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The luxury French hotel “Le Royal Monceau” hired an art expert to help guests learn more about Parisian art. The Art Concierge can answer any questions guests might have relating to art, design, and culture. Guest can ask an array of questions, including purchasing art, opening dates of new exhibitions, and even where to spot good street art.
Why it matters
This has proved to be an unexpected and innovative service to offer customers. Are there any other ways you can engage your patrons besides your usual method of operation?
We Hate Tourism Tours is a small Portuguese tourism company, from Lisbon, offering a completely different experience in and around Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais or Sesimbra deliberately avoiding any traditional tourist routes. Instead, it proposes revolutionary tours, with unorthodox local guides, with local perspectives and unusual transport (like an old Portuguese military vehicle...).
Amsterdam has 350 hotels. Trendwatcher Vincent van Dijk’s goal for 2010 is to sleep in each one within one year. Everyday he sleeps in a different hotel and writes about it on his blog.