Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has formally opened Japan House London, the new cultural home of Japan in the UK. His royal highness was accompanied by Japan’s deputy prime minister, Taro Aso, and Koji Tsuruoka, ambassador of Japan to the UK.
Henning joins the five-star hotel from the United Arab Emirates where he successfully opened the St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.
With international experience gained managing large hotels and resorts in the Middle East, as well as multi-award-winning restaurants, Robert Catlin will oversee all operations at the hotel when it opens in the spring.
Edwardian Hotels has unveiled the name for its latest property, the Londoner. Located on Leicester Square, this ambitious hotel is scheduled to open in 2020 and will be spread across 15 floors.
Sticking to Jules Verne’s legendary explorer’s tight schedule, Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration will throw open a window on to the world, complete with train carriage, map room and hidden wonders.
Rockwell East, a new 57-apartment aparthotel and all-day dining café, owned by London-based property developers Marldon and designed by Waldo Works, will open in London next month.
Three of the England’s leading cities have announced a joint tourism campaign to make it easier than ever for Chinese visitors to explore England. The partnership will see London, Manchester, Birmingham and surrounding areas join forces to promote a unique tourism experience to Chinese visitors.
Over 3,000 objects from around the world exploring the fundamental question of what it means to be human go on display this week as the Horniman’s much-anticipated World Gallery opens to the public.
Hamburg Festival is returning for a second year, bringing Londoners a taste of the German city. Last year’s event brought a burst of music, tastes and culture from Hamburg to London and this year they look to build on the success, which saw a footfall of over 11,000.
Inspired by Lisbon’s exhilarating vibe and the bold colours of Portugal, Lisboa Jardim has launched just in time for summer on the streets of Marylebone at The Terrace.
A fire has broken out at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London, just days after the property completed an extensive restoration. As many as one hundred firefighters are in attendance, according to the London Fire Brigade, along with 20 fire engines.