Simply Sunday takes a theme rather than providing a potpourri of short stories. Today, says Girlahead, Let’s think first impressions. In Oman’s Musandam Peninsula, you can paraglide down 2,000 feet to Six Senses Zighy Bay (Girlahead was strapped to the back of a professional). In Gstaad she once arrived in a sidecar, see above. The Swiss do do fascinating arrives. In St Moritz, Randolins Hotel operates an adjacent 1924-vintage observatory as a somewhat unusual suite: to reach the Observatory you need to climb a ladder (once up in your ensuite dome-shaped abode, you have full utilities, including free WiFi, and you feel at one with the stars). Want boat arrivals? Girlahead suggests Four Seasons Golden Triangle in Northern Thailand, or a multitude of resorts in The Maldives. say One&Only Reethi Rah.
As business gurus have always been so keen to point out, first impressions really count. How can we imprint this message in the entire world of luxury hotel-keeping?
When Girlahead first met Dino Michael, Hilton’s luxury specialist, she was immediate struck by what was a genuine welcome, eyes directly looking at her. This guy is approachable. Listen to him on Podcast, below: