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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.

PrivateFly Lauches Super Bowl 2020 Private Jet Party

By Alex Martin

The teams competing in Super Bowl LIV have been decided and this week fans will be scrambling to book their flight to Miami, Florida to make sure they are part of one of the world’s biggest sporting spectacles. The Super Bowl is one of the busiest times of the year for private jet travel and over 1,500 jets are expected […]

Four Seasons Maui Launches New Whale Watching Experiences

By Alex Martin

Hawaii is the perfect destination to escape the winter blues. While the East Coast freezes through the winter months, the island of Maui boasts tropical waters and azure skies. It is so nice at this time of year, in fact, that even humpback whales come in their dozens to enjoy the warmer climes. Maui is a prime whale-watching destination at […]

Off The Map Travel Reveals Scandinavian Six Itinerary

By Alex Martin

What do you prefer: one big vacation or a lot of mini-breaks? The former gives you the chance to explore somewhere in great detail while the latter keeps you feeling fresh throughout the year. Now, Off The Map Travel is offering you the best of both worlds. The luxury travel specialists have introduced the Scandinavian Six experience, consisting of six […]

XO Launches The Red Carpet Express for Awards Season

By Alex Martin

Private jet company XO is offering a helping hand to VIPs flocking to Hollywood for the Oscars and other awards ceremonies this season with the launch of The Red Carpet Express. Awards season is one of the busiest times of the year for private aviation services in the US as A-list celebrities jet in from across the globe. This new […]

Rosewood Little Dix Bay Reopens After Four-year Refurbishment

By Alex Martin

Rosewood Little Dix Bay is once again welcoming guests after a four-year closure and is promising even higher levels of modern luxury to the British Virgin Islands following a multi-million-dollar renovation. The luxury hotel, located on Virgin Gorda, was the passion project of conservationist Laurance Rockefeller and originally opened in 1964. It quickly became known as one of the world’s […]

Ask Laura Founder Laura Szleper On Being a Proactive Concierge

By Alex Martin

Ask Laura is a new private members club that promises to bring a new level of personalization to concierge services. Elite Traveler sits down with its founder Laura Szleper to discuss how she intends to fill what she believes is a big gap in the market. Ask Laura has been in operation for two years, but Laura Szleper, the founder, […]

Airbus Reveals Beautiful Aston Martin ACH130 Helicopter

By Alex Martin

Loyal Aston Martin customers will be able to show their appreciation for the brand in the most extravagant of ways after it announced the co-developed Airbus ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter. The next best thing to a flying car, this limited-edition helicopter has been developed to feel like an Aston Martin on the inside and, to a lesser extent, look […]

Exploring Spain’s Historic Jewish Quarters

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in Elite Traveler’s ongoing Spain series, we explore the must-see Jewish quarters dotted around its major cities. The first signs of Jewish influence in Spain date back to the fourth century. Jewish communities thrived in Spain alongside Muslims and Christians for hundreds of years. But their presence ended definitively with the Alhambra Decree of 1492, which […]

The Balvenie Releases New Marriage Series Whisky

By Alex Martin

Scotch whisky specialists The Balvenie has rounded off the decade in fine style with the second release in its coveted Marriage Series. Named ‘The Balvenie Fifty: Marriage 0197′, the new release is a fine example of Malt Master David Stewart’s unique skill in marrying rare and precious whisky. The liquid is a further enhancement of the original Marriage 0962, which was […]

A Culinary Highland Adventure with Chef Tom Aikens

By Alex Martin

Chef Tom Aikens may be busy with the opening of his new restaurant Muse, but the Michelin-starred chef will cut time out of his busy schedule to host an ultra-exclusive culinary retreat in the Scottish Highlands this winter. Aikens, who makes his return to London’s fine dining scene after a five-year absence in January, heads north of the border in […]