Dorchester Collection Introduces #DCMoments City Guides

Dorchester Collection Introduces #DCMoments City Guides

Highlighting the prettiest angles and unexpected spots in London, Paris, Milan, Rome and LA to post on Instagram.

Dorchester Collection has a new source for guests to uncover the most striking sights and scenes within some of the world’s most historic cities. Introducing #DCmoments City Guides, a unique digital amenity created through collaboration between the legendary hotels of Dorchester Collection and selected Instagram content creators for the best travel and lifestyle posts on social media.

Helen Smith, chief guest experience officer, Dorchester Collection, said: “Instagram is inspiring more and more people in everyday life and travel: we wanted to create unforgettable experiences not only in our hotels but also within their cities where guests could photograph and share on their social media profiles. The #DCmoments City Guides include recommendations on a digital map of a series of Instagrammable sights, as well as details on how to access them.”

Guides point guests precisely where they should go to explore and engage with their surroundings. Available immediately to guests and accessible via complimentary download from the website, the new #DCmoments City Guides for London, Paris, Milan, Rome and Los Angeles not only enhance the value of a Dorchester Collection hotel stay, but also promote the distinctive beauty and culture of the destinations with tips from the content creators and an interactive map of the locations. The guides are optimised to be consulted the Apple Book application for iPhones and iPads.

To compile its #DCmoments City Guides, Dorchester Collection has collaborated with Pathport, an invitation-only collective of creative influencers that is changing the way people discover the world. Beyond their followings on social media, all of the contributing content creators are known for their artistic taste, photographic talent, and insider knowledge to enable guests to explore their destination like a local.

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The cities, the influencers and samples of what guests will discover include:

A Swiss photographer based in London, Alexandra Lhermite-Schwass (@whatalexloves) brings an international background to her passion for travel, using photography to encapsulate the places she falls in love with. In London, she recommends spots in Marylebone, Kew Gardens and Somerset House.

Currently living in Amsterdam, Polina Burashnikova (@polabur) is a Russian travel blogger who shares daily travel inspiration on Instagram as well as recommendations from her numerous trips around the world. In Paris, she suggests sights including Palais Garnier, La Maison Rose and Musee Bourdelle.

Born in Italy, Elisa (@ElyyyM) is an advertising graphic designer whose passion for photography dates back to her childhood. She started shooting with a vintage camera, and the hobby bloomed into her Instagram account. Sights she recommends in Italy’s capital of fashion and design include Lu?bar, Villaggio Operaio and Fondazione Prada.

Nicolee Drake (@cucinadigitale) is a California transplant based in Rome, Italy. She is a professional photographer specialising in travel and lifestyle. For guests exploring the Eternal City, she proposes sights such as Palazzo Barberini, Biblioteca Angelica and Chez Dede.

Los Angeles
An art and lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles, Esther Lee (@eslee) draws inspiration from an eclectic list including music, fashion, coffee, nature and people. Esther recommends a glimpse of Cafe Flora, The Hammer Museum and The Broad while in Los Angeles.

#DCmoments City Guides are available to download here.

Gina Baksa

Luxurious Magazine Reporter

Gina is a freelance features and lifestyle journalist and regularly writes for international travel and lifestyle titles. From testing supercars to glamping in the Kruger, getting up close and personal with the magical White Lions of Timbavati to experiencing the power of plant medicine in the Peruvian Amazon, her travels have seen her leap out of planes, dive on the Barrier Reef, go walkabout in the Aussie Outback and shark cage dive in South Africa. She interviews celebrities and influencers, and relishes engaging with and sharing the human story behind luxury brands and personalities. An avowed Francophile, she speaks fluent French and German, is learning Spanish, and recently published her first children’s book. She is a world traveller and adventurer with a passion for writing about real estate, gastronomy, film, supercars, spas, travel, boutique hotels, and personal development, as well as covering launches and events. Having lived in Australia, New York and the south of France, she is currently based on London’s vibrant South Bank and regularly travels worldwide on lifestyle and travel assignments.

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