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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.

Elite Review: Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

By Lauren Hill

We set sail from the jetty of Fairmont Maldives on the resort’s yacht a little before sun down, cutting through the crystal clear waters of the island’s tranquil turquoise lagoon out to the waves beyond the surrounding reef. We’re not just heading offshore to see the sunset over the ocean; we’re also going in search of the dolphins that famously […]

REVEALED: The World’s Best New Hotels

By Kristen Shirley & Lauren Hill

What does it take to be one of the world’s buzziest hotel openings? An incredible setting, for one. Our picks span stunning beaches, remote parts of Africa, unexplored islands, prime city locations and places deep inside forests. Next, beautiful and thoughtful design that inspires and provides a strong sense of place. Local materials, art and antiquities (at one, even a […]

Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Style

By Sam Forsdick

The most popular sport in the world comes to the biggest country in the world as Russia hosts the FIFA 2018 World Cup. Kicking off on the 14th of June, this world cup promises to draw the globe’s attention to Russia and will be a month long celebration of soccer. We give a breakdown of the most exclusive places to […]

Guide to Hawaii

By Ashley W Simpson This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The Island of Hawaii is unlike any other. Where else can you hike into the crater of a live, molten volcano, swim with dolphins in crystal-clear waters off a black-sand beach, dine on freshly caught mahi-mahi by the ocean, and even heli-ski on the extinct […]

A Look Inside the Exclusive Collection Suites

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Collection Suites aims to solve the dilemma facing every city-dwelling car collector: where do I park my cars? The project is the brainchild of Miami-based father-son duo Juan Manuel and Lino Fayen, who both race and collect sports cars. They originally set out to create a car-storage facility for […]

Travel the Globe in Style with Socrates Projects

From Cape Town to the Atacama and everywhere in between, with Socrates Projects you’ll explore the world’s most epic places in the utmost style, together with your partner, best friends or family. Detached from daily stress and routine, you’ll create cherished memories that will fill your heart. Join the League Socrates Projects is a private travel agency unlike any other. […]

Luxury Hotels in London Celebrating the Royal Wedding

With such anticipation surrounding the upcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, London’s grandest hotels have announced their own royal wedding celebrations, from indulgent afternoon teas to lavish overnight stays. Milestone Hotel This historic hotel lies at the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, opposite Kensington Palace where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle currently reside. With […]

Disconnect in the Desert with Naya Traveler

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The vast majority of us could barely manage an hour without using some form of technology. While ever-evolving devices seem to make life easier, there’s growing evidence that our over-reliance on them is detrimental to our well-being. Two of Apple’s biggest investors recently discussed the problem with smartphone addiction, […]

Gastronomic Adventures from Residential Yacht, The World

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. As the largest privately owned residential yacht, The World fosters a community of like-minded luxury travelers and cultured explorers. Onboard, there are 165 luxury homes (with a small selection available for resale each year) and every two to three years, residents select an extraordinary itinerary, full of history, adventure […]

Discover Egypt with Archaeologist Dr Zahi Hawass

Discover Egypt’s extraordinary history by touring the country with Dr. Zahi Hawass, an Egyptologist who is the former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs, and now among the world’s most celebrated archaeologists. On the Royal Tour you’ll have the unique opportunity to meet this legendary archaeologist and gain special access to extraordinary sites that are normally closed to the public. […]