As a senior reporter, Katherine focuses on hotel news, analysis and features.
Giraffe owner reported to be in discussions to buy Carluccio’s
Boparan Restaurant Group, which has a portfolio of brands including Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner, is reported to be in exclusive talks with Carluccio’s administrators."
JD Wetherspoon raises £141m through share placing and looks to June reopening
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has raised approximately £141m through a share placing and has said it is starting to plan for a reopening of its sites in late June.
D&D London’s Des Gunewardena lobbies for tronc inclusion in furlough scheme
D&D London chairman and chief executive Des Gunewardena has written to chancellor Rishi Sunak today urging for tronc to be included in the UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Pub group 16 Hospitality falls into administration
Pub group 16 Hospitality, which owns and operates four pubs across Cheshire and Anglesey, has fallen into administration."
Jobs particularly vulnerable to coronavirus impact in tourism hotspots
Jobs are particularly vulnerable to the impact of coronavirus in areas most dependant on hospitality and tourism, according to a thinktank, with up to one in three jobs at risk.
Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester hotels ‘well-positioned’ for recovery after coronavirus
Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester are among the European cities well-positioned for hotel performance recovery, based on analysis by CBRE.