Luxury travel

By Polly Jean Harrison | 15 Jul 2020

The Marriage of Cosmos: Heesen’s ground-breaking 80m Cosmos becomes the largest and fastest aluminium yacht ever built

Dutch shipyard Heesen has been creating innovative yachts since 1978 and has delivered more than 175 boats in that time. One of their custom yachts currently in-build, Project Cosmos, has taken the ne... Read More

By Louise Bonner | 10 Jul 2020

Old battlegrounds and new adventures in the Solomon Islands

It staged one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War, yet a collection of steam-shrouded islands lying just east of Papua New Guinea are unheard of to most today.  The Solomon Islands, ... Read More

By LJ Burill | 23 Jun 2020

3 luxury Seychelles resorts that will make you want to book a trip this instant

As a vacation destination, The Seychelles has it all: turquoise oceans, coral reefs, powdery white sand and even picturesque nature reserves to balance out the beaches. This archipelago of i... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 11 Mar 2020

These amazing private members' homes are almost impossible to source

There are certain holiday properties that are only rented out to specially vetted guests, by some equally select individuals. People like Alexander Kraft, chairman and CEO of luxury real estate organi... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 08 Jan 2020

These luxury countryside destinations are bringing the best of active holidays closer to home

IN THE COUNTRY When we think of luxury travel, too often we look to far-flung destinations for our adventures. While jungle trails and mountain hikes are milestones for every traveller, sometimes ther... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 31 Oct 2019

Awakening the wander list: where in the world do those with exceptional wealth vacation?

Las Vegas might seem an unlikely location for the world’s biggest travel conference. But when one considers Sin City’s homage to those most famous of Grand Tour destinations – t... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Oct 2019

Why Portugal’s Serenity - The Art of Well Being is the go-to spa for a serene escape

Mental health and wellbeing is a daily endeavour, but the importance of taking time out to relax and recharge is a luxury worth taking. All too often actually putting this into practice... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 08 Oct 2019

Discover the luxury travel company that launched an expedition to discover a new species of killer whale

The term “conscious travel” is often bandied around the travel industry without much consideration but there’s far more to the concept than eliminating single use plastics and donati... Read More

By Rose Adams | 04 Jul 2019

How Palm Beach is boosting Florida’s luxury tourism market

If you’re planning a trip to Florida for your next escape – and with it's tropical climate and abundance of beautiful beaches why wouldn't you? – forget popula... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 20 May 2019

Thai break: from eco-living in Koh Samui to cultural immersion in the capital

The Kingdom of Thailand is known for its fine cuisine, sandy beaches and rich cultural heritage. But what efforts is this hot-spot making when it comes to luxury travel? From my experience hopping fro... Read More

By Aleksandra Szymanska | 16 Apr 2019

Future perfect: The Future Laboratory's Aleksandra Szymanska unveils the trends transforming the luxury industry

The first and most important trend, in The Future Laboratory's opinion, is the changing attitudes of luxury consumers. Today, the dynamic among this society’s wealthiest is evolving &nd... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 16 Apr 2019

Rolls-Royce bespoke designer Alex Innes tells us about his driving ambition to produce the brand's first ever luxury 4x4

Last year was the time of the luxury SUV, with Lamborghini, Maserati and Porsche all unveiling highly rated models. And so, entering an already saturated market, Rolls-Royce needed to do something dif... Read More

By Lauren Burris Hill | 29 Mar 2019

Luxury travel and conservation come together in Mozambique’s pristine Bazaruto Archipelago

It’s as we’re cruising the shallows off Bazaruto Island that I first see it – a solitary dugong slowly grazing on the seagrass of this pristine lagoon, indifferent to our presence as... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Mar 2019

As Colombia becomes the must-visit destination of 2019, boutique hotel Cannúa shares why sustainability is key

For 50 years, Colombia has been largely off limits thanks to a civil war that only officially ended in 2016. But now the country – including the once-infamous capital Bogóta – is be... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Mar 2019

Great Hotels of the World shares why these independent destinations are mixing big business with luxury leisure

Trends in luxury travel often focus on the destinations or activities that are growing more popular, but experts have also seen changing trends in the people enjoying these choices. Great Hotels of th... Read More

By Amira Arasteh | 08 Mar 2019

A cultural journey: absorb the history of the Jebel Akhdar mountains during your stay at Oman’s Anantara

As I climb into the car that is awaiting me upon arrival at Muscat airport, Oman, my mind cannot help but reference Sex and the City 2, as the girls are greeted by private cars in Abu Dhabi. I decide ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Feb 2019

Back in vogue: this year's most surprising luxury travel destinations

When it comes to this year’s top luxury travel destinations, don’t expect to see the usual suspects on any expert’s list. While exclusivity has been the most steadfast trend of recen... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Jan 2019

The five essential private jet adventures that will take your holiday to new heights

Round-the-world trips were once the remit of gap-year backpackers, but as the trend of private jet tours continues to rise, the concept is enjoying a much-needed face-lift, with bespoke private jet ho... Read More