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  • London hotel news roundup 27/10/14
    Here’s your weekly roundup of what’s happening on London’s hotel scene: The Georgian House Hotel has unveiled its new Harry Potter-themed rooms - Independent Renowned Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura is to cook at the Connaught Hotel in a…
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 14, 8:05am -
  • London hotel news roundup 20/10/14
    Here’s your latest dose of London hotel news: Etihad Airways has sent its first team of ‘flying butlers’ for training at the Savoy Hotel – Business Traveller Paul Daniels has revealed that he saved money early in his career by staying as a ho…
    - 11 days ago 20 Oct 14, 7:58am -
  • London hotel news roundup 13/10/14
    Here’s the latest London hotel news: The Charing Cross Hotel has claimed it will have the ‘fastest hotel WiFi in Europe’ from this month – TechWorld London Hotels Insight has been looking at the ‘Top 5 most luxurious London hotel packages f…
    - 18 days ago 13 Oct 14, 7:22am -
  • London hotel news roundup 06/10/14
    Here’s this week’s London hotel news: Montcalm Luxury Hotels are to to open the M by Montcalm in Shoreditch next year – Big Hospitality Hotel Chatter have been taking a look at Soho’s ‘Must-stay hotels for Fall 2014′ Coroin, the Maybourne…
    - 25 days ago 6 Oct 14, 7:10am -
  • London hotel news roundup 29/09/14
    Here’s the latest London hotel news: The Mondrian London at Sea Containers is set to open on 30th September - The Handbook London’s hotel sector will lead the rest of Europe from 2015, according to PwC – Hotel Industry The Jumeirah Carlton Towe…
    - 33 days ago 28 Sep 14, 7:01am -
  • London hotel news roundup 22/09/14
    Here’s the latest London hotel news: London hotel occupancy rates this August were the highest for 15 years – Big Hospitality  The Malmaison hotel group  is  widely expected to buy the Great Scotland Yard hotel for approximately £200m – Tel…
    - 39 days ago 22 Sep 14, 7:50am -
  • London hotel news roundup 15/09/14
    Here’s this week’s London hotel news: Research by PwC forecasts average daily rate increases for London hotels in 2014 and 2015 – City AM According to the Telegraph, London, Paris and New York are currently doing ‘battle’ to become the worl…
    - 46 days ago 15 Sep 14, 7:38am -
  • London hotel news roundup 08/09/14
    Here’s the latest London hotel news: London hotel prices have risen by almost 10% since 2013, according to a Hotels.com survey – Telegraph But other statistics show that the profitability of London hotels has fallen for three months in a row –…
    - 53 days ago 8 Sep 14, 7:30am -
  • The Stafford London joins Preferred Hotels & Resorts Group
    Having recently ended its management contract with the Kempinski group, The Stafford London has now announced that it will become part of the US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts Group in September. The decision means that the hotel will remain indepe…
    - 57 days ago 4 Sep 14, 7:11am -
  • London hotel news roundup 01/09/14
    Here’s this week’s London hotel news: The Berkeley Hotel has partnered with Jimmy Choo to create a ‘Choo collection’ afternoon tea, with shoe-shaped pastries and cakes – NY Daily News The Stafford London has become a member of the Preferred…
    - 60 days ago 1 Sep 14, 11:05am -

London Hotels Insight

  • newJust desserts: the latest London trend with a sweet tooth.

    Just desserts: the latest London trend with a sweet tooth.

    For many of us, dessert is the best part of any meal. So, in honour of those who turn to the back of the menu before even beginning to look at the starters, we’ve put together a guide to the newest restaurant trend in the capital – where you can…
    - 16 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 9:05am -
  • A-list London: the Beckhams’ favourite London hotspots.

    A-list London: the Beckhams’ favourite London hotspots.

    With the opening of Victoria Beckham’s very first shop, the Spice-Girl-turned-fashion-designer and her uber-attractive family are sure to be spending much more time in London. So, in honour of Victoria’s new venture, we’ve rounded up some of th…
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 14, 9:06am -
  • 8 tips for staying safe on hotel WiFi.

    8 tips for staying safe on hotel WiFi.

