Leaders in Luxury

Leaders in Luxury will introduce some of the visionaries with a knack for anticipating the needs and wants of today’s elite travelers.

Andrea Scherz on the Evolution of Gstaad Palace

By Lauren Hill

With its illustrious history, grand facade and vantage point overlooking Gstaad, this palace hotel is one of Switzerland’s most iconic places to stay and one of the nation’s only remaining family owned and run luxury hotels. Having grown up with the hotel and since made his mark on the luxury property as general manager, Andrea Scherz is the third generation […]

Jocelyne Sibuet On Designing Luxury Spas

By Will Grice

After conquering the hotel world with her breathtaking Les Fermes de Marie, in Megeve, Jocelyne Sibuet moved into wellness and spa, combining innovative interior design with some of the best treatments available across the world. Elite Traveler speak to Sibuet about how she made the move from hotels to spas. How did you first get into interior design? I have […]

Alex Michelin on Finchatton Development Twenty Grosvenor Square

By Lauren Hill

As the co-founder of luxury property development company Finchatton, Alex Michelin has played a key role in the development of London’s multi-million dollar real estate project Twenty Grosvenor Square. Michelin speaks to Elite Traveler ahead of this development’s greatly anticipated launch. What previous real estate developments might we know Finchatton for? For well over a decade, Finchatton has managed and […]

Elite Traveler Hosts Yacht Party in Fort Lauderdale

On Thursday, November 2, Elite Traveler hosted a cocktail event during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on board the 115ft M/Y Brunello from B&B Yacht Charters. Set in the beautiful Las Olas Marina, the evening was attended by 60 high-net-worth individuals celebrating the annual boat show among fellow readers and yachting enthusiasts. Elite Traveler CRO, NA Greg Licciardi welcomed […]

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Winners of European Hospitality Awards 2017 Revealed

By Lauren Hill

As the European Hospitality Awards unfolded last week in London, this year’s stand-out hotels and leaders in hospitality were given their moment in the spotlight. Now in its 9th year, the annual gala dinner is held to recognize the best and brightest in the contemporary hospitality industry with one-of-a-kind trophies crafted by Italian design firm Alessi. Taking place on November […]

Carlo Nuvolari on 25 Years in the Superyacht Industry

By Theodora Cheney

As the studio reaches the occasion of its 25th anniversary, Nuvolari-Lenard has plenty of exciting projects in the pipeline. The prominent 350ft Black Pearl is about to join the ranks of the largest sailing yachts in the world, and the studio has a 328ft motoryacht in build at Oceanco, a 456ft at Lürssen, a 203ft at CRN and it is […]

Ole Sivertsen on New Luxury Brand, PRIVA by Global Eagle

During the Monaco Yacht Show we sat down with Global Eagle’s Senior Vice President of Maritime Ole Sivertsen to talk about their newly established luxury brand, PRIVA by Global Eagle. Established in order to bring the at-home experience to customers whether on land at their private villa or island, at sea on their yacht, or in the air on board their private […]

Bob Seidel of Alerion Aviation on Future Trends

By Lauren Hill

Private jet provider Alerion Aviation facilitates an exceptional level of travel in all corners of the world, while striving to keep ahead of the latest innovations and changing expectations. The company’s CEO Bob Seidel talks to us about the evolution of private aviation and what trends we can expect to see going forward. How do you feel private aviation has […]

Jess Latimer On What Makes a Luxury Hotel

By Will Grice

Cape View Clifton is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful and idyllic places to stay in all of South Africa. Overlooking the Cape Town cliff side, the hotel focuses on offering guests a place to stay where home comforts are key. Owned and run by Jess Latimer, a born and bred South African now living in London, the […]