Andy Hayler’s Guide to the Best Italian Restaurants in London

By Andy Hayler

Italian food is deeply embedded in the London restaurant scene, ever since Italians emigrated in the 19th century and established an initial thriving community in Clerkenwell. These days there are around two thousand Italian restaurants in London, and more than three thousand places if you include pizzerias. At the high end of the spectrum, there are three restaurants anointed with […]

Spa of the Week: The Spa at Encore Las Vegas

By Emma Reynolds

There are few spas more opulent than The Spa at Encore at Encore Las Vegas (part of Wynn Las Vegas). The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star spa is a can’t-miss next time you’re in Sin City for its incredible treatments and purely indulgent setting. Walking into The Spa at Encore at The Encore in Las Vegas is like being transported to […]

Turkish Airlines Celebrates 25 Years of Direct Flights to NYC

By Emma Reynolds

On Wednesday, June 19, Elite Traveler and Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more countries than any other, celebrated the 25th anniversary of the global carrier’s direct flights from Turkey to the US. More than 200 guests joined the airline and Elite Traveler, the media partner for the event, at New York City’s esteemed Metropolitan Club. Elite Traveler‘s Director of Travel & […]

Inside the New-Look Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

By Elite Traveler

If the walls of Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo could talk, they’d be bursting with tales of glamour, love and war. Founded in 1863, the hotel is simply iconic, and now, after a four-year-long renovation, it has unveiled sparkling new additions as well as careful updates. It remained open during its $280m makeover that includes the famed Princess Grace Suite and […]

The World’s Best Restaurants to Visit in July

By Alex Martin

In the latest installment in our ongoing series, Elite Traveler brings you a selection of the best new restaurants, pop-ups and reopenings for July. As we move into high summer, some of the world’s best chefs are preparing to inject new and exciting concepts into the culinary landscape. In this month’s round-up of exciting openings, we bring you news of […]

Taking on the Chapman’s Challenge at Pangkor Laut

By Alex Martin

I start at frantic speed, keeping sight of the leaders. Despite arriving from London just hours earlier and suffering jet lag, I feel surprisingly good. I overtake one runner and then another. I start dreaming about a top 10 finish. Here I am, a travel journalist turning up at the last minute to beat chiseled cross-fitters and prominent triathletes. All […]

Cocktail of the Week: Milano Americano at Bulgari Hotel Milano

By Emma Reynolds

Milano Americano at Bulgari Hotel Milano 45ml Luxardo Bianco 45ml homemade infused Vermouth Bianco Cucumber slices To make, mix Luxardo Bianco and Vermouth Bianco in a cocktail shaker. Shake and pour over ice. Add cucumber slices in the drink for extra flavor. Bulgari Hotels & Resorts introduced its first-ever Symposia Mixology Event beginning in March and ending this October. The […]

Men’s Summer Fashion Cover Shoot: London Calling

By Elite Traveler

The Elite Traveler Men’s Issue highlights this season’s best suiting and tailored casual wear. Set within the Unesco World Heritage site of Maritime Greenwich, The Old Royal Naval College is the perfect backdrop for our sophisticated selection of summer styles. Above: Canali textured blazer, $1,050, trousers, $695 Dior Men double-shirt effect blouson, $1,700 Paul Smith leather belt, $195 Salvatore Ferragamo […]

The Best Swimwear for Summer

By Emma Reynolds

Heading out to Cape Cod? Jetting down to Mexico? How about Mykonos? Elite Traveler has the best swimwear for summer to keep you looking stylish all season. Read on for our men’s and women’s picks, paired with the most ideal destination to wear them in. Our corresponding guides tell you where to go and what to see in each locale. For a […]

XOJet Announces Partnership with Merriman’s Restaurants

By Emma Reynolds

XOJet, North America’s leading on-demand private aviation platform, recently announced its first culinary partnership with Hawaiian restaurant group, Merriman’s Restaurants. The upscale restaurant has the freshest ingredients, from seafood to exotic fruit to vegetables. There are restaurants in Honolulu; Kapalua, Maui; Waimea on the Big Island; and two outposts in Kauai: Fish House and Gourmet Pizza and Burgers. Founder and […]