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Katherine Price

Katherine Price

Senior Reporter

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

‘Covid-19 surcharge’ rejected to offset food price increases
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‘Covid-19 surcharge’ rejected to offset food price increases

18 May 2020 by

Reports of a ‘Covid-19 surcharge’ being added to restaurant bills in the United States have met a frosty reception amongst both guests and operators here in the UK.

Accor CEO urges brands to be ‘honest, authentic and transparent’ with hotel owners
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Accor CEO urges brands to be ‘honest, authentic and transparent’ with hotel owners

18 May 2020 by

Sébastien Bazin, chief executive and chairman of Accor, has urged hotel brands to be “honest, authentic and transparent” and stand “shoulder to shoulder” with hotel owners.

Book review: Everyday Bakes to Showstopper Cakes by Mich Turner
Burger King and M&S cafés latest to reopen
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Burger King and M&S cafés latest to reopen

14 May 2020

Burger King and M&S are the latest brands to reopen sites for delivery or takeaway only.

Tom Barnes to cook the main course at the 2020 Great British Menu banquet
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Tom Barnes to cook the main course at the 2020 Great British Menu banquet

13 May 2020

Chef Tom Barnes, executive chef at two-Michelin-starred L’Enclume and one-Michelin-starred Rogan & Co, has made it through to the 2020 Great British Menu banquet with his winning main course.

Gilpin owner John Cunliffe dies aged 76
Best Western boss expects 12 hotels to be turned into care facilities for Covid patients
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Best Western boss expects 12 hotels to be turned into care facilities for Covid patients

12 May 2020

Best Western GB chief executive Rob Paterson has said he expects “about a dozen” of the group’s member hotels to be turned into care facilities for recovering Covid-19 patients to free up hospital beds.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until the end of October
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until the end of October

12 May 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until the end of October.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.