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3 Concierge Recommendations for a Perfect Day Out in Kuala Lumpur

We asked Kuala Lumpur’s top concierges to share their personal recommendations for the perfect day

Skybar at the Shangri-La Hotel

4 Concierge Recommendations for a Perfect Day Out in Hong Kong

We asked Hong Kong’s top concierges to share their personal recommendations for the perfect day

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5 Best Massages in Abu Dhabi

  Discover a world of relaxation, rejuvenation and beauty at these fabulous spas See ALTO for a full selection of things to do in Abu Dhabi.

ANANT ARA SPA at emirates palace

Best Hotels in Abu Dhabi

Whether a sumptuous bed, a spectacular view or service beyond compare – choose from our stunning selection

Emirates Palace

Best Restaurants in Abu Dhabi

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With internationally renowned restaurants including Hakkasan, Marco Pierre White and Frankie’s  becoming established in the rapidly growing Abu Dhabi, Elite Travelers will find an impressive variety of top cuisine to choose from. See ALTO for a full selection of things to do in Abu Dhabi.

Pearls Caviar

Best Restaurants in Beijing

Modern-day Beijing is a restaurant enthusiast’s delight. Whatever it is you’re craving today, you can be sure to find it in one of the glittering, bustling capital’s main districts, be it an extravagant five-course French dinner à la Daniel Boulud or a chic, post-shopping sushi lunch. Of course, if it’s Chinese cuisine you’re after, you’ll be so spoiled for choice […]

Hazara private dining room

Best Shopping in Beijing

When it comes to shopping, don’t let historical communist allusions about the city mislead you. Today’s Beijing is a cosmopolitan, capitalistic paradise of retail with merchandise just waiting for you to take it all home in your newly purchased Louis Vuitton luggage set. From marbled malls of designer shop fronts to unique high-end local showrooms to contemporary Beijing fashion and […]

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Best Shopping in Vancouver

As a stylish modern metropolis with plenty of luxury to offer, Vancouver has more than its fair share of chic designer shopping. Sexy one-of-a-kind boutiques, swish upscale malls and glittering flagship stores promise the hottest global brands and cutting-edge couture from hip local designers. Read on for more on our favorite Vancouver style spots.

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, Introduces Himalayan Tsangpo Ritual

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, introduces the Himalayan Tsangpo Ritual – a signature bathing and cleansing ritual using ingredients based on the Sowa Rigpa, the 1500-year-old healing tradition of the Himalayas. The ritual joins a range of CHI therapies developed in collaboration with recognised experts in traditional Chinese medicine and Himalayan healing philosophies. The ritual starts with a potently cleansing […]

CHINA WORLD SUMMIT WING

BEIJING AMBASSADOR SUITE Square Footage: 1,873 Rate: $4,580 Why We Love It: Hirsch Bedner’s design gurus tamed this sprawling space with an inviting earthy palette, mood lighting, understated Chinese accents and a mural- cum-headboard depicting mystical peaks emerging from whorls of mist. Floor-to- ceiling windows take on new meaning 71 stories up, but it’s the 800 thread count that will […]

Summit Wing

Concierge Recommendations for a Perfect Day Out in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s top concierges share their personal suggestions for the perfect day

Concierge Recommendations for a Perfect Day Out in Beijing

    Beijing’s top concierges share their recommendations for the perfect trip

DeWitt Teams With MILK for Charity Dinner

Singapore — Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine DeWitt will participate in the MILK (Mainly I Love Kids) Charity Dinner on October 25th, 2010 at Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. The watchmaker will present a special edition of the Blackstream Triple Complication GMT3, part of its Academia Collection, to be auctioned off during the event. Funds will go […]

Elite Traveler Recommends – Top Hotel Suites of Beijing, China

New York, NY – Just in time for the Summer Olympics, Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, has released its selections of the top suites at the top luxury hotels in Beijing at www.elitetraveler.com. The comprehensive editorial guide to the top suites of the top hotels and resorts in Beijing is designed for elite travelers and the magazine’s typical […]

Elite Traveler Recommends – Top Suites of Dubai

New York, NY – Dubai is growing at an exponential rate and Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, has released its selections of the top suites at the top luxury hotels in Dubai at www.elitetraveler.com. The comprehensive editorial guide to the top suites of top hotels and resorts is designed for elite travelers and the magazine’s typical reader who […]

Elite Traveler Recommends – Top Suites of The Middle East

New York, NY – The Middle East is best known for its oil, its grandeur and in the last 10 years, its development. Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, has released its selections of the top suites at the top luxury hotels in the Middle East at www.elitetraveler.com. The comprehensive editorial guide to the top suites of top hotels […]

Elite Traveler Recommends – Top Suites of the Mideast & Africa

New York, NY – Whether embarking on an adventurous safari or attending a quick business meeting, a trip to the Mideast or Africa is always exhilarating. Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, has released its selections of the top suites at the top luxury hotels in the Mideast and Africa at www.elitetraveler.com. The comprehensive editorial guide to the top […]

