Luxury Transport

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Stunning Sheetmetal: Jaguar Classic

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Of all the significant news to surface from the Los Angeles Auto Show, one of the best announcements had nothing to do with cutting-edge technology or forward-thinking design. Jaguar Classic, the division of Jaguar Land Rover in charge of historical preservation, dropped cover on an all-new XKSS, with a […]

Jaguar Classic

Ferrari 812 Superfast set to Premier at Geneva International Motor Show

By Lauren Jade Hill As the 87th edition of Geneva International Motor Show takes place this March, Ferrari is set to reveal the new 812 Superfast. As the fastest and most powerful Ferrari to have ever been made, this extreme performance V12 berlinetta has been at the center of great anticipation. Not only does the new model encompass innovative new features, […]

Ferrari 812 Superfast

Aviation: Stratajet in the US

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Many have tried to capitalize on the large number of empty legs across the US – up to 40 percent of all private jet flights – but it’s difficult because it is rare that someone’s plans line up with a repositioning flight, and private fliers want to travel on […]


Portugal’s New Presidential Train Experience

Originating from 1890 and having hosted kings, popes and presidents in its opulent carriages, the Presidential is Portugal’s most iconic luxury train. Since being restored in 2010, this heritage has been celebrated, as the nostalgia of traveling by rail through the Portuguese landscape is revived. And now, with each journey it sets out on, the train plays host to a unique […]

The Presidential Train

Air Culinaire Worldwide to Sponsor First Afghan Female Pilot

In the summer of 2017, the first female pilot to hail from Afghanistan is set to fly her Beechcraft Bonanza around the globe to inspire women to pursue careers in aviation, and the in-flight catering specialist Air Culinaire Worldwide will be sponsoring her pioneering journey, utilizing the extensive reach of its network to provide catering at 30 destinations throughout the […]

Air Culinaire Worldwide

Aviation: A Dream Come True

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Boeing 787 Dreamliners are usually associated with transporting hundreds of tourists to far-flung destinations, they don’t normally fly just 40 passengers… But by transforming a Dreamliner into a private jet, Kestrel Aviation Management has created an airborne penthouse. Nicknamed the Dreamjet, the one-of-a-kind Boeing business jet has been in […]

Boeing 787

Waldorf Astoria Reveals New Lamborghini Driving Experiences for 2017

By Lauren Jade Hill Owing to an exclusive partnership with Italian supercar-maker Automobili Lamborghini, the luxury hotel brand Waldorf Astoria is offering guests a range of extraordinary Lamborghini driving experiences. And now, the collaboration’s 2017 driving experience dates and locations have been revealed, enabling travelers to reserve their spot ahead of time. Not only will guests have the opportunity to […]

Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences

Blue Sky Dawning: Nio EP9

By Richard Cree This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Anyone wondering how either the arrival of the all-electric Formula-E racing championship would affect the future of the car industry, or what impact an increasingly active Chinese automotive sector will have, gets two answers in one with the new all-electric Chinese supercar, the Nio EP9. Launched […]

First drive: Audi S5

By Richard Cree This story originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The same, but better was the message at the launch of the new Audi S5 Coupe. First impressions suggest the update has achieved the objective of being evolution more than revolution, bringing the S5 in line with other Audis (with the imposing single front grille), while […]

Audi S5

The Mayfair to Monte Carlo Supercar Tour for Monaco Grand Prix

With the arrival of the 2017 edition of Monaco Grand Prix, the luxury tour provider Exclusive GP will be hosting an exclusive seven-day supercar tour from London’s prestigious Mayfair to the heart of the Grand Prix, Monte Carlo. Now in its third year, the exclusive tour continues to build momentum and capture the attention of Formula 1 fans, with a […]

Supercar Tour