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The views and opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the author.

By Benoit Gateau-Cumin

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the author.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!

December 20, 2016

Nothing has changed more over the past 25 years or so than the once indestructible custom of Holiday Wishes. I remember the days when advertising agencies would go all out to prepare spectacular, multi-page cards for luxury and not-so-luxury hotels. They were often a collaborative effort between the agency and the management team at the […]

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STAYCATION? FOR SURE

May 19, 2016

OK, as a well heeled, experienced traveler, your latest escapade was a three-day weekend at an ultra-luxury ranch in Montana. First you had to fly from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City, dealing with the security check for 90 minutes or more. In Salt Lake City you quizzically wondered why the airport restaurant had only […]

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THE TIPPING POINT

October 19, 2015

Danny Meyer has made a resounding announcement that only a restaurateur of his level of credibility could get away with and be taken seriously for: gradually, and starting at the Michelin-starred Modern next month, all restaurants within the Union Square Hospitality Group will shun tipping. SHUN, ELIMINATE, NO MAS. Not hide it, not disguise it, […]

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