    Earlier this year a hacker claimed he took control of the whole St Regis hotel in Shenzhen. He spoofed the guest iPads, which control room access and automation, and triggered all the do-not-disturb lights on his floor to check that his hack worked.…
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 14, 9:02am -
  • London hotel offers Harry Potter fans a spellbinding experience.

    London hotel offers Harry Potter fans a spellbinding experience.

    London has become something of a mecca for Harry Potter fans in the past couple of years. King’s Cross’ platform 9¾, numerous shooting locations and the Warner Brothers Studio Tour in nearby Leavesden regularly pull the muggles in. Now fans can…
    - 4 days ago 27 Oct 14, 10:55am -
  • Top 3 London hotels for a frightfully good time this Halloween.

    Top 3 London hotels for a frightfully good time this Halloween.

    Halloween is fast approaching, but there’s still time to find something fun to do for this spooktacular event. London is the perfect place for a screamingly good time, with its dark history and plethora of ghost stories. So if you’re still looki…
    - 7 days ago 24 Oct 14, 8:08am -
  • Top 5 best uses of social media by London hotels.

    Top 5 best uses of social media by London hotels.

    Social media has pretty much changed the world. It’s changed the way we receive our news, it’s changed the way we interact with our friends and it’s changed the way we do business. For hotels, it’s changed the way they interact with guests an…
    - 8 days ago 23 Oct 14, 8:05am -
  • Hipster hotels: Shoreditch prepares for a boom.

    Hipster hotels: Shoreditch prepares for a boom.

    Where the capital’s hotels where once dominated by central and west London, the last few years have indicated a move east. This migration is demonstrated in the recent interest in Shoreditch, where seven new hotels are planned for the area in the n…
    - 9 days ago 22 Oct 14, 9:04am -
  • Little things: how hotels can focus on simple pleasures.

    Little things: how hotels can focus on simple pleasures.

    “Tis a gift to be simple,” the Shaker hymn says, and sometimes it’s the simplest things that make the biggest impact. Hotels should take note; you don’t have to be super-sophisticated to make a difference to your guests. More coffee! Look, it…
    - 10 days ago 21 Oct 14, 9:10am -
  • Top hotel groups eye further London expansion.

    Top hotel groups eye further London expansion.

    Recent years have seen fresh names and brands move into London’s hotel scene, lured by the capital’s increasing popularity and profitability. This month however some of the better known names have been announcing plans to move onto the turf of th…
    - 11 days ago 20 Oct 14, 9:04am -
  • 10 things to expect from Chiltern Firehouse Hotel.

    10 things to expect from Chiltern Firehouse Hotel.

    Such is the buzz surrounding the Chiltern Firehouse’s restaurant, that many people may not even realise there’s a hotel attached. The Chiltern has attracted so many A-listers its clientele reads like one big name drop. Since the swanky Marylebone…
    - 14 days ago 17 Oct 14, 9:09am -
  • Top 5 “behind the scenes” experiences at London hotels.

    Top 5 “behind the scenes” experiences at London hotels.

    There’s a reason Downton Abbey is watched by millions. There’s something fascinating about getting a glimpse of what goes on downstairs. It’s where all the action happens. So it’s little wonder some of the capital’s top hotels have decided…
    - 15 days ago 16 Oct 14, 9:08am -
  • Stay at Tune Newcastle for only £10 on October 16th!

    Stay at Tune Newcastle for only £10 on October 16th!

    It’s only a couple of days now before Tune’s latest hotel in Newcastle opens its doors on October 17th. But you can get a sneak peek of the property at a special event the night before. Stay at Tune Newcastle on October 16th 2014 for the fantasti…
    - 15 days ago 15 Oct 14, 4:07pm -
  • Are hotels missing the bigger picture?

    Are hotels missing the bigger picture?

    One of the things I learned working in finance was the art of making comparisons. Looking for the best investment? Anyone can calculate the numbers – the real art lies in working out exactly which companies to compare to each other. Depending on…
    - 16 days ago 15 Oct 14, 9:04am -
  • Free breakfast at The Beaufort with newsletter signup.

