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Smart Luggage: Five Clever Suitcases

By Arun Kakar

The fundamentals of a good carry-on no longer end at design and storage. New smart luggage is set to do to baggage what wheels accomplished many years ago: taking the dynamics of design and functionality to new levels. From phone-charging to GPS locating, the smart option is growing increasingly popular among business travelers looking for that little bit extra when […]

Macallan And Magnum Photos Collaborate On Luxury Bottle

By Arun Kakar

Scottish distillery The Macallan has unveiled the latest whisky in its limited edition Masters of Photography series: a partnership with legendary co-operative Magnum Photos. The Macallan Masters of Photography: Magnum Edition is the seventh in a series of collaborations between the Macallan that has included notable photographers such as Steven Klein, Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz. The collaboration with Magnum […]

How To Watch La Liga In Style

By Arun Kakar

La Liga is back. The Spanish soccer league returns on August 17, and it is shaping up to be one of the most competitive tournaments in recent memory. One of the most entertaining leagues in Europe, there is never a shortage of flair, goals and drama on display every week. Soccer pedigree aside, the appeal of Spain as a destination […]

The Complete Guide To Buying a Yacht

By Arun Kakar

From first meeting to first sail, the process of buying a yacht can be a lengthy and arduous affair. Between having to make decisions on everything from hull size to cutlery design, there are logistical conundrums like number of crew and where to berth that have to be considered. But nothing quite comes close to the thrill of owning a […]

March & White: The Changing Face of The High Seas

By Arun Kakar

Elite Traveler speaks to interior designer James White, of luxury interiors brand March & White, about what’s making superyachts propel forward in 2018. Superyachts are changing. Sales in vessels over 98 ft increased by 25 per cent last year, bringing totals back to pre-2008 heights. Designs are getting more ambitious too: Boat International’s World Superyacht Awards last month celebrated the […]

Rare Aston Martin Prototype Up For Auction

By Arun Kakar

A one of a kind Aston Martin is heading to auction, with expectations of becoming the most expensive British car to go under the hammer. The DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype was the first car ever to break the 300 kph barrier at Le Mans on the renowned Mulsanne straight in a practice run in 1963. It represents the pinnacle […]

The Macallan releases limited edition M Black

By Arun Kakar

The Macallan has released a new single malt, drawing together crystal masters Lalique and renowned art director Fabien Baron for the limited edition M Black 2017. Hailed as the ‘most complex masterpiece’ in the Scottish distilleries renowned M series, French glassmaker Lalique has designed a special decanter from handcrafted black crystal. Complex and technically challenging material that, the decanter serves […]

Burger Boat Company Announce Custom 48 Cruiser

By Arun Kakar

American heritage brand Burger Boat Company has announced the custom designed Burger 48 Cruiser, a 15.6 metre luxury yacht that was built for an owner who ‘wanted control over her own vessel’. Powered by twin 600 horsepower Volva Penta engines, it provides the owner with a joystick control for enhanced maneuverability. Incorporating the Dutch constructor Vripack Slide® Hull Design, its […]

Burger 48 Cruiser

MGM & Clase Azul’s Limited Edition Tequila

By Arun Kakar

A special “Joven” blend tequila is to be made exclusively available exclusively at MGM resorts on the Vegas strip, thanks to a collaboration with Clase Azul spirits, the world’s most luxurious tequila brand. Created by Clase Azul’s master distiller, the unique blend is composed of 20 per cent unaged Azul Plata, 50 per cent  Clase Azul Reposado (aged for eight […]

Victor Jets Announces First Ever Loyalty Scheme

By Arun Kakar

The ‘Uber of private jets’ has launched the industry’s first ever points-based frequent fliers program, providing a ‘uniquely rewarding experience’ for regular in-demand charter. Victor Jets’ charter platform will allow customers to earn points from their flights on its ‘Alto’ program, which can be redeemed to offset the pricing of future flights. The company has invested over $800,000 on frequent […]