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A Guide to Savile Row: History and Style

By Emma Reynolds

The final say on trends starts and ends on Savile Row — it’s here, after all, that Henry Poole & Co invented the tuxedo. Many make the pilgrimage to the cobblestone-laden street in London’s West End neighborhood in search of the perfect bespoke suit. History of Savile Row Bespoke tailoring harkens back to the 17th Century when highly skilled craftsmen […]

D Maris Bay Review: An Aquatic Oasis on the Datça Peninsula

By Elite Traveler

by Briony Richter Nestled in a serene cove on the Datça Peninsula, is one of Turkey’s top hotels, D Maris Bay The hotel offers complete seclusion with privacy beginning three miles before reaching the entrance. A densely wooded lane winds up around several hilltops giving glimpses of the bay and the far-reaching islands. A two-hour drive from Dalaman airport, the […]

Dive for Diamonds: South Africa’s Ultimate Proposal

By Alex Martin

Whether on the stunning plains of the Kruger National Park or the summit of Table Mountain, South Africa has long been considered one of the ultimate proposal destinations. Now, that once-in-a-lifetime moment can be made even more special by private travel designer Niquesa Travel, who will take loving couples on a special diamond diving expedition to source a precious stone for […]

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 […]