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The Anam


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Herbert Laubichler-Pichler is General Manager of The Anam, on Vietnam's Northern Cam Ranh Peninsula, 30 minutes from Nha Trang city which is an hour's flight from Ho Chi Minh City, or an hour and a half from the capital, Hanoi. The resort boasts over 300 meters of absolute beach frontage on one of the world’s most ...

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A journey to the heart of the nation


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Aren't Concierges lovely people?! Meet Caitlin Jarosz: a people person who loves her city and her job. Born and raised in Melbourne, she moved to Canberra in 2013, and has worked at EAST Hotel, in Kingston, for just under two years. Her favourite thing about her role? "Everything! This job allows me to build amazing relationships ...

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La Terraza de Larios is calling your name


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

María Luisa Valcarce is Concierge at Room Mate Larios, which opened in Málaga, Spain in 2007. Room Mate Hotels' global philosophy is that the best way to travel is to stay with friends "with unique personalities, who take us by the hand in each city and with whom we share a way of life". Room Mate ...

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The most beautiful coast in Portugal


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

In our Ask The Concierge this week we meet Patricia Marques, the Front Office Manager at Memmo Baleeira Hotel in Sagres, Portugal, that is part of the Design Hotels group. Patricia hails from a city called Almada, across the river from the capital of Lisbon. She moved to the south of Portugal, and to Sagres, ...

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Hooroo, Miriandhoo!


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Proud Maldivian Ahmed Shiyaz is the senior thakuru at the Westin Maldives Miriandhoo, which opened in October 2018 and is located in the pristine waters of Baa Atoll. With 14 years in different hotel brands of the luxury industry in the Maldives, Ahmed challenges himself to create those special 'home away from home' memories for guests, ...

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Stay, play & satay in the heart of KL


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Concierge Abdul Yusran Arifin, who is from Kuala Lumpur, has worked in the flagship hotel of the Dorsett hotel group - the Dorsett Kuala Lumpur - for nine years. "The beauty of my job," Yusran says, "is that I get to help others, engage with guests, and make people happy on a daily basis. Also, I get ...

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