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  • London hotel news roundup 24/11/14
    Here’s the latest London Hotel News: The Bermondsey Square Hotel has stopped serving alcohol at its bar and grill - Independent The Rosewood London has been named the overall winner of the European Hospitality Awards – Big Hospitality No London h…
    - 3 days ago 24 Nov 14, 7:22am -
  • London hotel news roundup 17/11/14
    Here’s the latest London hotel news: ITV has released a documentary series about The Shangri La, entitled  ‘The Shard – Hotel in the Clouds’ – You can watch it online over on ITV Player  The Lancaster London has begun a charity drive to r…
    - 10 days ago 17 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • London hotel news roundup 10/11/14
    Here’s the latest hotel news in London: The Hotel Du Vin group are to open their first London property at Cannizaro House in Wimbledon – Big Hospitality A £1.4m transformation of the Crowne Plaza London Docklands hotel is expected to reach compl…
    - 17 days ago 10 Nov 14, 7:42am -
  • London hotel news roundup 03/11/14
    Here’s the latest London hotel news: London hotel prices have remained the highest for any European capital, despite a 3.3% decrease in rates year-on-year – Buying Business Travel The Hotel Cafe Royal is offering an exclusive chocolate tart – P…
    - 24 days ago 3 Nov 14, 7:06am -
  • 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…
    - 30 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 45 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…
    - 52 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…
    - 60 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…
    - 66 days ago 22 Sep 14, 7:50am -

London Hotels Insight

  • newSpoilt for room choice at Thistle London Euston.

    Spoilt for room choice at Thistle London Euston.

    Hotels love to offer you lots of options during your stay. Continental or full English for breakfast, Standard or Executive room, early check-in or late check-out. But one thing that’s always out of your control is the exact room you’re landed wi…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 9:59am -
  • Top 3 London hotels for last-minute Thanksgiving festivities.

    Top 3 London hotels for last-minute Thanksgiving festivities.

    Thanksgiving is just a few days away but don’t panic if you’ve found yourself in London without plans. Perhaps your original plans have fallen through or you weren’t expecting to be in London for the holiday. Whatever’s happened, there’s st…
    - 2 days ago 25 Nov 14, 9:12am -
  • “Hotel Sharia”? Getting to the truth.

    “Hotel Sharia”? Getting to the truth.

    One of the biggest stories in the world of London hotels this past week has been the announcement that the Bermondsey Square Hotel will no longer be serving alcohol in its GB Bar & Grill. The news follows the hotel’s take over by an unspecified new…
    - 3 days ago 24 Nov 14, 11:22am -
  • Top 3 London venues for mulled wine and cider.

    Top 3 London venues for mulled wine and cider.

    The nights are longer and the weather is colder and while we try to hold off on saying the dreaded “C word” for another few weeks we need a little something to keep us warm. It’s time to break out some of those lovely drinks you consume a lot m…
    - 6 days ago 21 Nov 14, 9:09am -
  • How Gold Key Media’s Mediabox makes London hotel guests happy.

    How Gold Key Media’s Mediabox makes London hotel guests happy.

    Today’s hotel customer is an ever more demanding and tech-savvy creature. Not only are hotels expected to be beautiful, efficient and friendly but they’re also now expected to offer consumers the same wealth of choice they get at home, in a bespo…
    - 7 days ago 20 Nov 14, 9:12am -
  • Are London’s aparthotels neither here nor there?

    Are London’s aparthotels neither here nor there?

    Compared to London’s grand hotels, some of which have been recognisable features of the cityscape for well over a century, the serviced apartment market in the capital is relatively new. Sometimes known as “aparthotels”, these self-catered acco…
    - 8 days ago 19 Nov 14, 9:08am -
  • The Exhibitionist Hotel shows off in South Kensington.

    The Exhibitionist Hotel shows off in South Kensington.

    There have been several hotel openings in recent months; among them are the Dorsett Shepherds Bush and The Mondrian. But one hotel has surprisingly opened earlier than expected. Though it was poised to open on December 1st, The Exhibitionist Hotel ha…
    - 9 days ago 18 Nov 14, 9:16am -
  • The Lancaster London shows its charitable side.

    The Lancaster London shows its charitable side.

    A little while ago we looked at the Lancaster London’s ‘Blind Dining’ experience, which aimed to raise awareness for the Royal London Society for Blind People. Now the hotel in Westminster is at it again, but this time has got its sights set…
    - 10 days ago 17 Nov 14, 12:11pm -
  • Top 10 London hotel afternoon teas: we crunch the numbers!

    Top 10 London hotel afternoon teas: we crunch the numbers!

