The Record-breaking Bombardier Global 7500 Takes Flight

By Emma Reynolds

To date, Bombardier’s Global 7500 aircraft has the most superlatives of any business-class jet: At just over 54ft, it is the longest; it is the industry’s only purpose-built jet with four fully customizable living spaces, making it the largest; and, perhaps most important, it’s the fastest, reaching speeds up to 710mph with a range up to 7,700nm. The jet broke […]

Gordon & MacPhail Release Mr George Centenary Whisky

By Alex Martin

Gordon & MacPhail has announced an extra special release in honor of George Urquhart, a member of the second generation of the company’s owning family and the proclaimed ‘Father of Single Malt Whisky’. The liquid was laid down in 1956, the year that Mr George (as he was fondly known by his colleagues) became a senior partner in the business. […]

Belmond Launches Good Living Experiences for 2020

By Alex Martin

Belmond is aiming to take the meaning of wellness to a new level in 2020 with the launch of its ‘Good Living’ concept. The luxury hotel group has announced a series of amazing trips designed to deliver authentic and timeless experiences. Wellness travel has experienced a meteoric rise in recent years and is expected to grow further in 2020. In […]

Inside the Revamped Raffles Singapore

By Kristen Shirley

When Raffles Singapore closed in 2017 for a complete renovation, its dedicated guests were worried. Would the hotel retain its colonial charm? Was it possible to respect its heritage and compete with the slate of new-build hotels that tower around it? Two years later, Raffles emerged transformed and renewed, ready to delight repeat guests with its historic sense of place […]

Getting to Know Jetcraft Chairman Jahid Fazal-Karim

By Alex Martin

Jetcraft has experienced exponential growth over the past 10 years. The company holds a unique position between the traditional broker and the manufacturer. A large portion of the company’s success is down to its focus on preowned jets, where demand has grown far quicker than forecast. Chairman of the Board Jahid Fazal-Karim speaks exclusively to Elite Traveler about his passion […]

JetSuite President Stephanie Chung on Evolving Leadership

By Elite Traveler

JetSuite is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. As president of the charter company, Stephanie Chung is using this milestone to re-evaluate every aspect of the business and ensure longevity with future generations. Let’s face it: There’s no shortage of negative stereotypes about millennials in the workplace. They’re viewed as wanting to advance at light speed to the corner office and to […]

Cocktail of the Week: Secret Garden, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

By Emma Reynolds

Secret Garden at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul Top glass: 100ml orange juice 50ml Hennessy VS 20ml honey 1ml Disaronno liqueur Bottom glass: 200ml hot water 2 dried orange slices 2.5g dried rose leaves 2.5g rose hip To make the Secret Garden cocktail, first stir all ingredients into a fishbowl-shaped container that will be the bottom glass. Then, in a mixing glass […]

New-look Julie’s Restaurant Reopens in West London

By Alex Martin

Julie’s Restaurant has reopened in London’s upmarket Holland Park following a five-year closure. The W11 restaurant has undergone extensive refurbishment and also welcomes a brand new team to the kitchen. First opened in 1969, Julie’s Restaurant became a legend of London’s dining scene and counted A-list celebrities among their regulars. That includes names such as The Rollings Stones, Sir Paul […]

Women’s Fall Fashion: Pale Pistachio

By Kristen Shirley

Give shades of mint and pistachio the green light this fall. Go all in with a luxurious green coat, or choose jade jewelry for a subtle accent. Above: Sally LaPointe Jade leather trench coat with fur collar, $7,500, Above: Marc Jacobs Mint Shetland coat, $2,200, Mint Shetland knee-length skirt, $950, Olive plaid button-down shirt, $450, Melange sweater with scarf, […]

Travel Diaries: Garrett Leight & Elena Doukas of Mr Leight

By Emma Reynolds

In our ongoing Travel Diaries series, Elite Traveler speaks with designers, style icons and gurus in their respective fields on their must-have travel items when trotting the globe. Garrett Leight, Founder of Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) & Elena Doukas, Head Product Designer at GLCO and Mr Leight Los Angeles Los Angeles-native Garrett Leight is no stranger to the eyewear […]