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.

The Portal Giving Access to Art Insiders Worldwide

By Lauren Hill

Setting out to offer visitors an insider’s view of the contemporary art scene in cities around the world, gallery director and art consultant Sarah Peguine set up Oh-So-Arty, a community of international art guides who can provide bespoke art tours of their home towns. Now covering more than 20 cities, the portal promises to reveal some of the best kept […]

Luxury Escapes for Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Hill

Make this Valentine’s Day the most memorable yet by setting on a journey to one of the world’s most romantic settings. From breath-taking grandeur in Patagonia to the exhilaration of Botswana’s environment and Paris’s timeless appeal, these are the most romantic luxury escapes for Valentine’s Day 2018. Romance in Patagonia The enormity of the pasture, forest, mountains and sky and […]

Guide to Hamburg

By Lauren Hill

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Germany’s second largest city has long proven its appeal with its abundant greenery and waterside setting, and more recently Hamburg has received increasing international attention. In part owing to Unesco designating its Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus districts as World Heritage sites, Hamburg is celebrated for its remarkably rich history in […]

Spa of the Week: Secret Garden Koh Samui

By Olivia Cuccaro

Olfactory memory is a powerful thing, and when it comes to relaxation, there are few fragrances that evoke a tranquil ocean setting more vividly than coconut. In Thailand, a stone pathway hemmed with palm trees and flourishing greenery leads to The Secret Garden Spa at Four Seasons Koh Samui, where nourishing coconut treatments take guests to a state of beachside […]

Inside the Newly Renovated Adare Manor

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Following a 21-month renovation, we took a sneak peek at Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland, during the grand reopening, and it was certainly worth the wait. The former seat of the Earl of Dunraven, Adare was built in 1832 and still has remnants of the original structure. The renovation […]

The Most Anticipated Luxury Hotel Openings of 2018

By Lauren Hill

With rainforest lodges, exclusive island retreats and ambitious urban renovations on the cards, the coming year promises to deliver a whole host of exciting new beginnings in luxury travel. We take a look at the most anticipated luxury hotel openings of 2018. Awasi Iguazu ARGENTINA January 2018 Following on from its architecturally impressive properties in Patagonia and the Atacama, Awasi […]

Guide to Seoul

By Minty Clinch This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. As a commercial dynamo, Seoul has few equals, but only recently has it emerged to take its rightful place on the world tourist stage. Nowadays it is cutting-edge, with a prestigious biannual fashion week established in 2015 and a vibrant pop culture pioneered by boy band […]

REVEALED: The Top 100 Hotels In The World

Elite Traveler is pleased to announce the launch of our second Top 100 Hotels list. Featuring 14 new additions from around the world the list was compiled by the Elite Traveler editors using our specialist knowledge on the world’s most opulent hotels to bring you a condensed list of everywhere you need to visit this year.   From London to […]

Relais & Châteaux Releases 2018 Travel Guide

By Lauren Hill

Bringing together more than 550 luxury hotels and highly acclaimed restaurants around the world, Relais & Châteaux is an association that gives its members even greater prestige. Favoring independently run establishments where authenticity and a sense of place are key, each restaurant and hotel in the collection stands out for the personalized experience it provides. As we saw in the […]

Guide to St Kitts and Nevis

By Sunshine Flint This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. This tiny dual-island nation — St Kitts is 65 square miles and Nevis is just 36 — is the very definition of good things coming in small packages. Surrounded by some of the Caribbean’s clearest waters, St Kitts and Nevis is a dream tropical destination, from the […]