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Inside the New Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono, Japan

By Elite Traveler

Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono has opened its doors. The luxury mountain resort, situated in Niseko, is the third Park Hyatt hotel in Japan. Set in a spectacular natural landscape with stunning views across the Annupuri ranges and Mount Yotei, Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono is a true year-round mountain resort with spaces and guestrooms that are designed for enriching experiences in […]

Discovering Swiss Luxury at The Alpina Gstaad

By Elite Traveler

The Alpina Gstaad is a small, discreet and modern hotel property of only 56 rooms and suites. Set on the hillside of the exclusive resort, Gstaad-Oberbort, the hotel overlooks the Saaneland ski village. Gstaad’s pristine valley is surrounded by spectacular Alpine views. Since its opening in 2012, The Alpina Gstaad upholds a global standard of refinement and elegance in the […]

Sofitel London St James: A Valentine’s Day in the Heart of London

By Alex Martin

With Piccadilly Circus to my left and Buckingham Palace to my right, I am standing in the beating heart of London, England; but a warming ‘Bonjour’ from the doorman at Sofitel London St James instantly transports me to Paris. The luxury hotel group always aims to bring a touch of French art de vivre to every one of its locations […]

Sleeping in the Lion’s Den at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

By Samantha Coles

The king of the jungle is one of the world’s most magnificent — and ferocious — animals. These majestic beasts are loved and feared in equal measure (with good reason), so an opportunity to get within a cat’s whisker (sorry) of not just one lion, but a pride of them, is not to be missed. You might be picturing the […]

Kempinski Hotel Bansko: The Luxury Ski Capital of the Balkans

By Elite Traveler

The picturesque town of Bansko is located 95 miles away from Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, at the foot of the majestic Pirin Mountain, a Unesco World Natural Heritage site. Bansko is the fastest-developing winter resort in the Balkans and the prime location for winter sports in Bulgaria. The mountain climate and the alpine nature of the scenery provide excellent […]

Find Your Own Island at Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa

By Elite Traveler

Original, laid-back and private is what describes best this all-suite and villas hotel that has brought a fresh concept in a world-famous destination and a modern flair with easygoing spirit to your summer days and nights. Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites and Spa is a lavish and serene retreat, located in the breathtaking island of Santorini. Being a destination for […]

Leo Trippi Offers The Ultimate Heli-ski Safari

By Samantha Coles

Vacation time is precious. You want to get the most out of it, and keen skiers will know the deliberation all too well — Switzerland, France or Italy? If you want to hit all the major European resorts in one smooth itinerary, Leo Trippi has just the thing. The travel company and ski chalet maestros are pros at creating custom […]

The Non-Skiers’ Guide to Ski Vacations

By Samantha Coles

Ski season is in full swing and if you’ve not already, you’re likely looking for some slope time before the season ends to make way for summer. But what if you, or someone in your group, don’t ski? We present the non-skiers’ guide to ski vacations. While keen skiers can enjoy the slopes, non-skiers can still experience the wonders of fresh […]

A Luxury Weekend Guide to Gstaad

By Becca Hensley

Crowns abound in Gstaad, a swanky Swiss mountain town located between Zurich and Geneva. You’ll see them atop fat, bell-bedecked cows who descend the mountains in autumn, their heads decorated with coronas of wildflowers. Led by local farmers, the adorned bovines parade down the cobbled streets in traditional celebrations that trumpet the change of seasons. But keep an eye out: […]

PrivateFly Launches Super Bowl 2020 Private Jet Party

By Alex Martin

The teams competing in Super Bowl LIV have been decided and this week fans will be scrambling to book their flight to Miami, Florida to make sure they are part of one of the world’s biggest sporting spectacles. The Super Bowl is one of the busiest times of the year for private jet travel and over 1,500 jets are expected […]