SYDNEY, MAY 2023: Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort has been ranked #10 in the Tripadvisor 2023 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Family Friendly hotels in the South Pacific Region.


The awards honour travellers’ favourite destinations, hotels, restaurants, things to do, and beyond, based on the reviews and opinions collected from travellers and diners around the world on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period. Best of the Best award winners are among the top 1% of listings on Tripadvisor, distinguishing them as travellers’ favourites for 2023.


In addition, Minor Hotels Australia and New Zealand has had 14 of its properties recognised with 2023 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. The Travellers’ Choice Awards place each property amongst the top 10% of businesses on Tripadvisor.


“We are honoured to have so many of our properties featured in this year’s prestigious awards. Our guests are our number one priority, and earning their respect and recognition is testament to the outstanding customer service and tireless commitment of our entire team which goes from strength-to-strength every year.” said Craig Hooley, Chief Operating Officer for Minor Hotels Australia and New Zealand. 


“Congratulations to the 2023 Tripadvisor Best of the Best and Travellers’ Choice winners,” said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor. “The travel resurgence we’ve seen throughout the past year has even further heightened the competition. Earning a Best of the Best or Travellers’ Choice Award demonstrates that you have provided great experiences to those who matter most: your guests. With changing expectations, continued labour shortages, and rising costs, this is no easy feat, and I am continually impressed with the hospitality industry’s resilience and ability to adapt. Cheers to another successful year!” 


The Minor Hotels Australia and New Zealand properties recognised with a Travellers’ Choice Awards in 2023 are as follows:


South Australia 
Avani Adelaide Residences 
Oaks Glenelg Liberty Suites

Avani Broadbeach Gold Coast Residences 
Oaks Sunshine Coast Seaforth Resort
Oaks Casuarina Santai Resort
Oaks Redcliffe Mon Komo Suites
Oaks Gladstone Grand Hotel 
Oaks Gold Coast Hotel 
Oaks Brisbane on Margaret Suites
Oaks Toowoomba Hotel 
Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites




Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences

Oaks Melbourne South Yarra Suites

New Zealand
Avani Auckland Metropolis Residences 







About Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites


An industry leader in, Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites provide a home away from home for both savvy corporate travellers and leisure tourists alike. Maintaining consistently high standards of amenities and services across the board, each Oaks property prides itself on connecting the visitor to the spirit of its locale. Exemplified by quality and affordability, Oaks welcomes guests to an ever-expanding group of more than 60 properties in Australia, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, India and Qatar. Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. www.oakshotels.com


Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and utilizes GHA DISCOVERY, the world’s largest loyalty programme for independent hotel brands.


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About Avani Hotels & Resorts


Launched in 2011, Avani Hotels is part of the global hospitality group Minor Hotels (BKK: MINT) and was designed for the millennial-minded traveller whose priorities are style, value and comfort. Avani is an upbeat and contemporary hotel concept that delivers the perfect balance, with a focus on good sleep, designed social spaces, locally inspired sustenance and friendly service.

Avani welcomes guests to over 30 properties in Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, Seychelles, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, the United Arab Emirates and Portugal, with a rapidly growing pipeline across Asia, the Indian Ocean and the Middle East.

Avani is a member of Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world's largest alliance of independent hotel brands and utilizes GHA DISCOVERY, the world’s largest loyalty programme for independent hotel brands.

To learn more about Avani Hotels, visit www.avanihotels.com. Follow Avani on Instagram, Facebook or YouTube and engage with #AvaniHotels.

About Tripadvisor


Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel guidance platform*, helps hundreds of millions of people each month** become better travelers, from planning to booking to taking a trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to discover where to stay, what to do and where to eat based on guidance from those who have been there before. With more than 1 billion reviews and opinions of nearly 8 million businesses, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to find deals on accommodations, book experiences, reserve tables at delicious restaurants and discover great places nearby. As a travel guidance company available in 43 markets and 22 languages, Tripadvisor makes planning easy no matter the trip type. The subsidiaries of Tripadvisor, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIP), own and operate a portfolio of travel media brands and businesses, operating under various websites and apps.

**Source: SimilarWeb, unique users de-duplicated monthly, March 2023
**Source: Tripadvisor internal log files


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