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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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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 him when he passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 25 October.

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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 Wroxall Abbey Hotel & Estate, which closed and fell into administration last year.

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.

Scottish Hospitality Group says new five-tier system 'unnecessarily complex' News

Scottish Hospitality Group says new five-tier system 'unnecessarily complex'

23 October 2020 by

Scotland is to come under a new five-tier system from 2 November, which the Scottish Hospitality[...]

Bath Royal Mineral Water Hospital hotel plans rejected News

Bath Royal Mineral Water Hospital hotel plans rejected

23 October 2020 by

The Fragrance Group’s plans to turn Bath’s Royal Mineral Water Hospital building into a 164-bedroom luxury[...]

Green light for £1b Kensington Forum hotel redevelopment News

Green light for £1b Kensington Forum hotel redevelopment

23 October 2020 by

The Greater London Authority has given the green light to the £1b redevelopment of the Kensington[...]

Minute on the clock: Asif Muhammad Profiles

Minute on the clock: Asif Muhammad

23 October 2020 by

The director at Macellaio RC restaurant group in London and partner at restaurant consultancy and accountancy[...]

Tier 2 cash grants 'will save jobs' but 'too little too late' for some businesses News

Tier 2 cash grants 'will save jobs' but 'too little too late' for some businesses

22 October 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new cash grant scheme for hospitality businesses under Tier 2 that are not legally forced to close but are nonetheless impacted by restrictions.

Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent to move into Tier 2 News

Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent to move into Tier 2

22 October 2020

Coventry, Slough and Stoke-on-Trent are set to move into Tier 2 from Saturday due to a rise in cases, meaning households will not be able to mix indoors, including in indoor hospitality settings.

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