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Philip Haslett featured in The Hollywood Reporter June 2024


So You Scored a Ticket to the Olympics? Now Try to Land a Hotel Room

— By Mark Elwood for The Hollywood Reporter, June 2024


French Promise Founder and VIP Luxury Travel Advisor, Philip Haslett, as quoted in the June 2024 Hollywood Reporter article below:


“Restaurants are a particular challenge in Paris, which boasts more than 120 Michelin stars. In-demand spots have introduced minimums, agents explain, insisting that clients commit to spending perhaps $5,000 or more for supper to guarantee a hard-to-score table. “They want to know whether they’ll be ordering bottles of Macallan,” Squatriglia says. Philip Haslett, who runs French Promise, a local agency for VIPs, is fielding requests for such top spots as Girafe (overlooking the Eiffel tower) and Le Gabriel at La Réserve, which just earned three Michelin stars, as well as Don Juan II, the 36-seat river cruise with chef Frédéric Anton. “It’s a bit like ticket touters: People are booking tables in advance, and hanging on to them to sell to someone who needs it later,” Haslett notes. Entertainment industry power players will also likely be spotted at Trocadéro restaurant Gigi Rigolatto, known for its spectacular views, where Endeavor will host a hospitality lounge.”


Reposted via The Hollywood Reporter

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