It’s a sad day for tourism in the UK. This morning the popular Greenwich attraction ‘The Cutty Sark‘ – a landmark for London Marathon runners and commonly regarded as one of the most important ships in the world – was ravaged by fire. Built in 1869, it was one of the last tea […]
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Small Luxury Hotels has renewed its guaranteed dollar rate promotion. Book a stay at a participating hotel and you’ll get either a guaranteed dollar rate or fixed conversion, which can offer savings over typical prices in Euros or local currency. Participating hotels include the Dorset Square Hotel in London, the Hotel san Regis in Paris, […]
Dom Perignon is synonymous with luxury and extravagance and is the prestige cuvée of the famous Moet et Chandon Champagne house. But, did you know that the name itself originates from a 17th century monk, Pierre Perignon who is regarded as the earliest developer of sparkling wines by the Champagne method? Moet et Chandon began […]
Silver Shadow will depart New York on the 22nd May 2007 and head across the Atlantic to Southampton on a 16-day long voyage, calling at Boston, Halifax, the Azores, Cork, Waterford, and Plymouth. Aboard the vessel as guest of honour will be John Cleese, actor and comedian; he’ll be hosting the Silversea Film Festival featuring […]
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I’m pleased to learn that a vessel that I did voluntary work on back in my school days has received the award for the UK’s best large tourist attraction. Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s SS Great Britain in Bristol picked up the accolade at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence. The full list of Gold Award […]
It’s St. George’s Day on 23rd April 2007. To get some great ideas for days out and special offers over the weekend and on St. George’s Day, visit this page from EnjoyEngland.com. Whether you’re seeking dragon-slaying celebrations or just a quiet weekend away, let us know your plans!
To celebrate their 3 AA Rosettes award this year, Linthwaite House Hotel is bringing back its incredibly popular “Dine Free” offer. Simply pay their normal bed and breakfast rates and for each night of your stay they will include their 4 course evening meal with canapés, coffee and petit fours at no charge. (Normally £47 […]
If you still haven’t decided what to do for Easter, English Heritage have a fun packed programme of events planned over the Easter bank holiday weekend, ranging from traditional Easter egg hunts to medieval knights’ trails at historic sites across the country. Fed up with Easter bunnies and chocolate eggs? They’ve put together Bank Holiday […]
Easter is upon us. “A time for treats, bunnies and chocoholic indulgence” as Malmaison put it. They’re offering accommodation on a room only basis from just £75 ( £120 in London) and dinner, bed and breakfast from £120 ( £170 in London) throughout the festive period. Can I your Easter travel plans hatching…?
American Express is offering more than 25 amazing travel packages, including a luxury RV trip across America, an adventure in Antarctica and a South African safari. Travellers daydreaming about their next luxurious getaway need look no further. From 17th to 27th April 2007, US and UK American Express card holders will have the opportunity […]
On 21st April 2007 there will be a rare chance to see a master at work! Just eight privileged guests will join John Williams in the kitchens of The Ritz to witness the creation of a spectacular five course dinner, and then retire to one of the magnificent new banquet rooms in William Kent House […]
At Heathrow Airport, off-duty England stars Michael Owen and Theo Walcott have this morning unveiled the latest solution to the team’s recent dip in form. The English FA have purchased and customised an Airbus A380, complete with its own 5-a-side AstroTurf playing surface inside. This huge, state-of-the-art plane will offer the ultimate environment to ensure […]
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The 4th Wear Valley Food Festival promises to be a bigger and better event than ever before. Held at Auckland Castle in the north-east of England, the event celebrates local produce and crafts through an exciting and diverse programme. In addition arts and craft stalls, there is a farmers’ market, exhibitions and demonstrations, […]