Radisson Red debuts in London Radisson has debuted its lifestyle Radisson Red brand in southeast London, joining its UK properties in Glasgow and at Heathrow airport. Radisson Red London Greenwich The O2 is located near the Royal Museums Greenwich – home to the Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, and the Royal Observatory – and less than a mile from the O2 Arena. The hotel is also located close to central London, with public transport links via the North Greenwich underground station, and is five miles from London City airport – guests can use the on-site car park if they are using a car. The hotel comprises 70 rooms with rain showers,
Hammersmith Bridge to reopen to pedestrians and cyclists. The 134-year-old crossing was entirely closed last August when cracks in the pedestals worsened during a heatwave. Engineers have given the go-ahead after completing safety investigations and thanks to the success of a system to control the structure’s temperature. Both local authorities on either side of the bridge said they were pleased it was now safe to reopen partially. Some 12,000 pedestrians and 4,000 cyclists used it each day before the closure. The bridge has been closed indefinitely to motorists since April 2019 when “critical faults” in the cast-iron casing were found. A report prepared for Hammersmith Council said checks on the four pedestals
The doors of Loseley Park gardens re open The joy of Loseley House is that so little has changed, for the current house is still fundamentally that built in the 16th century. True there have been minor internal alterations and an entire wing was added in the 17th century and then lost – but to all intents and purposes the house you see now would still be familiar to its original occupants. The story of Loseley Park begins with the purchase of the Manor of Loseley during the reign of Henry VII. As Sheriff of Surrey and Sussex the purchaser, Sir Christopher More, was a man of considerable influence and power, yet
UK flag carrier British Airways has revealed a special blue livery for one of its Airbus A320neo aircraft. At the launch of its ‘BA Better World’ sustainability initiative, the airline displayed the freshly-painted narrowbody at its Heathrow headquarters. With this initiative, BA hopes to set the standard for a more sustainable airline sector. The Airbus A320neo with the registration G-TTNA is the jet on which British Airways has decided to display its unique ‘BA Better World’ livery. This is one of 15 A320neos in the BA fleet, according to ch-aviation.com. Seven more are on the way from the oneworld founding member. The average age of these 180-seat twin jets is 2.3 years.
The most expensive city destinations to stay in Europe According to a latest survey by Cheaprooms.co.uk, Zurich has been the most costly hotel location in Europe. Visitors should expect to pay an average of £113 per night for the cheapest available double room. The study examined the cost of staying in 40 European cities in September 2021, when hotel prices in the city are most likely to be at their highest. Only hotels with at least three stars in a central location were evaluated. Hamburg was ranked as the second most expensive European city in the study, with an average accommodation rate of £95. Travelers visiting Milan may anticipate high prices as