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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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Among the blooms on Crofters Fold Estate


Tuesday, April 2, 2019

If you're a fan of gorgeous gardens - especially those blooming with gorgeous peonies, read on! You' love this week's Ask The Concierge, fresh from the Macedon Ranges area of Victoria...  About the owners Hello. We are Danielle and Ashley, owners and Lodge-keepers at Crofters Fold Estate, an artisanal Rose and Peony farm and sparkling wine vineyard ...

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Tiny holidays


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The world of travel never ceases to amaze and this week, we discovered that In2thewild Tiny Holidays won't tell us where their off-grid, tiny cabins until two days before a stay! It's only then that guests are provided with "detailed instructions and embark on an adventure to find and unlock their secret hideaway!" Such a cool ...

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