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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.

All Aboard the Royal Livingstone Express

By Samantha Coles

Hark back to the golden age of train travel on board a restored steam train locomotive over the Victoria Falls in Zambia. The Royal Livingstone Express train carriages exude old-school glamour: Think 1920s-era Pullman-style coaches with green leather seats and polished teak trim. The steam train has five carriages — a lounge car, observation car, kitchen car and two dining […]

Spend a Luxurious Christmas at Coworth Park

By Alex Martin

Elite Traveler was invited to experience Christmas at Coworth Park, a festive getaway boasting Michelin-level feasts, more champagne than is sensible, and even a visit from Santa Claus. It is hard to imagine a more accessible city escape than Coworth Park. It is a 45-minute drive from central London yet delivers everything that is loved about the British countryside. It […]

Rosewood Hotels Reveals 12 Extraordinary Experiences

By Alex Martin

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has revealed a new collection of one-of-a-kind experiences worthy of its ultra-luxury reputation. The Rosewood Limited Edition is comprised of 12 inspired excursions spread across its properties around the globe. Available for purchase now in time for the holiday season, the giftable experiences range from $6,500 to $290,000. The collection covers a wide breadth of passions […]

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 […]