04 Dec 2013

An interview with Group Head Chef, Neil Armstrong 0  

We caught up with Group Head Chef, Neil Armstrong, over a three course meal at Trunk Warren Street to get to know him, what influences him and find out more about the 3 new concepts of the new restaurants at Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotels. So Neil, tell us about the three new restaurant concepts, Scoff…

16 Jun 2011

Meet the Hotel Manager: Neil Duffen at The Vanderbilt 0  

This week we met up with Hotel Manager Neil Duffen at The Vanderbilt hotel in South Kensington to find out more about the hotel and his career at Radisson Edwardian. How long have you been with the company for?   I joined in 1995 initially and left in 1998, but rejoined in 2001. I spent two…

18 May 2011

Meet the GM: Simon Wong at the Grafton 0  

This week we popped in to see Simon Wong, newly appointed General Manager for the Grafton hotel on Tottenham Court Road. – How long have you been with the company for?   It’ll be 15 years in July!   – What’s the best part of your job?   No day is the same so keeps the job exciting.     -…

11 May 2011

What does luxury mean to you? Notes from the Vanderbilt 0  

Luxury is our business. We want all our guests who come to the Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt to have a luxury experience, to leave the hotel after having a fun time, a relaxing time, to feel refreshed and recharged…but what does luxury mean to us? We asked our guests and staff: “To me, luxury is that…

05 May 2011

Interview with Quentin Ball 0  

This week we’ve been talking to Quentin Ball, a member of our maintenance department and also the photographer responsible for the many inspiring images that adorn the walls of our hotels. He lets us in on what inspires him and tips on taking the ultimate photograph. How long have you been working at Radisson Edwardian?…

21 Apr 2011

Well done Debra! Over £1500 raised for the Bravo Trust 0  

A big well done to Debra Skapoullis! Debra managed to raise a fantastic £1500 on our behalf for the Bravo Trust, Radisson Edwardian Grafton’s chosen charity, at the London Marathon last Sunday. The Bravo Trust are a fantastic charity that provide support, education and performing arts opportunities to adults with learning difficulties. Debra ran the marathon on…

19 Nov 2010

Graduate career advice: Moving to London 2  

This week we’re chatting to Abigail Smith, Graduate Trainee at Radisson Edwardian New Providence Wharf. Abigail started with us after graduating from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, packing her bags to leave the Norfolk Broads and join us in the Big Smoke. We had a coffee with her to catch up on the first 3…

29 Oct 2010

A day in the life of Head Concierge John Dean 3  

This week we’re in London Heathrow chatting to Head Concierge John Dean and finding out what he gets up to in the acclaimed Heathrow airport hotel. How long have you been working at Radisson Edwardian for? Just over 20 years now   What do you enjoy most about your job? I love working with people…

27 Sep 2010

Skydiving for charity: our top tips for a safe landing 1  

We’re big on charity here at Radisson Edwardian hotels – as well as having charities that we support on a group-wide level like the Education Africa and the World Childhood Foundation, each of our hotels have a local charity that they support. The Harlington Hospice in Hillingdon, near the Radisson Edwardian Heathrow hotel, is one…

16 Aug 2010

Never a dull day in our Central Reservations Office… 0  

This week we’ve been chatting to the team in our London based Central Reservations Office team to try and find out what the most frequently asked questions from our guest are…but then realised that it was far more interesting to discuss the more unique requests we receive….Here goes: • Can we get a Cot for an adult?…