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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.

For Elite Travelers, Hawaii Offers A Special Salt

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For elite travelers who have a passion for fine dining, and like to also spend some time in the kitchen, two former private jet company executives are taking the best of that always popular private jet destination, Hawai’i, and bringing […]

Making Light and Money from the Swiss Currency Crisis

Yvan Arpa may best known for using salvaged steel and coal from the RMS Titantic to launch a tribute watch when he was CEO of Romain Jerome. He also produced a tourbillon watch, a complication designed to improve accuracy of […]

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NCL’s Escape To Offer Record Number of VIP Suites

Earlier this week sister line Regent Seven Seas announced plans to have the most expansive and expensive suite on a cruise ship, priced at $10,000 per night.  Today in New York City aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Cruise Lines executives […]

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An Open Letter To The President Of The Swiss National Bank…

Over the 14 years we have been publishing Elite Traveler I have come to admire the craft of making watches and the passionate people involved in it.  Yesterday’s news that the Swiss National Bank released the Swiss Franc against outside currencies […]

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Architect Michael Wacht Launches intuARCH

With credits that include work spanning the globe from 325 Fifth Avenue in New York to various projects in China, rising star architect Michael Wacht recently launched Los Angeles-based intuARCH. The firm specializes in the conceptual design of commercial scale […]

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Is Singapore Based Scarlet Hotels Ready For Expansion?

If the trend is to smaller, design-oriented hotels that offer differentiated experiences, The Scarlet Huntington in San Francisco and The Scarlet Singapore in the increasingly popular Chinatown area of the city state, are well positioned to welcome elite travelers.   […]

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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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