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Radio 2 writing contest final to be held at Windsor Castle

Radio 2 presenter Zoe Ball has announced that the live final for the station’s '500 Words' short story competiton will be held at Windsor Castle this year. The 500 Words contest was first created by presenter Chris Evans in 2011 and has since attracted huge numbers of entries from children aged between 5 and 13.…

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Third runway at Heathrow could see end to low flying aircraft

Posted: Wed 16 January 2019 at 13:57

Windsor is located near Heathrow Airport, which is one of the reasons why it’s such as popular location for tourists and business travellers. However, with the convenience comes a little aircraft noise on days when the wind blows in an Easterly direction. Now, news has come that the introduction of a third runway at Heathrow […]

What’s in store for visitors to the UK in 2019?

Posted: Sat 12 January 2019 at 13:58

Visitors to the UK will be treated to a range of events and activities over the coming year.  Here, we round up some of the best cultural events taking place around the UK in the first half of  2019 – many of which you can visit from your base at one of our central Windsor […]

Slough Trading Estate at 97 per cent capacity

Posted: Fri 11 January 2019 at 12:44

Slough Trading Estate, which is home to a large number of major businesses, has announced it is at nearly 100 per cent occupation, after securing new lease agreements over the past few months. Business travellers staying in Windsor serviced apartments often make the short journey over the River Thames to Slough on a daily basis. […]

Windsor Great Park releases new group visitors guide

Posted: Wed 9 January 2019 at 11:59

If you’re thinking of visiting Windsor as part of a group this year, make sure you access Windsor Great Park’s brand new group visitors guide to the Savill Garden. The Crown Estate itself has announced that a new group visitors guide will include lots of valuable information to help people get the very most from […]

Strangest Business Travel Expenses Revealed

Posted: Mon 7 January 2019 at 11:09

As a business traveller, claiming back your expenses can sometimes be a headache. You may have to wait a while to see the cash appear back in your account, or you may feel slightly guilty about that expensive dinner you enjoyed. However, some business travel expenses really take the biscuit. Expense management software firm Certify […]

Heathrow and Gatwick invest to prevent drone issues

Posted: Fri 4 January 2019 at 12:34

Business travellers and tourists using Gatwick and Heathrow airports will welcome news that both are to invest millions in anti-drone equipment. The decision to  invest follows an incident in the run up to Christmas where flights in and out of Gatwick were disrupted for a number of days when a drone was spotted in the […]

Another royal wedding will be held at Windsor Castle this Spring

Posted: Fri 4 January 2019 at 11:34

Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel is to play host to yet another royal wedding in Spring 2019 when Lady Gabriella weds her long-term partner, Tom Kingston. In what will be the third royal wedding within a year, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent will marry her fiance in a much smaller ceremony. […]

Business travel market to be worth £1.34 trillion by 2023

Posted: Thu 20 December 2018 at 11:59

The business travel industry globally is set to be worth some £1.3 trillion by 2023. This is according to a new report on the topic by Allied Market research. The report predicts that, as more and more businesses spend cash on sending their workers all over the world to do business, the value of the […]

Stay put in Windsor this Christmas if you want to avoid traffic jams

Posted: Mon 17 December 2018 at 14:09

Experts have warned that the rush to see friends and family will begin this week and worsen on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st, causing massive traffic jams on some of the UK’s busiest roads. Anyone visiting the UK this Christmas, and planning to get around on the roads, should take into account the advice from […]