As a senior reporter, Katherine focuses on hotel news, analysis and features.
Bankside hotel appoints new Art Yard executive chef
Bankside hotel on London’s South Bank has appointed Stephen Englefield executive chef of its Art Yard restaurant."
Latest openings: Page8, Bancone, Bottles Chelsea and more
A look at the latest restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars to open their doors
François Bacchetta appointed EasyHotel chief executive
François Bacchetta has been appointed chief executive of EasyHotel and is expected to join the company and board in spring 2020.
Eden Project hotel “on hold”
Plans to develop a 109-bedroom, £8.5m hotel at Cornwall’s Eden Project have been put “on hold”, although a spokesperson has confirmed the hotel is still set to go ahead."
Staycity reveals new £19m financing deal
Aparthotel operator Staycity has kicked off the new year with a new financing deal with asset manager Dunport Capital, giving it a €22.5m (£19.15m) loan to support the group’s ongoing growth plans.
Thai Leisure Group closes Manchester Chaophraya with plans for new concept
Thai Leisure Group has closed its Manchester Chaophraya restaurant but plans to open a new concept in the city’s Trafford Centre later this year.