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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?
With the claim “Do As We Do”, Bportuguese is an atypical travel agency – in the incoming segment – that offers to its clients the kind of experiences lived by the Portuguese themselves in their daily lives, showing them the “true Portuguese way”.
Touted as the world’s first “zero star hotel”, the Null Stern hotel has been developed by artists Frank and Patrik Riklin, who conceived it as an art project, but after receiving sufficient interest have made it a full-time hotel. The hotel is a converted nuclear bunker in the small town of Sevelen and the price will appeal in these financially straitened times: just €7 a night. The concept is currently being transformed into a worldwide venture.