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Dukes London appoints Paul Skinner as General Manager

The five-star luxury hotel is thrilled to announce its latest appointment DUKES LONDON, Mayfair announced the appointment of Paul Skinner as the new General Manager from the 2nd September 2019. With a 27 years experience within the catering and hospitality sector, Paul joins the five-star hotel from Jumeriah Carlton Tower, London where he held the position of Operations Director. CEO of DUKES LONDON, Bin Sulayem, has said of Paul’s appointment: “The team and I are delighted to welcome Paul to the DUKES family. I’m sure that Paul will help DUKES LONDON to maintain and enhance its reputation, delivering world-class service and exceptional guest experiences at the hotel”. Of his new appointment, Paul says, “I am delighted to be joining DUKES LONDON; the hotel is a prestigious establishment and has a long tradition of providing luxury service and hospitality for its customers. It is an honour to be appointed as the General Manager, and I very much look forward to commencing my position in September”. Located within London’s West End, DUKES LONDON provides 90 guest rooms, …

Radisson Hotel Group and Bülow AG sign deal for Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart

Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the signing with Bülow AG for a new Radisson Blu hotel at the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart, Germany. The Radisson Blu Hotel at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart represents an exciting collaboration with developer Bülow AG. The design of the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart was developed in close collaboration with Studio F. A. Porsche, Zell am See. With its excellent location in the heart of Europe, the south German metropole is a perfect fit for Radisson Blu, Europe’s leading hotel brand in the upper upscale segment. Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said:“This project represents everything Radisson Blu associates with and further cements our position as the largest upper upscale brand in Europe. The timeless architecture of the 90m Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart is the ideal locale for our guests to stay. We are excited about the cooperation between Radisson Hotel Group and the projects developer and investor, Bülow AG and Porsche Design, and thank them for their trust.” Horst Bülow, CEO, Bülow AG, is looking forward …

Clerkenwell Design Week – A Visitors Review

Clerkenwell Design Week event held 21st-23rd May 2019 This year I ventured to the Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW19) event, a hub for creatives, architects and designers within Islington, London. Armed with a good pair of shoes and a map of the festival I was ready to experience the installations, talks and creative suppliers that bring an area into the spotlight on this already established London design hub. What makes this festival a successful event each year? Well its a case of its ‘in the blood and bricks’ of the Clerkenwell area itself. With a history of attracting skilled craftspeople and artisans dating back from the Industrial Revolution. The current Clerkenwell district is now home to over 100 world-renowned design brands and their showrooms, sitting beside 200 architectural practices. The event itself attracted 34,185* visitors from over 66 countries and these tend to be architects or designers looking for inspiration and sourcing opportunities. For me, it was a chance to look at the latest trends and products that would be featuring within future projects and designs …