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.

Aman, Venice, Italy

Alcova Tiepolo Suite Situated on the Grand Canal within the 16th-century Palazzo Papadopoli, the Aman Venice is full of historic charm. Initially built in 1580 by architect Gian Giacomo de Grigi, the statuesque building is one of Venice’s stunning aristocratic houses, and the romantic setting for George and Amal Clooney’s wedding. Prolific Venetian painter Giovanni Battista Tiepolo lived here and […]

The Berkeley, London, UK

Opus Suite Overlooking Hyde Park, the Opus Suite’s interiors create a welcome oasis from the hustle and bustle of Knightsbridge. Designed by renowned architect André Fu, the muted green tea color palette is complemented with bespoke furniture and specially commissioned artworks and sculptures. A partnership with Burberry means that the suite comes with a classic Burberry trench coat for guests […]

Le Meurice, Paris, France

Belle Etoile Suite High up on the seventh floor, the Belle Etoile Suite at Le Meurice commands 360-degree views over Paris, taking in iconic sites such as Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe and the Sacré Coeur, as well as the Eiffel Tower. All of this can be savored from the 2,690 sq ft private terrace, which leads out from […]

Palais Hansen Kempinski, Vienna, Austria

Presidential Suite Originally built as a hotel for the World Exhibition in 1873, the seven-story Palais is a heritage-listed building located on one of the world’s most beautiful streets, the Ring Boulevard. Surrounded by buildings of impressive design, the Palais is a stately building combining modern opulence and skilled architecture. The Presidential Suite is one of the most spacious in […]

Hotel de Russie, Rome, Italy

Picasso Suite An art-lover’s dream, the Picasso Suite is named after the Spanish artist who stayed here for three months in 1917 to work on a ballet with celebrated French writer Jean Cocteau. Cocteau himself once described how he and Picasso leant out of the bedroom window to pick oranges directly from the garden’s trees during their stay. The interiors […]

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, China

Presidential Suite Located in the heart of Shanghai, Mandarin Oriental Pudong attracts business and leisure travelers alike. Here, each of the suites fuses contemporary design with classic style and cutting-edge technology. Spread across 8,482 sq ft of space, the hotel’s Presidential Suite is the largest in all of Shanghai, with floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the views of the Huangpu river […]

The Peninsula, Shanghai, China

The Peninsula Suite Found on Shanghai’s historic waterfront The Bund, this hotel lies at the heart of one of the city’s cultural hubs amid diverse architectural styles spanning gothic, baroque, Romanesque and renaissance design, making the Peninsula hotel the first new structure to appear here in many years when it opened in 2009. Art Deco in style, the suites here […]

Four Seasons Gresham Palace, Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Royal Suite On the banks of the Danube, this restored art nouveau–style hotel looks out across the Chain Bridge to Buda Castle and has splendor and character in abundance. The glass ceilings, stained glass windows and intricate floor mosaics illuminated by enchanting chandeliers set the scene and the Royal Suite follows suit, reflecting the grandeur of the hotel. The […]

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

Grand Presidential Suite Floating in the middle of Lake Pichola, Taj Lake Palace enjoys 360-degree views of the waters and the nearby city, and despite the tranquillity of being away from the mainland, a short boat ride will take you to the busy streets in minutes. Built in 1743 by the royal dynasty of Mewar, the Taj exudes the kind […]

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

Shangri-La Suite The best way to view the Bosphorus Strait is from the Shangri-La Suite’s sprawling private terrace, which offers panoramic views of the natural strait that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. The vantage point also provides unobstructed views of Istanbul’s seven silhouettes. The suite is located on the top floor, and the management calls it […]