This former editor of a private-jet magazine travels more than half the year to ensure that she personally experiences every hotel, yacht, and tour she recommends. She’s well versed in the distinct vacation needs of her high-net-worth clients—especially working within time constraints—and she’s also a pro at scoring last-minute room and restaurant reservations as well as event tickets.
Discovery: Small found a tour of Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorcycle with the tour company Insiders Experience. You’ll travel along back roads to local markets, wind through the boutique-filled French Concession, and end up at the Peace Hotel in time for jazz and cocktails.
Specialties: Luxury travel, hotels