and Spa Bali "Smile, breath and go slowly" Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist Monk On arrival at Bali international airport you are greeted by a sea of exuberant smiles. Our plane load of burnt out souls, escaping the European winter, blossom like flowers in the humid air weighted with the scent of Frangipani. Long before Elizabeth Gilbert urged us...

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