Elite Traveler Winter 2021


etr li at ve eler WINTER 2021/22

148 This spectacular home is in one of Miami Beach’s most coveted enclaves



Inspire 88 Top 100 suites It’s here — our annual guide to the most splendid suites on Earth. This year, with an acute focus on sustainability and those that give back to the communities in which they reside. 120 Top jets Discover the industry leaders moving private aviation towards a more sustainable future.


132 Top hotels From an ever-evolving classic in Colorado to a hand-built inn in Arizona, these are the hotels in the US that are as historic as they are spectacular. 138 Destination guide Beautiful beaches, delectable cuisine and the famed ‘Caymankind’ hospitality —make the Cayman Islands the top of your Caribbean destination list with this all-encompassing guide.

142 The hot list From a glamorous old favorite with a grand new suite to a winter wonderland in Russia — this issue’s Hot List is all about the world’s greatest rail journeys. 148 Property With an exceptional home by an award-winning architect and an abode with a seriously fun feature, this issue’s real estate showcases the best of the best in the Americas. 152 Flight of fancy Take to the skies in a hot air balloon to watch a famous light show.

How Brooklyn became New York’s real estate hot spot Katharine Swindells delves into Brooklyn’s booming luxury real estate market, which recently saw one condo in the waterfront development Quay Tower go under contract for over $10.5m. Fairmont’s Andrew Steele: ‘Sustainability is not a choice’ Emma Al-Mousawi speaks to eco-warrior Andrew Steele, a man on a mission to transform Fairmont Maldives into the country’s first carbon-neutral resort. Why is there a global shortage of private jets? Katharine Swindells investigates the surge in pre-owned jet sales and charter memberships, a direct result of the pandemic — passengers feel that flying commercially is not a risk worth taking.

142 Embark on a train journey through Russia

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