HOW TO GET AHEAD: PERK LIFE - Cocktails in Martinique

’It was the best freebie of my life,’ grins Mike Hope-Milne, MediaCom TMB’s head of radio, reflecting on his Club Med trip to Martinique courtesy of the French paper Le Figaro. ’And the funniest part was that I wasn’t even invited,’ he adds.

’It was the best freebie of my life,’ grins Mike Hope-Milne,

MediaCom TMB’s head of radio, reflecting on his Club Med trip to

Martinique courtesy of the French paper Le Figaro. ’And the funniest

part was that I wasn’t even invited,’ he adds.



’When a pal invited me in place of his colleague, I jumped at the

chance. The only condition was that I avoided anyone linked to Le

Figaro.’



Hope-Milne says the trip was close to perfection, despite having to duck

every time the paper’s fierce-looking PR women marched past.



’Every night there were exquisite buffets and free cocktails. But the

best part was sleeping in huts on a white beach under the coconut

trees.’



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