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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.

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 […]

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 […]

Land Rover Launches New Utah and Namibia Adventures

By Lauren Jade Hill Placing the focus on two destinations that are celebrated for their breath-taking scenery, Land Rover has launched new road trip adventures in Utah and Namibia complete with coaching from the expert Land Rover Experience instructors. Both give travelers the chance to get behind the wheel of the new Land Rover Discovery. The Land Rover Namibia Adventure […]

Spa of the Week: San Clemente Palace Kempinski

By Olivia Cuccaro When your Italian adventure calls for a spa retreat, escape to a private island in the Lagoon of Venice. San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice has recently debuted its spa in partnership with local perfumery The Merchant of Venice to offer Venetian luxury from head to toe. Just a private boat ride away from Piazza San Marco, the […]

Aman Hosts New Private Jet Expedition

By Lauren Jade Hill This October Aman is set to host the next in their series of extraordinary private jet expeditions, taking in the locations of the Aman resorts in China, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka. Taking place over 17 days, the expedition will comprise eight distinct chapters at eight different resorts. From Shanghai guests will travel on the eight-person […]

Guide to Chicago

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Chicago was once the “Second City” of the US, but these days it’s a world-class destination of its own. It has a wildly inventive culinary scene that made it the third US city to have its own Michelin Guide. There’s no shortage of classic experiences to be […]

Guide to Napa Valley

By Olivia Cuccaro Just north of bustling San Francisco, California’s premier wine region awaits ready to present world-class reds and alluring outdoor activities for the discerning traveler. Grapes ripen on the vine and temperatures are mild as the harvest sets in from late August to October, but Napa Valley is so much more than its 400 wineries. A glass of […]

Ritz-Carlton Introduces Posh Picnic Package in New York

By Olivia Cuccaro In the summertime, there’s nothing as quintessentially New York as a picnic in Central Park. But when The Ritz-Carlton is behind your outdoor excursion, you can ditch the checkered blanket in favor of a far more luxurious afternoon. Having previously offered an annual Picnic in the Park package, Ritz-Carlton has elevated the experience this year with the […]