Waterloo is getting its very own petting zoo housing pygmy hippos. The Duke of Sussex, one of Hippo Inns’ ventures, is turning its outdoor terrace into a petting zoo for the summer.
The Ideal Home Show, sponsored by Zoopla, is currently being hosted by London’s Olympia. The event this year has a fresh face, new interactive features and brand-new live theatres. As ever, the show is set to provide the ultimate shopping experience with everything you need to update your home for the year ahead as we step out of the dark mornings and move into the summer months.
Salvatore Calabrese, one of the world’s most high profile cocktail experts, has a new London home. He is keeping it in the family by partnering with his two sons, Gerry and Jon Calabrese, at The Mule Bar, the new Spitalfields venue opened underneath The Holy Birds.
London mayor Sadiq Khan and the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, today announced new business and tourism collaborations to attract international visitors to both cities and help companies based in London and Paris to expand into new international markets.
Marriott International has announced the expansion of its extended-stay brand, Residence Inn by Marriott, with the signing of two new properties in London. With additional openings in Amsterdam and Aberdeen this year, Residence Inn expects to more than double its European portfolio in 2017.
Three people are now known to have been killed during a terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament in London. An attacker, who also died during the incident, drove a vehicle along the pavement of Westminster Bridge before crashing into gates surrounding Westminster Palace.
Cadogan has revealed management of 11 Cadogan Gardens, its prestigious boutique hotel in the heart of Chelsea, has been added to the portfolio of the owners of the award-winning luxury five red-star hotels Chewton Glen in Hampshire and Cliveden House in Berkshire.
Mango Tree, situated in the heart of Belgravia, close to Buckingham palace, is a part of London that will be forever Thailand. Using traditional Thai ingredients, herbs and spices Mango Tree serves dishes from each of the four main culinary regions of Thailand. Here Chris O’Toole finds out more for Breaking Travel News.
A new art installation which uses a dazzling display of lights to reflect the health of the River Thames is to be unveiled on its banks. Called Thames Pulse, the interactive work of art will be featured on the front of the iconic Sea Containers building on the South Bank.
London’s hotels and other accommodation recorded over 56 million overnight stays last year, more than any other city in Europe, new research reveals. According to European Cities Marketing there were over 41 million overnight stays from international tourists, proving that the city remains open to visitors from all over the world.
Thai Silk is where excellent, genuine and healthy Thai Cuisine meets refreshing initiative and undeniable customer service, making the bar a consistently popular destination for drinks. Here Breaking Travel News visits to find out more.
Starhotels has appointed Maurizio Redaelli as general manager of the London complex including The Franklin, The Gore and The Pelham. The development is part of Starhotels Collezione - a collection of Starhotels’ 12 most representative hotels that combine elegance, charm and exceptional service.