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.
Opening in June 2017, located in the heart of London’s artistic quarter, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is the first European hotel from the internationally renowned Nobu Hotels brand.
Edwardian Hotels London has celebrated the ‘bottoming out’ of its new development in Leicester Square. Excavators earlier reached the lowest point, more than 30 metres below ground level, making it the deepest hotel basement in London and perhaps the largest commercial basement in the UK.
Five years after the opening of the legendary Battersea bar and pizzeria, Bunga Bunga has come to Covent Garden with an even bigger and bolder version of the original. Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in to find out more.
Having first opened its doors during 1927, the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane was a well-known haunt of the Bright Young Things of 1920s Mayfair, serving cocktails to many renowned celebrities and VIPs throughout its history. Now, partnering with drinks historian Rebecca Dale, the property has launched a new series of drinks as it seeks to revive its former glories. Chris O’Toole ducks in for Breaking Travel News to see what is on offer.
UKinbound has strongly denounced proposals put forward by councils and the mayor of London to introduce a bed tax for tourists. UKinbound chief executive officer, Deirdre Wells, explained: “Introducing a bed tax would be a retrograde step for UK tourism.