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Katherine Price

Katherine Price

Senior Reporter

As a senior reporter, Katherine focuses on hotel news, analysis and features.

Advice

How to... meet contact tracing requirements

29 October 2020 by

Data protection is now a vital part of any hospitality operation, due to the necessity of complying with NHS Test and Trace. We find out how to do so successfully, whatever the size of your operation.

Recipes

Recipe: Raul Diaz's mussel soup, paired with Verdelho

29 October 2020 by

Serves 2.

First London hotel designed by Martin Brudnizki to open September 2021 News

First London hotel designed by Martin Brudnizki to open September 2021

28 October 2020 by

A new 57-bedroom hotel called the Broadwick Soho is set to open next September and will[...]

News

Obituary: Cook-chill specialist Robert Croft

28 October 2020 by

Cook-chill specialist Robert Croft of RC Associates has died aged 78. His wife Lettie was with[...]

New tenant for Wroxall Abbey News

New tenant for Wroxall Abbey

28 October 2020 by

Trinity Hotel, a consortium of private investors, has agreed to take a new 100-year lease at[...]

Craft Guild of Chefs launches mentor scheme News

Craft Guild of Chefs launches mentor scheme

27 October 2020 by

The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the launch of a new mentor scheme, with Chris[...]

John Williams, Tom Aikens, Will Holland and Steve Smith big winners at AA rosette awards News

John Williams, Tom Aikens, Will Holland and Steve Smith big winners at AA rosette awards

27 October 2020

Muse in London, Ocean restaurant at the Atlantic hotel in Jersey, the Ritz London and the Latymer at Pennyhill Park in Bagshot, Surrey, have all been awarded four AA rosettes, while a record 26 premises have received three rosettes.

Premier Inn owner Whitbread drops to £724.7m loss News

Premier Inn owner Whitbread drops to £724.7m loss

27 October 2020

Premier Inn owner Whitbread has dropped from a £219.9m pre-tax profit in its 2020 financial year to a statutory loss of £724.7m in its interim first half results of 2021.

Hospitality sector presents Scottish government with ‘workable strategic framework’ News

Hospitality sector presents Scottish government with ‘workable strategic framework’

27 October 2020 by

Trade bodies representing Scotland’s hospitality sector have written to the first minister and MSPs proposing a[...]

Revolution Bars launches CVA with six sites expected to close News

Revolution Bars launches CVA with six sites expected to close

27 October 2020 by

Revolution Bars has launched a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) to shed sites, reduce rents, “and improve[...]

Pandemic prompts most volatile outlook for UK hotels in 50 years News

Pandemic prompts most volatile outlook for UK hotels in 50 years

27 October 2020 by

UK hotel trading performance is set to decline significantly in 2021 due to the impact of[...]

Redundancies expected across Claridge’s, Berkeley and Connaught hotels News

Redundancies expected across Claridge’s, Berkeley and Connaught hotels

26 October 2020 by

Redundancies are expected at the Maybourne Group, which owns Claridge’s, the Berkeley and the Connaught hotels[...]

Lorraine Copes of BAME in Hospitality: Profiles

Lorraine Copes of BAME in Hospitality: "Change has to be driven from the top"

26 October 2020

Lorraine Copes talks about about addressing the gaps in understanding and education and why all business owners should be rethinking diversity after Covid.

Landlord of more than 100 Travelodge hotels decides to stick with brand News

Landlord of more than 100 Travelodge hotels decides to stick with brand

23 October 2020

Landlord Secure Income REIT (SIR) has cast a vote of confidence in Travelodge in announcing its decision not to exercise its break options to terminate the leases of its 123 Travelodge hotels.

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