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  • new5 London hotel trends to watch out for in 2016.

    5 London hotel trends to watch out for in 2016.

    We’re more than a month into 2016, and already we’ve seen plenty of action from London’s hotels. As 2015 progressed and came to an end, we could see a number of trends emerging from the hotel sector. From budget brands to high-tech offerings, L…
    - 4 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:03pm -
  • Landmark The Intercontinental London – The O2 opens.

    Landmark The Intercontinental London – The O2 opens.

    The Intercontinental London – The O2 has been available to book for a few weeks now, but they have just officially announced their opening. The hotel is an impressive size, and in an excellent location for business and leisure. The new hotel by The…
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 1:19pm -
  • K West Hotel & Spa is at it again: hot dogs with a sweet twist.

    K West Hotel & Spa is at it again: hot dogs with a sweet twist.

    K West Hotel & Spa has gained something of a reputation for offering unusual foods. Last year, they created a Creme Egg burger, and they have a glam rock inspired afternoon tea menu. Now they’re at it again with a sweet hot dog topped with mango an…
    - 4 days ago 1 Feb 16, 4:27pm -
  • Warm your wintery mood with 20% off at The Beaufort.

    Warm your wintery mood with 20% off at The Beaufort.

    The weather is all over the place at the moment. It’s cold, it’s even colder, it’s snowing, raining, windy, or it’s just a bit too mild. If you’ve had enough, why not stay warm with a great value stay at The Beaufort? The weather might be…
    - 8 days ago 29 Jan 16, 10:08am -
  • Plan a stress-free February half-term with Tune’s London hotels.

    Plan a stress-free February half-term with Tune’s London hotels.

    It seems like the kids have only just gone back to school after Christmas, but before you know it they’ll be on holiday again! In fact, February half term is roughly three weeks away. Take the opportunity to have some fun in London by staying at on…
    - 9 days ago 27 Jan 16, 3:56pm -
  • Stay warm at the Ham Yard Hotel with hot G&Ts.

    Stay warm at the Ham Yard Hotel with hot G&Ts.

    Last year, Dukes Hotel introduced a gin and tonic inspired afternoon tea, featuring gin-infused teas. Now, a new pop-up at the Ham Yard Hotel will be serving hot G&Ts to chilly visitors. The pop-up will be run by London distillery Sipsmith and hosted…
    - 12 days ago 25 Jan 16, 11:08am -
  • The Savoy’s American Bar promotes their new menu with a silent film.

    The Savoy’s American Bar promotes their new menu with a silent film.

    The Savoy might be seen as the pinnacle of timeless elegance in the hotel world. But they’re not afraid to keep up with the times – while maintaining their air of luxury, of course. Their new menu in the American Bar shows that they’re always r…
    - 15 days ago 22 Jan 16, 11:16am -
  • London lockups: 5 hotels in former courthouses.

    London lockups: 5 hotels in former courthouses.

    The face of London is changing all the time. Many older buildings are having to find a new purpose, and hotel conversions are a popular choice. There will be a hotel at Battersea Power Station, at the BBC Television Centre, and at Churchill’s Old W…
    - 17 days ago 20 Jan 16, 11:03am -
  • Fifth Z Hotel opens on Fleet Street, with sixth soon to come.

    Fifth Z Hotel opens on Fleet Street, with sixth soon to come.

    Z Hotels continues to grow across town, with another property recently added to their portfolio. Z City is in the heart of London on Fleet Street. The hotel group opened Z Shoreditch last year and Z Piccadilly in 2014. These two properties were in a…
    - 18 days ago 18 Jan 16, 6:45pm -
  • Why are we waiting? Hotels expected in 2015 that never appeared.

    Why are we waiting? Hotels expected in 2015 that never appeared.

    Developing a hotel is no mean feat. We know that it’s difficult to predict when a project will be finished, and set-backs can always occur. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t getting impatient for some hotels to arrive on the scene. A whole host o…
    - 22 days ago 14 Jan 16, 5:27pm -
  • Head to The Baglioni for some fiction-inspired art.

    Head to The Baglioni for some fiction-inspired art.

    The Baglioni Hotel in London is always keen to celebrate Italian culture in all its forms, including art. For five days, they’ll be hosting an exhibition of artworks all inspired by the same novel. The Book Art Project features works by 12 artists,…
    - 25 days ago 11 Jan 16, 4:28pm -
  • Claridge’s appoints new General Manager.

