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

Ritz-Carlton Expands And Evolves

Ed French may have one of the best jobs in the travel industry. He is Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, a gold standard among luxury brands. Interestingly, his path to The Ritz-Carlton brought him through […]

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Preferred Hotel Group Expands Its Family Focus

Preferred Hotel Group is making a play for the fast growing multigenerational segment, CEO Lindsey Ueberroth told a press conference of journalists during the International Luxury Travel Mart (ILTM). Citing numerous statistics from a survey the company commissioned, Preferred Family […]

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Rosewood Opens Beijing; What’s Next?

Just over three years since Hong Kong-based New World Hospitality acquired Dallas-based Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, the company is seeing traction in its global growth ambitions for the Rosewood brand, according to officials speaking at The International Luxury Travel Mart […]

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Six Senses: Lots Of Expansion and Relaxation

It was June 2012 when Pegasus Capital Advisors acquired Six Senses Resorts & Spas. It was in January 2013 that former Starwood Capital Group president and longtime Four Seasons executive Neil Jacobs became CEO. Speaking at a dinner for top […]

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Lebua Sets Europe Expansion

Deepak Ohri may not have invented rooftop dining, but his launch of Sirocco (below) in December 2003 certainly popularized the concept and served as the inspiration for multiple followers across Asia, Europe and the Americas. It is arguably the first […]

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Conrad Unveils Global VVIP Shopping and Suites Offers

Shopping is without a doubt part of the private jet lifestyle. A report published this week by Wealth-X established that Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) consumers like you account for 19 percent of all global luxury purchases, spending $234 billion […]

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