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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.

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 […]

Your Private Paradise on Calivigny Island

By Emma Reynolds

If you’ve ever wanted to rent your own private island, Calivigny Island in the West Indies is the place for you. For $132,000 per night, you and your group of up to 40 people can be waited on hand and foot and served Michelin-starred cuisine underneath the stars. Does it get any better than that? Calivigny Island is an estate […]

The Best Luxury Hotels in Durban

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in an ongoing series, Elite Traveler takes a closer look at the luxury accommodations available in one of South Africa’s greatest cities. Here are the best luxury hotels in Durban. The Oyster Box The Oyster Box is not only one of Durban’s finest hotels but one of South Africa’s. More than that, it is widely considered […]

A Long Weekend in Istanbul

By Elite Traveler

by Peter Clover Istanbul — the honeyed sound rolls off the tongue like a mystical spell. Gilded domes, glittering minarets, aristocratic pavilions and sultans’ palaces rise amidst a vibrant, über-cool metropolis. An intoxicating fusion of warm spices and Middle Eastern flavors scent the air of an outstanding, contemporary culture, alive with all the bustling background notes of a 21st-century city. […]

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is Officially Open

By Emma Reynolds

Four Seasons Hotel is no stranger to Philadelphia — the brand has operated in the city for decades in Logan Square. A few years ago, that location closed and moved just down the street within the brand-new build, the Comcast Center, Philadelphia’s now-tallest building that houses a shiny new Four Seasons on the uppermost floors. Comcast’s offices are below. On August […]

A Voyage with Gurney’s Resorts

By Kristen Shirley

One of a Northeasterner’s most difficult summer dilemmas is choosing between the pristine shores of New England and the glamorous scene in the Hamptons. In a newly launched package, Gurney’s Resorts offers a trip that gives you the best of both worlds. Begin your journey in one of the Hamptons’ newest hotels, Gurney’s Star Island in Montauk, New York, then […]

The 9 Best Suites in Tokyo

By Kristen Shirley

As the 2020 Summer Olympic Games draw closer, Tokyo is positively buzzing. Hotel renovations are underway, new restaurants are opening and, of course, stadiums are being built for the competitions. Whether you are picking a hotel for an Olympic stay, or hoping to visit before the city is inundated with sports fans, you will find the perfect place in our […]

Experience the Spirits of the Arctic with Off the Map Travel

By Elite Traveler

The Arctic, with its local herbs, berries and melting glacier water, offers the perfect conditions for brewing spirits. Off the Map Travel’s Arctic travel specialists are now offering guests the chance to experience a new immersive tour at the world’s northernmost distillery to sample their finest tipples. Guests will be guided by an expert distiller and will see, feel and […]

Labotessa Hotel Set to Open in Cape Town

By Alex Martin

The transformation of one of South Africa’s oldest buildings into one of its most exclusive destinations will be completed Monday with the grand opening of the new luxury LABOTESSA Hotel. Set in a historic 17th-century congressional church, LABOTESSA will become the first hotel in Cape Town’s historic Church Square. Every part of the extensive refurbishment has been conceptualized to evoke […]

The Best Places to Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week

By Alex Martin

To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week, Elite Traveler takes you on a journey around the world to discover some of the best afternoon teas in the world. Afternoon tea is an age-old institution of British culture, but you do not necessarily have to travel to the United Kingdom to experience the very best finger sandwiches and petit fours. You can now […]