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.

Guide to Kauai

By Olivia Cuccaro Rich in history and lush with natural beauty, the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands offers both tropical tranquility and island adventure. On the North Shore, you’ll find waterfalls, white sand beaches and the two-mile Hanalei Bay surrounding quaint towns with exquisite local cuisine. The sunny South Shore is home to up-close wildlife as well as Poipu […]

The Best Places to Travel for Easter

By Lauren Jade Hill Whether it’s the climate or celebrations that people favor these settings for, each one draws visitors in throughout April. From the vibrant souks of Marrakech, to the festivities of Semana Santa in Peru, these are the best places to travel for Easter. Marrakech, Morocco At a time when the almond blossom is in full bloom, and […]

Aviation: The Art of Curated Travel

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Enjoy seamless private jet charter by Victor to Madagascar, the oldest and most biodiverse island on the planet. This uniquely curated experience includes two exclusive remote lodges, connecting air travel (there being no road access) and suitably adventurous activities – from wreck diving and kayaking, to ancient cave-tomb […]

Spa of the Week: Andaz Scottsdale

By Lauren Jade Hill The New Andaz Scottsdale Resort opened its doors for the very first time in December 2016, and now the new resort has announced the opening of its on-site retreat, Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary. Spread across 23 acres of Paradise Valley, north of Old Town Scottsdale in Arizona, the mid-century inspired resort sits amid towering 50-foot […]

Best Travel Apps

From private jet charter to audio city guides and local tips from residents in-the-know, there’s an abundance of resources at the fingertips of every smartphone user. We take a look at the best travel apps to download for a more rewarding experience each time you set out on a journey. JetSmarter As the world’s first mobile marketplace for private jet […]

Cocktail of the Week: Chivas Exclusive Lebua Blend

By Olivia Cuccaro When choosing our cocktail of the week, we think the setting is just as important as the beverage itself. This Friday’s pick is exclusive and experiential – a one-of-a-kind Chivas blend served at the highest whisky bar in the world. At an impressive 800 ft up, Alfresco 64, a Chivas Bar, is now open at The Dome […]

The Best Cuisines in the World: Peruvian

By Lauren Jade Hill Peruvian cuisine is as diverse as the nation’s extraordinary environment of desert dunes, the sprawling Amazon rainforest, Andean peaks, and the golden shores of the northern coast. From each of these different regions comes a wealth of local produce, and this is then showcased in regional dishes that have been passed down the generations. Indigenous traditions and […]

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American Express Announce New Benefits for the Platinum Card

The Platinum Card has long been the credit card of choice for premium rewards. And now American Express has announced a series of new benefits, which will be rolled out on March 30th 2017. Designed with today’s global travelers in mind, the new Platinum Card will provide exclusive access, experiences and premium service to card holders anywhere in the world. […]

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The Hot List: March/April 2017

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. In this issue, Elite Traveler introduced The Hot List, our roundup of top hotel openings, the best trips to book and the places you must go. For our Adventure Issue, we picked two over-the-top journeys, a private estate in Santorini and St. Regis’s first private […]

John Hendricks On Being Curious

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The man behind the Discovery Channel explains how a childhood passion for road maps sparked his lifelong thirst for knowledge – as well as being the driving force behind his entrepreneurial spirit. Everything begins with curiosity. As a boy, I was captivated by my father’s old road maps […]

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