It seems that the crippling crisis of 2008 – 2010 is behind us, many companies used it as a well needed pit stop to pause and rethink long term strategies before re-grouping and creating exciting, ambitious plans for the future. Some entrepreneurs like Barcelona mogul Manuel Vidal Quadras used this period as a time to launch 3 new restaurants, an events venue, and a bespoke furniture company.
Barcelona as a city is leading the charge with its effervescence and innovative creativity. A walk around the city will see the work taking place on the main roads Diagonal, Balmes and Passeig De Gracia, the up a coming area of Glories is undergoing a major face lift with this week seeing the inauguration of the new Barcelona Design Hub. There are many projects going on at a micro and macro level and this gives the city a feeling of positive expectancy.
Speaking to Alex Moreno, head concierge at the Hotel Arts, this year has been a great year running close to 100% occupancy; Paul Cook General Manager of the Marina in Port Vell thinks that Barcelona is one of the best places to be for business and pleasure in the world.
We have certainly noticed that the profile of our individual (FIT) clients has change over the last 5 years. “ People really want to see what else Barcelona has to offer” says Irina Sandu – Manager Lifestyle Barcelona “The type of requests we are getting now are not the same as 3 years ago, each client is like a mini event and we are encouraged to make every experience tailor made and unique”
Today our clients are more savvy, and creative in their requests but they are prepared to pay what it costs to have a “once in a life time experience in Barcelona” In 2015 we will be teaming up with several of our high end partners to bring you “Luxury Bespoke”.
This will be a market designed for those that really want to see more than just what you may read about in the guide book. Many of the venues and services we will be bringing are those that are never advertised anywhere, from privately owned commercial jets to family owned castles and access to art and culture reserved for the Barcelona elite.
We already work with Barcelona’s top hotels, Arts, W hotel, Casa Fuster and Le Meridien. The service will be exclusive discreet and totally bespoke. We will take care of every detail utilising our 15 years experience of delivering wow experiences in Barcelona. We have recently entered into talks with one of Barcelona´s most prolific entrepreneurs Machi Martin. Machi is an investments intermediary who specialises in structuring large deals, her personal roladex of contacts and VIP access points is nothing but admirable. She also happens to be an acrobatic plane pilot. Machi says, ” To me trust is very important at a certain level a bond sealed with a handshake and a word is much stronger than one signed by pages and pages of contracts. I am pleased to be working with Tony and his team to help create some very excting packages which are incredible expressions of this city.”
Tony Anagor CEO of Lifestyle Experiences Group says “This is a natural extension of what we have already been doing, many of our partners are personal friends and they will make sure that our clients will be looked after like family.”
We look forward to bringing you the best of Barcelona.
If you would like to make an appointment to come in and speak to one of our concierge team call us today, we are based in the heart of Barcelona just off Passeig De Gracia and next door to Luis Vuitton, we would be happy to host you!
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