17 Nov 2012

Guest blog: Sleepout 2012 to help the homeless 0  

This week Gemma Hambley, Human Resources Manager at Bloomsbury Street and Kenilworth hotels tells us about the team’s night on the streets for Centre Point. “At 6pm on 8th November 2012, our team assembled at the Bloomsbury Street and Kenilworth Hotels, with our sleeping bags stuffed and our thermals on we went on our way…

20 Jun 2012

Green Tourism report further Carbon Footprint reductions at Radisson Blu Edwardian hotels 0  

Responsible business is all the rage these days and wherever we go we’re encouraged to recycle, be responsible, offset our carbon emissions and eat sustainably – all in a bid to save our bit of the planet. Here at Radisson Blu Edwardian we started changing our ways back in 2008 and in a recent report…

02 Mar 2012

Radisson Edwardian Manchester joins forces with Action for Sustainable Living to develop their rooftop garden 0  

The Responsible Business Team at the Radisson Edwardian Manchester has been doing their bit by making developments to their rooftop garden. Staff from the Manchester Hotel attend to the garden that produces herbs, fruit and vegetables for the hotel’s restaurant, Opus One. The team have recently started to work with Action for Sustainable Living (ASL)…

20 Feb 2012

Guildford hotel hosts children’s tea and announces charity partnership 0  

Celebrity faces including TV presenter Donal MacIntyre, publicist-to-the-stars Max Clifford and members of Harlequins RFC joined children from the Shooting Star CHASE Guildford hospice last week for a special half term tea party at the Radisson Edwardian Guildford. Organised by Shooting Star CHASE, the Queen of Hearts themed tea party launched the Guildford hotel’s 12-month partnership with…

16 Nov 2011

Bloomsbury Street and Kenilworth Team joins Centrepoint’s Sleepout 2011 0  

On Thursday 10th November 2011, Barbara Frigiolini, Gemma Baker, Neville Brand and Dwith McBayne joined several hundred other people at Sleepout 2011, raising awareness of youth homelessness, sleeping under the stars in London’s Exchange Square.  The four brave volunteers got into cardboard boxes, to raise funds for the hotel’s charity, Centrepoint. By spending the night…

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…

18 Mar 2011

Happy Red Nose Day! Our charity update 0  

Today is Red Nose Day, a charity event across the UK that raises money for a range of charities and so we thought we’d give you an update on what we’ve been doing for our chosen charities across London and Manchester. – The Berkshire and The Sussex hotels on Oxford Street A staff ‘Wear it…

02 Feb 2011

The Hampshire makes The Connection at St. Martin in the Fields 1  

Wandering around Trafalgar Square, you may have noticed the stunning 18th century architecture of St. Martin in the Fields, a glorious church to the east of the square. With history going back to 1222, the church has certainly seen things change through the ages. Since the 1940′s St. Martin in the Fields have been working…

12 Jan 2011

Making your meetings more responsible for 2011 0  

We all know how important being green is, especially when you’re travelling – but what about if you are just coming in for a meeting? We’ve been working our socks off to become greener in our responsible business practices and our approach to being more responsible means a clearer conscience for you – so here’s…

13 Dec 2010

Responsible business this Christmas 0  

Here at Radisson Edwardian we’re always striving to being more responsible in our business practises – and at Christmas it’s no different. This year we’ve cut out our traditional paper Christmas cards and replaced them with an ecard, so we might not be able to guarantee a white Christmas – but it will definitely be a…