    Claridge’s appoints new General Manager.

    Claridge’s is to receive a new General Manager, who will be replacing Thomas Kochs. Kochs, who became GM in 2011, left Claridge’s suddenly a couple of months ago. Paul Jackson will be filling his role. Jackson was previously General Manager at th…
    - 27 days ago 9 Jan 16, 6:22pm -
  • Top 10 afternoon teas to combine with a West End show.

    Top 10 afternoon teas to combine with a West End show.

    NOTE: this post contains a map, pricing info and menu links to some of London’t top afternoon teas, correct on the publication date When visiting London, there are two things that anyone who wants to experience the more refined side of the capital…
    - 29 days ago 7 Jan 16, 4:39pm -
  • New London hotels (hopefully) opening in 2016.

    New London hotels (hopefully) opening in 2016.

    It’s no secret that things don’t always go to plan in the world of hotel development. It’s rare that a project’s deadline isn’t pushed forward at least once. But we’re choosing to be optimistic and hoping that these hotels really will be…
    - 33 days ago 4 Jan 16, 8:23am -
  • Second hub by Premier Inn opens in Tower Bridge.

    Second hub by Premier Inn opens in Tower Bridge.

    Premier Inn’s high-tech hub concept is expanding, with its second property now open on Great Tower Street. hub by Premier Inn London Tower Bridge is just a short walk from Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Premier Inn’s hub hotels are boutiqu…
    - 35 days ago 1 Jan 16, 2:45pm -
  • Still no NYE plans? Try these last minute London hotel options.

    Still no NYE plans? Try these last minute London hotel options.

    2015 has nearly come to the end, and most people want to see out the year with a bang. But if you’re in London and you’ve found yourself without any plans, there’s still time to find an event to suit you. Some of London’s hotels host New Year…
    - 38 days ago 29 Dec 15, 10:49pm -

Hotel Chatter

    London On The Inside

    • THE LALIT LONDON IS COMING…

      THE LALIT LONDON IS COMING…

      After raising the bar in India with 11 luxury hotels on their books, The Lalit Suri group have announced the opening of their first overseas hotel, right here in London. Set to open late this year, the five star hotel will be housed in a Grade II…
      - 22 days ago 14 Jan 16, 12:30pm -
    • REVIEW: THE MAY FAIR

      REVIEW: THE MAY FAIR

      The May Fair hotel used to be THE hotel to be seen in; it was the place Miss Moss chose to host a three day party for her birthday and Lady Gaga has also been known to shack up there when in town, but as competition has increased and newbies such as…
      - 25 days ago 12 Jan 16, 10:29am -
    • A NIGHT AT THE ZOO

      A NIGHT AT THE ZOO

      Fancy a real life game of sleeping lions? We’re not LION cos London Zoo have gone WILD and are giving you the chance to spend a night at the zoo. Bringing nine private cabins to the heart of the Zoo, this will be no ordinary camp out. The packag…
      - 65 days ago 3 Dec 15, 7:54am -
    • ART’OTEL AT BATTERSEA POWER STATION

      ART’OTEL AT BATTERSEA POWER STATION

      With London being redeveloped like we don’t know what, Battersea Power Station is set to get a SWANKY new 160 bedroom hotel from Dutch based group Art’otel. There’s gonna be a rooftop infinity pool set right beside one of the old power statio…
      - 26 Oct 15, 4:54pm -
    • REVIEW: THE LONDON EDITION

      REVIEW: THE LONDON EDITION


      - 4 Oct 15, 9:10pm -
    • ZETTER TOWNHOUSE MARYLEBONE IS COMING

      ZETTER TOWNHOUSE MARYLEBONE IS COMING

      Remember when we told you about the brand new Zetter Townhouse opening? Well the date is now set for the 14th August. Located in Marylebone and themed around wicked uncle Seymour’s European Grand Tour, each room has been uniquely designed aroun…
      - 23 Jul 15, 11:23am -
    • THE MONDRIAN HOTEL CARSTEN HOLLER PACKAGE

      THE MONDRIAN HOTEL CARSTEN HOLLER PACKAGE

      Ever wanted to go down a GIANT SLIDE in Central London? Belgian artist Carsten Holler’s ‘Decision’ exhibition has launched at the Hayward Gallery this month and involves a whole load of experiences that will blow your mind. Continuing un…
      - 10 Jun 15, 11:03am -
    • REVIEW: CONRAD ST JAMES

