Tzveta Peneva-Ivanova Wins AA Housekeeper of the Year

Executive Housekeeper, Tzveta Peneva-Ivanova, recipient of  AA Housekeeper of the Year award raises the bar.

26th September 2017

Interview: Steven, The Milestone’s Doorman

Head Doorman at The Milestone Hotel, Steven Thornett shares his favourite spots in the neighbourhood and provides an insight in what a day in the life of a doorman entails.

19th September 2017

Inside the Royal Albert Hall
Inside the Royal Albert Hall with Flo Schroeder

London’s prestigious concert venue and historic site, the Royal Albert Hall brings world-renowned performers to its auditorium each week to play to audiences of over 5,000. Situated just moments from The Milestone Hotel, it’s a memorable part of any guest’s stay at our central London hotel. To celebrate the iconic venue’s history and cultural prominence,

18th October 2016

Half a Sixpence
We Talk to Half a Sixpence’s Leading Man, Charlie Stemp

Congratulations on the West End transfer of Half a Sixpence, how does it feel to play your first leading West End role? It feels like a dream. I think it is secretly most performers' dream to be able to say that they were or are a West End lead. I feel very privileged to be

13th October 2016

Inside the Royal Albert Hall
Inside the Royal Albert Hall with Michele Finley

In our mini series of interviews with the people who work inside the Royal Albert Hall, we get a behind the scenes look at what goes on in this iconic venue. This edition is with Executive Assistant to the Directors, Michele Finley, who has gotten to know the Hall over her years spent in this

04th October 2016

Womenswear Design
In Conversation with: Head of Reiss Womenswear Design, Louise Palmer

We delve a little deeper into the mind of Louise Palmer, who heads up the Womenswear Design team at Reiss, and find out what inspires her, and what she’s working on now. What inspired you to follow fashion design as a career path? I grew up being inspired by fine art, and clothing has always

16th September 2016

The Hotel Nanny
Meet the Founder of The Hotel Nanny

Having successfully worked as a nanny herself, Angela Roach was inspired to set up The Hotel Nanny, providing the same high level of childcare a nanny offers within the home environment but now within luxury hotels. Working in partnership with our London hotels, this venture focuses on bringing the highest calibre of personal childcare to

25th May 2016

Golden Keys Concierge
Red Carnation Hotels and the Golden Keys Concierge

It was all the way back in 1929 that Les Clefs d'Or, the Society of the Golden Keys, was set up in Paris with the passionate founders’ vision of bringing concierge from across the city together, while enabling them to be the very best in the industry. The society is driven by the same ethos

12th May 2016

Female Business Travellers
Maiden Voyage: The Network for Female Business Travellers

Inspired by her own solo business trips, Carolyn Pearson founded the Maiden Voyage network in 2008, aiming to bring women travellers on business together with travel advice and hotel recommendations. And now Red Carnation Hotels are among those recommended. We speak to Carolyn about the network she created and how it awakens a passion for

29th March 2016

Head Bartender Plinio Veloso on Mixing the Perfect Old Fashioned

Plinio Veloso, Head Barman, is a man who knows a good drink. Relaxed and at ease in the elegant surrounds of Stables Bar at The Milestone Hotel, Plinio has been working to create the perfect Old Fashioned to serve his discerning guests. Having joined just five months ago, we caught up with him to find

07th September 2015

The Life of a Butler: Interview with Fran O’Hanlon
A Day in the Life of a Butler: Interview with Fran O'Hanlon at The Milestone Hotel

If the walls of our Milestone Hotel in Kensington could talk they would certainly have many interesting tales to tell. With roots dating back to 1689, the site has served as a private home (with residents as varied and colourful as a Russian ambassador and a mistress of James II), an academy for young gentlemen,

27th January 2015

Meet The Intern – Georgia Warner

Georgia Warner Georgia Warner, 23, was a corporate receptionist in Moorgate who dreamed of entering the world of hospitality. With a 14 month baby boy and no formal qualifications – it didn't seem very possible until she applied and won Channel 4’s The Intern, securing a place on Red Carnations Hotels Management Programme and a

04th April 2013

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