Posts Tagged ‘ London tourism ’

Could the London Landscape be Changing?

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: London News

Battersea Power Station may divide opinion over its brutalist architecture and crumbling presence on the South Bank of the river, but whether you love it or loathe it you cannot doubt its iconic presence. The deconstructed Art Deco station, which has gained cult status by appearing in The Beatles’ film ‘Help’ and on Pink Floyd’s [...]

Silence Speaks Louder Than Words at the BAFTAs

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

  In 1927 Hollywood released a film called The Jazz Singer, the first feature length picture to make use of a technical revolution in filmmaking, which would shake the foundations of the Studio System. It was the first film to use synchronized dialogue, and for many stars of the silent era that relied on overwrought [...]

Boyle and the Bard come together for Olympics opening ceremony

Jan 30th, 2012 | By | Category: London News

With the often controversial, Oscar winning director of gritty dramas such as Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire and Shallow Grave appointed as artistic director, one might expect the opening ceremony of London’s Olympic games to be a dark tale of urban discord, but Danny Boyle has shown that he can do patriotism with equal aplomb. The ceremony, [...]

London tourism – still hot, or just lukewarm now?

Feb 1st, 2011 | By | Category: London News

Is London tourism on the wane? Does it have a falling reputation with its expensive hotels, travel system and restaurants? Do London hotels fall short of guest expectations due to the lack of a compulsory rating system?
Whats your take on this issue?

London: A first-timer’s guide

Jun 18th, 2009 | By | Category: London Attractions

A summary of an article that appeared in the 14th June online edition of the Los Angeles Times.