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There is an old Chinese curse that says: “May you live in interesting times”.And I think it’s fair to say the UK has had a fair old amount of “interes...
Standing out from the crowd is easier said than done. And when the crowd you’re in is as stuffed as the London hotel marketplace is, it’s even more of...
Last week a group of city financiers gathered at the Sofitel London
Heathrow for the Intrinsic
Financial Services conference. As they tucked in...
I've been waiting
for the right moment to share a story I recently heard from a
female event professional, who shall remain anonymous, on the launch...
It’s National Apprenticeship Week, so I’m taking a look at how apprenticeships are becoming increasingly important to the world of hospitality.With a ...
A scratchy message
came over the radio and our safari guide quickly put his foot down.
Off we raced in our
open-air jeep, gripping our camera...
Cape Town is dry.
You can see it from the air as you fly in to the beautiful city.
The mountain range
that hugs the city - Table Mountain, Li...
It felt like walking
into some sort of dream when I checked into St David's Hotel and Spa in Cardiff.
Guests in white bath
robes and slippers s...
Everyone agrees: 2017 is set to be the year virtual reality (VR) finally takes off as mainstream tech.Yes, I know we’re always banging on about VR...
The grinding screech of metal on metal is not a particularly pleasant noise. And when that unmistakeable rasp is howling angrily from somewhere undern...
Last year an event
planner friend described in detail the most bizarre staff Christmas party brief
that I have ever heard of: trailer trash.
The brief appeared a
A three-day press
trip to help market the established ski resort, arlberg1800, to groups for the quie...
“What I would say to people in the North is this; not every town has to have a cake named after it.”The comedian Stewart Lee probably had a point when...
I wonder if Brits
truly appreciate how staggeringly amazing it is to have the Tower of London
smack in the heart of the capital?
I Tweeted this
As far as rebrands go it was not earth shattering. Scottish
Exhibition & Conference Centre (SECC) has whittled the brand down to a far
“Sorry, got to dash, I’m off to record a song at Abbey Road.”As excuses go, that one’s up there with the best of them.I’d accepted an invitation from ...
Cathedral, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, is an incredible sight to
behold from the ground - but from the roof it is pure magic....
allow us to bring together people from around the world to meet
instantaneously, without needing to leave their home cities; but...
It was almost 11.30pm when our plane touched down at Gatwick and I was mentally counting the hours until I had to be back the following day.Six.I had ...
“The king is in town, that is why there are so many cops around.”I was glad the taxi driver explained, I had been wondering why Marrakech was crawling...