Around the globe, hotel guests are checking out of leading properties armed with new skills, new experiences and often a new mindset, based on the impressive experiences hotels are now offering. The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota has partnered with Big Cat Habitat to provide guests a thrilling opportunity to come face to face with lions, tigers and bears (oh my!) while volunteering their skills to this organization. In New Orleans, the Davenport Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton offers guests private trumpet lessons from Jeremy Davenport himself, the hotel’s headline entertainer. Half Moon, A RockResort in Montego Bay, Jamaica offers new one-of-a-kind day adventures where guests can experience ‘living like a local’ and are welcomed into the homes of notable, working Jamaican families and invited to learn alongside them. Regent Palms Turks & Caicos offers guests the opportunity to experience conch diving, post-trip divers delight as their conch is turned into delicious ceviche prepared by Executive Chef Lauren Callighen. In San Francisco, guests can hit the open waters of Richardson Bay and learn to sail while staying at the Mansion at Casa Madrona in Sausalito, CA with three days of sailing lessons on a beautiful 31′ sailboat. Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa has teamed up with the Bear Grylls Survival Academy to offer an all-inclusive experience for guests and groups to learn how to start a fire, purify water, catch, prepare, and eat wild food, navigate without a compass, avoid hypothermia, and ultimately learn to self-rescue using Bear’s famous techniques as seen on his TV show on NBC.
Natalie Klein CEO and Co-Owner started with HMC in 2008, she has an insatiable appetite for celebrities and the world of entertainment. Married to a Hollywood agent, she is always mingling with actors. Natalie, oversees the everyday operations for Hot Moms Club and is currently the Editor In Chief. Natalie was a contributor to MOM and Pregnancy Magazine. Babble and OK! Magazine has been a frequent partner to the events Natalie has helped create. Her work has been featured on the WE Network’s series, ”Platinum Babies.” Natalie was a spokesperson for Gerber and has created hybrid mom and blogger outreach with brands such as American Greetings, POM WONDERFUL, Dreamworks, HASBRO, PLAYSKOOL, Sesame Street, Macys, Shutterfly, Cord Blood Registry, W Residents and the Plaza Hotel. She is on the Friends of Baby Buggy committee, a charitable organization that was founded by Jessica Seinfeld. Natalie has two young children, a son and daughter both under the age of 8, and a Havanese dog named Mookie Wilson.
April 26, 2018