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The Heroes Driving Blacklane’s Award-Winning Service

By Elite Traveler

Decked out in smart, crisp black suits: Blacklane’s crew of dedicated chauffeurs make sure every journey is tailored to perfection. You know the feeling: the business presentation that runs over; the unexpected delays; and the anxiety that creeps in knowing you have a long-haul flight ahead. Blacklane removes all the stress and uncertainty from this situation. As you pack your […]

Breitling Releases Limited Edition Etihad Airways Watch

By Alex Martin

Breitling has further strengthened its connection to the world of aviation with the announcement of a new partnership with luxury commercial airliner Etihad Airways. The Swiss watchmaker has been making pilot watches since 1952 when the Navitimer Pilot’s Chronograph was introduced and has developed special editions for a number of airlines including Pan Am and Swiss Air. Now, Etihad Airways […]

The Best Superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show

By Alex Martin

Just as the Monaco Grand Prix is considered the jewel in Formula One’s crown, the Monaco Yacht Show is the place every shipyard wants to be seen at. Each year, the yachting industry’s leading figures sail to the principality to show off their latest builds and upcoming projects. From September 25-28, over 125 vessels will be displayed in the emblematic […]

Victor Vescovo Completes Historic Five Deeps Mission

By Alex Martin

Victor Vescovo has become the first person to visit the deepest point in each of the world’s five oceans. The American adventurer completed the Five Deeps Expedition by reaching the bottom of the Arctic’s Molloy Trench, some 3.5miles below the surface, last month. Elite Traveler was invited aboard the support ship, the DSSV Pressure Drop, after its triumphant arrival in […]

McLaren Reveals New Luggage Line for GT Model

By Alex Martin

The McLaren GT is not known for its big trunk, so the British car manufacturer has developed a bespoke luggage line that allows customers to get full use out of the supercar’s limited storage space. Designed specifically to maximize the limited space inside the latest $200,000 GT model, the new GT Luggage line has been developed in-house to ensure it […]

IWC Pilots Make Aviation History in a Silver Spitfire

By Emma Reynolds

Swiss watch brand IWC Schaffhausen is making history with its Spitfire line in (what else) a silver Spitfire. The company enlisted pilots Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones of UK-based Boultbee Flight Academy to take “The Longest Flight” in a Silver Spitfire wearing the brand’s limited-edition timepiece, Pilot’s Watch TimeZoner Spitfire Edition “The Longest Flight,” debuted at this year’s SIHH. […]

British Airways First Introduces VR Headsets

By Alex Martin

Customers traveling in British Airways First from London Heathrow to New York JFK will not only be transported across the Atlantic Ocean but to a whole new world completely following the introduction of virtual reality headsets. The British aviation firm is trialing the headsets from now until the end of 2019 on select flights in First, allowing customers to enjoy […]

Lexus Adventure Arrives at Blackberry Mountain Resort

By Alex Martin

Blackberry Mountain Resort has become the newest member of the Lexus Hotel Partner Program and can now offer guests the chance to experience the all-new Lexus GX in its natural environment. The Lexus Off-Road Adventure allows guests to hone their off-road driving skills while taking in the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. During a 90-minute excursion through a custom-designed […]

A First Look at the Exclusive Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith

By Alex Martin

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars are giving enthusiasts the chance to own a piece of company history with the release of a limited-run Ghost Zenith Collector’s Edition. Following on from the Phantom Zenith project, the Ghost Zenith Collector’s Edition is limited to just 50 examples and will offer more bespoke options than any model since its inception in 2009. The most exclusive of these […]

JetSuiteX Relaunches as JSX for New Campaign

By Alex Martin

JetSuiteX, the sister company of private charter brand JetSuite, has relaunched itself under the new brand name JSX as aims to distinguish itself as a “hop-on jet service”. The new name, an abbreviation of “Joyful, Simple Xperiences,” will spearhead the company’s latest effort to widen the charter jet travel market. Now in its fourth year of operation, JSX has overseen […]