Arguably the Best Service I Ever Received From a Hotel

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    I was approximately one kilometer or so away from the hotel where I encountered a makeshift parade which blocked my access to the main road out of Luxor — when suddenly a pickup truck zooms to the right side of my car and stops. I was about to wave my hand and say la shukran — generally, no thank you in Arabic — when he said that he was from the Hilton hotel; and when he said that, I recognized him. First, he took me to a petrol station and had me escorted in. They had a more expensive grade of gasoline; but I had a beat-up rental car — again, another topic for another time — and explained that I did not need the best grade of gasoline. I was fine with the grade with which I had been paying 2.6 Egyptian pounds per liter, which is approximately $1.40 or so per gallon — but this particular petrol station was out of that grade. He then... The post Arguably the Best Service I Ever Received From a Hotel appeared first on The Gate.

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