Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, sits down with Gavin Tollman, chief executive of Trafalgar, to discuss the changing UK hospitality market, a rollout in Africa and why government taxation is not the answer to overtourism around the world
Having been appointed as managing director of Red Carnation in 2000, Jonathan Raggett has overseen the rapid expansion of company’s portfolio from four to 17 luxury boutique hotels. Here he tells Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole what differentiates the company from its competitors in London and around the world
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat has enhanced its stunning accommodations with the opening of Cederberg House, a private haven that can host up to four guests in seclusion and luxurious comfort.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Wayne Coetzer, general manager at the Oyster Box Hotel, as the property is honoured with the title of South Africa’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards.
The Rubens at the Palace hotel, overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, has launched the Leopard Bar. Serving over 200 whiskies and 30 Champagnes against a backdrop of live jazz music, the Leopard Bar will bring a new level of sophistication and elegance to Victoria’s nightlife scene.
Fear not Londoners, the perfect place for escaping winter’s dreariest months is back. The Montague on the Gardens has announced the return of its hugely popular Ski Lodge experience which serves up an authentic slice of the Alps in Bloomsbury.
The English Grill has officially opened its doors. Boasting a glass-walled kitchen, luxurious décor, and regal views over the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, the restaurant is the new jewel in the crown of the recently revitalised central London neighbourhood of Victoria. Here Chris O’Toole visits for Breaking Travel News.
The English Grill, a luxurious new fine dining restaurant at The Rubens at the Palace, has officially opened its doors. Boasting a glass-walled kitchen, a signature 20-ounce steak, luxurious décor, and regal views over the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, the restaurant is the new jewel in the crown of the recently revitalised central London neighbourhood of Victoria.
Swap the hustle and bustle of the city for flip-flops and island living at Bloomsbury’s very own Beach Bar, returning to The Montague at the Gardens this June. The luxury hotel is bringing the colourful and lively Beach Bar installation back to its outdoor wood deck area after a triumphant introduction to London’s summer bar and dining scene last year.
Ashford Castle, the 13th century castle hotel in County Mayo, Ireland, has unveiled the latest addition to its accommodations, the all new Hideaway Cottage, situated on the edge of Lough Corrib. As part of a large renovation project, the estate’s former boathouse has been fully modernised, while keeping true to its Irish heritage, to create a luxurious cottage hideaway.