Posts Tagged ‘london’

W London Leicester Square launches Love Inn

W London Leicester Square launches Love Inn

Love will be spelled with a “W” this Valentine’s Day, as W London Leicester Square marks its grand opening on the 14th of February with packages to make guests fall head over heels for the glittering brand-new property, smack in the centre of the capital. (more…)

London welcomes The Wellesley

London welcomes The Wellesley

The affluent London district of Knightsbridge is certainly not suffering a shortage of luxury hotels, but the newest addition to the prestigious postcode is sure to stand out nonetheless. (more…)

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opens London hotel

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opens London hotel

Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resorts is planning to open a luxury hotel in Syon Park, West London, in November 2010.

London Syon Park will be the located in the 200-acre, Grade I-listed Syon Park, the London home of the Duke of Northumberland. (more…)

Is this Londons next airport?

Is this Londons next airport?

Designed by internationally acclaimed British architect Norman Foster, the elegance of what could be London’s next airport is countered only by its nickname – ‘Boris Island’.

The support of London’s flamboyant Mayor Boris Johnson was enough to earn it the rather jokey moniker (reminiscent of a Bond villain’s lair), such are the politics surrounding the ?50 billion project that has sparked not only arguments about the future of air travel to the capital, but also the future shape of the entire UK economy. (more…)

Travel Confidential

Travel Confidential

What we’ve overheard this week on the global grapevine…

SINGAPORE
Singaporeans are mad for designer labels; so it’s fitting that the Vogue Club & Cafe and the GQ Bar will be opening there later this year. (more…)

London celebrates street photography

London celebrates street photography

The inaugural London Street Photography Festival will bring together the work of international artists this month.

Throughout July, a series of photographs which document everyday life, highlighting amusing juxtapositions and exposing bizarre habits, will be on show alongside a diverse events programme at various venues in the capital. (more…)

Secret dining location in London

Secret dining location in London

CREATE11 Festival opens with a series of pop-up restaurants at a secret location in Canary Wharf.

Restaurants In Residence will see four of London’s underground supperclubs take over the space at the CREATE House for a week each. (more…)

See London through the eyes of a designer

See London through the eyes of a designer

London’s world-renowned design festival kicks off next week, giving travellers the chance to explore the city – and design – from a different point of view. Here’s our selection of the best events…

Tokyobike Tours

Hip Japanese company Tokyobike will run tours over the festival, giving Londoners the opportunity to try out their sleek and stylish bikes. (more…)

The Shard sell

The Shard sell

London will be treated to a spectacular dot-to-dot light and laser show connecting the new Shard skyscraper to the city’s other famous landmarks, including the Gherkin and St Paul’s Cathedral. (more…)

Treat yourself to 40 winks

Treat yourself to 40 winks

Tart at the 40 Winks townhouse hotel is one of the most unique events in London and is returning this October – but hurry while there are still places.

Cooked-up by interior-designer and owner of 40 Winks, David Carter, Tart is an indulgent day of pampering with a vintage twist. (more…)

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