fields in Scotland

Located on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, the Fairmont St Andrews is a grand resort hotel with a…

luxurious hotel suite with arched ceiling

Occupying a restored masseria – farmhouse – on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

stone sculpture

When it comes to contemporary art, Petworth in West Sussex isn’t a destination that immediately springs to mind, but with…

swimming pool at night

Seclusion, service, tropical weather, Michelin-starred dining, multiple pools, golf, gardens and sports: The Ritz-Carlton, Abama offers an escape for everybody…

luxurious drawing room with plants

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel and resort brand of Hilton Worldwide, recently embarked on a major transformation…

entrance to villa

The second half of our journey through Tuscany takes us to Dievole, a luxurious wine resort in the heart of…

safari

Fifth generation family business Cottar’s Safaris offers a more meaningful kind of luxury experience. With three camps based in the…

hilltop hotel in vineyards

Staying at two wine estates at opposite ends of the region, LUX experiences fine wines, history, cuisine and the spiritual…

house hidden in trees

Why should I go now? For endless blue skies, crystal clear water, and the slow, seductive pace of island living….

hotel bedroom with plush furnishings

In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers…

spa swimming pool overlooking forests

In the third edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius…

mountaintop hotel overlooking a city

In the second edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius…

corridor and stairway

The legendary celebrity magnet Hôtel Costes in Paris is reopening with 38 spectacular new rooms and suites in a new…

terrace views

In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai…

water villa

Olivier Jolivet has sat at the helm of COMO Group since 2017. He oversees the COMO Hotels and Resorts portfolio…

man sitting with bags

Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage designer bags through…

luxury hotel bedroom

In the final edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai enjoys the Parisian elegance and ease…

hotel suite drawing room

In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel…

interior restaurant

In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm…

hotel lounge area

In the first of our four part luxury travel views column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and…

render of a swimming pool

Sophie Toh began her career in London’s luxury PR industry before moving to the United Arab Emirates where she established…

historic building facade

The Gainsborough Bath Spa is located in the heart of the historic city of Bath, but with access to natural…

country manor house

Luxury travel company Fish&Pips began by focusing on alpine holidays before expanding into the Mediterranean and more recently, the UK…

outdoor restaurant

Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant Elsa, we speak to newly appointed Head Chef Benoît Witz…

Country hotel

A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with…

Landscape photography

LUX takes a journey from Alsace-Lorraine to Lake Constance, through a historic, beautiful, tranquil and gastronomic part of France and…

Luxury lakeside hotel

St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and…

Ocean safari

Keith Rose-Innes is an environmentalist and globally renowned fly-fisherman. Having first travelled to the Seychelles as a fly-fishing guide, he…

interiors of lounge

Our editor-in-chief reflects on travels to some of the world’s great hotels, old and new, across Europe and Asia Brenners…

Lighthouse villa with views over sea

The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers exclusive access to some of the most desirable properties in…

Entranceway to a beautiful whitewashed building

Lady Carole Bamford, the founder of Daylesford Organic, beauty brand Bamford and numerous charitable foundations including Nila House gives us…

Lion walking across wild plains

Traveljar designs luxurious travel itineraries tailored to guests’ interests and led by industry experts such as scientists, Olympic medalists and…

Spider on lake in countryside

Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Mountainside city at night

Why should I book now? Thinking of booking a spring break? There are few places more lovely than the Caucasus…

Luxury dining experience in wilderness with monkey running across

Why should I go now? Thanks to  stricter wildlife policies, India’s population of endangered Bengal tigers has increased by 33…

Exterior of an alpine hotel in winter

Why should I go now? While many Swiss resorts suffer from “deep valley” syndrome in midwinter, with the sun hidden…

large leopard standing on rock

LUX columnist and Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent reveals his hottest destinations for the new year plus top tips…

Cosy hotel bar lounge area with fireplace

Located just two hours from Paris, Deauville has long been a chic weekend destination for Parisians and now with the…

Render of luxurious beachside villa

Due to open in 2022, Half Moon Bay Antigua is set to offer luxury hotel accommodation and private beach-front residences…

Luxurious beach swimming pool

The Tongsai Bay is a family-owned luxury resort on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Set amidst acres of…

Luxury bed with headboard and personalised linen

Founded in St. Tropez, Stranos Linen has a reputation for creating luxury bespoke linens. Now based in London’s Chelsea, the…

First class aeroplane seat

British Airways has had a hard time from business travellers, some of it justified. But LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai rediscovered…

Luxury hotel on peninsula at sunset

Why should I go now? Still dreaming of that perfect glass of chilled Puligny-Montrachet at sunset on the beach? Keep…

Luxury cruise ship on the ocean at sunset

Luxury cruise brand Oceania Cruises is in the midst of multi-million dollar project, which will see the refurbishment of their…

Guggenheim museum Bilbao at night

This month, our columnist and Abercrombie & Kent’s founder Geoffrey Kent focuses in on Spain’s diverse offering of cultural itineraries…

