Saturday, November 25, 2017

Suzy Barry

Is your TV keeping up with the millennials?

As a well-travelled child, I remember kicking back in my hotel room, gleefully channel-flicking while my parents ate in the restaurant downstairs. At home, there were four channels, and generally only one was screening anything I wanted to watch. The entertainment gluttony was as much cause for excitement as the permission to take one item from the mini-bar… and only one.

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Wooing guests with aromas worth remembering

A recent visit to Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort in Abu Dhabi reminded me just how opulent and on point guest amenities can be.  The smallest of details can delight a details-focussed guest like myself. Gazing around my oasis chamber, I caught sight of my ‘soap menu’. The height of thoughtfulness, I thought, and what was truly revolutionary for me …

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LED lighting vs. halogen

Designing a lighting fit-out or upgrade for a hotel can be an epic adventure but it’s an adventure that requires some knowledge and planning. Rose-coloured glasses will not look favourably upon a stark glare from overhead lights, or lights so dim that your guests are squinting to see their travelling companions. Lighting matters, and it requires a degree of expertise …

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