We’d like to introduce you to the incredible businesses, products and services in the Connections Luxury Community, who have been given our seal of approval. 

Each month we hand-pick a selection of our first-class members to showcase the diversity and breadth within the travel industry. Let us introduce you to:


Alpine Sterling DMC, Malta

Since 1969, Alpine Sterling DMC has been creating showstopping experiences for leisure and corporate travellers on the Maltese Islands. Going by the motto ‘We Know Our Islands’, the Alpine team are passionate about sharing Malta’s rich history, unique culture and stunning locations that earned its reputation as ‘The Gem of the Mediterranean’!

Find out more here.

Palazzo Ripetta, Italy

An independent 5-star hotel that combines style and elegance. A graceful luxury, born from a mix of art and design totally made in Italy. The hotel’s new concept is all about Italian talent. 78 totally renovated rooms and suites, indoor and outdoor event spaces, garden-Piazzetta Ripetta, botanic bar, bistrot and restaurant.

Find out more here.

Nexus Polaris DMC, Nordic & Baltic

A boutique DMC offering bespoke itineraries of rich cultural experiences in the  wonderful Nordic and Baltic destinations. Their mission is to design responsible holidays that provide meaningful encounters with the locals and in return, create better places for people to live and to visit.

Find out more here.


Bensaude Hotels, Portugal

A collection of hotels across the Azores and Portugal, known for their unique locations, personalised service and azorean hospitality – making each stay unforgettable. In 2019, the Bensaude Hotels Collection obtained the Travelife GOLD Certification of its 8 hotels units, positioning itself as a pioneer in the Azores with this international certification.

Find out more here.


ODS Turkey, Turkey

Founded in 1999, ODS is a leading DMC and event planner based in Istanbul, serving all destinations in Turkey. They address well-known destinations such as Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Antalya, Kusadasi, and Bodrum and less-known parts of Turkey, from the East to the West and from North to the South.

Find out more here.