Five Luxury Travel Trends for 2018

| December 21, 2017

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Here's a list of the top travel luxury trends of 2018!

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The GLT Group is Australia's largest collective of niche touring brands. Combining 5 incredible consumer-facing travel brands as well as a full tailor-made, charter and DMC business, we cover the very best destinations, both across Australia and beyond.For us, it's about mixing it up and avoiding the crowds with a range of hand-picked, behind the scenes experiences and range of local suppliers.

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