The Best Hotel Views in the World

By Lauren Hill

Even when you’re staying at one of the best hotels on the planet, it can be the view that leaves the most lasting impression. From Patagonian peaks to iconic landmarks, these are the best hotel views in the world. Awasi Patagonia, Chile Torres del Paine National Park is one of those landscapes you can never forget, with jagged mountains, serene […]

The Island Resorts Championing Diving in the Dark

By Lauren Hill

Bioluminescence, glowing coral and creatures that only show up when it’s dark make snorkeling and diving at night an experience you won’t forget in a hurry. See the ocean in an entirely different light from each of these remote island resorts. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji As the resort of ocean explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau (see our recent interview with […]

The Ultimate Luxury Guide to Reykjavík

By Elite Traveler

By Holly Rubenstein This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Iceland is a land of gushing waterfalls, steaming hot springs, mammoth glaciers and double rainbows. A mysterious, otherworldly island, it showcases vast and stunning landscapes. At its heart, the world’s most northerly capital, Reykjavík, offers the  perfect base for a hip city break, just a stone’s […]

The Best East Coast Retreats for Fall

By Elite Traveler

As fall comes around each year, so do the myriad opportunities for idyllic trips along the East Coast to see the foliage as it turns from a lush green to the vibrant orange, red and yellow shades of fall. Some points along the coast are especially enchanting at this nostalgic time of year, including Chatham Bars Inn on Cape Cod, […]

New Hebridean Whisky Trail Brings Together Scotland’s Distilleries

By Lauren Hill

Today marks the launch of a brand new experience in Scotland, the Hebridean Whisky Trail connecting four of the region’s great distilleries. Setting a route between Isle of Raasay Distillery, Torabhaig Distillery, Talisker Distillery and the Isle of Harris Distillery, this 115-mile journey takes in the dramatic landscapes of Skye, Harris and Raasay as well as the whisky hubs this […]

REVEALED: The World’s Most Luxurious Cruise Suites

By Kristen Shirley & Lauren Hill

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. If you have never been on a cruise, now is the time to go. Companies have listened to what passengers want and have thrown conventional cruising out the window. Gone are the days of reserved tables with uninspired cuisine, the famous baked Alaska for dessert and staid entertainment. Michelin-starred […]

Oceania Cruises Announces $100m Transformation of its Fleet

By Lauren Hill

This year was a momentous one for Oceania Cruises as it marked the luxury cruise line’s 15th anniversary of sailing the world. But this celebration is being followed by an even more significant milestone for the fleet. This week, Oceania announced the launch of OceaniaNEXT – an ongoing initiative to enhance every aspect of the experience each ship provides, beginning with […]

Trish Goff on Responsible Philanthropy

By Elite Traveler

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Supermodel turned real-estate broker Trish Goff has harnessed the power of the fashion industry and social media to create a campaign, #knotonmyplanet, that combats African elephant poaching and the ivory crisis. So far, it has raised over $3m for the Elephant Crisis Fund. Here, Goff explains her work and […]

Jan Tibaldi on Leading One&Only Reethi Rah Forward

By Lauren Hill

In April of this year, Jan Tibaldi took the reigns as new general manager of One&Only Reethi Rah, one of the Maldives most legendary resorts having remained at the top of luxury hotel rankings since it opened in 2005. In an interview with Elite Traveler, Tibaldi talks about the island’s unique appeal, the importance that’s being placed on environmental sustainability […]

Moke America Reinvents the Doorless Beach Buggy

By Alexandra Cheney

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The promise of long, languid summer days spent moseying around St Barths or in the Hamptons warrants a vehicle that enables such leisure. With a top speed of 25 mph, the eMoke—the electric version of the classic beach buggy whose fans included Brigitte Bardot, Princess Margaret and Hunter S […]