    This is your ultimate guide to the best London afternoon teas, based on TripAdvisor data and our unique methodology. We’ve included pricing (as of 31/10/2014) and menu links. For the best afternoon teas, look no further! Filling the vacuum lef…
    - 12 days ago 14 Nov 14, 12:29pm -
  • The Marriott Kensington makes business futuristic.

    The Marriott Kensington makes business futuristic.

    Although holidaymakers, tourists and leisure travellers are a huge part of the hotel industry, business travellers are the other side of the coin. Some hotels choose to focus largely on providing for those travelling for pleasure, but others are keen…
    - 14 days ago 13 Nov 14, 9:06am -
  • Top 3 London hotels for a bodacious burger.

    Top 3 London hotels for a bodacious burger.

    Among the food trends that have swept the capital over the last few years is enthusiasm for the great burger. It’s not uncommon for London to begin picking up on American trends – we’ve had cupcakes, juicing and barbecue recently. Burgers are p…
    - 15 days ago 12 Nov 14, 9:04am -
  • Do Christmas shopping like a VIP at Conrad London.

    Do Christmas shopping like a VIP at Conrad London.

    - 16 days ago 11 Nov 14, 9:02am -
  • Hotel du Vin uncorks London expansion.

    Hotel du Vin uncorks London expansion.

    These days it seems that not a week goes by without the announcement of another new hotel, and many of these are from hotel groups that are opening their first property in the capital. For an example you only need to look to the opening of the Dorset…
    - 17 days ago 10 Nov 14, 10:25am -
  • London hotels serve up something special for guests.

    London hotels serve up something special for guests.

    Last week we took a look at the current trend in London towards dessert-centric properties serving up all manner of sweet things to delight visitors. But often you don’t even need to leave your hotel to indulge yourself, as two recent culinary deve…
    - 20 days ago 7 Nov 14, 9:04am -
  • Walk through London with the second Andaz Room With A View.

    Walk through London with the second Andaz Room With A View.

    The Andaz Liverpool Street has unveiled the second room in their ‘Room With A View’ project. Available to book from last month, the room has been designed by artists Patrick Vale and Paul Davis. The project aims to showcase street art inspired by…
    - 21 days ago 6 Nov 14, 9:11am -
  • London hotels have success with international guests.

    London hotels have success with international guests.

    Since hotels are for domestic and international travellers alike, it makes sense that hotels should aim to be popular with business people and holidaymakers both at home and abroad. Some London hotels actively try to appeal to an international crowd…
    - 22 days ago 5 Nov 14, 9:09am -

London On The Inside

  • newREVIEW: BELGRAVES, A THOMPSON HOTEL

    REVIEW: BELGRAVES, A THOMPSON HOTEL

    Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel is in one of London’s plushest neighbourhoods, surrounded by national embassies and luxury hotels. More intimate and understated than many of the traditional grand hotels in the area, Belgraves has a modern, stylish desi…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 1:27pm -
  • REVIEW: TOMMYFIELD

    REVIEW: TOMMYFIELD

    The Tommyfield has long been one of Kennington’s best gastro pubs, with a great menu of homemade pies, fish and chips and steaks. Now they’ve added six boutique hotel bedrooms on the upper floors, a great shout for a budget stay in London, with r…
    - 14 days ago 12 Nov 14, 3:16pm -
  • REVIEW: ST JAMES COURT A TAJ HOTEL LONDON

    REVIEW: ST JAMES COURT A TAJ HOTEL LONDON

    St James’ Court A Taj Hotel London is a rather swish hotel set in a beautiful red brick Victorian building just down the road from Buckingham Palace. For both tourists and Londoners, it’s a pretty amazing location to stay, right in the heart of c…
    - 31 days ago 26 Oct 14, 10:29pm -
  • REVIEW: LA SUITES

    REVIEW: LA SUITES

    La Suite West is a boutique hotel in West London, just a stone’s through from Hyde Park, designed by actress turned hotelier Anouska Hempel. Anouska was also responsible for the famous Blakes Hotel which is credited with being on of the first luxu…
    - 37 days ago 20 Oct 14, 9:59pm -
  • ST MARTINS LANE GETS NEW ROOMS

    ST MARTINS LANE GETS NEW ROOMS

    Morgans hotel group has been in the spotlight in a fair bit of late mostly due to The Mondrian which recently opened it’s doors in The Sea Containers. But don’t worry the hotel group haven’t forgotten their two other London properties, The Sand…
    - 50 days ago 7 Oct 14, 9:26pm -
  • NEWS: THE HOXTON, HOLBORN IS OPEN!

