It is not often the French thank the English for anything, but in the case of Chamonix for non skiers and good skiers alike, they cannot thank us enough. It was a bunch of intrepid Englishmen in the 1800s, men like Whymper, Kennedy, Ball, Wills and Tyndall, who, armed with precious little equipment, first explored the Alps and Mont Blanc in particular. They formed The Alpine Club and returned many times to climb the peaks.Read the full story here
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The SBID International Design Awards is one of the industry’s most prestigious events recognising and celebrating design excellence. Held at London’s Dorchester Hotel, the Windemere based Boutique Church Suites, was selected alongside 14 other hotels from Iran, Indonesia and Chicago as the very best designed hotel properties in the world.Read the full story here
British Airways is blowing new bubbles in Club Europe as it introduces Castelnau Brut NV into its business class service. With BA flying new champagne in Club Europe from February 1st, short haul flights might a little more entertaining this year.Read the full story here