As a senior reporter, Katherine focuses on hotel news, analysis and features.
Hotel operators to return to ‘a very different market’, where trust will be ‘paramount’
Building trust between the hotelier and customer will be “paramount” when operators return to “a very different market”, according to Russell Kett, chair of consultancy HVS London."
Alex Greene first chef through to 2020 Great British Menu banquet
Chef Alex Greene of the Michelin-starred Deanes Eipic restaurant in Belfast is the first chef through to the 2020 Great British Menu banquet with his starter, ‘the potato, the onion, the cheese and the wardrobe’.
Reopening ‘must be driven by safety’ as it is revealed male chefs some of the most at risk of coronavirus
UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls has said the reopening of venues “must be driven by safety” as data reveals among men, occupations including chefs have been found to have raised rates of death involving Covid-19.
Wales extends coronavirus lockdown
Wales has followed Scotland in extending its lockdown for a further three weeks with minor adjustments, first minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed."
April ‘could have been the best for beer and pub trade in a decade’
The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has said April 2020 could have been the best for the beer and pub trade in a decade, if it weren’t for the coronavirus lockdown.
Tom Aikens teams up with Only a Pavement Away for charity cooking challenge
Muse chef-patron Tom Aikens has teamed up with hospitality charity Only a Pavement Away to launch the ‘Tom Aikens charity cooking challenge’ and raise money for its Hospitality Against Homelessness campaign.