Featured London Article

London Style takes Centre Stage as Fashion Week gears up

Feb 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article, London News

With the glitz of the Christmas party season now a distant memory and bikini season still several months away, February can feel like a style limbo for Londoners, with our trademark eclectic fashions hidden from view under winter coats. So what better time for London Fashion Week to roll into town to give us a [...]

Design of the Year Brings the Great, Good and Peculiar with and Eco-Friendly Focus

Feb 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article, Hotel-Assist News

London has been a beacon of design for decades, from Sir Alex Issigonis’s adorable Mini Cooper to Harry Beck’s colourful yet functional Underground map, to Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s instantly recognisable red telephone kiosks, bold and classic features have bestowed iconic status on these creations, so much so that London would be unrecognisable without them. [...]

After His Darkest Hour, Ai Weiwei Moves Forward with a British Summer Tradition

Feb 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article, London News

The Serpentine London Pavilion is one of the most intriguing modern British traditions. The structure is designed by an acclaimed artist each year and erected on The Serpentine Gallery lawn to promote cutting edge architecture and to host a variety of summer talks and events. From Daniel Libeskind’s metallic planes which majestically reflected the sky, [...]

With London Snow Comes the Usual Travel Woes

Feb 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article, Hotel-Assist News

It is true that London under a blanket of pristine snow can be a stunning sight. Many a citizen will complain about the unrealistic weather in movies such as Bridget Jones and Love Actually, where the snow arrives with more precision than the London trains at Christmastime, but when it does snow in the city, [...]

Upgrade Plans for Heathrow Fly into the Distance as Ministers Stay Firmly Grounded.

Feb 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article

All avid tourists know that travelling by air can be a huge hassle; airport queues, lost luggage, stripping to various states of undress as you approach security, are just some of the annoyances travellers face. None know this more so than the passengers embroiled in Heathrow’s Terminal 5 fiasco, when many were stranded with no [...]

Is Olympic Gold a Real Possible?

Jan 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article

The coming of the 2012 London Olympics has buoyed London considerably and has been hailed as the light at the end of the tunnel for the recession. The games have brought about the regeneration of Stratford, one of London’s less affluent districts; created jobs for thousands; boosted UK morale; and predicted a huge cash injection [...]

Valentines Day in London

Jan 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured London Article

At first London may not seem the ideal city to whisk your paramour to for Valentines Day. London’s sombre buildings and largely wet February weather rather put a damper on events, if you’ll excuse the pun. But if Richard Curtis films have taught us anything, London’s winding Victorian streets can be conducive to romance and [...]

London hotel agency reintroduces “the personal touch”

Jan 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured London Article

When the internet first hit the UK, the pioneers who set up hotel websites still received most enquiries by telephone or fax and still posted or faxed confirmations to guests.  It was still a “personal service”. Nowadays, everyone is used to filling out a form, pressing a button and 10 seconds later getting your confirmation, a fully [...]

Zone 1 London hotels – a good way to choose

Jan 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured London Article

It can be a dilema when you are visiting a city for the first time – you do not know the good and the bad areas – London is no different.  We have seen a new website which does go some way to helping the visitor,  www.hotelsinzone1london.com shows all the London hotel districts within Zone 1. [...]

Chelsea Physic Garden appoints new Curator

Dec 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured London Article

The Chelsea Physic Garden, one of Londons treasures, has announced that Christopher Bailes Dip.Hort. [Kew], FI Hort. has been appointed the post of Curator, following in the footsteps of Rosie Atkins. This secret garden has been in existence in one form or another for over 400 years since the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries  decided to cultivate plants to further medicine.  [...]