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Family-Friendly Jets to Invest In

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. As the holiday season is fast approaching, there’s no better time to invest in a family-friendly jet. Whether you’re flying between states to visit relatives or going on a further-flung vacation, these aircrafts can get you there. HondaJet Elite At this year’s EBACE in Geneva, HondaJet revealed significant upgrades […]

The Three Ultimate Tow Vehicles

By Alexandra Cheney

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum At its core, Cadillac calls Escalade an SUV with the capacities of a full-size truck. Its new 10-speed automatic transmission with a 7.39 gear ratio spread apportions the engine to run at a lower rpm on the highway, adjusting shift points in a manner similar […]

The Best Jet Skis to get Right Now

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Kawasaki’s Jet Ski Ultra 310LX We’re not sure what we love most about this model—the serious power, the sporty look or the Jetsound audio system allowing you to listen to music while you’re on the water. From $17,999, kawasaki.com Yamaha’s FX Cruiser SVHO Its super-vortex high-output marine engine delivers […]

The New Era of Customized Luxury Travel Trailers

By Alexandra Cheney

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Explore with complete freedom and flexibility; no pilot, predetermined destination or schedule is necessary. A new era of customized, purpose-built travel trailers from Living Vehicle, Airstream and Land Ark allow you to traverse the world with the luxuries of home and on your own terms. Land Ark Drake In […]

VistaJet Launches Adventures in the Sky

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Traveling with children can be challenging. They’re most likely hyperexcited about going on a trip and in need of entertainment, whereas you’re looking to relax or catch up on paperwork. Nannies do their best to keep them amused, but options can be limited when you’re 40,000ft in the air. […]

Ultimate Velocity: A Closer Look at Heesen Yachts

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Sports yachts pack serious punch. They’re built with performance and speed in mind, and are ideal for those looking to zip around the Riviera or Caribbean—fast. But if you’re torn between a super-speedy vessel and a larger yacht on which you can host parties, entertain your friends and family […]

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 […]

Canyon Carver: The Vanderhall Venice Autocycle

By Alexandra Cheney

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Vanderhall MotorWorks’ three-wheeled autocycle is vintage for the modern era. Cruising the balmy Southern California canyons, windswept and three-wheeled, the Vanderhall Venice radiates a distinct air of cool in a valley of cloudless skies. Part of that may be due to its lack of a roof, but the rest, […]

Magellan Jets and St. Barth Properties Launch Partnership

By Lauren Hill

Following the damage caused on St. Barth by Hurricane Irma and subsequent efforts to bring the island back to its former state, Magellan Jets and luxury villa specialist St. Barth Properties have come together to welcome guests back to the island with the ultra-luxury St. Barth Jetaway package. The private jet provider, which is marking its 10th anniversary this year, […]

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 […]