Ghost hotels & rogue listings will haunt you & your budget

The good, the bad and the ugly. Or how to use a service delivered by people that avoids ghost hotels, rogue listings and inflated room rates. No, you’ve not stumbled on an old Halloween post! We do however want to share some suggestions on how to avoid nightmare scenarios with your hotel and apartment bookings. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure having confidence in your hotel reservation should never make it on to your list of concerns. Similarly, feeling like you’ve been charged more for your hotel room because you’ve used an online travel agency isn’t a good feeling

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Comet Hotel London Hatfield Bed

Comet Hotel London Hatfield

Hatfield’s historic Comet Hotel has completed a multi-million pound refurbishment programme. Sensitive to the original features of the art deco Grade II listed building, guests can now enjoy a beautiful combination of modern day comforts and trendy art pieces against a backdrop of period architecture. History The Comet Hotel London Hatfield gets its name from a locally built aeroplane. The de Havilland Comet DH.88 was developed to take part in the 1934 England Australia MacRobertson Air Race and having flown on to win the iconic race in record breaking time, the Comet became known across the world. Design The Comet

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Cheffins at Beaumont Jersey Cocktail

A Boutique Bolthole with an Exclusive Offer

The beautiful island of Jersey is the destination and Cheffins at The Beaumont is the boutique bolthole that beckons with an exclusive offer! Whether you’re already thinking you need time away this January or you’re planning a break for February or March, the exclusive offer for Infotel business clients, leisure bookers and subscribers is the perfect tonic! If you’ve been to Jersey then you know how seductive the island is. If you’ve never visited, Cheffins at The Beaumont will have you questioning why you’ve not gone before. And then it will have you booking a return stay! Each of the

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Bonfire Night 2019

Bonfire Night 2019 is set to Dazzle & Delight!

Bonfire Night 2019 is shaping up to be a big sparkly affair across the UK with organised fireworks displays. And this is especially true at London’s Ally Pally. The iconic landmark venue will have two nights of fiery festivities for families and fun loving adults. Billed as London’s largest and best fireworks festival, events take-off from Friday 1 November. The ticket only occasion includes entry to London’s biggest German bier festival where revellers can enjoy foot-stomping live music, street food and craft beers. There’s also a great family area that includes a funfair and film fans can enjoy classic cult

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Mercure Brighton

4 Reasons to go to Brighton this Summer!

In case you need four reasons to go to Brighton this summer, we’ve compiled a list to show you why you need to visit this trendy seaside location! And we have a top hotel suggestion to make your beach break in Brighton even brighter!  Let’s start with reason number one and a landmark hotel on the Brighton seafront. A reason to go to Brighton is Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel This 4-star hotel has recently benefited from an elegant refurbishment programme, making it even more desirable for leisure and business guests. As the pictures show, the creatives behind the refurb have

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Fathers Day

Films, food, flights & a flutter for Father’s Day!

We’ve found four fabulous experiences that would make ideal gifts for Father’s Day! For the foodie fanatic father, the big screen film father, the fashionable flutter-on-the-horses father or the petrol head dad with an aviation addiction, we’ve got Father’s Day presents wrapped and ready to thrill! Stanley Kubrick Exhibition For the first time, the internationally acclaimed touring exhibition about the life and work of Stanley Kubrick is coming to Britain. Running at the Design Museum on Kensington High Street in London, the exhibition shows how he created the genre defining worlds for his films and how London was his inventive

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Clink, clink with an English drink!

Let’s raise a glass and say cheers to English Wine Week which starts this Saturday 25 May and runs until 2 June 2019. Perfectly timed for the Spring May Bank Holiday and the start of the tourist season, English Wine Week celebrates award-winning whites and competitive sparkling wines produced by English vineyards. Red wine production, always a challenge in England, can now boast about the smooth reds that are emerging. Producers in Burgundy would be proud to bottle these! In addition, sophisticated rosés – best enjoyed in a large glass at the end of a summer’s day – are making

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Cool and Contemporary in Coventry

Cool and contemporary in Coventry

When you think of Coventry you might think of a city overshadowed by all Birmingham has to offer. Or maybe you believe that with Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon close-by, Coventry can’t possibly compete for arts and culture? You’d be wrong on both parts. Culture is cool and contemporary in Coventry! A thriving arts scene combines with centuries of heritage to make this midland city an excellent choice for a UK leisure break. It’s superb for the business traveller too because they can take advantage of lower hotel rates compared to Birmingham. And still have a central location with excellent transport links

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Countryside Charm with a stay at the White Horse View B&B

Countryside charm with a stay at the White Horse View B&B

The attractive village of Shrivenham in Oxfordshire provides a picturesque backdrop for a peaceful stay at the White Horse View B&B on Station Road. A 20 minute drive from Swindon and the Cotswolds, the White Horse View B&B is a good choice for combining countryside charm with the modern day amenities of a town nearby. So, whether you are travelling for a business meeting in the area or looking for a leisure break, you will receive a warm welcome and a comfortable stay. The guest rooms are situated away from the main house and offer en-suite shower facilities, a hospitality

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Fish, Chips and Trips Away this Easter

Fish, Chips & Trips Away this Easter!

So we appreciate Easter is on the way and we should be obsessing over chocolate! However, the tradition of eating fish on Good Friday had us thinking where in the UK would we like to be tucking into fish right now? Would we opt for catch of the day served on a porcelain plate, enjoyed in a plush hotel restaurant with a nicely chilled bottle of white? Or would it be fish and chips with lashings of salt and vinegar, wrapped in paper and eaten with a ridiculously blunt wooden fork off a polystyrene tray, set to a backdrop of

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