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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.

Relais & Châteaux Reveals its First London Hotel

By Samantha Coles

Relais & Chateaux has added London hotel 11 Cadogan Gardens to its impressive roster — the first and only London hotel in the entire collection. There are currently 585 properties included in Relais & Chateaux and the association carefully vets each one before it is added to the impeccable collection. The association was first established in 1954 and has been […]

Elite Review: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

By Samantha Coles

Located on Silhouette Island, the Seychelles’ third-largest and best-known granitic archipelago, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa is the only resort on the entire island. Arrive by helicopter from Mahé to take in the Jurassic Park-esque views from above, or arrive by ferry from the Bel Ombre jetty (it’s a gentle 45-minute journey, and you’ll still experience fantastic views, especially […]

Travel Diaries with Shalini Kasliwal of The Gem Palace

By Kristen Shirley

No trip to Jaipur, India would be complete without visiting the historic Gem Palace. Generations of travelers, royalty and celebrities have come to ogle traditional Indian jewelry, sensational diamonds and significant stones. Now, siblings Samir and Shalini Kasliwal, the ninth generation to work in the family business, run the company in India and in the US. While the half-Italian, half-Indian […]

The Mark Hotel Launches Penthouse Holiday Spectacular

By Alex Martin

The Mark Hotel’s Penthouse Suite has been transformed into a winter wonderland with the installation of a skating rink on its beautiful terrace for the private use of its occupiers. Ice skating is a time-honored tradition of the holiday season, and now The Mark is offering the chance to escape the crowds with your very own rink. Guests staying in […]

Traveling With the Briggs & Riley Sympatico Suitcase

By Samantha Coles

Luggage space on a private aircraft is limited. Larger jets such as the Bombardier Global 7500 naturally have more space (see more on pp 30), but if you’re traveling with a full house, fitting everyone’s suitcase onboard can be tricky — especially if you’re taking ski or golf equipment. Enter Briggs & Riley with a solution: Its suitcases have a […]

Four Seasons Resort Nevis Refurb Nears Completion

By Alex Martin

Four Seasons Resort Nevis will complete its multi-year refurbishment project just in time to offer sunseekers an alternative winter wonderland in the Caribbean. The hotel has already begun reintroducing revitalized spaces and plans to unveil a brand new restaurant and swimming pool in time for the holiday season. The two openings signal the end of a huge project that has […]

The Resort Villa Honored at World Luxury Hotel Awards

By Elite Traveler

The Resort Villa, located in Rayong, Thailand, has been honored once again with the global 2019 World Luxury Hotel Award, this time in the category of Eco/Green Villa for Asia. As a 2018 winner in the category of Luxury Resort Villa, The Resort Villa has continued to engage customers and industry experts alike to further improve what the luxurious property […]

Park Hyatt New York Unveils Manhattan Sky Suite

By Alex Martin

Park Hyatt New York has taken ultra-luxury living to new heights with the introduction of its new and exclusive Manhattan Sky Suite. Located on the 59th floor of the iconic One57 luxury residential tower, it becomes the highest Central Park-facing suite in the city’s luxury hotel market. The new suite, which is reported to cost $50,000 per night, adds to […]

A Luxury Guide to Sailing the Canary Islands

By Alex Martin

The Caribbean has long been the go-to destination for year-round sailing, particularly in the winter months. But for those looking for calmer waters and quiet marina, the Canary Islands offers a genuine alternative. In this latest article in our ongoing Spain series, Elite Traveler offers a luxury guide to sailing the Canary Islands. Sitting off the coast of West Africa, […]

SeaDream Innovation Prepares to Set Sail in 2021

By Emma Reynolds

They say the third time’s the charm, and apparently SeaDream Yacht Club believes in this. For the first time since its founding in 2001, the ultra-luxury cruise line is expanding by adding a third ship to its fleet in September 2021: SeaDream Innovation. In her first year, Innovation will sail to every continent on a voyage that includes 200 ports […]