Formerly The Great Eastern Hotel, the first of Hyatt’s ANdAZ hotels is located directly beside Liverpool Street Station in the heart of London’s financial and cultural district, the colourful East End. Standing proud in a splendid 19th century red brick building, prepare to be impressed at the innovative 21st century contrast that lies within! Once […]
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Some have questioned whether the likes of Silverjet can survive in the aftermath of MaxJet’s bankruptcy, yet the business class only airline has announced its traffic figures for February 2008 which show another record month. Out of the 13,800 available seats in the month of February, 64% were filled – up almost 10% when compared […]
Just before Christmas, I had the pleasure of staying at Manchester’s only 5-star hotel, The Lowry. Branded as one of The Rocco Forte Collection, The Lowry Hotel is located on the banks of the River Irwell, in the Chapel Wharf area between Manchester city centre and Salford. Being on the fringe of the […]
Ever wondered what food you might be served on a business-only airline? Here’s what’s on the menu with Silverjet, created by the London restaurant Le Caprice, for the month of March: London – New York daytime menu This month’s daytime menu consists of salt beef and green bean salad or endive salad with […]
Emirates has 58 of the huge, double-decked A380 planes on order, and has announced that it will be flying from Dubai to a number of destinations before the end of the year. Flights from Dubai to New York begin in October 2008 and will be followed by Dubai-London Heathrow flights from 1st December 2008. Routes […]
Why sweat the currency markets for your spring getaway when you can rest assured – and in inevitable comfort – at Cotswold House in Chipping Campden? For real savings amid the dollar’s ongoing swoon, think out-of-the-box and into the countryside. The stylish Cotswold House in Chipping Campden, England, recently announced its latest round of ‘Fixed-Dollar […]
Belfast’s 5-star Culloden Estate and Spa opens a wing of 26 bedrooms this month, bringing the property’s total to 105 rooms. Half the bedrooms overlook the formal gardens, and the remainder face the Belfast Lough. The style is sympathetic to the original Culloden House.
The Mayfair Hotel in London, a recently refurbished Radisson Edwardian hotel has a package aimed at women wanting to pop the question to their loved ones. Of course, this is traditionally done on the 29th February and so they are offering a Leap Year Proposal Package, assisted by a ‘Proposal Butler’ who will help […]
This spring is set to see work start on restoring the gardens at London’s Chiswick House, following the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund of a 7.6 million pound award. The money will put to end years of decline for the gardens, with the project seeing them restored with new paths, trees, cafe and lavatories.
What better way to pamper your sweetheart than with a Valentine’s stay in a luxurious room or suite at the Old Course Hotel. Following a glass of Champagne and canapes on your arrival to the resort, you’ll both have time to relax in the thermal suite or rooftop hot tub in the Kohler Waters […]
A Public Inquiry opens next week into proposals for a 144m high residential tower on a site immediately behind the National Theatre on London’s South Bank. The Secretary of State to refuse planning permission for the scheme because of the serious damage it will cause to the capital’s heritage. What’s your take on Doon […]
With Valentines around the corner, and if you’ve left it to the last minute, you’re no doubt frantically looking for somewhere to stay. If you’re in the UK, then why not consider Pool House Hotel? This hotel in Poolewe is consistently listed amongst the most romantic retreats in the UK. Originally the home of Osgood […]
Dont let the cooler weather keep you trapped indoors – enjoy great days out with English Heritage this winter. Over 300 of our properties are open over winter and look most spectacular in a dusting of snow! Click here to find out which sites are open in your area.
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From tomorrow, a range of Champneys spa products will be available in Silverjet‘s Silver Lounges and onboard their aircraft. The onboard bathrooms will feature Champneys Skin Comforting Hand Wash and Skin Comforting Hand and Body Lotion, whilst the terminal shower areas will be stocked with Watermint Showergel. In addition to this, each customer will receive […]