    NEWS: THE HOXTON, HOLBORN IS OPEN!

    The Hoxton, Holborn, the second hotel from the people behind The Hoxton, Shoreditch is now open. Located on High Holborn the hotel has 174 rooms, all of which feature the usual Hoxton perks that made the original Hox famous back in the day. That’s…
    - 61 days ago 26 Sep 14, 1:42pm -
  • NEWS: SUNBORN LONDON YACHT HOTEL

    NEWS: SUNBORN LONDON YACHT HOTEL

    Fancy sleeping on a yacht in London? Well now you can. No really! The Sunborn London Yacht hotel opens its decks to the public on the 1st October 2014. The 4 star yacht hotel, is located in Royal Victoria Docks and we hear guests can expect “the …
    - 71 days ago 16 Sep 14, 9:03pm -
  • REVIEW: HAM YARD

    REVIEW: HAM YARD

    Ham Yard, the latest London edition to the Firmdale Hotel Group is well and truly open. Located in the heart of Soho the hotel is A LOT more than just a hotel. Oh yes, this hotel has rooms 91 rooms, a roof terrace, outdoor terrace on the ground floor…
    - 91 days ago 27 Aug 14, 5:19pm -
  • THE BEAUMONT IS TAKING BOOKINGS…

    THE BEAUMONT IS TAKING BOOKINGS…

    It feels like the Olympics all over again with all these hotel openings! First up Sea Containers announced it was opening late September and then The Hoxton, Hoborn started taking bookings for 1st October and now The Beaumont has opened it’s bookin…
    - 11 Aug 14, 4:19pm -
  • MONDRIAN LONDON OPENS SEPTEMBER

    MONDRIAN LONDON OPENS SEPTEMBER

    It’s finally happening! The Mondrian London at Sea Containers has confirmed it will open it’s doors this September on the South Bank. The first ever Mondrian branded boutique hotel outside the United States, the hotel will house 359 rooms and su…
    - 14 Jul 14, 7:12pm -

Caterer Hotel News

Red Carnation Hotels Blog

  • newGuernsey Events for Winter 2014
    For an island that is only 25 square miles, Guernsey offers an incredible number of things to see, places to discover, and activities to take part in. This winter is no exception, with everything from craft markets to music festivals to the tradition…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 2:06pm -
  • The Best Ski Resorts Near Geneva
    Whether you’re an avid skier or a beginner on the baby slopes, there’s nothing like some fresh Alpine air to clear the head (and lungs). Luckily, there are a number of scenic mountain retreats within easy reach of Geneva and our beautiful lakesid…
    - 6 days ago 21 Nov 14, 10:29am -
  • A Traditional Irish Christmas in Galway
    With the peace and tranquillity of the Wild Atlantic Way and the grandeur of a 350-acre estate, Ashford Castle and The Lodge at Ashford Castle provide all the ingredients for a luxurious Christmas getaway. But when you’ve finally perfected your gol…
    - 7 days ago 19 Nov 14, 12:35pm -
  • Christmas in Cape Town
    Who would say no to a sunny Christmas escape at Cape Town’s iconic Twelve Apostles Hotel? Wake up on Christmas morning to an energising hike up to Table Mountain, enjoy gourmet cuisine at the finest local restaurants, and round off your stay by cat…
    - 12 days ago 14 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • Christmas Events in Dorset
    Everyone knows Christmas is a time for indulgence, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with a trip to Dorset in December. Whether you plan on kicking back in Georgian splendour at Summer Lodge Hotel, or would rather experience an intimate village…
    - 14 days ago 12 Nov 14, 5:38pm -
  • The Best Concerts in London for Christmas Carolling
    There’s more to Christmas in the capital than hitting the shops and eating one too many mince pies. Why not immerse yourself in festive tradition and join in a singsong at one of the city’s stunning landmarks?With great music from London’s top…
    - 17 days ago 10 Nov 14, 11:01am -
  • A Captivating Christmas in London for Families
    The most wonderful time of year is just around the corner, or so the saying goes. But if you’re travelling with the family this Christmas, it might just be more wonderful than expected. While you might not be at home, with all of the family traditi…
    - 20 days ago 7 Nov 14, 12:05pm -
  • The Turtles of Rocktail Bay
    Explorer types in search of South Africa’s serene natural landscapes should take time out to visit Rocktail Bay. A must-see excursion, make sure to stop off at Rocktail Bay before or after a luxurious stay at the Oyster Box Hotel.Situated within a…
    - 22 days ago 5 Nov 14, 12:16pm -
  • 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 35 days ago 22 Oct 14, 12:43pm -

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