Upcoming Hotel Stays

Looking towards the balance of the year, I have some some good stays coming up…. Upper House – Hong Kong Four Seasons Pudong / Shanghai Four Seasons Beijing (a repeat stay) Monarch Beach (f/k/a St. Regis) (a repeat stay) Peninsula Beverly Hills (My 6th Peninsula!) Boston Harbor Hotel Four Seasons Palm Beach (a repeat stay) […]

Aman at Summer Palace – Good for some, not for all

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Overview: A luxury property located on the outskirts of Beijing with a very unique feel Strengths: Off-hours access to Summer Palace, rooms, spa Drawbacks: Breakfasts (food and service), location (relative to much of Beijing)   This property is an interesting one.  I was generally pleased with my stay.  The property has a highly authentic Chinese […]

Asian Roadshow: Six Nights, Five Cities, Four (or maybe three) Countries

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Business recently brought me to Asia for a whistle-stop tour of five cities.  These trips are tiring, as they typically involve multiple meetings (where I do the bulk of the presenting) and then an evening flight onward to the next city so that we are ready for the next day. This trip took me to […]