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Alex Martin

Alex Martin

Alex Martin is the web editor at Elite Traveler. Formerly a journalist for the Daily Mail in London, he left the fast-paced world of news to pursue his passion for travel. Alex specializes in restaurant news, motoring and jumps at any chance for adventure. He never shies away from a challenge and regularly competes in marathons and triathlons across the world.

VistaJet Reveals Bombardier Global 7500 Fleet

By Alex Martin

VistaJet has become the first private aviation company to introduce a commercial fleet of Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, the largest and longest-range business jet in the world. The state-of-the-art jet has set new industry standards in a number of different areas since its official launch earlier this year. It is the longest in its class at just over 54ft; it […]

Michelin Guide New York: The 2020 List in Full

By Alex Martin

The Michelin Guide 2020 for New York and Westchester has once again proven the city to be the country’s top dining destination with 100 stars shared across 76 restaurants. The new guide welcomed eight restaurants to its one-star tier while two restaurants gained two-star status. The biggest winner of the night was Blue Hill at Stone Barns, which came straight […]

Hublot Unveils Innovative Green Big Bang MP-11

By Alex Martin

Hublot is celebrating a significant step forward in its ultra-technical and contemporary design with the release of a Big Bang MP-11 made with an innovative material never before used in watchmaking. Having made huge investments in the industrialization of sapphire, Hublot has been able to offer watches in several colors such as black, yellow, blue and red. However, a true […]

Great Heights Launches Luxury Lab-Grown Diamonds Range

By Alex Martin

An ambitious new company is promising to change the diamond market for the better by offering ethically and environmentally sourced stones. Great Heights launches in New York this week with a range of lab-grown diamonds that are just as precious as the natural counterpart but are completely free from sourcing concerns. With the launch of its debut collection, Great Heights […]

Gordon & MacPhail Release Mr George Centenary Whisky

By Alex Martin

Gordon & MacPhail has announced an extra special release in honor of George Urquhart, a member of the second generation of the company’s owning family and the proclaimed ‘Father of Single Malt Whisky’. The liquid was laid down in 1956, the year that Mr George (as he was fondly known by his colleagues) became a senior partner in the business. […]

Belmond Launches Good Living Experiences for 2020

By Alex Martin

Belmond is aiming to take the meaning of wellness to a new level in 2020 with the launch of its ‘Good Living’ concept. The luxury hotel group has announced a series of amazing trips designed to deliver authentic and timeless experiences. Wellness travel has experienced a meteoric rise in recent years and is expected to grow further in 2020. In […]

Getting to Know Jetcraft Chairman Jahid Fazal-Karim

By Alex Martin

Jetcraft has experienced exponential growth over the past 10 years. The company holds a unique position between the traditional broker and the manufacturer. A large portion of the company’s success is down to its focus on preowned jets, where demand has grown far quicker than forecast. Chairman of the Board Jahid Fazal-Karim speaks exclusively to Elite Traveler about his passion […]

New-look Julie’s Restaurant Reopens in West London

By Alex Martin

Julie’s Restaurant has reopened in London’s upmarket Holland Park following a five-year closure. The W11 restaurant has undergone extensive refurbishment and also welcomes a brand new team to the kitchen. First opened in 1969, Julie’s Restaurant became a legend of London’s dining scene and counted A-list celebrities among their regulars. That includes names such as The Rollings Stones, Sir Paul […]

A Long Weekend in Seville

10th October 2019 // by Peter Clover Rich in culture, sizzling with energy, sleek yet startlingly sophisticated — sultry flamenco star Seville has reinvented herself as a coveted destination in the heart of Spain’s sun-baked Andalusia region, jazzing up her old-world charm and traditional glamour with a cool, up-market vibe. Get caught up in a fantasy world of cobbled courtyards, […]

The World of Fine Wine Announces Best Wine Lists 2019

By Alex Martin

The World’s Best Wine Lists Awards for 2019 have been revealed by The World of Fine Wine. South Africa’s Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient is the biggest winner of this year’s list after receiving the honor of Wine List of the Year, Best Hotel Wine List in the World, and Champions’ League World’s Best By-the-Glass Wine List 2019. Now in […]