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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 […]

The Princess R35 Yacht: Fit for Royalty

By Elite Traveler

Princess Yachts, the England-based yacht builder, has launched a new sports yacht, the R35. Working in tandem with Italian car-design brand Pininfarina and decorated Olympian and America’s Cup competitor Ben Ainslie’s BAR Technologies, the R35 uses this race-bred technology to hit top speeds of 50 knots. Using a combination of a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque (loads of stress are supported through […]

VistaJet Launches Program for Bespoke Travel Experiences

By Emma Reynolds

Global private-aviation company, VistaJet, recently debuted its latest experience, VistaJet World, which offers its members global travel experiences ranging from scientific discovery to exploring ancient cities to going behind-the-scenes of the world’s most exclusive wineries, in partnership with like-minded travel experts. In 2016, the company established a Private Office, which allows its clientele to create bespoke journeys the moment the […]

High-Speed Internet For Your Business Jet Has Arrived

By Elite Traveler

 Buckling into your seat on a business jet used to mean signing off the internet for hours at a time. That was then, this is now. In-flight Wi-Fi lets you stay productive, connected and entertained throughout your flight – if you choose the right Wi-Fi solution. Honeywell invented JetWave to give you the best Wi-Fi experience flying. With JetWave […]

Pininfarina Battista: Silent and Street Legal

By Alexandra Cheney

For those unfamiliar with the finer milestones in car design, the name Pininfarina sounds oddly proverbial. Born Battista Farina, the postwar design magnate and coachbuilder focused on the drafting and construction of new car bodies for the likes of Ferrari and Alfa Romeo throughout his career. At home, he was the youngest boy of 11 children and quickly garnered the […]

Bugatti Chiron Sky View – First Drive

By Alexandra Cheney

Sliding into the not quite camel — but darker than sand — supple leather seat feels like being handed the reins to a realized spaceship. There are no touchscreens in the Chiron but rather mindfully placed, if not inordinately large, buttons. Bugatti engineers claim they’re an integral part of the timeless beauty that runs throughout the brand’s portfolio. In reality, […]

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 […]