Cliffside hotel with view of the ocean

Sophie Caulcutt is the co-founder of luxury travel and fashion concierge company Voyager Club, which connects travellers with unique hotels,…

Grand facade of luxury five star hotel

Earlier this month, the opening of the Fullerton Hotel Sydney marked the Singapore-based brand’s first expansion overseas. LUX takes a…

Children celebrating Holi festival in India

This month, Geoffrey Kent, founder and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, reports on his industry’s move towards sustainability and why…

Hilltop luxury villa hotel surrounded by forest

Why should I go now? Tuscany is always beautiful, but especially so when basking in firey Autumnal hues, the ground…

Vineyards pictured at night with orange sky

Louis Roederer makes what might just be the world’s most famous champagne, Cristal, and a range of others all renowned…

Luxurious outdoor deck at safari lodge

Nobody wants to go where everyone else has been. Creating a holiday that eschews the well-trodden tourist trail requires knowledge,…

Woman walking bare foot along the beach

Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent discusses how a new generation of consumers are influencing brands How…

Dinner table laid out with champagne bottles and antique plates

This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion designer Jonathan…

Close up photograph of a gorilla's face

Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent tells us his six top safari destinations from Brazil’s wetlands to…

hotel bar restaurant with view over New York City

President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

Base camp of mount everest with mountains in the background

Expeditions to the remote and barely explored corners of the planet are not for everybody, but with the help of…

Nighttime view of ski resort village St Moritz

St Moritz, in Switzerland’s Engadin, is an Alpine paradise in winter, with some of Europe’s best hotels for your skiing…

Baha Mar Rosewood luxury resort

There has never been a better time to luxuriate in the Bahamas, as Jenny Southan finds out at the new…

Contemporary concrete architectural entrance way to a building

Masseto, Italy’s most celebrated wine, is made from spectacular vineyards by the Tuscan coast, backed by ancient forests, looking out…

Architectural render of a public space and contemporary apartment buildings

The new One Monte-Carlo development could just be the swankiest place in the world for you to hang out with…

Luxury hotel cottage rooms made from red clay with cactus trees in the foreground

Why should I go now? Most people go to the Greek islands in summer, but springtime is a far more…

Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay, The Kimberley, Australia

Fresh from an expedition to the South Pole, Abercrombie & Kent Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent is planning his…

Architectural rendering of luxury beach side villa with a private plunge pool

Dutch designer Piet Boon’s eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the exteriors to the interiors, lighting and…

Luxury hotel skyscraper building against a blue sky

Hong Kong’s brand-new Rosewood Hotel is a triumph of taste and style, says Darius Sanai It was the party to…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

The fairy-tale village of Andermatt is fast becoming one of Switzerland’s most desirable destinations with the recent opening of a…

Exterior of luxury ski hotel on the edge of a piste

Why should I go now? The snow in the French alps this season is sensational; the skiing is velvet-powder perfect…

Private tropical beach with sun loungers and palm trees

Baha Mar is the latest and most prestigious resort to open in the Bahamas. With three leading hotel brands and…

Explorer walking past base camp on a snowy landscape

At the age of 76, LUX contributor and founder of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent Geoffrey Kent is still…

the rolling mountains of the swiss engadine in summertime

Switzerland’s Engadine region has been the enchanted holiday home of the likes of Friedrich Nietzsche, Gerhard Richter and some of…

Explorers climb through an ice cave in the South Pole

Increasingly businesses and professionals are using Instagram as a way of promoting their brand, but the app can also function…

Luxury hotel complex on top of a hill overlooking Lake Lucerne in Swtizerland

At the new Bürgenstock resort in Switzerland, medical science meets luxury indulgence. Darius Sanai gets checked out at the spectacular retreat…

Ski slopes lit by lights at night in St. Mortiz

It’s been another winter of fantastic snowfall, and Darius Sanai is dreaming of his favourite location in the Alps, and…

White cliffs of dover with the channel stretching into a blue horizon

The DFDS ferry from Dover to Calais only takes 90 minutes, but with beautiful views, good food, and the comforts…

South african open air safari camp pictured at night

Why should I go now? Whilst the frost is settling over Europe, it’s summer in South Africa and the sun…

Aerial shot of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Africa

Abercrombie & Kent founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent forecasts the hottest travel experiences and destinations for the coming year…

Ski resort hotel pictured at night with an indoor swimming pool and ice rink

Winter is here, and the world’s illuminati, glitterati and party-rati are agglomerating in mountain resorts, from Aspen to St Moritz,…

Luxury indoor swimming pool surrounded by plants inside a glass atrium

Grand Luxury is a curated hotel booking site and a concierge service through which clients can arrange exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experiences….

