Cannes population might triple during the famous film festival, but there is plenty to discover all year long. This week, Peter visited the Hôtel Majestic Barriere to look at the standard favorites in Cannes, local hot spots, and even discovered a few surprises in the hotel industry.
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Riad Kneife, founder of Vintage & Design Shopping Services, talks about France’s exceptional art and antique markets in light of his work as an interior designer.
Roger Bastoni, head concierge for Hôtel Majestic Barriere, shares 30 years of memories as an employee and local resident, along with some surprising facts about Cannes.
Olivier Chavy, international head of global brand performance of luxury & lifestyle brands at Hilton Worldwide, breaks down the vision for 2013 and the 30 hotels scheduled to open across two brands.
Anthony Lee, general manager of The May Fair Hotel, discusses about the hotel’s recent remodel and its role in London culture.
Mike Batt, founder and chairman of Travel Leaders Group, explains how the Destination Meals voucher program strives to get travelers to visit restaurants off the tourist path.
Elizabeth Thorp, travel writer and founder of Poshbrood, a free, curated catalog of family-friendly hotels, inns, resorts and cottages, offers her advice about luxury family travel as well as which hotels are babysitter worthy.
Jean Faivre, Hilton worldwide area vice president for Western & Southern Europe, unveils Conrad Hotels’ new high-tech, customizable concierge app.
Pasha Van der Cammen, local host for Hosted Villas, discusses how this rental company personalizes your stay so you can connect with locals on your next trip.
By Alex Thurnher for PeterGreenberg.com