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Katherine Price

Katherine Price

Senior Reporter

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

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Daish’s acquires Robinsons Holidays

30 November 2020 by

Daish’s Holidays has acquired Lancashire-based Robinsons Holidays, expanding its portfolio to 12 hotels as part of strategic growth in the north of England.

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Compass launches Scotland business with Tom Kitchin as culinary ambassador

30 November 2020 by

Foodservice firm Compass Group UK & Ireland has launched Compass Scotland as a distinct business after 70 years of operation within the country.

Travelodge retains 578 of its hotels News

Travelodge retains 578 of its hotels

27 November 2020 by

Travelodge has announced it has retained 578 of its 592 hotels despite an acrimonious company voluntary[...]

Former Carlauren Langdon Court hotel on the market for £1.85m News

Former Carlauren Langdon Court hotel on the market for £1.85m

27 November 2020 by

The Grade II*-listed Langdon Court hotel in Plymouth has been brought to market with a price[...]

Businesses in Birmingham and Manchester to remain closed as areas to enter Tier 3 News

Businesses in Birmingham and Manchester to remain closed as areas to enter Tier 3

26 November 2020 by

Hospitality businesses in areas including Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol, Nottingham, Leicester and Lancashire will have to[...]

Park Hyatt to open in London’s Battersea News

Park Hyatt to open in London’s Battersea

26 November 2020 by

A 203-bedroom Park Hyatt is set to be developed in London’s Battersea and is expected to[...]

Fuller’s chair says the country needs hospitality fully open – and soon News

Fuller’s chair says the country needs hospitality fully open – and soon

26 November 2020

Fuller’s chairman Michael Turner has said the country needs its hospitality businesses fully open again “for the financial contribution they make, the jobs they create, and the significant role they play in the emotional wellbeing of our customers and our[...]

Mitchells & Butlers confirms 1,300 redundancies News

Mitchells & Butlers confirms 1,300 redundancies

26 November 2020

Mitchells & Butlers has confirmed it has had to make approximately 1,300 redundancies alongside site closures.

Individual Restaurants portfolio sold in £40m deal News

Individual Restaurants portfolio sold in £40m deal

26 November 2020 by

The Individual Restaurants estate, including Piccolino, the Restaurant Bar & Grill, Opera Grill and Bank brands,[...]

Shiva Hotels on its two major London openings, Middle Eight and the Guardsman, in between lockdowns Hotel

Shiva Hotels on its two major London openings, Middle Eight and the Guardsman, in between lockdowns

26 November 2020 by

Shiva Hotels has defied the current climate to open two hotels: the locally inspired Guardsman near[...]

Price of Christmas easing will be hospitality businesses, says Jacobs Media Group chair News

Price of Christmas easing will be hospitality businesses, says Jacobs Media Group chair

25 November 2020 by

The government has eased coronavirus restrictions for Christmas, but hospitality businesses are paying the price, according[...]

More than 49,000 businesses claimed £849m through Eat Out to Help Out scheme News

More than 49,000 businesses claimed £849m through Eat Out to Help Out scheme

25 November 2020 by

More than 49,000 businesses made a claim through the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, with[...]

Two Lights restaurant announces closure News

Two Lights restaurant announces closure

25 November 2020

Two Lights restaurant in London’s Shoreditch has announced it is closing as Covid-19 restrictions have made the business “untenable”.

Boparan signs second franchise partner for Slim Chickens roll-out News

Boparan signs second franchise partner for Slim Chickens roll-out

25 November 2020

Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) has signed a second franchise partner to accelerate the growth of its Slim Chickens brand.

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