The leaves of the palm trees swayed as the helicopter swooped in to land between the sun-soaked vineyard and the infinity pool. It could have been a scene from an action movie, but in reality it was a rather grand entrance to a luxury property viewing – the second of six planned for that day. “Our client only had one […]
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Elite Traveler discusses tourism investment opportunities with Miguel Alonso Reyes, General Director FONATUR. FONATUR is the Federal agency responsible for planning and development of destinations like Cancun, Los Cabos, Ixtapa, Loreto, among others. Sr. Reyes explains Mexico’s commitment to sustainable development and how FONATUR is structured to assist foreign investors in financing, legal and contracting.
A winter wonderland on Japan’s rural, northernmost island of Hokkaido, sophisticated Niseko is actually a collection of four distinct, world-class ski resorts on the southeast face of Mount Annupuri. International visitors feel exceptionally welcome here with English-speaking access on the slopes and in the charming villages. While Niseko’s legendary powder gets most of the attention, families will find enticements off […]
Having attracted a long line of VIPs, from Hollywood stars to dignitaries, The Nai Harn is among Thailand’s most iconic hotels. Situated on the edge of Nai Harn beach in southern Phuket, the luxury resort overlooks the peaceful golden shores of this crescent bay. Naturally, the hotel’s plush interiors and dining venues make the most of these blissful views. And it’s […]
By Olivia Cuccaro Nellie Blossom 2 dashes of orange bitters 1 1⁄2 oz Grey Goose vodka 1 oz Tazo cherry blossom tea 1⁄2 oz pomegranate juice 1⁄2 oz fresh lemon juice 1 oz Chandon sparkling wine 1⁄2 oz rose syrup (cook 16 oz water, 16 oz sugar, 12 rose petals and 1 tsp rose blossom water in a saucepan on […]
The wait is finally over – the Top 100 Hotels in the world have officially been launched. From relaxing in an open-air bathroom in the midst of a Botswana-based safari, to admiring Big Sur’s clear night sky with the help of a hotel’s in-house astronomer, there has never been a more exciting time to launch our Elite Traveler Top 100 Hotels […]
By Lauren Jade Hill Back this year for its third edition, London Craft Week is bringing together artists, designers and makers from the international art world to showcase their skills and creativity. With the vision of taking visitors ‘beyond luxury’, the week-long event will highlight the craftsmanship behind handmade products. Taking place in venues across the capital from the 3rd […]
By Lauren Jade Hill Sprawling vineyards, a pristine coastline and towns steeped in history have long drawn visitors to Portugal. And along with the nation’s unique culture and celebrated gastronomy, recent years have seen the arrival of chic new luxury hotels, which champion the country’s greatest attributes. We take a look at the best places to travel in Portugal for a […]
Over 25 boats and more than 200 participants from Mexico, the United States and Canada will be competing for the trophy in this friendly competition, considered to be the coolest in the world. The XXV Banderas Bay International Regatta is just around the corner, taking place from February 28 to March 4, 2017. It is hosted and organized by the […]
By Olivia Cuccaro Surrounded by lush gardens, The Brazilian Court is a tropical oasis in Palm Beach. A Mediterranean-style villa, the hotel’s interior has warm mahogany accents and extends its welcome to pets. The heated outdoor pool and hot tub are open year-round and a 24-hour fitness center is available to guests for a workout. Relax in the many landscaped […]