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Katherine Price

Katherine Price

Senior Reporter

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

Hospitality sector makes 20,000 hotel beds available to key workers
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Hospitality sector makes 20,000 hotel beds available to key workers

31 March 2020 by

Almost 200 hotels have made more than 20,000 beds available around the UK for NHS staff and other vital workers, following a call from hospitality trade body UKHospitality.

Dominic Paul appointed Domino's UK chief executive
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Dominic Paul appointed Domino's UK chief executive

31 March 2020 by

Domino's Pizza Group, the UK-based master franchise of the international fast food pizza delivery chain, has appointed Dominic Paul as chief executive with effect from 6 April.

The Ritz London sold to Qatari investor
Birmingham NEC and Manchester Central to become temporary hospitals
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Birmingham NEC and Manchester Central to become temporary hospitals

28 March 2020

The Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and Manchester Central convention centre will also be turned into temporary hospitals, it was announced yesterday.

Shetland’s Scalloway hotel falls into administration
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Shetland’s Scalloway hotel falls into administration

27 March 2020

The 23-bedroom Scalloway hotel on Shetland has fallen into administration following “a difficult couple of years trading” and in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, with 17 jobs made redundant.

MP urges hotels housing homeless people to remain open
SSP expects coronavirus to hit second-half revenues by up to 85%
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SSP expects coronavirus to hit second-half revenues by up to 85%

25 March 2020

SSP has said revenues have been down approximately 80%-85% in the UK and continental Europe over the last week and is also assuming a “very pessimistic scenario” for the second half of the year.

The Caterer interview: Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons and the Venue Group
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The Caterer interview: Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons and the Venue Group

25 March 2020

As well as being one-quarter of British folk rock band Mumford & Sons, Ben Lovett is chief executive of the Venue Group. He reveals how he put together a crack team of hospitality professionals and is establishing a New York[...]

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.