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Summercamp, Oaks Bluffs, Massachusetts

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tania Pereira is the General Manager at Lark Hotels’ largest boutique hotel, Summercamp, located in Oak Bluffs, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. The cute name is a nod to Oak Bluffs’ history as a summer "camp" destination for the Methodist Church. If you like seafood (lobster, no ...

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Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Mr Rajkumar Rajagopal is Chef Concierge of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. He loves the fact his hotel is a luxurious tropical oasis, set amid sprawling, lush, green grounds and wide-open spaces. His hotel also has the advantage of being centrally located, yet still tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. Come on an insider's tour of the city's best, ...

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Laucala Island, Fiji

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mr Paula Vatunicoko is the Head of Concierge at Fiji's Laucala Island, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Laucala is a small but opulent, whole-of-island resort located in the South Pacific and privately owned by Austrian billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz, co-owner of the Red Bull energy drink company. The resort has 25 luxuriously appointed Fijian-styled villas, or 'bures', set amid coconut ...

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Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Chief Concierge Adrian Fautt of Park Hyatt Tokyo grew up in Los Angeles, California, and has lived in Japan for 27 years. He has worked as a concierge at the Park Hyatt Tokyo since the property opened. The hotel occupies the top 14 floors of a 52-storey tower, giving guests a 360-degree view of the city and Mount Fuji. If you're familiar with the ...

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San Domenico Palace Hotel, Taormina

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Steven Ceschia is the Head Concierge at the Leading Hotels of the World property, San Domenico Palace Hotel, in Taormina, Sicily, in southern Italy. Taormina is carved into a rocky hillside overlooking both the glittering Ionian Sea and Mt Etna, an active volcano. The town is known for its Teatro Antico di Taormina, an ancient, Greco-­Roman Amphitheatre which is still ...

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NOTEL, Melbourne

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

James Fry is the owner of NOTEL ( NOT-A-HOTEL).  He's a Melburnian, through and through, and wouldn't want to live anywhere else! There are so many wonderful venues, festivals and events happening in Melbourne that there is always something to engage with. James shares his perspective on his home town...  Most popular request... We've had all sorts of requests but ...

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