The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Celebrating 50 Years of the Overwater Villa

By Lauren Jade Hill Overwater villas are what many people consider to be the ultimate in luxury travel, combining opulence with some of the world’s most sublime tropical settings. It was in the islands of Tahiti that the overwater villa was first offered as a resort’s luxury accommodation, helping establish Tahiti’s place as a leading travel destination. Now, 50 years […]

Citi Taste of Tennis Arriving in New York

By Olivia Cuccaro The end of August marks the start of Grand Slam tennis in New York City, but this year it’s kicking off with a different kind of serve. At the W New York, Citi Taste of Tennis will celebrate the culmination of tennis season with a culinary event, featuring New York’s top chefs, signature cocktails and appearances by […]

Spa of the Week: Beach House Ocean Edge

By Olivia Cuccaro Just a short drive away from charming Boston, Cape Cod is a quaint peninsula promising oceanside serenity. The Beach House Spa at Ocean Edge is the newest destination on the Cape for a tranquil escape by the bay, located in picturesque Brewster. Situated on the 429-acre Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, The Beach House Spa draws […]

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hosts Six Hands Dinner

By Lauren Jade Hill Hong Kong’s revered hotel, the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, will host a one-night-only Six Hands Dinner this September by bringing together two Michelin-starred culinary director Richard Ekkebus and the two award winning Japanese chefs, Hiroyasu Kawate of Florilège and Zaiyu Hasegawa of Den. Taking place at the hotel’s fine dining restaurant Amber on 26th September, the Six […]

Guide to Havana

By Charles Runnette This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. With hundreds of beautiful candy-colored 1950s Dodge and DeSoto finned sedans circling the architecturally stunning heart of the city, Havana is otherworldly. It feels as though you’ve been dropped into a movie set about an alternate time—one where nothing was built after 1959 and credit cards […]

Cocktail of the Week: Dead Rabbit Psycho Killer

Psycho Killer from The Dead Rabbit at Claridge’s By Olivia Cuccaro 2 dashes Pernod absinthe 0.75 oz coconib Campari 0.5 oz creme de cacao 0.5 oz Giffard Banane du Brésil 2 oz Redbreast 12 Year Old To create this cocktail of the week, stir Pernod Absinthe, coconib Campari, creme de cacao, Giffard Banane du Brésil and Redbreast 12 Year Old. Serve […]

Things to Do in Dallas

By Kelsey Llewellyn Hot weather has never held back Dallas, where frozen margaritas were born and the first hotel to install air conditioning still stands today. But, this city has far more to offer than its subtropical climate. During your trip to Dallas, expect an opulent shopping scene, unique art exhibits and entertainment that will inspire once-in-a-lifetime excitement (and a […]

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The Tongsai Bay Launches Bed on the Beach Experience

By Lauren Jade Hill In celebration of its 30th anniversary this year, the Tongsai Bay five-star resort is giving guests the chance to spend the night sleeping in a four-poster bed on the resort’s pristine beach. And there’s a reason behind the sleeping under the stars concept; it was in 1987 that the resort’s founder Khun Akorn fell in love […]