Travel & Tourism (148)
The luxury hotel Lutecia Palace in Paris launched a blog recently which bears the same name as the author: The Discreet. He is an imaginary character who shares the best secret spots on the left bank of the Seine for hotel guests to discover.
Why it matters
This is a good way to discover the real Paris, far from the main tourist attractions. The type of suggestions are catered to the tastes of the customer base that stays at the hotel.
Could you make more use of social media platforms to propose new ways to discover a city?
Interest in long-distance running has never been greater in Sweden. With a record number of participants running in the Stockholm Marathon this year, a number of new training clubs have appeared around the country.
Some hotels install chic bars and swimming pools on the roof. Not Cape Town’s swanky Grand Daddy Hotel. The roof is now home to a collection of vintage Airstream caravans, complete with air-conditioning, insulation, hot and cold running water, flushing toilets and showers. Each of the 7 two-sleeper trailer suites have been conceptualized and designed by local artists. Inspirations include: The Ballad of John & Yoko, Goldlilocks and The Three Bears and Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz.