Sophie Oluwole *Philosopher*

posted on 22/04/2014 by renate

Sophie Oluwole welcomes me warmly when we meet at the reception of the Lloyd Hotel. It’s almost like I’m visiting her, instead of her visiting Amsterdam. She’s here only for two days. The original plan was to be there on Thursday for the Alternative G8 of Philosophy in TheRedBar of the Lloyd Hotel and the next day as speaker on the official G8 of Philosophy together with among others Peter Sloterdijk and Benjamin Barber.

Laduma Ngxokolo, Fashion Designer

Laduma Ngxokolo *Fashion Designer *

posted on 15/04/2014 by Natalie

Brought up on a diet of art, textiles and tribal craft Laduma Ngxokolo was primed for a life in fashion. Then his late mother showed him how to use a knitting machine. What happens next is amazing….

Piet Boogert General Manager Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam

Piet Boogert

posted on 07/04/2014 by Natalie

For more than twenty years our General Manager Piet Boogert has been leading a double life. It started in July 1992 when he persuaded a group of hotels in Amsterdam to organize the biggest dinner the Dam Square has ever seen. This year it involved a trip to Ethiopia. Intrigued?  So were we....

Alexa and João Rodrigues *Founders Shortcutz Amsterdam*

posted on 27/03/2014 by mylene

They have their ‘Wednesday Look’, sipping on their lemonade and beer. As usual, Alexa and João Rodrigues have spent most of the night editing the photos taken during Tuesday’s session of their weekly shorts program at the Kring: Shortcutz Amsterdam.
It’s the first thing attendees look for on Facebook the morning after the session: their pictures.

The international guests of Shortcutz Amsterdam usually stay at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, and we are showing a ‘General Audiences’ selection of winning short films on the Lloyd tv-channel in all hotel rooms.

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