London commuters and visitors can now celebrate their latest love affair with the Thames as the aptly-named Venus Clipper sails into town.
The property joins the diverse and dynamic portfolio of more than 160 independent Autograph Collection Hotels around the world that champion values of vision, design and craft.
Will Curtis, managing director of London Biggin Hill Airport, has announced that he will step down at the end of March after overseeing six years of unprecedented growth in the business.
The regeneration of London’s Paddington will take a further step forward with the development of a 620-room hotel and aparthotel complex. The tenants of the scheme will be Premier Inn and Staycity Group and it is expected to open by 2021.
Spread across three floors of the 126-year-old Roundhouse building, the ritzy space offers a Botanical Bar with art deco style, late night party space Festival Club and the decadent Gin Parlour, all offering a sense of elegance, style and grace with snug sofas and huge windows, rich fabrics and beautiful plants.
Le Pont de la Tour has announced the Cheese Room, an intimate dining experience along the River Thames that is now available for groups of up to four to indulge in a three-course menu with champagne.
Extensively redesigned and refurbished as part of the Royal Opera House’s Open Up project, London’s latest state-of-the-art theatre will open with TRIOConcertDance, a mixed programme of contemporary choreography.
The luxury hotel, situated on a super prime location in the heart of Mayfair on Grosvenor Square, will open for business in the spring, marking the new brand’s European debut.
Overlooking the Strand, the 57-bedroom boutique hotel, minutes from Charing Cross and Covent Garden stations, will spread over six levels, including a reception and lounge on the ground floor.
Pirates of the Hidden Spirit, the world’s first immersive cocktail experience, is set to debut in London on an authentic 16th century pirate ship.