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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 […]

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 […]

InterContinental Celebrates 200 Hotels with Champagne Art

By Samantha Coles

To commemorate InterContinental Hotel’s 200th opening (you can read about the Shanghai Wonderland here), an installation by mixed-media artist Alexander Hall (also known as Haut de Gamme) has been displayed in select hotels throughout the world. The installation is comprised of 200 hand-painted champagne bottles — fitting for the momentous celebration. Every hanging bottle is unique and inspired by one […]

First Look at the New Lepogo Lodges in South Africa

By Alex Martin

Lepogo Lodges, South Africa’s latest high-end safari experience, will welcome its first guests to the highly-anticipated Noka Camp in September. Set within the 48,000-hectare, malaria-free Lapalala Wilderness Reserve in the Limpopo Province, the new lodges will grant access to a vast wilderness containing Africa’s big five (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo). Lepogo will eventually consist of two lodges – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Titanic Mardan Palace: The Magnificence of the Mediterranean

By Elite Traveler

Titanic Mardan Palace, which integrates luxury palace concept with world tourism trends, entered the 2019 summer season in all its glory.  Describing Istanbul, one of the most impressive cities of the world, with four different architectures and resembling a museum full of sparkling Turkish and European relics, Titanic Mardan Palace offers a holiday beyond expectations on the Mediterranean Riviera. Titanic Mardan […]

D-Resort Göcek Review: A diamond in the Med

By Elite Traveler

by Briony Richter Cast off to the Turkish Riviera to enjoy the most mesmerizing part of Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean coastlines. The sandy beaches, history and authentic culture provide visitors with an unforgettable experience. Situated north of Fethiye in the Dalaman region, meandering along the glistening coastline is the small idyllic village of Göcek. Here, in one of Turkey’s most stunning […]

Explore London by Supercar with The Lanesborough

By Alex Martin

The Lanesborough hotel has acquired some of the most beautiful supercars in the world to allow guests to explore London in serious style. Already one of the most luxurious hotels in the city, The Lanesborough has purchased a selection of Ferraris, McLarens, Rolls Royces and Lamborghinis to further enhance its add-on experiences for guests. Those staying in the Royal, Presidential […]