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Crew members' mobile phones must always be left downstairs, in the minute cabins assigned to staff. Gilmore relates an alarming story of a junior steward who was serving dinner to guests when her phone rang in her pocket. She was lucky not to lose her job, he says. He tells another cautionary tale of a junior crew member who put a guest's £750 cashmere jumper into the drier, shrank it to the size of a doll's jumper, pressed it, wrapped it in tissue paper (standard presentation for newly laundered clothes), and returned it to the guest's cabin. She, too, was lucky not to lose her job, although this revelation is greeted with aghast horror by a fellow trainer, observing the session, who declares that she would have sacked her. … [Read more...] about Who wants to serve a billionaire?
Its main rivals in the superyacht industry are Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, builder of U-boats and the Bismarck , which is creating a futuristic "exoskeleton" yacht, with a fluid, web-like structure, with prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, and Italy's Fincantieri, which made the 134-metre Serene for Russian vodka tycoon Yuri Scheffler. … [Read more...] about Inside the billionaires’ superyachts: helipads, tennis courts and a missile defence system
It is being billed as the “world’s largest floating private members’ club”. A 220-metre-long superyacht where the cost of a room for the night starts at about £2,000, offering wealthy clients the chance to tour the globe calling in at glamour events from the Monaco Grand Prix to the Rio carnival. … [Read more...] about World’s largest superyacht: a floating private members’ club for billionaires
Over the years, the £225m yacht, which is 119 metres (390ft) long and boasts three pools and seven luxurious cabins, has been spotted in the playgrounds of the rich and famous and was reportedly put up for sale earlier this year by the wealthy industrialist. … [Read more...] about Russian billionaire’s superyacht makes waves in London