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 […]

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 […]

Discover Australia on this New Private Jet Tour

By Lauren Hill

The boutique luxury travel specialist Touring Treasures has just announced the creation of its latest private jet journey – the company’s first ever private jet excursion across Australia. This 21-day trip, which has been named Seamlessly Australia, will take off for the first time this September, with 2019 dates to be announced, taking just eight guests on an extraordinary journey […]

The Ultimate Luxury Guide to Bermuda

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. As Mark Twain once said, “You go to heaven if you want to, I’d rather stay right here Bermuda.” And we certainly agree. The tiny island in the Atlantic (yes, the Atlantic, not the Caribbean) packs an enormous punch in its 20 square miles. Pastel houses with white roofs […]

Exclusive Dining Experiences to Travel for this Summer

By Lauren Hill

For many, food is one of the great highlights of travel, as journeys open up each destination’s unique culinary identity. By traveling for these wine dinners, exclusive pop-ups and immersive tours, you’ll elevate the culinary experience you set out on the journey for. Kendall-Jackson’s Dinner Series Sonoma, USA Open-air dining beneath the star-filled Sonoma County sky is an enticing enough […]

Golfing South Africa’s Extreme 19th Hole

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 issue ofElite Traveler. Justin Leonard at the 1999 Ryder Cup. Jack Nicklaus at the 1986 Masters. Tiger Woods’s ‘point-at-the-hole’ putt at the 2000 PGA Championship. All legendary shots, but if you’re unlikely to compete at a professional level there’s still a way to attempt your own unbelievable shot—at the extreme 19th hole […]