28 Jul 2011

School holiday special: Things to do this week in London 0  

We’ve got loads of cool things for you to check out this week, recommended by our staff: – Check out the ‘Living Wall’ by the National Gallery (from Daniel McDonagh at Radisson Edwardian hotel in Leicester Square) A curious creation can be found and admired in the vicinity of Radisson Edwardian Leicester Square, mounted on the…

22 Jul 2011

Manchester – a city of two halves 0  

This week we hear from Collette Lynch, our Guest Relations Manager at our Manchester hotel on what football means to Mancunians. Thanks Collette! Saturday 13th August 2011 sees the start of the next exciting Football season, the Barclay’s Premier League.  The fact that the pervious season only ended in May 2011 is of little consequence for…

18 Jul 2011

Meet the GM: Peter Wardley at new Guildford hotel 2  

Peter Wardley has been with Radisson Edwardian hotels for nearly 30 years and he’s about to open our newest hotel in Guildford this September. We caught up with him to find out about his amazing career, his new challenge in Surrey and the best places to visit in Guildford. When did you join Radisson Edwardian Hotels?…

12 Jul 2011

Fun things to do in London this week 0  

We have been finding out what’s happening in the capital from our staff in different hotels this week. Here’s a few ideas: – South Kensington, The Vanderbilt hotel ”The Doctor Who Experience is one for all the family! Upon entering you are whisked away in time and space to help the Doctor get back to…

08 Jul 2011

Your calendar of sporting events for the summer 0  

Summer is here and the next few months are packed with sporting events across the UK; from cricket to racing, horseriding to yachting. Here’s a rundown of dates for your diary! – 7th July – Golf, Scottish Open at Loch Lomond (until 10th July) – 9th July – Flying Legends Airshow in Duxford (until 10th July)…

06 Jul 2011

Seabass recipe and special offer for July 0  

It’s July! This month’s special offer at our London restaurants is Pan seared Seabass with Jersey Royals and asparagus. Don’t forget, you can watch this video in the restaurant when you scan the QR code from the menu!   Here’s Chef Steve with how to make it: How to make our dish of the month…

04 Jul 2011

Charity sporting events in Manchester 0  

Back on Sunday 15th May 2011 Manchester welcomed 37,000 runners and many more visitors to its 9th Bupa Great Manchester 2011 10km run.  With summer on the way, this is a great time to get training for a charity run. We hear from our Manchester hotel on what happened at the BUPA Great Manchester Run and have…

01 Jul 2011

The Vanderbilt: A bit of history and a delicious new cocktail 0  

The Vanderbilt Hotel was originally built in 1874 as one of ten townhouses constructed along the then very fashionable Cromwell Road for some of the wealthiest families in Europe. All ten have now been put forward to create the hotel you see today. The Vanderbilt family is a significant international family with Dutch origins. Highly…

27 Jun 2011

Check in, check out later with Facebook and Foursquare 20  

We all love keeping in touch with friends and family, especially when we’re on the move. When you’re out and about, on holiday or simply travelling through, checking in via Facebook Places lets all your contacts know where you are and what you’re up to. So as checking in is a big part of your stay…

24 Jun 2011

Departing or arriving in London? Great airport deals 0  

Summer holidays are coming up soon and for many of us that will involve some air travel. Whether you love it or loathe it, the journey is a big part of your vacation time. Here’s some ideas on how to make your journey more enjoyable: – Flying from Heathrow Parking the car at the airport…