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Celebrities at Davos (WEF)

Just out of curiosity, is it possible to drop in at Davos to get a glimpse of the celebrities visiting there? Or is so tightly guarded that without an invitation, you stand no chance there. Thanks in advance!
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Old 18.01.2017, 16:06
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Celebrity gawping is frowned upon here
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Celebrity gawping is frowned upon here
Doesn't stop you doing it though does it!!

Is the restraining order that Roger Moore took out against you still in place?
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Doesn't stop you doing it though does it!!

Is the restraining order that Roger Moore took out against you still in place?
Trust me, I'm more interested in the pavement.
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Re: Celebrities at Davos (WEF)

I was there at weekend and it was in the process of being locked down super-tight. Double ring of steel, security and military everywhere. Razor wire around hotels, snipers on the roof. No chance to get anywhere near.
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Trust me, I'm more interested in the pavement.
Well, apart from his eyebrows, pavement or concrete - some kind souls may say wooden, was always his style of acting.
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Re: Celebrities at Davos (WEF)

Many people are in Davos this week who are not there for the Forum, including residents and skiers.

Getting near the convention centre or anywhere inside the secure zone without a badge is a different matter.
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Old 18.01.2017, 23:50
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Re: Celebrities at Davos (WEF)

During these days, prices soar to unbelievable hights - a cup of coffee (cafe creme) is around 10 francs. It's like Black Friday for some shops.
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During these days, prices soar to unbelievable hights - a cup of coffee (cafe creme) is around 10 francs. It's like Black Friday for some shops.
Its a brilliant time to go skiing in Davos though - hotels full of WEF people = fewer tourists - mainly just day trippers.
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During these days, prices soar to unbelievable hights - a cup of coffee (cafe creme) is around 10 francs. It's like Black Friday for some shops.
Cup of coffee there cheaper than St Mark's Square Venice.

You are right about prices, though expect the regular day trippers on a budget will use the self service venues that will be very busy and then there are off site - not near WEF cheaper places - busy & without day offers, the Press know where to go when on a budget.

Security is very tight on those of higher ranking & expensive so limited on their movements within safe area(s).

One of the sights that fascinated me in that cold and snow, was a Buddhist Monk in his traditional dress including sandals.
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Just out of curiosity, is it possible to drop in at Davos to get a glimpse of the celebrities visiting there? Or is so tightly guarded that without an invitation, you stand no chance there. Thanks in advance!
You surely mean EF celebrities, right?
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You surely mean EF celebrities, right?
Ever met a mod?
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Re: Celebrities at Davos (WEF)

Shakira discussing education with a Gordon Brown.
Jamie Oliver on his latest healthy eating crusade.
The Clooneys lecturing the world on human rights.

But don't worry folks, they have everyone's best interests at heart. And only for a six figure appearance fee.
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They are paid nothing to attend.

Shakira leads some great humanitarian work.
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They are paid nothing to attend.

Shakira leads some great humanitarian work.
You have to pay to attend. Massive amounts of money. And then the vast majority of speakers receive a very generous fee plus expenses.

And there they will discuss inequality and sustainability and global warming over canapés and the very finest wines. Nothing will change and they'll meet next year and repeat the process all over again.
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You have to pay to attend. Massive amounts of money. And then the vast majority of speakers receive a very generous fee plus expenses.
You are right. Participants pay a lot of money to attend.

Speakers are not paid or given expenses.
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Speakers are not paid or given expenses.
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“Schwab has been able to get luminaries to go to Davos, for which they receive generous speaking fees plus expenses,”
http://time.com/4177453/davos-history/


http://news.sky.com/story/david-came...visit-10732792
http://www.businessinsider.com/costs...os-2011-1?IR=T
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Always reminds me of this song.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXnt9iGEdIM
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Is there any chance I can spot Kim Kardashian at the WEF?
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