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.

Grand Luxury Hotels: A Platform Built on Passion

By Lauren Hill

Ten years after its launch, the family-owned and run luxury hotel collection and concierge Grand Luxury Group is one of the world’s leading luxury hotel reservation sites. The company’s French founding brothers Ivan and Rouslan Lartisien talk to Elite Traveler about building a business on passion and how they’ve succeeded in the ever evolving luxury travel industry. First of all, […]

The New Maldives Island Resorts Focusing on Art

By Lauren Hill

One of this year’s biggest arrivals on the luxury hotel scene was undoubtedly Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi. Although it’s known first and foremost for its idyllic Maldivian setting, and high levels of design, cuisine and personalized service, the feature that set this new arrival apart was the fact it placed itself on the global art map, integrating an underwater […]

Louis Vuitton Adds Route 66 to Travel Book Series

By Lauren Hill

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. Each publication in the inspired Louis Vuitton Travel Book series is more coffee table book than travel guide, but they each provide vivid insight into a destination as seen through the eyes of a renowned artist. This May saw the launch of four new titles: Rome, Cuba, Prague, and […]

Inside The World’s Most Luxurious Hotel Suites

Elite Traveler is pleased to announce the launch of our Top 100 Suites for 2018. Included in the list are some of the world’s most luxurious and opulent properties, including the likes of the President Wilson Hotel’s Royal Penthouse Suite and the Five Bedroom Terrace Suite at The Mark in New York. The list embodies theElite Travelerbrand and offers insight […]

Edinburgh Set to Welcome its First Floating Hotel

By Lauren Hill

Edinburgh’s luxury hotel scene has long been based around an elite collection of historic properties that combine their grand heritage with luxurious modern amenities, but now there’s a new luxury hotel that’s promising to break away from this theme on the horizon. October 2018 will see the launch of the Northern Lighthouse Board ship turned luxury hotel Fingal as its […]

Htel de Paris Monte Carlo, Monaco, France

Princess Grace Suite Fittingly set in the hotel that hosted the wedding reception of Prince Rainier and Princess Grace, the newly opened Princess Grace Suite honors her lasting legacy. Htel de Paris worked closely with the royal family to procure photographs, poems, sketches and memorabilia that were dear to the princess, so her presence can be felt throughout the suite. […]

Velaa Private Island, Maldives

Romantic Pool Residence If you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, anniversary celebration or just want to surprise your significant other, Velaa Private Island has just the thing. The Maldives is a pretty romantic place but this villa takes it up a notch. Suspended above the turquoise Indian Ocean, Romantic Pool Residence is only accessible by boat so absolute privacy is […]

JW Marriott Venice, Italy

Villa Rose JW Marriott Venice is set upon its own private island in the Venetian Lagoon, and its most luxurious suite, Villa Rose, offers exceptional privacy due to its surrounding gardens. The secluded villa was built in the Romanesque Revival style, with bright contemporary interiors seen throughout three bedrooms, lounging and dining areas and a kitchen for cooking as a […]

Hotel Principe Di Savoia, Milan, Italy

Presidential Suite The Presidential Suite is absolutely one-of-a-kind. It’s instantly recognizable (you might have spotted it in the award-winning Somewhere, directed by Sofia Coppola) from the lavish Milanese interiors to the private terrace running the entire length of the 10th floor to the unmistakable Pompeii-style swimming pool. Set beneath a hand-painted and mosaic-tiled lounge, the swimming pool, sauna and Turkish […]

Krug Champagne Announces New Tracks on Tracks Experience

By Lauren Hill

The House of Krug has placed the emphasis on the tie between music and champagne for some time now, introducing the concept of Krug Music Pairings last year. In line with this notion, the champagne house also hosts a series of Krug Encounters combining music, champagne and fine food. The latest in this series, Tracks on Tracks, will be hosted […]