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Marriott International Launches Luxury Property Rentals

By Emma Reynolds

With more people seeking private vacations and escapes that some hotels can’t deliver, Marriott International has taken it upon themselves with their unique network to provide the most luxurious vacation-home rentals for its diverse clientele in all price ranges with the launch of their new Homes & Villas by Marriott International.  Marriott International partners with property management companies in each […]

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 […]

Ponant Announces Gastronomic Cruises with Relais & Châteaux

By Emma Reynolds

French cruise line Ponant has partnered with Relais & Châteaux to offer three gastronomic cruise itineraries for 2020 hosted by a Relais & Châteaux chef in Europe, Africa and Asia. Relais & Châteaux is one of the highest badges of excellence in the hospitality and culinary worlds, and the company takes tremendous pride in who it honors. In total, there […]

Pangkor Laut Resort Review: A Natural Paradise

By Alex Martin

As I walked into my ocean villa at Pangkor Laut Resort, the first thing that caught the eye was a guide to the island’s wildlife. It reassures me that the monitor lizards that roam the beaches pose no threat despite measuring up to five feet long. It also urges me to lock my door properly because monkeys have become adept […]

Inspirato Launches First-Ever Luxury Travel Subscription

By Emma Reynolds

You may have heard of Inspirato, a luxury hospitality company helping travelers book vacations through private destination clubs and hospitality partners. The company, which was founded in 2011, has a roster of luxury vacation homes, hotels and experiences all over the world that members can book. With more than 17,000 members, they know they will receive an unparalleled and consistent […]

Exclusive Rooftop Bars in Johannesburg

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in the ongoing South Africa series, Elite Traveler selects the five best rooftop bars in Johannesburg. There is nothing quite like sipping on your favorite cocktail while watching the sunset. Johannesburg may lack the dramatic scenery of Cape Town’s Table Mountain or the ocean vistas of Durban, but the cityscape comes alive as the sun drifts […]

Four Luxury Walking Breaks in the UK

By Alex Martin

London is one of the most visited destinations in the world, but a growing number of tourists are shunning the hustle and bustle of the city in favor of luxury walking breaks in the UK’s stunning countryside. The island may be famously small, but its vast expanses of undeveloped land and historic trails can transport you from heaving crowds to […]

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 […]

Belmond Reveals Three New VSOE Grand Suites

By Alex Martin

Belmond has announced plans to introduce three new Grand Suites to the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) in time for the 2020 season. The new suites have been named Vienna, Prague and Budapest in honor of three iconic European cities that the train visits on its way from London to Venice each year. Launching in time for the first journey of the […]

The Best Bodegas in Mallorca

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in Elite Traveler’s ongoing Spain series, we take a closer look at the best bodegas in Mallorca. From Rioja to Extremadura, Spain has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to vine-growing land. Wine exports are worth $3.4bn to the Spanish economy, but some of its finest produce never leaves its borders. Mallorca produces a huge […]