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Recently, representatives from our award-winning lifestyle services team embarked on a captivating fam trip along the picturesque landscapes of the French Riviera. This journey allowed them to immerse themselves in the essence of luxury and hospitality that defines this renowned region.

A Stint on the Côte d’Azur

From the 22nd to the 26th of January 2024, Insignia’s luxury lifestyle experts, including Milan Kovac, Anna Tarrini, Anna Vladi, Ann Macan, Alina Cher, and Daryna Andrews, found themselves at the heart of the Côte d’Azur. Their mission? To explore, experience, and evaluate some of the most exclusive locations, luxurious hotels, and fine dining establishments this exquisite corner of the world offers.

A Stint in Elegance

Their journey began with a stay at the illustrious Hôtel Martinez Cannes by Hyatt from the 22nd to the 23rd of January, where they had the pleasure of meeting with Marc-Antoine Lesage and delving into the secrets of this iconic establishment.

Subsequently, the team went to the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, a true embodiment of luxury, and resided there from the 23rd to the 25th of January. During their stay, they engaged with Cecilia Hillion and Andre Kozhushko, gaining invaluable insights into the world of high-end hospitality.

Their final destination, the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée, welcomed them on the 25th of January, concluding their extraordinary journey with a meeting with Emmanuelle Petit, unveiling the charms of this splendid location.

Exploration Beyond

In addition to their stays, the team meticulously inspected other distinguished properties, including the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort and the iconic Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. These visits provided a comprehensive understanding of the diverse offerings within the region.

Culinary Delights and Exquisite Tastes

No journey along the French Riviera is complete without indulging in its culinary treasures, where we had the pleasure of dining at some of the finest establishments:

  • Le Sud: A delightful experience at the Hôtel Martinez in Cannes.
  • Café de Paris Monte-Carlo: A culinary journey in the heart of Monte-Carlo.
  • The Salon Rose: An exploration of flavours at the esteemed Salon Rose.
  • Le Grill: A taste of perfection at the legendary Le Grill.
  • Buddha Bar Monte-Carlo: A fusion of culture and cuisine at Buddha Bar.
  • Le 3e Restaurant Terrace: A rendezvous with culinary excellence in Nice.

On this trip, we witnessed the opulence of historic grande dame hotels, revelled in the spectacular coastal scenery, and soaked in the aura of jet setters living a life of luxury – reminiscent of Grace Kelly’s glamorous era.

Newfound insights into the destination’s economy, culture, and vibrant ambience will undoubtedly enhance their ability to curate extraordinary journeys for their clients, making every future trip to the Côte d’Azur truly Magnifique!

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