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New hotel in Oslo
The Barceló Tenerife 5* hotel, located right on the beach and near the San Blas Nature Reserve in southern Tenerife, is re-opening after fully refurbishing its guest rooms and common areas thanks to an €8.6 million investment.
Owned by Hotel Investment Partners, the sustainable and environmentally-friendly architecture makes this the perfect destination for people who love nature, the local culture and adventure sports. Read more
Center Parcs is set to reawaken The Venue, its conference and events space, in September 2022 at two of its most accessible and sought-after destinations in the UK: Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire and Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. Read more
Andrew Woods, Meeting and Event Sales Director Leonardo Royal Hotels heads out to Romania to volunteer as a summer camp leader, bringing fun, joy and friendship to vulnerable, disabled or seriously ill children who benefit from the UK-founded Hospices of Hope. Read more
Monday 18th July 2022 we will be personally delivering a sweet treat to your offices to help you cool down in this heatwave. With the help of The Ice Cream Cab and some friendly faces, we would love to have 5-10 minutes of your time to simply swap business cards and have you return back to your desks having INDULGED in a little scoop of happiness. Read more
Five expert high heel hacks to try this summer
As the season of garden parties and racing events gets underway, many of us are dusting off our best dresses and fascinators ready to enjoy a glass of fizz in the sunshine.
Located in Pontresina, six miles from St. Moritz, Grand Hotel Kronenhof offers the best of both worlds: the chance to enjoy the glitz of St. Moritz, while staying in a peaceful mountain village.
Les Etincelles may be new, but – due to rapid expansion fuelled by an ambitious investment plan – it is already the largest luxury hospitality operator in the French Alps, with a collection of over 35 hotels, chalets and residences in high altitude, snow-sure resorts. Read more
Exciting times ahead for TU
Team Umbrella are proud to announce that the legendary Anna Johnsson is no longer their Operations Director... She's now the Managing Director! In the words of outgoing MD, Martin E. : Anna really deserves this. She's been a driving force behind the company and if anyone can lead us forward, it's Anna. As the company continues to grow, Martin will be focusing on working behind the scenes, taking care of financial, legal and administrative matters.
Central, a family-owned retail, real estate and hospitality group and Signa, one of Europe’s leading real estate and retail groups, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Selfridges Group, a leading luxury retail group, from the Weston family. Read more
Q&A for Event Professionals
This week our members have been discussing: Sustainable venues and signage, virtual gamification, client gifting and Manchester venues. If you're a corporate event manager you can join in the discussions, click here
Offering everything all in one place, Butlin’s boasts showstopping spaces and state-of-the-art facilities, along with mouth-watering menus, exciting activities and a variety of accommodation options that will make any conference or event memorable. Read more
Situated in Covent Garden, the Photographic Exhibition is a central and unique new event space providing ample flexibility to be able to host evening events from 50 – 400 guests. Read more
Between now and 2022 event planners booking an event with ten or more delegates and for a two or more overnight stay will receive grants based on a per-delegate spend.
Mariam Abu at has been nominated by her manager, Mercedes Ernst. Mariam is IWA’s Global Events Officer and has been with the association for one and half years where the small team organise meetings, conferences, exhibitions and awards ceremonies globally.
Grace Jackson, Head of Operations at TXF and her Managing Director, Hesham Zakai, talk to Melissa Paulden about *Kujenga – a virtual event platform built by event managers for event managers.
Tina Compton, of agency Tx2events is making the most of virtual connections as an organiser AND as an invited attendee of virtual awards, parties and events – and she’s really quite enjoying it.
Caroline Scapin talks to Melissa Paulden about working with dmg events - where one event saw the opening ceremony done by the King of Spain - and about her volunteer work for FightPandemics