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Rosewood Little Dix Bay Reopens After Four-year Refurbishment

By Alex Martin

Rosewood Little Dix Bay is once again welcoming guests after a four-year closure and is promising even higher levels of modern luxury to the British Virgin Islands following a multi-million-dollar renovation. The luxury hotel, located on Virgin Gorda, was the passion project of conservationist Laurance Rockefeller and originally opened in 1964. It quickly became known as one of the world’s […]

Inside the New Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé

By Becca Hensley

Picnicking on a blanket atop a grassy knoll shaded by trees, steps from a medieval wall, within sight of centuries-old, Greek-themed statues gifted by King Louis XV, guests at the newly opened Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé in France’s Loire Valley may lose perspective. So timeless are the rose and apple-blossom-scented gardens, so captivating the view of the white 18th-century Neoclassical […]

Teresa Tarmey Reviews: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo

By Teresa Tarmey

With over two decades in the industry, Teresa Tarmey is one of the world’s leading skincare experts. In this series, she shares her favorite destinations, spas, treatments and beauty tips. A trip to Japan’s busy capital city of Tokyo is made all the more luxurious – and relaxing – with a visit to one of my favorite spas at the […]

11 Cadogan Gardens Review: A Welcoming London Home

By Samantha Coles

11 Cadogan Gardens is the latest addition to Relais & Chateux — and the first and only London property included in the collection. The hotel is located in the affluent and bustling Chelsea neighborhood, yet is tucked away off Sloane Square and the red-brick facade is uniform with its residential neighbors. In fact, you might miss that it is a […]

Inside the New Four Seasons Los Cabos Resort

By Emma Reynolds

Once a private hideaway in the mid- to late-20th century for famous authors like John Steinbeck, and rock stars needing to escape, the East Cape region of Los Cabos is the next luxury destination for those seeking a quieter alternative to Cabo San Lucas. After years of development, the highly anticipated Four Seasons Los Cabos property is finally opening its […]

The Ultra-Eco Svart Hotel to Open in Norway in 2022

By Alex Martin

The Holandsfjorden fjord sits deep within Norway’s Arctic circle. Its crystal-clear waters regularly reflect the spectacular Northern Lights back into space while the Svartisen glacier dominates the background. Right now, it is a spectacular and somewhat lifeless place, but soon it will be home to an awe-inspiring hotel. Plans are afoot to build a luxury hotel atop the Holandsfjorden fjord […]

The Most Anticipated Luxury Hotel Openings of 2020

By Alex Martin

Find out where you should be heading this year to experience the latest in luxury travel. From an eco-tourist’s paradise in the British Virgin Islands to one of the world’s deepest underground hotels in London, Elite Traveler takes you through its pick of the most anticipated luxury hotel openings 2020. Rosewood Little Dix Bay, British Virgin Islands Opening: January Rosewood […]

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is Officially Open

By Emma Reynolds

The Maldives is currently one of the most sought-after destinations in the world, with luxury hotels opening up left and right on its many small islands and atolls. The JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is the recently luxury resort to open. Located on the crescent-shaped Vagaru island on the Shaviyani atoll, JW Marriott Maldives is just a 55-minute plane […]

Kempinski Hotel Bahia Unveils $15m Christmas Tree

By Alex Martin

It may be a long way from the North Pole, but Kempinski Hotel Bahia is going over-the-top festive this year by installing the most expensive Christmas tree you are ever likely to see. The luxury hotel, situated in Marbella, Spain, has partnered with celebrity designer Debbie Wingham to reveal a true showstopper: the world’s most extravagant Christmas tree estimated to […]

Waldorf Astoria DIFC Review: New York Glamour in Dubai

By Alex Martin

Waldorf Astoria opened its third property in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year. The new hotel promised New York glamour and ultimate luxury in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC). Elite Traveler was invited to see whether Waldorf Astoria DIFC has delivered. The 275-room hotel occupies the 18th to 55th floors of the Burj Daman, a […]