Tag Archives china

Travel is not a privilege

by Friday, September 28, 2018

How is the week treating you? For those of you with school children currently on holidays, my wish for you is that you’re coping. I’m willing you through with 'emotional Panadol', via this Newsletter. For the rest of you, know that I’m always wishing you the best. I wanted to share a conversation I had this week ...

Guangzhou? Yes, mm goi!

by Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Josh Zhu has held the title of Chief Concierge at Mandarin Oriental in Guangzhou since 2015. Guangzhou (广州; Gwóngjāu in Cantonese, Guǎngzhōu in Mandarin, Canton in English) is a sprawling, port city northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River, in southern China. Home to 12 million people, it's China's third biggest city, after Beijing and ...

Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China

by Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Justin Zhu is the Assistant Chief Concierge at the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai. He joined the Fairmont family in 2010 and loves his job. His role is to help guests solve all different kinds of requests and facilitate guests getting to know the city. The different challenges he deals with every day is the reason he loves his job. My favourite locale ...