doug.gollan

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Elite Traveler Editor-in-Chief travels the world checking in on the private jet lifestyle and meeting interesting people.

Zenith’s Dufour Appointed CEO of Rolex

  Following a long career including that included stints at Blancpain and Chopard, and most recently as CEO of Zenith, Jean-Frederic Dufour, 45, is reportedly the new CEO of Rolex, according to reports from Swiss media and industry sources.   […]

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Jean-Frederic Dufour Rolex CEO
Jean-Frederic Dufour Rolex CEO

Only Blue Sky in the Caribbean

Your current homes are already your castle, so on vacation, you don’t want to downgrade.  As hotels have expanded their inventory of plush suites and on property villas, the market for individual villa and residence rental continues to see growth […]

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1711_med_EaglesLanding.living.area.1.2010
1711_med_EaglesLanding.living.area.1.2010

Palace In The Sky

  What do the likes of General Electric Pension Fund, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Starwood Property Trust, Starwood Capital, The Carlyle Group, iStar Financial, Westbrook Partners and Rockpoint Group have in common?  Among others things, all have been […]

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130927 VUW_ 72 Penthouse_Master Bath Final_Revised (1)
130927 VUW_ 72 Penthouse_Master Bath Final_Revised (1)

The “RODE” to High End Real Estate

You may not have heard of RODE Advertising unless you are involved in building or marketing luxury real estate.  However, if you have seen advertising for The Chrysler Building, Liberty Luxe and Liberty Green in Battery Park City, The Sheffield […]

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PH43505

Eating Your Way Through Italy on the Fly

Le Pergola, at Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria, with its views of the Eternal city is a great place to start or end any trip.  But there are six other Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants located throughout Italy.  Just as examples […]

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cavalieri_hilton_hotel_01

A Beautiful Flower Blooms in Sonoma

Walt and Joan Flowers owned a nursery in Bucks County, Pennsylvania but aspired to own a winery.  After a number of trips honing their love for all things from the vine and several fruitless trips to Napa and Sonoma looking […]

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Sea View Vineyard
Sea View Vineyard

The Spring in Spain Is Ready For You

  Thinking about what to do next weekend?  While most of the Northeast U.S. and Midwest is still feeling the effects of a long winter, the 10-day weather forecast for Madrid is sunny with temperatures into the 70s.   If […]

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Letter from Turks & Caicos: Better Not Bigger

  “I remember before” is a common traveler’s lament about how a once favorite, unspoilt spot has been overbuilt and overrun. While sometimes these places are able to re-invent themselves, getting too big too fast is a sure fire way […]

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