“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Things the Hotel Concierge Can Do

Your hotel’s concierge shouldn’t be intimidating or mysterious. They are meant to be your go-to-person whenever you need help. Lyn Mettler of U.S. News has written this helpful sketch of what a concierge can do for you on MSN.com.

Concierge duties include helping guests with restaurant reservations, recommending activities in the area and arranging transportation to the airport. But these days, concierges are going far beyond that standard.

“We view a concierge as a savvy superhero, the ultimate insider who can offer the best tips about dining, activities, shopping and excursions in the local area,” says Kinson Lazarre, resort manager for Beach Enclave in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Read Lyn’s article to discover all kinds of unexpected ways a concierge can assist you during your next hotel stay.