Whilst the sharing economy has made travelling more convenient and affordable, consumers need to be wary of companies that are…

Aerial image of Menaggio village on Lake Como, Italy

Emma Love discovers a slew of fresh restaurant openings and exciting events attracting a cool new crowd to one of…

Grand hotel entrance with british flag flying at the doorway, a car parked outside and lights glowing from the windows

Under the leadership of Alfred Pisani, Corinthia Hotels has grown from a single family-owned banquet hall in Malta to a…

Epic landscape of rugged mountains and lake with powdering white clouds in a blue sky

From jagged-peak mountain ranges to glacial lakes and towering valleys, LUX Editor-at-Large Gauhar Kapparova explores Tajikistan’s incredible landscapes – perfect…

Close up photograph of a black gorilla's face in the wild

Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and CEO, and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent has visited 148 countries, racking up a total of 17…

Luxury outdoor restaurant with round tables and potted trees

Why should I go now? Any number of reasons: visiting Fashion Week; dropping by some dealers ahead of next month’s…

Bürgenstock is the most ambitious resort development in European history, a spectacular complex of luxury hotels, spas, contemporary restaurants and…

Rooftop restaurant with tables laid ready for dining and views of the sea and a fort in the distance

Most luxury travellers know that the most beautiful corners of Ibiza are in the North, far away from the strip…

Giraffe stands by tree in Africa against an orange sunset

Founder and CEO of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, and regular LUX columnist, Geoffrey Kent began his career by…

Aerial shot of luxury swimming pool surrounded by wooden decking and cabanas

Why should I go now? Speak to Monaco residents and they may tell you that August isn’t the ideal time…

large gorilla sits at edge of river looking into the distance surrounded by lush jungle

In his latest column, Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent considers the difficulties of discovering new destinations and crossing frontiers…

Grand restaurant interiors with plush leather arm chairs, white table cloths and open kitchen

Why should I go now? Summer is hot and steamy in Hong Kong and traditionally a stopover in this most…

contemporary facade of brass curving lines

A former warehouse in the heart of the town of Cognac is set to reopen this year as a luxury…

lone traveller stands on the top of stones overlooking mountains

After years of exploring the remotest corners of the globe, Geoffrey Kent has perfected the art of being prepared. Here…

curved Georgian building with columns and lawn scattered with yellow leaves

English country house hotels are wonderful, but it can be a challenge to get to them from the capital; and…

a thin road winding up a lush green mountain with a cloudy sky

The St Gotthard, Oberalp and Furka are three of the most spectacular mountain passes in Europe. And the new Holiday…

Luxury hotel bedroom with huge double bed, gold wall and plush linens

Why should I go now? One of the fastest growing capitals in the world, Oslo is in the midst of…

Massai warriors in red traditional dress jumping behind a fire in the African bush

Luxury travel is evolving, but who’s driving the change? Millennials, says Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent. Welcome to the…

black and white image of a herd of elephants drinking from a watering hole

A holiday is not simply a time for rest and relaxation, it’s also about discovery and education, says Abercrombie &…

Saint-James-Paris-facade-5

Paris is by no means a new luxury destination – the international city of love is home to the world’s…

In his latest column for LUX, Geoffrey Kent, founder of leading luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, discusses the growing…

Balenciaga's envelope dress changed the shape of women's fashion

As the official London Fashion Week hotel, The May Fair has played host to some of the greatest names in…

LUX's featured luxury destination Davos, Switzerland

Why should I go there now? The Belvédère is the hotel for top dignitaries at the World Economic Forum in…

Hotel of the month, luxury chalet in Zermatt, Switzerland

It has snowed already in the Alps. Time to book a week at Chalet Banja, our favourite property in Switzerland’s most…

boat cruise

Beyond Kerala’s humid, bustling cities lies a subtropical maze of secret waterways and verdant rice paddies. LUX discovers the singular…

Elephant camp Four Seasons golden triangle

Digital Editor Millie Walton steps into a nostalgic world of romance at the Four Seasons Tented Camp in the Golden…

Four Seasons moscow spa

Why should I go now? Moscow in summer is vibrant, unexpected. In the warm, dry, continental sun, the city’s streets…

Matetsi River Lodge

Not far from the Victoria Falls, down dusty, winding tracks of thick red Saharan sand, hides one of the world’s…

Rovos Rail in the Karoo settlement of Matjiesfontein

Journeying through desert, diamond fields and wine lands, South Africa’s luxurious vintage train line takes Digital Editor, Millie Walton from the country’s capital of Pretoria to Cape Town

The new CEO of Heesen Yachts, Arthur Brouwer has stepped up to the helm at an exciting time for the luxury brand. Following the launch of their biggest yacht to date, 70m Galactica Supernova at the Monaco Yacht Show, Arthur spoke to LUX, as part of our Luxury Leader series, about meeting the demands of the modern consumer, new technologies and sailing on the Amalfi coast

Cary Arms luxury hotel in Devon

Digital Editor, Millie Walton drives down to Devon to rediscover the charming imperfections of the English coastline from the cosy luxury of a cliff-side beach hut