Selection Process

Travel recommendations and reviews on the Luxury Alliance Asia site are by invitation only.  Our editor-in-chief, Paul Ehrlich, and his team of experienced travel journalists are tasked with identifying hidden travel gems in the region for presentation on the site.

Paul has spent more than 20 years covering Southeast Asia and China for numerous international magazines and newspapers. He has also won international awards for editorial and design excellence, overseeing several travel and lifestyle magazines.

Previously, he was editor of Hong Kong's top luxury lifestyle magazine, Prestige Hong Kong, and editor-at-large for Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, which he was instrumental in setting up. He has also been the editor for several top award-winning inflight magazines at Emphasis Hong Kong, Asia writer for Reader’s Digest, and the Asia bureau chief for New York-based Fairchild Publications and Captial Cities/ABC.

Paul, currently living in Bangkok, writes on travel, politics, culture and the arts, and is creative consultant to regional custom and consumer publishing companies.