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The ultimate guide to every major destination, for the elite traveler. Join us as we tour the world’s best hotels, the finest restaurants and all of the world’s leading luxury travel offerings.

Marriott International Launches Luxury Property Rentals

By Emma Reynolds

With more people seeking private vacations and escapes that some hotels can’t deliver, Marriott International has taken it upon themselves with their unique network to provide the most luxurious vacation-home rentals for its diverse clientele in all price ranges with the launch of their new Homes & Villas by Marriott International.  Marriott International partners with property management companies in each […]

Equinox Hotel is Officially Open in New York City

By Emma Reynolds

Luxury fitness and gym company, Equinox, is once again pushing the boundaries with its first-ever Equinox Hotel in New York City’s Hudson Yards, which opened earlier this month. Equinox, which has gyms in the US, Canada and London, is synonymous with luxury: Each gym has state-of-the-art equipment, world-class trainer and wellness-focused luxury amenities (eucalyptus towels, anyone?). Its hotel follows this […]

Kudadoo Maldives Reveals New Yacht ‘Bella’

By Alex Martin

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island has purchased a state-of-the-art Princess F55 motor yacht to add to its growing list of experiences for guests. Named Bella, the yacht will allow adventurous guests to explore the Maldives in ultimate style. She is available to rent her for half a day, a full day or to undertake a multiple-night private excursion. Visitors wishing to […]

Ponant Announces Gastronomic Cruises with Relais & Châteaux

By Emma Reynolds

French cruise line Ponant has partnered with Relais & Châteaux to offer three gastronomic cruise itineraries for 2020 hosted by a Relais & Châteaux chef in Europe, Africa and Asia. Relais & Châteaux is one of the highest badges of excellence in the hospitality and culinary worlds, and the company takes tremendous pride in who it honors. In total, there […]

Pangkor Laut Resort Review: A Natural Paradise

By Alex Martin

As I walked into my ocean villa at Pangkor Laut Resort, the first thing that caught the eye was a guide to the island’s wildlife. It reassures me that the monitor lizards that roam the beaches pose no threat despite measuring up to five feet long. It also urges me to lock my door properly because monkeys have become adept […]

Inspirato Launches First-Ever Luxury Travel Subscription

By Emma Reynolds

You may have heard of Inspirato, a luxury hospitality company helping travelers book vacations through private destination clubs and hospitality partners. The company, which was founded in 2011, has a roster of luxury vacation homes, hotels and experiences all over the world that members can book. With more than 17,000 members, they know they will receive an unparalleled and consistent […]

The Rubens at The Palace Launches UK’s Most Expensive Tea

By Alex Martin

The Rubens at the Palace has taken inspiration from its regal position next to the home of the royal family by introducing the United Kingdom’s most expensive tea. Situated across the road from Buckingham Palace, the luxury London hotel already offers guests the chance to experience life as a royal with their Royal Afternoon Tea, served in a room that […]

The 10 Best Hotels and Suites in Chicago

By Alex Martin

Chicago is certainly a city on the move. In the space of a generation, it has transformed its fortunes and now stands as a focal point for leisure and culture. Now, the vibrant city boasts one of the finest selections of accommodations in the US. Whether a sumptuous bed, a spectacular view or service beyond compare – choose from our […]

Exclusive Rooftop Bars in Johannesburg

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in the ongoing South Africa series, Elite Traveler selects the five best rooftop bars in Johannesburg. There is nothing quite like sipping on your favorite cocktail while watching the sunset. Johannesburg may lack the dramatic scenery of Cape Town’s Table Mountain or the ocean vistas of Durban, but the cityscape comes alive as the sun drifts […]

A Long Weekend in Lake Como

By Alex Martin

by Peter Clover Long celebrated as a playground for the fashionable elite, Lake Como has historically embraced romantic poets, writers, artists, aristocrats and, more recently, Hollywood heartthrobs into the retreat of its cerulean shores. There are no real nightclubs to speak of, no must-go-to casinos, just calming, infinite water, shades of silver dawn and the gentle sound of shutters sighing […]