    Free breakfast at The Beaufort with newsletter signup.

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gets you going in the morning and fuels you up until lunchtime (or until elevenses, at least). So you’ll be happy to know that The Beaufort is offering a free continental breakfast for new subscri…
    - 17 days ago 14 Oct 14, 8:30am -
  • Z Hotels aren’t snoozing on the expansion front.

    Z Hotels aren’t snoozing on the expansion front.

    Though the boutique brand has been around for less than four years, Z Hotels is building upon its successes and has plans to open a fifth London Hotel. The latest planned addition to the growing Z Hotels family is the Z at Gloucester Place, located w…
    - 18 days ago 13 Oct 14, 9:06am -
  • Top 5 ways to spend my free £50 voucher at Harrods.

    Top 5 ways to spend my free £50 voucher at Harrods.

    Luxury boutique hotel The Beaufort are offering an exciting package that includes a complimentary £50 voucher for Harrods as previously featured, plus help getting your haul back to the hotel and advice from staff about planning your visit. So with…
    - 21 days ago 10 Oct 14, 9:08am -

Caterer Hotel News

Red Carnation Hotels Blog

  • November Events in London
    The festive season may be fast approaching but there are still plenty of great things to do that don’t require a dose of Christmas cheer (it’s still a month away, after all). With so many November events in London to choose from, guests can reall…
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 14, 10:36am -
  • The Best Ice Rinks in London
    There’s something about winter sports that is just so moreish – maybe it’s the fresh-faced ruddy glow that leaves you feeling surprisingly healthy, or perhaps it’s the gluhwein and warming drinks that so often accompany them. While skiing is…
    - 9 days ago 22 Oct 14, 12:43pm -
  • Things To Do In Guernsey Over Half Term
    Half term is fast approaching, and with such an expanse of free time to fill, keeping the kids entertained can be a tough task. With an abundance of interesting things to do in Guernsey, a trip to the sunny isle might just be the answer. The kids wil…
    - 16 days ago 15 Oct 14, 9:29am -
  • The Best London Wine Lists
    It’s very easy to feel intimidated when faced with a wine list the length of a short novel. The good news for aspiring oenophiles? You don’t always have to go to fine-dining restaurants with crisp white tablecloths and vast cellars to experience…
    - 21 days ago 9 Oct 14, 4:51pm -
  • Modern Irish Cooking
    Forget the stereotypes: modern Irish cooking isn’t all about potatoes. In fact, given the rocky island’s ample coastlines and verdant fields, Ireland happens to boast an incredibly rich natural larder that goes well beyond root vegetables – not…
    - 28 days ago 3 Oct 14, 12:51pm -
  • The Best Golf Courses in Palm Beach
    Dubbed the “golf capital of Florida,” Palm Beach is famous for its pristine greens and premier courses. The perfect place to practice your swing, this sunny stretch of Florida coastline offers some of the finest courses in the country, many desig…
    - 35 days ago 26 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • Fish braai Recipe for National Braai Day
    On Heritage Day, 24 September, South Africans across the spectrum celebrate our culture and the diversity of our beliefs and traditions. And so National Braai Day was born – a day that unites our people when we gather with friends and family around…
    - 38 days ago 23 Sep 14, 9:08am -
  • Recipe: Boerewors is king on National Braai Day
    There’s nothing like the delicious smell of real home-made boerewors (sausage) sizzling on an open flame to remind us that we’re all South African. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat’s talented chef Floris Smith’s traditional boerewo…
    - 42 days ago 19 Sep 14, 10:18am -
  • How To Make The Ultimate Sloe Gin
    Come autumn, the blackthorn trees are teeming with berries, which could only mean one thing: it’s time to start making sloe gin. Similar in appearance to blueberries but larger in size, a fruitful bounty of sloe berries can be used to make a seriou…
    - 43 days ago 18 Sep 14, 9:39am -
  • Experience the Cape Winelands
    One of the highlights of any trip to Cape Town is a visit to the Cape Winelands. From the Constantia Valley region, which is only a stone’s throw from The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, to the secret delights of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Herma…
    - 46 days ago 15 Sep 14, 9:00am -

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