Design firm and luxury hotel battle it out. We think they’re both bitchy.
This was one of the
oddest press releases we have ever received. Aftermarket design firm, Prior
Design, decided to reach out to all of its contacts, filing an official whine and moan against Monaco luxury hotel, Hotel de Paris. Apparently, the firm’s crew
recently checked in at the hotel and asked the staff to keep their hands off of its Audi R8. This sounds fair enough, and the hotel’s bitchy policy - which doesn’t allow
guests to park their own cars - irked us as well.
But here’s where Prior
becomes way more douchey: apparently, while parking the car, the hotel valet
suffered a herniated vertebral disk and was unable to exit the car. Police and
paramedics were called to the scene, and according to the firm, they “stormed”
the vehicle in an attempt to assist the injured employee. Somehow, Prior Design
claims that the damage to the car’s carbon, Alcantara and nappa leather was so
extensive, it wants 10,000 euros from the hotel in compensation, a demand that
the hotel is refusing liability for. Surely, a luxury hotel such as this should
train its employees to have their medical emergencies in the servants’