Luigi Taglialegna, a makeup artist and beauty specialist for the Guerlain Spa in the Towers of the Waldorf Astoria New York, often makes house calls to brides, celebrities and executives, many of them regular guests at the hotel, before weddings and other important events. Often his consultation turns into a lesson in skin care. A makeup application costs $300 plus transportation and gratuity. “My clients become more open in their own surroundings, and I can better connect with them in order to customize the service to their needs,” Mr. Taglialegna said. The Peninsula Beverly Hills in California often caters at-home dinners for frequent guests during the holidays. It also sends its spa therapists to guests’ homes for treatments like the property’s signature massage: a combination of Swedish, deep tissue and sport massages. The therapists will travel within a five-mile radius of the hotel for a starting cost of $420, including tax, gratuity and travel. Get the full story at The New York Times