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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.

Getting to Know Interior Architect David T’Kint

By Alex Martin

Interior architect David T’Kint has overseen some of the most high-profile hospitality and residential projects internationally, including the ambitious Great Scotland Yard Hotel in London. T’Kint is a partner in Hirsch Bedner Associates and is now directing the new HBA EMEA office, bringing the firm’s London and Dubai studios together. With over 15 years of experience in the hospitality design […]

Michelin Star Cookbooks from the World’s Best Restaurants

By Alex Martin

The world’s best restaurants are not immune to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Every restaurant, from the most esteemed institution to your local pizzeria, has had to close to combat the spread of Covid-19. With more time indoors than ever, many of us are taking the opportunity to refine our skills in the kitchen. While you may never earn your own […]

Insurance Reassurance at Home and Away

Jetting off to a new, exciting destination, or returning to a favorite resort is just what you need to get over the winter blues. But if you’re going on a longer break, there are a few insurance implications to consider – both for your home and for the trip. By Cathy Lloyd On the home front A holiday can be […]

New York’s Best Chefs Launch Funds for Furloughed Employees

By Alex Martin

Some of New York’s best chefs have responded to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis by setting up funds to support the employees who effectively lost their incomes overnight when the city was locked down. New York is the center of America’s coronavirus outbreak and all restaurants and bars will be closed for the foreseeable future. It leaves tens of thousands of […]

The 10 Best Virtual Museum and Art Gallery Tours

By Alex Martin

The ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus Covid-19 has put paid to hundreds of thousands of vacations across the world. Billions of people are either being forced or advised to remain inside for weeks, forcing art galleries and museums to close their doors for the foreseeable future. But thanks to modern technology, you can now explore thousands of galleries and […]

US Hotels Join Hotels For Hope to Aid Covid-19 Response

By Alex Martin

US hotels have committed to helping the government’s Covid-19 response by providing vital accommodation for first responders. The new program aims to make use of the thousands of properties that are now empty due to the complete collapse in the travel industry. The AHLA has identified over 6,500 properties nationwide located in close proximity to established healthcare facilities that are […]

The Fine Dining Restaurants Delivering in London

By Alex Martin

Movement within London has been severely restricted due to the coronavirus Covid-19. People are now only allowed to leave their homes for very specific reasons and dining out on the town is not one of them. Restaurants and bars have been forced to close, but many have turned to delivery services in an effort to keep their businesses alive. With […]

The 11 Best Travel Books To Read During Self-Isolation

By Alex Martin

Billions of us around the world are being urged to stay home as the coronavirus Covid-19 continues to spread. As we hunker down indoors for the greater good, nothing will pass the time better than a good book. With your vacation most likely canceled or postponed, keep your wanderlust alive by picking up one of the best travel books to […]

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Tritium Supercar to Launch at Top Marques Monaco

By Alex Martin

The Tritium supercar will be officially unveiled at Top Marques Monaco as organizers insisted the June event will still go ahead despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Billed as the most customizable supercar in the world, the Tritium will herald a new era for electric vehicles when it is revealed at Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum this summer. The car will be 100% […]

Bentley Motors Suspends Production Amid Covid-19 Crisis

By Alex Martin

Bentley Motors has announced it will suspend production from today at its factory headquarters in Crewe, United Kingdom, as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The increasing rate of infection across the UK has put a strain on the company’s workforce and supply chain. There is also an expectation that the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic will hit […]