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Banyan Tree Lang Co in Cu Du, Vietnam

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Banyan Tree Lang Co in Cu Du is a 5-star resort within the region of Lang Co Beach and Bach Ma National Park, in Hue, Vietnam. Our concierge in the spotlight this week, Lai, has been with the hotel for six years and was born in Hue. How do we get the most out of Hue? We asked Lai ...

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Salinda Resort, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Sandra Nguyen Si was born in Hanoi, and lived in Ho Chi Minh city since 1995. Growing up in the city "with neon lights, motorbike noises and highly-dense population", Sandra was "extremely happy" to move to Salinda Resort, a member of the WorldHotels Collection, on Phu Quoc Island, in 2014. Let's join her in her happy place!  ...

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New designer digs in Paris

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

A native of the city of Courbevoie, near Paris, Enrica Lotti proudly looks after the front office at ROOM MATE ALAIN, a designer hotel in Paris. Of everything Enrica does in her varied role, she says above all she loves meeting and welcoming "in the warmest way, our beautiful guests". Let's meet this charming Parisienne...  ...

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The grand lady of Trentham

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

One of the JTC team members has stayed at Maggies so we can, hand-on-heart, swear by Maggies being delightfully impressive! This heritage-listed Federation-style accommodation is situated right in the heart of the small village of Trentham, on the edge of the Wombat State Forest. Sleeping eight people across four, beautifully-adorned bedrooms, the building dates back to the late 19th Century. Apart ...

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Ovolo Inchcolm, Brisbane

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

This week, we're delighted to meet Freya, "a GSA / Delight Agent at Ovolo Inchcolm in Spring Hill Brisbane". Freya was born in Toowoomba which is 1.5 hours from Brisbane, "however," Freya says, "I've lived in 22 houses and 3 different states since then, so it's funny I've ended up so close to my origin". Freya ...

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Carlton Hotel Singapore

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Singapore-born Concierge Ali Aktar has worked at Carlton Hotel Singapore, a member of the WorldHotels Collection, for almost two years, having been in the hotel industry for 18 years. One of the things he loves about his role is sharing traditions and cultures with people, "and learning about theirs in the process". Well, today it's Ali's turn to share ...

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