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Ohlala Launch Luxury Plant-Based Vegan Range for Macaron & Martini Masterclasses @ohlalaltd

Favoured by the likes of Vogue, Vivienne Westwood and previously featured on The Apprentice, Ohlala’s Macaron and Martini workshops have always led the way as the ultimate go-to party trend. Offering guests the chance to discover the sweetest flavours and mix the very best cocktails, now everyone is invited with the launch of their new vegan line – being plant-based has never been so glamorous!

Pitch perfect – Kandima Maldives scores with soccer fans thanks to their full-sized pitch.

There’s nothing like a kickabout when football season is in full swing, but imagine the joy of honing your soccer skills whilst enjoying Ocean views and feeling a cooling sea breeze on your face.

Welcome to the beautiful game in paradise. Kandima Maldives’ football pitch is situated on the end of a 3km island, surrounded by lush vegetation and offering sweeping views of the Indian Ocean.

Travel guide: things to check before your next road trip

In recent years the summer holiday abroad has lost its appeal and many of us Brits are opting to stay in the country, indulging in all the United Kingdom has to offer. Going away often results in spending a week turning our noses up at the cuisine and designating hours hunting for the British pubs. Therefore, although it may be somewhat of an overused cliché, there’s no place like home.

If you’re going to drive the length and breadth of Britain on your aptly named staycation, you’re going to want to ensure the journey is as comfortable and as stress free as humanly possible. With that in mind, we are here to help you ensure you’ve considered all the essential checks before hitting the road this summer.

LEONARDO HOTELS WILL BUILD THE FIRST HOTEL IN BARCELONA AFTER CITY LIFTS MORATORIUM

  • Leonardo Hotels strengthens its presence in Barcelona with its fourth hotel in the city
  • This will be the first hotel to open in Barcelona after the city council moratorium put a freeze on new hotel licenses in 2015, and will create 50 jobs
  • The Leonardo Royal Hotel property will be 4-star with 204 rooms, three conference rooms, parking and a rooftop terrace complete with an infinity pool

 Leonardo Hotels is thrilled to announce the construction of a new 204 bedroom 4-star hotel in Barcelona, the first to be built after the 2015 moratorium stopped granting new hotel licenses in the city. Leonardo Royal Hotel Fira Barcelona will be the fourth Leonardo Hotel in the Catalan capital and the brand’s ninth hotel in Spain. Leonardo Hotels entered the Spanish market four years ago and has properties in Barcelona, Madrid, Granada and Bilbao.

New alternative liqueur set to wet the whistle

The alcohol market is set for a new delightful tipple to excite consumers as Besos, the alternative liqueur, is released.

Unlike rival brands in the sector, Besos is a palate pleaser that is free of dairy, lactose, gluten, soya and nut, and doesn’t curdle when mixed.

With a smooth and smoky finish, this Spanish plant-based brandy provides a distinctive taste. Also available in the Besos range is chocolate flavour — ideal for a cosy night in or a gift for a loved one.

Kensington’s 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel – London introduces new pre-concert menu to celebrate the return of the world’s greatest annual classical music festival

To celebrate the return of the world’s greatest annual classical music festival held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel – London, a contemporary design led hotel located in Kensington, is introducing a specially created pre-concert menu in its glamorous ESQ Bar setting.

For those looking for a special evening of dining and musical entertainment, the pre-concert menu will be available for visitors to book during the festival – from Friday 19th July through to Saturday 14th September. Ahead of the world class performances this summer, hotel guests and Londoners alike will be invited to indulge in an array of classical music inspired, mouth-watering dishes and refreshing tipples.

LEONARDO ROYAL LONDON ST PAUL’S ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF NEW GENERAL MANAGER

Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland is proud to announce the appointment of Tony Hill as General Manager at its newly opened London flagship hotel, Leonardo Royal London St. Paul’s.

Tony joins the Leonardo Royal property with over 30 years’ experience working in the hospitality industry, most recently as Executive General Manager at Jurys Inn Hinckley Island.

An exciting time to join the team, the Leonardo Royal London St. Paul’s recently opened its doors in April. Formerly part of The Grange hotel group, the hotel is situated in the shadow of the world-famous St. Paul’s Cathedral and is perfect for business and leisure guests alike.

Prep Kitchen Welcome Summer with Body-Confidence Dishes

Summer bodies are not just built in the winter. As the warmer days finally settle over the UK, Prep Kitchen have been bringing their A Game to the sumptuous side of healthy eating since their official launch in 2016.

Now, setting themselves apart from their contemporaries, Prep Kitchen have launched a diet-plan designed to inspire body-confidence via mouth-watering dishes. Their ethos of providing an unparalleled   menu, prepared expertly with only the freshest ingredients, can be constructed to benefit individual body goals, whether it be fat loss, muscle toning, or both.

NEW Tips from IHG & You Need a Vicky To Be Organised This Travel Season

Packing for your long-awaited summer holiday can be hectic for even the most experienced travellers. To give travellers one less thing to worry about, IHG Hotels and Resorts has partnered with Vicky Silverthorn Founder of You Need a Vicky to create some expert tips to help make your next trip this summer a seamless one.

Vicky Silverthorn is an expert on home organisation– and she has applied some of her tips to your suitcase and hotel room. Similarly, brands within IHG’s portfolio offer amenities to make organised travel a breeze. From family rooms with plenty of storage space and accessories at Holiday Inn to suites offering the essentials for extended stays with Staybridge Suites, IHG makes it easier for guests to pack lighter and make the most of their trip. 

LEONARDO ROYALTOWER BRIDGE ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF NEW GENERAL MANAGER

Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland is proud to announce the appointment of Andy Bellamy as General Manager at the newly opened Leonardo Royal Tower Bridge.

Andy joins the Leonardo Royal property with 15 years’ experience working in the hospitality industry, most recently as Area General Manager at Mercure Hotels.

An exciting time to join the team, the Leonardo Royal Tower Bridge recently opened its doors with an official launch in April. Formerly part of The Grange hotel group, the hotel is perfect for business or leisure guests looking to explore the bustling city of London.