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Hotel Indigo® opens botanical inspired hotel in Brussels

Opening of Hotel Indigo® Brussels-City marks the brand’s second hotel in Belgium and the largest Hotel Indigo property in Europe IHG ®’s boutique brand Hotel Indigo® has announced the opening of Hotel Indigo® Brussels – City in Place Charles Rogier. Within walking distance to some of the city’s main sightseeing attractions and restaurants and adjacent to the gleaming international office buildings of Brussels-centre, named locally as the “little Manhattan”, the hotel is the perfect choice for both leisure and business travellers.  Just behind this bustling modernity lies a beautiful and tranquil green space, the Botanical Gardens, also worth a visit for those already staying at the hotel. Brussels is the epicentre of architectural treasures with unique neighbourhoods strewn throughout the city. From the Royal Quarter to the Grand Palace and Îlot Sacré which houses the city’s 15th-century Gothic town hall, the city has a lot to offer those coming to visit.  Just as no two places are alike, no two Hotel Indigo properties are the same. Taking inspiration from its surroundings, Hotel Indigo Brussels- City has 284 …

UK’s top Michelin Star chefs to join forces at pop up restaurant in hotel at the heart of UK’s culinary capital

AS a hotel in its own right, it has its fair share of claims to fame. Designed by the revered architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens, and with gardens crafted by the pre-eminent horticulturalist of her time, Gertrude Jeckyll, the Abbey House, a one-time stately home, is a place with an enviable history. Now an imposing hotel, nestled among the rolling fells of Cumbria and a mere stone’s throw away from Furness Abbey, one of the North West’s most historically significant sites, it is used to its fair share of glamour. But in February, for two nights only, its star will rise exponentially as some of the UK’s most revered Michelin Starred chefs – along with the team from one of the world’s best  steakhouses – exit the M6 at Junction 36 . For Operations Director of the Abbey House Hotel and Gardens, Brian Conroy, the event is a way of shining a light on the hotel – one of Cumbria’s undiscovered gems – whilst making a positive contribution to the local community; on the evening, the …

Marriott International Expands at Frankfurt Airport Offering More Choice than Ever Before with Flagship Sheraton and Marriott Brands

Marriott International has unveiled an exciting new offering at Frankfurt Airport following a long-term commitment to upgrade and elevate the existing Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center. The renovation of the property delivers a revamped Sheraton hotel plus a brand-new Marriott hotel, bringing two of Marriott International’s most well-known brands together in one location for the first time. Each hotel is distinct and retains individual brand characteristics, including guest rooms, executive lounges and lobby experience, but shares expansive facilities including dining, conference and fitness. “I am delighted that we can leverage the synergies and appeal of these two popular brands to offer our guests more choice and flexibility,” said John Licence, VP Premium & Select Brands Europe, Marriott International. “Both brands are transforming the guest experience in their own unique way, meaning we will be able to offer the best of both at Germany’s largest aviation hub and a key business destination.” Previously occupying three interconnected buildings with 1,008 rooms, the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Centre has been divided to allow for …

Top Ten Mother’s Day experiences

Travelzoo provides their top ten ideas and deals for spoiling Mum’s this Mother’s day Whether you are looking to spoil your Mother or nearest and dearest, it can be hard to find an alternative to the standard breakfast in bed or traditional bunch of flowers. Providing some inspiration to make your Mother’s Day top the imagination charts and create valuable memories, Travelzoo has created ten experiences that will inject the special into this year’s event. Drawing workshop at the V&A museum – £49 – Save 55% when booked through Travelzoo  Learn to sketch with this offer from Sketchout for a one day introductory drawing workshop at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The day focuses on observational sketching with an emphasis on recognising line, tone and scale, and the importance of shading for depth and atmosphere. Taking in experience from the world-famous V&A museum, which won Art Fund Museum of the Year in 2016. To book, please click here Afternoon tea for 2 at ‘lovely’ manor house in Beds –£35 – Save 30% when booked through Travelzoo …

Luxury Valentines getaways without the price tag

Are you looking for the perfect luxury Valentine’s Day getaway without the luxury price tag? Look no further than award-winning boutique accommodation provider Generator, offering guests a fantastic range of affordable and impressive penthouse suites, studios and private rooms in some of the best cities in the world, including Venice, Dublin, London, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Rome, Madrid, Miami and soon to open in Washington DC. With rooms featuring private terraces, panoramic views, lounge and kitchen areas, bathtubs and more, Generator is the perfect base for an affordable romantic mini-break.  With Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday this year, it’s the perfect opportunity for sweethearts to jet off to another city, stay with Generator and also save 20% OFF entire stays when booking directly on staygenerator.com  Generator round’s-up its most romantic locations below: To Venice With Love Known as the ‘floating city’, with canals around every corner, Venice and romance go hand in hand. Generator Venice offers beautiful waterfront accommodation, lined with mosaic floors, a glass chandelier and intimate chill-out areas. Guests can wake up to stunning views of …

Raw Wine announces London 2020 dates

Raw Wine Fair London 8th & 9th March. Raw Wine Week 4th -11th March 2020 sees the ninth RAW WINE London returning to The Store X in Covent Garden, with over 120 carefully selected low-intervention organic, biodynamic and natural wine producers from around the world showcasing their fine drinks to the trade and consumers.  Alongside the natural wine strongholds of France and Italy, RAW WINE is excited to welcome a trio of northern European producers to London for the first time. A wine producer from the Netherlands who has farmed organically for decades and eliminated all copper and sulphur usage from the vineyard; an urban, natural wine producer from Finland; and a Danish distillery that crafts sell-out seasonal spirits and was described by Wired as “the Noma of wonderful booze”! Trailblazer of the natural wine movement worldwide, Isabelle Legeron MW’s portfolio of events now includes sell-out fairs in New York, L.A, Montréal, Berlin and London. All promote wines farmed cleanly that are harvested by hand and made without excessive use of processing and additives. Visitors to the fair will also …

Say ‘I do’ in Greece

Why Grand Resort Lagonissi in the Athenian Riviera is the ideal place to get married. With Valentines just a couple of weeks away, it’s not surprising that thoughts of love and marriage are high on the hot topic list. With many couples opting to escape to picturesque and sunnier climes it is not surprising that the Grand Resort Lagonissi proves a popular choice. Located in a beautiful setting and offering impeccable gastronomy and sunny weather, Grand Resort Lagonissi has a dedicated wedding team to make your special day is a perfect one. Fairy-tale Backdrops and Award-Winning Venues The azure of the Aegean Sea, meticulously landscaped greenery and sweeping views of the coastal landscape paint the perfect picture. The multi-awarded wedding venues offer a catering potential for up to 1,200 guests. Exchange vows at the traditional white Greek chapel or on the beach with the sun rays beaming down on you. Nestled in an isolated and spellbinding location on the south water’s edge of the peninsula, the Veghera Club is a dreamy spot for your wedding party …