On a recent jaunt to Athens, Greece for a media trip, the discerning guests were privileged to stay at the beautiful Hotel Grande Bretagne. And, in the moment of their arrival, they were welcomed in-room with a gift bag packed with assorted items from Greece’s top brands in food and beauty, as well as a gift from the Peninsula Hotel in New York City.
The wonderful modern Greek skincare “apothecary”, Korres, provided items from their Greek Yogurt collection. Cleansing wipes, body butter and nourishing moisturizer were all a part of the assortment. Korres uses natural ingredients, many originating in Greece, to compose their unique product line – a favorite of skin care experts and celebrities.
The Mastiha Shop, a Greek brand which utilizes the famous mastiha tree resin from Chios island in their products, provided sweet matiha mousse, cinnamon gum with Chios lemon, shortbread cookies with chamomile and marmalade with Chios tangerine. This shop is truly special as mastiha has been touted by healthcare professionals as a means to help with digestion, ease stomach aches and more.
The Peninsula Hotel in New York City provided a gift certificate for guests to experience one of their signature facials and massages after the trip.