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Luxico in the media

LUXICO loves working with the media! We are happy to host media famils and assist with content development for approved publications.

Media interested in working with LUXICO, please contact:

ELISE HENDRIKSEN
Shout PR. 0412 804 085 | E. [email protected]

AUSTRALIAN MEN’S HEALTH, MAY 2022

Whether you’re looking for a cosy farm-stay escape, or city extravagance, here are our picks from VIC to QLD.

TIME OUT, MAY 2022

If summer has faded into distant memory and you’re dreading the cooler nights that are starting to set in, prepare to soak away the winter blues by treating yourself to a getaway to a holiday home fitted out with a spa, sauna or heated pool. We’ve picked our favourite Victorian holiday homes for those who want to stay stateside, but in case you were keen to escape to sunnier shores, we’ve also rounded up a few of our top picks in QLD and NSW. 

ONYA MAGAZINE, APRIL 2022

While hitting the ski slopes is a popular winter option, we’ve rounded up some of the best properties with spas, saunas, indoor entertainment rooms and toasty fireplaces and fire pits to enjoy an escape wherever you are. 

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, DECEMBER 2021

Listings portal Luxico’s co-founder Alexandra Ormerod said there had been a rush of high-paying holiday tenants and those wanting to put their homes back on the short-term rental market as Christmas drew near.

Listings portal Luxico’s co-founder Alexandra Ormerod said there had been a rush of high-paying holiday tenants and those wanting to put their homes back on the short-term rental market as Christmas drew near.

ABC, NOVEMBER 2021

Luxico is one of only seven accommodation companies in the world that’s officially partnered with Airbnb It manages around 300 high-end properties across the country on behalf of property owners. Listings are put both on Luxico’s website and indirectly on Airbnb.

“Our booking terms and conditions are strict under normal circumstances,” Luxico’s co-founder Alexandra Ormerod says. “But a pandemic isn’t a normal circumstance”.

THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW, NOVEMBER 2021

Pandemic-weary Australians are planning longer summer getaways than previous years, leading to “crazy” levels of demand for holiday accommodation in sought-after destinations such as Noosa, Byron Bay and the Mornington Peninsula.

THE AUSTRALIAN, APRIL 2021

Specialising in luxury homes tucked away in iconic locales such as Bondi and Byron Bay, rental sites Luxe Houses and Luxico have been used by visiting celebrities who are after more intimate accommodation than a hotel. Here’s how the other half holiday.

INSIDE SMALL BUSINESS, MAY 2022

A recent Australian survey found that 67 per cent of employed respondents were sometimes or always working from home, compared with 42 per cent pre-pandemic.

It’s undeniable that the pandemic has permanently changed our outlook on work, balance and what is possible. For some, the creature comforts of working from home with a decent sleep in and loungewear was welcomed, while others struggled to manage their full-time job with the added full-time job of home-schooling.

WOMENS HEALTH, APRIL 2022

If the last few years has taught us anything, it’s that we need to take our adventures when we can and prioritise self-care. 

If you’re craving a reconnection with nature and need some peaceful time out, we’ve pulled together a list of luxury properties that are sure to fill your cup. From farm-stays to tropical islands, and beach-front luxury – we’ve rounded up the best of the best. 

Get back to nature in these spacious, private estates serviced to 5-star hotel standards by the team at Luxico. Aside from curating a selection of the best properties in the best locations (only 1 in 8 applicant properties make the cut), these homes are provisioned with local goodies and luxury linens and supported by a 24/7 concierge service throughout your stay. 

REALESTATE.COM.AU, DECEMBER 2021

According to Visual Itineraries, peak holiday season in Australia is from Christmas to the end of January – when school holidays are in full swing.

During this time coastal rentals can book out months in advance, however Alexandra Ormerod, co-founder and managing director of luxury accommodation booking site Luxico, said this year there are some prime summer rentals still available.

URBAN ANGLES, NOVEMBER 2021

Meet Alex Ormerod, an entrepreneur who’s turned luxury homes into a dynamic hospitality brand.

THE AUSTRALIAN, NOVEMBER 2021

Luxico managing director Alex Ormerod says there has been a late surge in bookings and she is expecting around 88 per cent occupancy of her portfolio of more than 300 holiday homes in December. January occupancies are expected to drop to 70 per cent. Ormerod says the booking numbers are about 5 per cent below pre-Covid times.

ESCAPE MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 2021

Gone are the days when a holiday house meant a simple seaside shack. These days, the term covers some of the grandest homes Australia’s ever seen. They’ve won awards, they’ve been on TV, in shows from Grand Designs to Hollywood productions, and they’re anything but ordinary.
And with the opening up of borders bringing on a holiday rental bookings boom, a few newcomers have joined the ranks of Australia’s most head-turning holiday homes.

THE AUSTRALIAN, MARCH 2021

LUXICO’s Ser Infinito Estate – Part fairytale castle, part Mexican villa, part architectural folly, it’s difficult to imagine any property like this elsewhere in Australia.⁠⁠

THE AUSTRALIAN, FEBRUARY 2021

You wake-up in your princess-sized four poster-bed in a meringue of linen and faux fur, stepping onto the cool stone floor and padding across to a long wall of glass, sandstone and wisteria.

YAHOO, FEBRUARY 2021

Missing Europe? Try these Aussie holiday spots instead

Luxury Home Hotel service, Luxico have put together 5 iconic holiday home options that you can swap for your overseas getaway – and you won’t believe some of these are actually in Australia.

OZ HOME NEWS, NOVEMBER 2020

Australia’s leading luxury home-hotel service, Luxico, are launching a new ‘Ultravilla’ all-inclusive experience with a small curated selection of private five-star villas. With price tags up to $15,000 a night…

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW, NOVEMBER 2020

With overseas travel still off the cards, we have thrown ourselves into holidaying at home so enthusiastically that across the country, accommodation is booked out months in advance…

OZ HOME NEWS, NOVEMBER 2020

Luxury home hotel service Luxico have launched their bespoke ‘Ultravilla’ packages for those seeking the finest holiday experience on the market.

BRISBANE INSIDER, NOVEMBER 2020

Luxury home-hotel company Luxico has launched a new all inclusive experience among a selection of private five-star villas in Australia to keep you happy while you wait for your next international holiday.

TRAVEL MONITOR, MAY 2020

Luxico CEO and co-founder, Alexandra Ormerod, said they have seen a 138 percent increase in travel inquiries on the same time last year…

AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLER, JUNE 2020

Luxico is much more than just five-star accommodation, supreme privacy and comfort. Every family who stays with Luxico have their own private concierge…

REALESTATE.COM.AU, MARCH 2019

Superstars as diverse as Novak Djokovic, the Beckhams and some of the biggest music stars on tour were among those drawn away from hotel suites towards luxury holiday homes…

SYDNEY MORNING HERLAD, MARCH 2019

Airbnb’s latest move is a partnership with Australian high-end home rental company Luxico to offer nearly 200 Luxico properties on its platform…

YAHOO FINANCE, DECEMBER 2018

Airbnb has ramped up its range of premium properties through a new partnership with luxury accommodation platform Luxico…

VOUGE LIVING, JULY 2018

Booking a vacation stay, in a home that you are, quite possibly, never going to be able to afford to live in is the new holiday norm. Enter Luxico – Australia’s first ‘Home Hotel’…