Festive Afternoon Tea at The Club Hotel & Spa

For a magical Christmas treat, the Michelin starred, 5AA Rosette Restaurant, Bohemia at The Club Hotel & Spa in Jersey is serving a lavish Festive Afternoon Tea.

Throughout December 2017, Bohemia’s Head Pastry Chef Ellen de Jager has created a Chestnut & Gold themed Festive Afternoon Tea available from £19.95 per person. The seasonal fancies include an indulgent Chestnut Mont Blanc; Dark-Guanaja Chocolate Jaffa Cake; Handmade Chocolate Baubles with a Bohemian surprise; and a Mince Pie with a twist.

Broadway Casino on hand to help festive party-goers!

Birmingham’s leading casino, Broadway Casino, is taking bookings for Christmas and New Year’s Eve events. The casino is a multifunctioning venue, housing a lively bar, a fantastic Italian restaurant and a space for private functions and live entertainment. 

CHEWING THE FAT ON 2018 FOOD TRENDS

The Food & Drink Innovation Network (FDIN) predicts healthy guts will dominate 2018

Food trends come and go and 2017 has been no exception – from the everyday to the down-right “cereal”.

In 2017, healthy eating very much dominated food trends. This year, we saw a backlash against “clean-eating” – fad diets often encouraging consumers to exclude certain food groups from their diets, for example gluten and dairy – with consumers instead choosing to eat in moderation. Moringa powder, a nutrient-dense plant containing protein, calcium, and iron, was added to our favourite drinks, while charcoal-infused food became more mainstream.

ME DUBAI IS SET TO BECOME THE NEWEST ADDITION TO THE DUBAI SKYLINE

Luxury lifestyle hotel brand, ME by Meliá, has announced its debut property in the Middle East with the launch of ME Dubai at the end of 2018. Designed by late architect, Zaha Hadid, ME Dubai is set to become a legacy hotel. It is the only hotel project where she personally designed all of the interiors and exteriors, showcasing her vision of ‘interconnectedness’.

The Crazy Bear

The Crazy Bear was the inspiration of its founder Jason Hunt. His initial concept in 1993, was to bring London service (with a flamboyant style) to the countryside. This concept has developed over the last 24 years and The Crazy Bear Group now comprises three truly unique venues with unmistakable character.

Roadchef walks the wall

10 team members walked along Hadrian’s Wall in aid of the Association of Air Ambulances

Team members from Roadchef, one of the UK’s largest Motorway Service Area (MSA) operators, have walked the length of Hadrian’s Wall in just two days, all in aid of its charity of the year – the Association of Air Ambulances. After trekking an amazing 84 miles across the country, the company has announced that it has raised a fantastic £8,574 for the association, which represents the majority of the air ambulance network.

Christmas comes to Sky Cinema, bringing hotels the biggest blockbusters and three dedicated festive channels

Sky Cinema will be the home of Christmas this festive season, offering hotel guests the biggest films from 2017 plus three dedicated channels: Sky Cinema ChristmasSky Cinema Classics and Sky Cinema Musicals.

There’s nothing quite like curling up to a movie at Christmas and this year Sky Cinema is offering hotel guests the biggest and best film choices. Airing for the first time on UK TV will be the number one box office movie of 2017 Beauty and the Beast, as well as blockbuster highlights including; The Lego Batman Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, Boss Baby, Kong: Skull Island, John Wick Chapter 2 and Oscar-nominated Hidden Figures.

DoubleTree Hilton Swindon set to host top business event

One of Wiltshire’s finest hotels has been announced as the host of a key event in next year’s business calendar.

DoubleTree by Hilton Swindon will be hosting the South West Business and Community Awards on the 18th January 2018. The awards recognise businesses, charities and individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to the local area. Since their launch in 2012, the awards are estimated to have helped over 10,000 UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Fords Gin Launches Festive Cocktail Challenge Discover the ’12 Cocktails of Christmas’

With the festive season in full swing, Fords Gin is helping to spread Christmas cheer across the capital with its newly launched Festive Cocktail Challenge. The competition will seek out the finest ’12 Cocktails of Christmas’, with bars across London showcasing their uniquely crafted drinks for the chance to win a one-off trip to New York City, courtesy of Fords Gin.

A Sparkling Michelin Star New Year

Ring in 2018 with an indulgent evening at The Club Hotel & Spa and Michelin starred, 5 AA Rosette Bohemia restaurant with their luxurious New Year’s Eve packages.

To celebrate Head Chef Steve Smith’s successful year, Bohemia Restaurant will be hosting a Signature Evening prepared by Steve and his team. Guests can indulge in a lavish six course dinner with a DJ and Champagne at midnight. The evening is priced at £135 per person for dinner or £225 per person with dinner and an overnight stay in a double deluxe room at The Club Hotel & Spa.