Elite Traveler Recommends: The Top 101 Suites Of The World

Elite Traveler has published its much awaited list of “Top 101 Suites” in its July/August issue. The annual selection by the editors of Elite Traveler and a panel of celebrity readers provides a literal private jet flight plan to the world’s most spectacular accommodations. “We always look for new and newly renovated suites to ensure our readers are on top […]

Elite Traveler Recommends: The Top Suites of Singapore

New York, NY – Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, has published its choices for the best luxury hotels and resorts in Singapore at www.elitetraveler.com. The comprehensive editorial guide to the top suites of the top hotels and resorts in Singapore is designed for elite travelers and the magazine’s typical reader who flies by private jet. “The readers of […]

Enjoy Parisian Paradise in Shangri-La Hotel’s Eiffel Tower-Gazing Suite

Paris, France—Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine The term “Shangri-La” conjures up thoughts of earthly paradise, utopia and ethereal happiness—shutting out all that noise of the outside world. Perched high above the 16th arrondissement in Paris, there lives a penthouse fulfilling that fantasy locale, with sweeping views from Montmartre’s Sacré Coeur to Gustave Eiffel’s famous Parisian landmark. […]

Going Green: Red Carnation Adopts Carbon Measurement Standards

London – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine In a collaboration with the World Travel & Tourism Council, the International Tourism Partnership and a selection of international hotels, The Red Carnation Hotel announced that its collection of luxury boutique hotels will be launching a newly standardised approach to carbon measurement. Already a success in their flagship London […]

Gourmet Abu Dhabi Attracts Top Celebrities And Chefs

ABU DHABI, UAE – Back for the second year running, Gourmet Abu Dhabi 2010 has been extended to 15 days, due to the overwhelming response at the successful launch edition. The epicurean festival will run from the 5th to the 19th of February 2010, featuring a stellar line up of Michelin Star chefs, celebrity personalities and exciting new venues, attracting […]

Jerome DeWitt, Watchmaker

and Nathalie Veysset, CEODeWitt How are a free-spirited investor-turned-watchmaker (and descendant of Napoleon) and a former lawyer, tax advisor and accountant taking an audacious approach to the often-staid Swiss watch industry? In eight years, Geneva-based watchmaker DeWitt has become known for its innovative design, attention to detail, and more recently, its drive for vertical integration. In other words, the company […]

Loree Rodkin

Jewelry Designer Loree Rodkin Her jewelry has been described as non-conformist luxury. Her clientele includes the likes of Christina Aguilera, Cher, Madonna, Elton John, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Keith Richards, Steven Tyler, Jessica Simpson and her jewelry was worn by First Lady Michelle Obama at the inauguration and is now permanently in the Smithsonian. While other jewelry designers hunkered down […]

Masao Taguchi

Corporate Executive OfficerHotel Okura Tokyo has become ground zero for expansion by global luxury hotel groups with Mandarin Oriental and Peninsula being the most recent additions and Shangri-la set to debut next year. Recently Elite Traveler Editor-in-Chief, Douglas Gollan, visited Hotel Okura, one of Tokyo’s grand dames, to see how The Leading Hotels of the World property is adapting to […]

Pan Pacific Singapore Newly Renovated

Singapore – Pan Pacific Singapore has unveiled newly-renovated rooms and suites at the conclusion of the exercise in January 2008. With a multi-million dollar investment, the new rooms and suites boast a contemporary look and feel while maintaining the signature warmth of the brand’s accommodation design aesthetic. The overall changes included soft furnishing, furniture, bathroom fixtures. Technological updates encompass the […]

Phillipe Labbé, Executive Chef at Shangri-La Hotel in Paris, Named “Cuisinier of the Year” by Gault & Millau

Paris, France – Reported by Donovan Longo for Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine Executive Chef Philippe Labbé has been named “Cuisinier of the Year” by Gault & Millau. The Shangri-La Hotel, Paris is no stranger to acclaim; the restaurant L’Abeille now has five toques, while Shang Palace, exclusively dedicated to Cantonese-influenced Chinese cooking, has three toques. The hotel […]

Raffles City Convention Centre Wins Coveted Business Event Venue Excellence Award

Singapore – Fairmont Singapore’s Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC) outshone a stellar list of competition and added another remarkable laurel to its growing repute as one of Singapore’s finest business events destination, with a major win at the Singapore Business Events Awards, held at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore earlier this evening. RCCC, located at level 4 of Fairmont Singapore bagged the […]

Shangri-La Opens In Maldives

Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, will open Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives, the first luxury resort south of the equator in the Maldives, on July 26, 2009. Located on Addu Atoll, the resort’s island has over six kilometers (3.7 miles) of coastline and nearly two kilometers (1.2 miles) of breathtaking white sandy beach. First-time […]

Shangri-La Appoints Madhu Rao Managing Director And CEO And Greg Dogan COO

Shangri-La Asia Limited has appointed Madhu Rao managing director and chief executive officer of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited (commonly referred to as Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts) and Greg Dogan as chief operating officer. Mr. Rao replaces Mr. Giovanni Angelini, former managing director and chief executive officer of the company, who has relinquished his responsibilities on medical grounds. Mr. Angelini […]