The Savoy was a favourite rendezvous for brokers, bankers, bounders and Hollywood's best. And, for a time, it was a home away from home for the artist Claude Monet, stars Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra, and Sir Winston Churchill.
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Saturday 13 August 2011
The prime suspect in the double murder of two hotel workers was in hospital last night with serious wrist and neck injuries.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Dozens of retailers launched their summer sales earlier this week with Gap and online fashion outlet Very.co.uk leading the way. Best selling items at Very include a blue or black embellished unwired tankini top by Resort, reduced from £18 to £11 and a Brooker men's check shirt, down from £25 to £12.50.Check out http://ind.pn/qBmwdz for a conclusive list of items in the Very sale. Meanwhile, Gap's most popular sale products include a classic rich brown trench coat reduced from £80 to £39.99 and a women's red and white striped T-shirt, down from £17 to £12.99. View all of the Gap deals at http://ind.pn/pagdKY.
Monday 01 August 2011
Great Britain showjumping performance manager Rob Hoekstra will meet with top rider Michael Whitaker before deciding on any possible disciplinary action against the five-time Olympian.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
The leisure group Whitbread hailed the "stronger" London market for quarterly sales growth at its Premier Inn chain.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Pavarotti's summer residence, Villa Giulia, near Pesaro in Le Marche, is to be opened to paying guests.
Go to villeinitalia.com
Friday 29 April 2011
Prince Williams future wife has arrived at The Goring Hotel where she will spend her last few hours as Miss Middleton.
Friday 22 April 2011
A lesbian couple is taking legal action against a hotel after they claimed they were turned away for being gay.
Thursday 07 April 2011
A leading budget hotel chain has launched a management apprenticeship programme for school-leavers with a pledge to create 500 places. Travelodge said the scheme will offer a fast-track route into hotel management, with the chance of youngsters becoming a manager by the age of 21.
Friday 18 March 2011
Monday 07 March 2011
Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg; £6.75
A landmark portrayal of a “generation destroyed by madness” and the downtrodden lives of Ginsberg and his fellow “angelheaded hipsters”, ‘Howl’ is one of the most important poems of the post-war period. The story of the obscenity trial that followed its 1956 publication forms the basis of the new film, Howl, starring James Franco.
Sunday 06 March 2011
Opening tomorrow, The Frogmore Hotel near Cheltenham. Snap up its introductory offer of £49 per room per night.
Go to bespokehotels.com
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Intercontinental hotels raised its dividend for the first time in three years as it cheered the market with a 22 per cent rise in profits for 2010 last night.
Sunday 13 February 2011
No man in Britain has a lovelier voice than Rhys, and if you're looking for meanderingly melodic psych-pop, you wouldn't turn to anyone else first.
Thursday 03 February 2011
A blaze apparently started by a New Year firework has destroyed a towering five-star hotel in China.
Saturday 29 January 2011
Today: Enjoy culture from three great cities in one place. The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-1918 is a new exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice. Running until 15 May, it displays the work of British artists who reacted to Cubism, Futurism and Expressionism (guggenheim-venice.it).
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