Most Outrageous Hotel Concierge Requests

Courtesy of Four Seasons

From transporting tigers to carpeting beaches, hotel concierges from Miami to Macao have heard it all—and have tried to help.

Huge Snake as Photo Prop

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The Concierge: Camp coordinator Taweesak Keereekaew, Four Seasons Tented Camp, Golden Triangle, Thailand

The Arrangement: When a wealthy guest from a Latin American country requested that staff at this upscale tented property set up a photo shoot of his children with a snake, he didn’t fully expect them to comply. But guest-camp coordinator Taweesak Keereekaew knew of a giant python (12 feet long and 265 pounds) owned by a nearby local. Over it came. The snake was so large the kids were photographed lying down with the creature coiled around them like a leathery cushion. “Future visitors should know the snake is used to humans, perfectly harmless, and is not a resident on the property,” says a Four Seasons spokesperson.

 

Most Outrageous Hotel Concierge Requests

Huge Snake as Photo Prop

The Concierge: Camp coordinator Taweesak Keereekaew, Four Seasons Tented Camp, Golden Triangle, Thailand

The Arrangement: When a wealthy guest from a Latin American country requested that staff at this upscale tented property set up a photo shoot of his children with a snake, he didn’t fully expect them to comply. But guest-camp coordinator Taweesak Keereekaew knew of a giant python (12 feet long and 265 pounds) owned by a nearby local. Over it came. The snake was so large the kids were photographed lying down with the creature coiled around them like a leathery cushion. “Future visitors should know the snake is used to humans, perfectly harmless, and is not a resident on the property,” says a Four Seasons spokesperson.

 

Courtesy of Four Seasons
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