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The Most Extraordinary Boats from James Bond Movies

By Lauren Jade Hill As the news broke that the sailing yacht ‘Regina’ from the James Bond movie Skyfall was on sale, we began to look back at the long line of breath-taking yachts that have graced the screen in these iconic movies. While Regina captured audiences in scenes with Daniel Craig, the opening sequence of The World is Not […]

Next Level Luxury at the Miami International Boat Show 2017

By Lauren Jade Hill Recognized as one of the largest yachting exhibitions in the world, the Miami International Boat Show is a firm favorite of the yachting world event calendar. And now promising more luxury yachts and VIP experiences than ever before, the 2017 edition is set to be even better. Taking place from February 16 to 20 at Miami […]

Miami International Boat Show

Asia Yachting Brings World’s First and Only Monte Carlo Yachts 80 to Hong Kong and Asia

On January 13th 2017, leading luxury yacht dealer Asia Yachting, along with prestigious Italian luxury yacht brand Monte Carlo Yachts (MCY) will introduce the MCY 80 to Hong Kong and Asia through an evening of cocktails and canapes at the Aberdeen Marina Club. The MCY 80 is the 6th and newest model in the MCY collection. The yacht was revealed […]

The Most Exciting Cars to Look out for in 2017

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. After last year’s successful launch of the all-new DB11, there is a whole raft of new Aston Martins scheduled for delivery in the coming years. It’s an ambitious program of expansion (dubbed the “second century plan”) that kicks off this fall with the Aston Martin V8 Vantage. At […]

Cars in 2017

Luxury Cars at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

By Olivia Cuccaro Sunny Arizona is beckoning car enthusiasts to the 46th annual Scottsdale Auction, taking place from January 14-22, 2017. Sprawled over 74 acres at WestWorld of Scottsdale, Barrett-Jackson is attended by more than 350,000 people per year. From prewar classics to American muscle to celebrity-owned vehicles, bidders will have their pick of collector cars. This year’s lots include Aerosmith frontman […]

XOJET Partners with Etihad Airways

By Olivia Cuccaro If you haven’t already begun planning your 2017 travel, the time is now. Private jet charter service XOJET has teamed up with Etihad Airways to afford jet setters a seamless experience. With as little as 12 hours’ notice, XOJET offers on-demand service for flights between 22,000 destinations, while Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways flies to more than 100 […]

Stay Energized: Best Exercises for Long Haul Flights

The consequences of a long haul flight can leave you feeling tired and groggy, not to mention the increased risk of developing travel-related deep vien thrombosis (DVT). Hours of no movement and confined spaces means your blood circulation becomes stagnant, reducing oxygen levels in the blood and often causing swelling around the foot and ankles. However, there are plenty of things you can […]

Simpson Marine and Discover Sailing Asia Announce Partnership for Supply of 30+ Beneteau Sail Boats to the Charter Fleet in Asia

Simpson Marine is delighted to announce its new partnership with Hong Kong based charter and yacht management company, Discover Sailing Asia, for the exclusive supply of a fleet of 32 Beneteau Oceanis 45 sail boats to be based in eight countries around Asia and available for charter. Discover Sailing Asia’s mission is to develop sailing in Asia via an all-inclusive intelligent yacht […]

World’s 7 Most Luxurious Yachts

By Codelia Mantsebo The yachting life has rapidly evolved into unrivaled extravagance redefining the concept of luxury traveling. Flowing waterfalls, mini submarines and a 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium are just some of the features aboard some of the world’s most luxurious yachts. These floating mansions are filled with ultra modern amenities, top-of-the-range technology gadgets and interior designs that […]

Fly from New York for Art Basel

By Olivia Cuccaro Just in time for the elite event of the season, BLADE has launched a route from New York to Miami. BLADEone, a by-the-seat jet service between Manhattan (or Westchester) and Miami has kicked off its second season ahead of Art Basel Miami Beach. BLADE is a mobile application for aviation, allowing users to easily create flights or book […]