Travel Info and Tips

Top Tips for London

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With a population of over 8 million and a constant influx of new openings, London can be a thrilling but daunting destination for first-time visitors. In order to help take the stress out of your visit, this guide covers everything that a London novice should know, ranging from transport tips and sightseeing suggestions to cultural norms and weather tendencies. 

Best Hotels for ExCeL

Continental Hotel at the O2

Just a short distance from ExCeL London, these hotels are ideally placed for attendees of Facilities Show. From the sleek Aloft London and its direct access to the exhibition centre to the trendy Good Hotel with its modern decor and friendly vibe, there is a fantastic variety of properties to choose from.

Top London Attractions

The Shard

Located in either the City of London or East London, all these attractions are within easy reach of the ExCeL exhibition centre, meaning they are ideal for post-event sightseeing or for those with an extra day or two in the capital. Many of the attractions are open in the evening and some of the galleries host special late-night events, creating a broad range of unique networking opportunities.

London's Best New Bars

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From swanky rooftop spots to sultry underground dens and experimental cocktails to undiscovered sparkling wines, these are London’s best new bars. Having all opened their doors in the past few months, the brand new venues are perfect for those who want to spend their evenings in the hottest spots in town.