Cocktail of the Week: Taittinger Champagne at JW Marriott Venice

By Emma Reynolds

From now through the rest of fall, sip on some bubbly at the chic San Marco Terrace atop JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. Located just a 20-minute boat ride from St Mark’s Square on its own private island, the hotel is the perfect serene escape from the city. Enjoy sips of Champagne Taittinger from 6 to 8 p.m. while […]

Visit Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris’ Rooftop Garden Terrace

By Emma Reynolds

Summer is almost over, but Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris is hanging onto the feeling of the season by extending the duration of its Royal Garden Terrace by Tanqueray pop-up through the month of September.  In collaboration with Tanqueray, the hotel’s chef barman is creating innovative cocktails with bites from Italian chef Gennaro Nasti (think Japanese-style tacos and couture pizzas). Each […]

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 […]

Luxury Gold CEO Ulla Hefel Bohler On Unique Travel

By Emma Reynolds

Luxury Gold is a global travel company that aims to ‘bring back the Golden Era of travel’ by providing travelers only the best of the best experiences. The company hosts trips in Europe and Britain, Africa, India, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, USA and Canada and Latin America. Through group and individualized tours, Luxury Gold brings guests to the best […]

Carlton Hotel St Moritz Launches Exclusive Swiss Experience

By Emma Reynolds

One of the most prestigious ski resorts in the world, Carlton Hotel St Moritz is now offering an exclusive Swiss experience aboard the Glacier Express via a train journey that allows you to see the natural grandeur of Switzerland from the comfort of a private, luxury cabin. In this experience, with the purchase of an Excellence Class ticket, you’ll receive […]

Richard James Opens First US Store in New York

By Emma Reynolds

British tailor Richard James recently opened its first US store on New York City’s prestigious Park Avenue this week. The Savile Row brand is known for bespoke tailoring in addition to vibrant, yet classic ready-to-wear. The 2,260-sq-ft boutique, in a gorgeous building on the corner of 57th, enlisted Andy Martin Architecture to design the open-plan space, the same firm who […]

Elite Review: Hotel du Collectionneur

Just a lovely 15-minute stroll from the Arc de Triomphe and with the Champs-Èlysèes just around the corner, Hôtel du Collectionneur is perfectly located to explore the city of love. It is the biggest independent 5-star hotel in France with 487 guestrooms, subterranean spa, fully equipped gym, restaurants and bar, a comprehensive business center and meeting rooms that encircle a […]

The New Timeshifter App Helping Eliminate Jet Lag

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Sometimes there’s just no escaping the dreaded jet lag—no matter how luxurious your journey and destination, it can leave you feeling like a zombie and without enough energy to enjoy the first few days of your well-earned vacation. The new Timeshifter app has been developed to help travelers eliminate […]

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

New Luxury Villas Offer Safe Haven In Eco Paradise

By Richard Webb

New ownership of the famed Peninsula Papagayo resort community in Costa Rica has announced that Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, will assume management of a new collection of environmentally designed private villas and estate homes. The eco-chic Four Seasons Private Residences Prieta Bay enclave is part of the destination’s more than $100 million re-imagination […]