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Marriott to Reward Guests with Money-Can’t-Buy Experiences

By Lauren Hill

As a company that comprises 30 leading hotel brands, Marriott International is the name behind over 6,500 hotels worldwide, from Ritz-Carlton properties to St Regis and The Luxury Collection. While each of these brands has its own distinct identity, Marriott International is now bringing them closer together by unifying Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and the SPG Loyalty Program. More than […]

Art New York Returns for its Fourth Edition

By Lauren Hill

This May, Art New York— the NYC showcase presented by Art Miami—will return to Pier 94 for its fourth edition, highlighting the work of important artists from the contemporary, post-war and pop art eras. This unique showcase will see more than 95 international galleries from 30 countries exhibit their collections of modern and contemporary paintings, photography, prints, drawing, design and […]

Malibu meets the Dolomites

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. What better way to see the breathtaking beauty of the Dolomites than by hiking through them? The Ranch, the highly regarded luxury boot camp in Malibu, California, heads to the Italian mountain range this summer for a five-week pop-up, promising transformation and detox at the Rosa Alpina hotel. During […]

The Best Eco-Conscious Hotels for Earth Day

By Lauren Hill

With the return of Earth Day on April 22nd, hotels and resorts across the world are reflecting on their sustainability efforts and taking steps to further benefit their surroundings. Travel to Nicaragua’s lush Pacific shores, the vast plains of Zambia and the hottest destination in the Balearics for our pick of eco-conscious hotels. Mukul, an Auberge Resort NICARAGUA Positioned on […]

Cocktail of the Week: Nektar, Shangri-La Hotel Paris

By Lauren Hill

Nektar at Le Bar Botaniste, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris 5cl Cognac Martell Premier Assemblage infused with beeswax 2cl Inula viscosa honey 3cl mead 1.5cl fresh lemon juice A few drops of red propolis Fresh poppy pollen To create this cocktail, combine the beeswax-infused Cognac Martell Premier Assemblage, honey, mead and fresh lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Shake, strain and pour […]

Guide to Belize

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Though the running joke for locals is that the country was once a prime vacation spot for pirates (think more Captain Jack Sparrow than Captain Phillips), Belize’s greatest treasure is its intense natural beauty. The decor in even the most high-end of Belizean accommodations is simple […]

Elite Review: Bulgari Hotel London

A stone’s throw from Harrods and Harvey Nichols and perched on the edge of Hyde Park, Bulgari Hotel London is perfectly positioned in the city’s most exclusive area. Despite being so close to the action, the hotel is a soothing respite (especially if you’ve been out shopping) with sleek, moody interiors, an exceptional spa and gym and Alain Ducasse’s second […]

Bulgari Hotel London

Cocktail of the Week: The Venetian Long Road

By Lauren Hill

The Long Road at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa 5 oz vermouth rosso 75 oz Silk Road spiced campari 5 oz Batavia arrack 1 Spritz of benzoin resin mist Ingredients for Silk Road spiced campari: 750 ml campari 4 ground turmeric (scant ¼ tsp) 1g black pepper (about 14 peppercorns) 1g cloves (about 14) 1g allspice To create this […]

Four Seasons Announces New Island Resort in Belize

By Lauren Hill

This spring, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts announced plans for the development of Caye Chapel, a private island that’s right by the Unesco World Heritage barrier reef system off the coast of Belize. Scheduled for completion in 2021, the 280-acre island will be home to a Four Seasons Resort and collection of lavish private residences. Four Seasons is collaborating with […]

Guide to Montenegro

By Jane Foster This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. With its soaring mountains and sublime coastline bordered by the deep-blue Adriatic, tiny Montenegro is adored by yachtsmen and adventure-sports enthusiasts. The National Tourism Organization of Montenegro’s motto is “Wild Beauty,” and indeed the country’s unspoiled nature and sparkling-clean sea are major draws. Add to this […]