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Radio Guest List – Cafe Royal – March 22, 2014

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CafeRoyalJust when you think you know London, there’s more to discover. Learn the locals’ new favorite pastime (underground cinema) from the global CEO of Time Out London.

Plus, the editor of The Independent  tells us facts you never knew about Heathrow, and why the airport is so central to both business and leisure travel. Also, Peter talks with Adam Bray of Crown Estates about the architectural significance of the renovated Cafe Royal Hotel and its former life as a restaurant, where the world’s most famous faces came to see and be seen.

Find this and more in this week’s broadcast of Peter Greenberg Worldwide from Cafe Royal, in London.

Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

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Simon Calder, editor for The Independent, gives an overview of why London is a world-class aviation hub and how Heathrow sees more air traffic than New York.

Tim Arthur, global CEO of Time Out London, talks about the big changes in London, including the rise in food culture (no more boiled food!)  and the development of something called Secret Cinema.

Matt Brown, managing editor of the Londonist, tells us why travelers should get out of Piccadilly Circus and head downtown to experience the best of modern and historical London.

Anthony Lee, general manager of Cafe Royal, describes the details that have gone into the hotel’s renovation, even down to the bathroom mirrors.

Adam Bray, senior urban corporate affairs manager for Crown Estates, details the history of Regent Street and the architectural history of Cafe Royal.



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