      REVIEW: CONRAD ST JAMES

      The Conrad St James is the first Conrad hotel to grace London, although it’s not a new hotel, it was actually previously the Intercontinental Westminster. A 5 star hotel, the property is located between Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Oh…
      - 1 Apr 15, 9:03pm -
    • REVIEW: TULSE HILL HOTEL

      REVIEW: TULSE HILL HOTEL

      Way down in south London, somewhere in between Dulwich and Brixton, is Tulse Hill, an area that’s slowly on the up and getting some good restaurants to prove it! Having undergone a massive refurbishment, the Tulse Hill Hotel has just opened in pla…
      - 18 Feb 15, 11:19pm -
    • TIME FOR LOVE BY PULLMAN

      TIME FOR LOVE BY PULLMAN

      The guys at Pullman London St Pancras hotel have come over all smushy this February for a month of lurrrve. Deciding that Valentine’s isn’t just for the 14th it’s for the month, they’ve come up with a special ‘For the Love of Music’ pack…
      - 5 Feb 15, 2:12pm -

    Caterer Hotel News

    Red Carnation Hotels Blog

    • How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Palm Beach
      From azure waters and golden sand to vibrant arts and an exciting dining scene, Palm Beach offers an enchanting escape for couples wanting to bask in the Florida sunshine. And when it comes to Valentine’s Day, this stretch of coast is one place tha…
      - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 12:42pm -
    • The History of The Milestone Hotel
      Tucked into the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, overlooking Kensington Gardens, The Milestone Hotel is a resplendent reflection of this neighbourhood’s prosperous past. With original features showcasing its rich heritage, the hotel has a w…
      - 4 days ago 1 Feb 16, 2:54pm -
    • Experiencing Cricket in South Africa
      With South Africa’s great passion for cricket, the sport is a side to the country that’s undoubtedly worth experiencing. And with all of the excitement surrounding the current England v South Africa test match, now is the ultimate time to be a pa…
      - 10 days ago 27 Jan 16, 10:11am -
    • February Events in London
      In this month of romance, excitement and new beginnings, a flurry of activity takes over the capital. Catch a dragon parade, learn to dance amidst hanging orchids in Kew Gardens, and be astounded by the beauty of outer space. Be a part of the best Fe…
      - 12 days ago 25 Jan 16, 10:00am -
    • Must-Visit Contemporary Art Galleries in Geneva
      Having hosted internationally acclaimed art fairs Art Basel and ArtGeneve in recent years, Switzerland has been attracting worldwide attention for its increasingly vibrant contemporary art scene. Independently owned boutique galleries are tucked with…
      - 16 days ago 21 Jan 16, 10:00am -
    • Exploring the Galway Arts Scene
      A city that’s long been a hub for Celtic arts and culture, Galway also has a thriving contemporary arts scene, with outstanding arts festivals, boutique studios and artist-run galleries that have garnered international attention. Situated on Irelan…
      - 18 days ago 19 Jan 16, 10:04am -
    • How to Spend Valentine’s Day with Red Carnation
      Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not whisk your loved one away for a romantic escape to one of our idyllic locations. Rekindle your love in London, discover the romance of Dorset, or create memories to treasure in Geneva or Guernse…
      - 23 days ago 14 Jan 16, 10:04am -
    • Green New Year’s Resolutions
      Instead of making the same New Year’s resolutions as every other year, why not try something different by making them green in 2016. From ocean conservation and the protection of turtles in Palm Beach to caring for the welfare of South Africa’s l…
      - 28 days ago 8 Jan 16, 5:34pm -
    • Where to go Horseback Riding in Florida
      Palm Beach is famed for its sophisticated polo scene, but whether you’re an experienced rider or complete beginner, stables and ranches also offer the opportunity to explore this coastal enclave from the saddle. Within Florida’s verdant natural s…
      - 28 days ago 8 Jan 16, 5:12pm -
    • January Events in London
      As the festive season comes to a close, extend the celebrations into the New Year in one of Europe’s most exciting capitals. Seek out the best January sales in London’s top shopping locations, find out how to dine like royalty – Queen Victoria…
      - 33 days ago 4 Jan 16, 10:54am -

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