London Tourism News

Hirst returns to One Aldwych as managing director

Hirst returns to One Aldwych as managing director

11 September 2017 Hotel News

One Aldwych, Covent Garden, one of London’s most acclaimed luxury independently-owned hotels, has appointed Simon Hirst as managing director. Home to 93 guestrooms and 12 suites plus two renowned restaurants, Hirst returns to the hotel where he launched the property as general manager.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Merchant House Fleet Street, London

Breaking Travel News investigates: Merchant House Fleet Street, London

8 September 2017 Focus

Hidden down an alleyway just off the famous Fleet Street, the new Merchant House is located in the heart of London. The property is the second from the Merchant House Group, created by Nate Brown and Lewis Hayes, who are also co-founders of The London Bar Consultants. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for a tipple.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Golden Dragon at Bang Bang Oriental

Breaking Travel News investigates: Golden Dragon at Bang Bang Oriental

7 September 2017 Focus

Celebrating the vibrant culture of Asia, the recently opened Bang Bang Oriental presents over 20 individual kiosks offering an eclectic mix of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese, Taiwanese and Malaysian cuisine. At its centre is the Golden Dragon restaurant. Here reporter Maria Korelina calls in for Breaking Travel News.

London mayor Sadiq Kahn launches new tourism strategy

London mayor Sadiq Kahn launches new tourism strategy

1 September 2017 Videos

London mayor Sadiq Kahn has launched a new vision to accelerate the capital’s status as a world-class tourist destination. Tourism numbers in London are set to rise sharply, with more than 40 million people expected to visit the city annually by 2025, an increase of 30 per cent on the 31.2 million visitors who came to the capital in 2016.