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The Rise and Rise of the Concierge

The Rise and Rise of the Concierge
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He knows what you don't know, can do what you can't do, he never sleeps and he always has a smile on his face. Who? The Concierge of my fave...

Simon King, London Denim
  • 12 august 2004

He knows what you don’t know, can do what you can’t do, he never sleeps and he always has a smile on his face. Who? The Concierge of my fave SoHo hotel.

Whenever I’m in NY he’s my best friend, my access to concerts, tables at the restaurants I love all come through him. Our ever hectic lives are leaving us seeding more and more control to others and there is no shortage of concierge companies willing to help from Quintessentially to tenuk! but now something may be happening which really takes the level of service on offer right into the heart of your being: your record collection.

The Album Club takes all of your musical preferences and provides you with a hand picked selection of music each month. The Club conveniently enables anyone with a passion for music but no time to spend in record shops to conveniently discover the finest new releases – without even having to leave the house.

What next a concierge service to pick your next girlfriend for you, OH I forgot – they already exist! That cheeky little concierge at the SoHo Hotel does that for me as well.

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