We’ve been busy sourcing all the “inside info” on the latest venue openings both nationally and internationally.


Sky Gardens

SkyGOpening January 2015

Three dedicated events spaces are planned on Levels 35, 36 and 37 as well as two restaurants and a private dining room. The capacities range from 16 to 250 guests with the option to hire the entire venue accommodating 450 guests.

Level 35 – Sky Pod Bar

A contemporary bar serving an all­ day menu from breakfast through to light bites in the evening. The space transforms into a destination bar at night serving classic cocktails and craft ales in a chic environment that offers 360 degree panoramic views of Central London.

Level 36 – Darwin Brasserie

All day casual dining. An accessible brasserie offering classic European cuisine using the finest seasonal ingredients. The concept is inspired by nature and the setting is modern and stylish. A semi-exposed kitchen and large bar provide food theatre.

Level 37 – Fenchurch Seafood Bar & Grill

A chic restaurant that exudes traditional charm and taste with a modern twist. Serving the finest seafood from responsibly caught sources as well as seasonal game, meat and vegetarian dishes. The atmosphere is akin to the finest members clubs, smart but informal with a highly personal touch. The restaurant includes a private dining room with 18 covers.

Brand Exchange

BrandEOpening November 2014

New Private Members Club. If you are looking for stylish surroundings to do business, the Brand Exchange is a recently renovated, grade II listed building, steeped in history, character and elegant architectural features. Located on Birchin Lane, just a stone’s throw from Bank Station.

Brand Exchange accommodates boardrooms and flexible events / conference space for up to 75 guests, available to hire for a variety of functions from meetings and private screenings to forums, workshops and press launches.




Mondrian, London


Opening January 2015

Located in the vibrant South Bank area within iconic Sea Containers House. From all public areas, Mondrian London’s restaurants and bars are set to become destinations in their own right.

Facilities Include:

  • 316 Rooms & 43 Suites
  • Rooftop Bar & Terrace
  • Private Dining
  • Meeting & Event Space
  • Private Screening Room
  • Agua Spa



ETC Marble Arch

ETCOpening January 2015

Situated on Edgware Road just minutes away from Marble Arch Station and Bond Street.​ With over 22, 000 sqft of space spread over 3 floors, the venue will offer contemporary designed, high quality training and meeting rooms and a restaurant and lounge.​ Freshly prepared food will be served onsite by chefs from a theatre style kitchen.








The Movenpick, Istanbul Golden Horn

MovenpickOpening January 2015

Offering a contemporary ambiance that echoes the magic of Istanbul’s past. Will feature 136 spacious rooms with panoramic waterfront views, a gourmet restaurant, state of the art meeting rooms for up to 200 delegates and a rejuvenating spa! Only 40 minutes from Ataturk airport.








The Knickerbocker, New York

KnickerbockerOpening February 2015

Registered as a New York City Landmark since 1988, the legacy of The Knickerbocker returns to the southeast corner of 42nd Street overlooking Times Square, revealing an elegant, luxury lifestyle hotel offering guest rooms and suites, a fitness center, a 2,200 square foot event space for up to 250 guests, a ground level grab-and-go café, signature restaurant and bar, and a 7,500 square foot rooftop bar and terrace with unrivaled views of New York City’s effervescent skyline.






Kempinski House of the Rising Sun, Beijing


Opening November 2014

Located an hour from Beijing Airport. With 306 bedrooms, One ballroom, 12 meeting and board rooms and ample out-door event space including an 18 hole golf course amidst beautifully landscaped natural gardens plus a stunning SPA. Certainly worth the trip!








Dolce Q – Center, Chicago

DolceOpening January 2015

Q Center becomes Dolce’s first conference hotel in the Chicago area and its third property in the Midwest. It is conveniently located just 35 miles from O’Hare, Chicago’s largest airport.Features include: 1,042-guest rooms and suites, 150,000 sq. ft. of meeting space certified by IACC, 118 meeting rooms, Two Conference Dining Rooms, a Café, and Two on-site bars plus a fitness centre.



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