Conference Call Venues Blog

A cut above the rest -The Ned, London…

Published on: August 8th, 2019

Opened in May 2017 the Ned, London is a unique hotel, oozing character, style and 1920’s glamour. The brainchild of Nick Jones, the founder of Soho House & Co, he quickly realised the potential of the disused Midland Bank building when he visited it in 2012.Although it had stood empty for nearly 8 years he […]

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A relaxing oasis….Fabulous Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa….

We arrived late afternoon last Saturday at this terrific hotel. A hidden gem! Set in a wonderful location with lakes to either side and beautiful grounds surrounding it. The peacefulness of the setting was one of the many lovely things that struck me. No light pollution at night, no cars whizzing by…just peace…and quiet…bliss! The […]

Outstanding cuisine from the Great British Menu winning chef Adam Reid at The Midland Manchester, A Leonardo Royal Hotel..

Dinner at Adam Reid at The French is a truly memorable occasion!  We are seated on arrival in a quiet corner of the pre dinner drink area enjoying a glass of Pol Roger champagne and having a good catch up before Kamila Plonska the efficient Restaurant Manager seats us in our spacious booth.  We are […]

Never just stay. Stay inspired….

This is the strapline for the luxurious Conrad Algarve hotel in Quinta do Lago. Located in a country with over 900 years of history, only 450,000 inhabitants but over 3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850km’s of beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean it offers a rich diversity of culture, landscape and hospitality. It […]

Environmentally friendly hotels of the future….

An issue bigger than any other affecting us all right now is the survival of our planet. The damage done to the environment and loss of so many mammals is a direct result of all our actions. The use of plastics, insecticides, herbicides, production of CO2 via various means and deforestation is destroying our world. […]

Kind and intuitive service that is truly British ………

….. but reflective of our Oriental heritage,” is what Amanda Hyndman said, General Manager of the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park and Area Vice President of Operations on their opening recently. In such a competitive world it is important to remember the essence of what you are about and the Mandarin Oriental has done just that. […]

Brilliant Birmingham Botanical Gardens!

Thank you to Zoe who hosted a very useful and productive planning meeting and menu tasting for myself and my clients today ahead of their Charity Fund Raising Dinner in June. This delicious and beautifully presented starter was just the beginning of a mouth watering tasting! We can’t wait for the event night in this […]

Amazing Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa……

This Hotel offers a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Set by Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria, it enjoys the most peaceful of settings. Much investment has gone into the hotel including the beautifuly refurbished lounge and bar areas. Many guest rooms are undergoing refurbishment including Suite 135 (pictured) which benefits from uninterrupted […]

Expanding fast Village Hotel Club, the place to meet…

Looking for comfortable, contemporary and affordable meeting or conference space then the Village Hotel Club group offer exactly that and continue to expand nationwide. They currently have 30 hotels across the UK and offer a unique mix of business and pleasure for guests and locals alike.  Dine out, work out, meet and play. Comfy guestrooms […]

High praise indeed for The Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane London..

One of our highly valued clients recently had a superb event at The Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane London.  A packed agenda including their Annual Members Meeting, facilitated by Karren Brady, was seamlessly followed by a sumptuous dinner and entertainment for 500.  The Organiser of the event couldn’t praise the hotel highly enough for the pre event […]

Congratulations Principal York Cateys Conference and Banqueting Team of the Year

Huge congratulations to the Principal York it is a worthy winner. Following its £20m refurbishment a year or so ago it has introduced a number of initiatives ranging from an alliance with Virgin Trains to allow conference delegates to block book tickets up to 12 months in advance at discounted prices, to developing menus to […]