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Old Jan 7, 10, 3:12 pm
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isnt it better to keep speculation and reviews separate?
Perhaps so kage. It might get all unwieldy again !
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Old Jan 7, 10, 6:55 pm
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My Amanplans for this year definitely include Amanfayun and Amantaka.
I also hope to revisit some of the amans in Indonesia (or all of them if I can!)
Any recent reports on Amantaka?
Heres a link to the brochure for 'taka : http://www.amanresorts.com/uploadedF...a/Amantaka.pdf
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Old Jan 8, 10, 2:19 pm
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Happy New Year everyone! Been so busy the past year that I haven't checked in here, but have taken a couple of amazing trips that I will write about.

Sad to see the old thread closed, especially since it was so close to 1,000 posts and 100,000 views!
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Old Jan 8, 10, 3:25 pm
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Happy new year Amanjunkie! Thank you for starting that amazing thread and its really good that you are back here to contribute again.
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Old Jan 8, 10, 5:34 pm
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taken a couple of amazing trips that I will write about.
hope it was a good busy.
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Old Jan 8, 10, 6:22 pm
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hope it was a good busy.
A new baby, a new house, yes, it was a good busy!
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Old Jan 8, 10, 8:05 pm
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congratulations!! celebrations at aman i presume?
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Old Jan 8, 10, 8:09 pm
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congratulations!! celebrations at aman i presume?
Not to be vulgar, but if we followed the Brooklyn Beckham example, our child would be called Amanpulo!
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Old Jan 8, 10, 8:10 pm
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Happy new year Amanjunkie! Thank you for starting that amazing thread and its really good that you are back here to contribute again.
Thanks paul2 and Happy New Year to you too!
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Old Jan 8, 10, 8:16 pm
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birthday trips every year?
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Old Jan 9, 10, 5:45 am
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Congratulations on the new addition Amanjunkie! We look forward to getting trip reports from the Little Amanjunkie's perspective.
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Old Jan 15, 10, 7:16 pm
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Amanjena

It looks like Carrie & Co. have been enjoying the delights of amanjena whilst filming 'Sex & the city 2' :
http://www.hotelchatter.com/story/20...das_to_Morocco
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Old Jan 15, 10, 8:05 pm
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interesting. so they used amanjena for marrakech i guess, then the upcoming MO marrakech for a fictional dubai hotel.. >
http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/cind...HdHfqeL32BJZ0K

another zecha article, from 1994
http://www.baliresorts.com.au/bali-r...of-indulgence/

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Old Jan 16, 10, 11:15 am
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Bhutan yes, Amankora no until the GM will have changed.

That is really surprising as John Reed is really well respected by both the Aman higher ups and the TA community that supports his lodges (for whatever that is worth). I've never been to Bhutan, but found John to be very passionate and engaging.
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Old Jan 17, 10, 12:40 am
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Respected for sure, but negligent with guests

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That is really surprising as John Reed is really well respected by both the Aman higher ups and the TA community that supports his lodges (for whatever that is worth). I've never been to Bhutan, but found John to be very passionate and engaging.
Mr Reed may be so well respected by certain circles that he does not need to act in a polite and respectful way towards the simple paying guest (who I believe Aman despite their pride and beauty also need to generate some revenue):

On 23 May 2008 I wrote to my reservation agent in Singapore (this was before the disastrous outsourcing of their call center to Sri Lanka) a letter with many compliments but also serious issues.
The same reservation agent wrote me back the same day stating that she would forward my comments to the directors.
On 21 June 2008 I wrote to inquiry about the whereabout of my email.
The same day Amankora wrote me back stating that Mr John Reed will write me "next Monday".

I am still waiting for a simple acknowledgement regarding my very polite comments.

P.S. When I perceived his excellence, Mr John Reed, twice during our Amankora he was very busy indeed, probably with members of "Aman higher ups and the TA community". - I believe he would better be busy fixing the issues at Amankora and caring for regular Aman guests.

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