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 the Bahamas

By Lola Thélin This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The Bahamas is experiencing a resurgence, reminiscent to its heyday in the 1960s when it accidentally became a hotspot due to the 1961 US embargo on Cuba, which meant affluent tourists shifted their planes and plans toward these islands. Today, it is a first-choice destination. […]

Palace Hotel Tokyo Launches Five Senses Stay

By Lauren Jade Hill It’s been five years since Palace Hotel Tokyo made its debut on the tree-lined avenue Marunouchi Naka Dori in Tokyo. Since then, the luxury hotel has won over the luxury travel world, becoming the only independent Japanese hotel to have ever been awarded the coveted Forbes Travel Guide five-star rating. Now, in celebration of its success, […]

Whisky Society to Open Kaleidoscope Bar in London

By Lauren Jade Hill The world’s foremost whisky club, the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, has announced the launch of a specialist whisky bar in London’s vibrant Devonshire Square, with the promise of introducing patrons to an array of rare and exclusive whiskies. Opening its doors to the public on the 20th May 2017, Kaleidoscope Bar will be home to one of […]

Top Suites: London

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. While visitors to London have always been spoiled for choice when it comes to fabulous suites, a recent slate of significant refurbishments has truly raised the bar. Whether you’re looking for traditional British finery or modern design, one thing all of these suites have in […]

Reasons to Travel to Greece this Summer

GREECE is a country of breathtaking landscapes, amazing islands and seascapes, paradise beaches, and cultural sites of global prominence. Beauty in Greece is exquisite, timeless and unspoiled. It was in this sacred landscape that love was born. Greece is the birthplace of the winged God Eros, the son of Aphrodite; Whether you are looking for an ideal honeymoon destination or just […]

The North Pole: The Ultimate High Arctic Adventure

Very few people have reached 90 degrees North to stand on top of the world. Even fewer have done so aboard a nuclear icebreaker, with a glass of champagne in hand. Following in the footsteps of the early explorers to reach the North Pole is the pinnacle of adventure expeditions, and modern explorers can get there aboard the world’s most […]

Guide to Washington, DC

By Becca Hensley This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. History plays a starring role inWashington, DC, the United States’ bold, audacious, urban enclave. Where earth-shaking, life-changing business gets done every day, and with a storied past, the district exudes power and drama like no other place. From blue-blooded Georgetown to high-octane Capitol Hill and […]

Things to do in Bali

Despite being a part of the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is distinguished for its entirely unique identity, from the landscape of lush rice fields, dramatic volcanoes and the coastline it’s fringed with, to the rich cultural identity that can be seen so clearly through the island’s ancient temples, theatrical arts and fragrant cuisine. We take a look at the best things to […]

New Hotels: Top 10

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. From peaceful palapas above tropical fish-filled lagoons to regal architecture in the heart of the world’s most energetic cities, we bring you the best luxury hotel openings of the past year. Ultima Gstaad Switzerland Opened December 2016 Sitting prettily in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps, […]

Discover a Life of Uncharted Luxury

It’s a mere two-hour flight from the East Coast, but unlike any other place on earth. On the breathtaking peninsula of Caroline Bay, Bermuda—adjacent to where the 2017 America’s Cup will take place—the ultra-luxury residences of The Cove, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence, are coming. And with them, private, homeowner access to a superyacht marina, the only one of its kind […]