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Bentley Release Centenary Opus to Celebrate 100th Year

By Alex Martin

Bentley Motors will celebrate its centenary year with the release of a stunning Opus book that tells the story of its rich heritage in minute detail. The luxury car company was founded in January 1919 and in that time has produced a number of iconic models from Le Mans-winning race cars of the 1920s to the road-going GT Continental. Behind […]

Bentley Centenary Opus

Bugatti Forms Long-Term Bond with Jacob & Co.

By Elite Traveler

When Bugatti approached Jacob & Co. to form a watch collaboration, founder Jacob Arabo was thrilled. Not only was it a special year for Bugatti (110-year anniversary), but he was a huge fan of the supercar brand. “Bugatti is by far my favorite car company,” declares Mr. Arabo. “When I look at a Bugatti Chiron sports car, the perfectly refined […]

Yotha: The New On-Demand Yacht Charter Platform

By Samantha Coles

Chartering a private jet using an on-demand app or website is not a new concept, yet chartering a superyacht has historically been left to traditional methods (read: speaking to an actual human). Yotha is a new platform designed to change that and bring simplicity and transparency to the yacht chartering process. I boarded Philmx, Yotha founder and CEO Philippe Bacou’s […]

Brussels Airlines Introduces New Business Class

By Emma Reynolds

Brussels Airlines has recently introduced an all-new business-class concept aboard its long-haul aircrafts. Built to resemble and feel like a boutique hotel in the sky, business-class passengers will have completely new amenities, such as blankets and products, seat redesign for more space and added storage within each seat. Not only will individual changes be made for each seat, the airline […]

Rolls-Royce to Auction Bespoke Phantom at Sotheby’s

By Alex Martin

Sotheby’s will auction a bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom to celebrate the 115th anniversary of the historic meeting between Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce. Their chance encounter at the Midland Hotel in Machester, UK lead to the birth of the most influential luxury car brand in the world. An exclusive dinner at Sotheby’s in New York marked the occasion earlier this […]

JetSuite Debuts JetSuite Experiences for Discerning Travelers

By Emma Reynolds

In partnership with luxury travel company Embark, private aviation service provider JetSuite is rolling out JetSuite Experiences for its members. With dozens of trips to choose from, covering culinary excursions, adventure travel, VIP shopping, kid’s programming and once-in-a-lifetime trips (and more) – everyone is guaranteed to find something to enjoy. The partnership was launched in part to celebrate JetSuite’s 10th […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Zegato Headlines Bonhams Sale

By Alex Martin

The Bonhams Aston Martin Sale is the go-to auction for anyone hoping to get their hands on their legendary classic cars, but a new model is likely to steal the show in 2019. The leading Aston Martin and Lagonda auction hosts its 20th edition at the stunning Wormsley Estate in Buckinghamshire on May 19, in conjunction with the Aston Martin Owners […]

The Ultimate Supercar Tour of the Swiss Alps

A new ultimate supercar tour from luxury travel specialists Leo Trippi offers to take guests through the most iconic alpine passes behind the wheel of their dream car. The Swiss Alps are known for containing some of the most beautiful roads in the world. Many car enthusiasts undertake the famous pilgrimage from Zurich to Geneva every summer, passing over high […]

Superyacht Chef Tobias Emmert Trains with Michael Caines

By Elite Traveler

Superyacht head chef Tobias Emmert traded his life onboard the popular MY BASH for a spell in the beautiful Devon countryside with Michael Caines. Emmert spent one month as the apprentice of one of the UK’s most acclaimed and celebrated chefs at Lympstone Manor in Exeter. The experience allowed Emmert to take his skills and techniques to the next level, […]

British Airways Business-Class and First-Class Get ‘Suite’ Upgrades

By Emma Reynolds

British Airways has recently introduced a series of updates to its business-class and first-class cabins – and this year it will add its first A350 Airbus to the fleet complete with these new changes in July. British Airways’ business-class cabins will get entirely new suites, called Club Suites, complete with a suite door and direct-aisle access. Not only do these Club […]