Travel brand Luxury Escapes recently launched its “Experiences” product, offering specially curated packages for discerning travellers. With people increasingly choosing to spend less on material goods and prioritising experiences, many travel industry brands all over the world are keen to deliver local and customised experiences for travellers.
Currently, some of these offers include a 12-course degustation dining experience at the world-famous Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia; wine-tasting, heli-tour and lunch in South Australia’s McLaren Vale wine region; and a half-day driving tour in a Ferrari California with a professional instructor in Barcelona, Spain; sunrise trekking on Batur Volcano in Bali, Indonesia; and a traditional Thai cooking class in Thailand.
Luxury Experiences is one of Australia’s fastest-growing brands that is known for its great deals in travel and tourism products. Launched in 2013, the company’s holiday packages often include extras like spa treatments, special dinners and VIP airport transfers – things that can transform a simple holiday into a trip of a lifetime.
For more information, visit luxuryescapes.com.my.
Not just for cookie lovers
If you have ever stayed at a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel anywhere in the world, you would probably be familiar with its signature chocolate chip cookie that’s given to every guest who checks in.
The hotel brand has become known for this simple gesture of offering a warm cookie to guests, an extension of the hotel’s warm service.
In celebration of the brand’s 50th anniversary, one of its newest properties, DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort in Thailand, has launched a “first-of-its-kind Cookie Suite Experiential Package”.
The bespoke package comes with a range of exclusive benefits including customised cookie bathrobes, cookie-scented candles and body scrub bath amenities and beach kits that come with cookie-designed beach umbrellas.
Guests can book to stay in a cookie-themed king deluxe suite which comes with a dedicated cookie bar in the living room, filled with freshly-baked cookies! The hotel has also prepared a section of the room to look always be “Instagram-ready” for social media fans.
This package is only available from now until Dec 31. During this period, guests can also choose to go for a complimentary Thai-cooking class with a local chef or a cocktail-mixing class.