In the year of the royal wedding, European Connoisseurs Travel is pleased to be overseeing the key UK logistics for “Quintessentially British” – the World Flower Council Summit being held for the first time in London in September from 22 to 25.
Theresa McDermott, CEO of ECT, believes the summit will draw further eyes on London and continue the international delight in floral art. As the leading specialist travel provider to the floristry community, Theresa said: “The combination of these two unique occasions in London - the royal wedding and the World Flower Council Summit - defines 2011 as a year of floral splendour and will boost tourism to London in the longer-term. Both events are set to showcase tradition and celebrate the modern - of the city, our culture and in floral art.”
With four days of floral artistry and tours, the highlights of Quintessentially British include: New Covent Garden Flower Market; Buckingham Palace and London tour; Thames Dinner Cruise; Midsummer Night's Dream Gala dinner and international floral artists Wendy Andrade NDSF AIFD CFD FBFA "Wearable Art", Sarah Horne AIFD CFD and David Ragg.
ECT have helped organised the summit venue, tours and accommodation at excellent rates for visitors.
The base hotel for the event has yet to be announced.