Tag Archives: London

India owes £5 million to London government but refuses to pay it

For the first time, dues owed by the Indian high commission as part of London’s congestion charge – mandatory for all vehicles moving in a zone marked “C” – have crossed £5 million. It is one of a list of foreign mission defaulters topped by the United States embassy. A spokesman for Transport for London (TfL) – the local government body responsible ... Read More »

London hotel sector reports strong gains in March

London’s hotel sector reported strong growth in March, with occupancy up 5.7% and the average daily rate (ADR) up 8%. Based on daily data supplied by STR, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +2.8% Demand: +8.7% Occupancy: +5.7% to 80.5% Average daily rate (ADR): +8.0% to GBP140.65 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +14.2% to GBP113.27 STR analysts attribute ... Read More »

Amazon Launches AmazonFresh food provider in elements of London

Amazon launched a British model of its AmazonFresh meals transport carrier on Thursday in a protracted-expected flow through the world’s largest online retailer to interrupt into the United Kingdom grocery market. Britain has one of the international’s most advanced on-line markets, with the large 4 supermarkets Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Wal-Mart’s Asda and Morrisons competing with professional delivery company Ocado. The marketplace ... Read More »