As a senior reporter, Katherine focuses on hotel news, analysis and features.
South-west hospitality businesses back campaigns for industry’s survival
A group of more than 200 restaurants, bars, clubs, pubs and event management businesses in the south-west have thrown their backing behind campaigns such as National Time Out and Raise the Bar "
Charity launches initiative to help increasing number of homeless hospitality workers
Many hospitality workers in London have been forced to live on the streets as the closure of businesses due to coronavirus has left them unemployed and unable to pay rent.
Covid-19 hitting European hotel revenue and profit ‘three times harder than the financial crisis’
The impact of the Covid-19 outbreak in Europe has hit hotel revenue and profit approximately three times harder than the global financial crisis and four times harder than 9/11, according to HotStats.
Updated Job Retention Scheme guidance confirms exclusion of tronc from furlough pay
Updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) information online confirms that any tips, including those distributed through tronc, will be excluded from furlough pay."
The Connaught and the Berkeley owner agrees £340m refinancing deal
Constellation Hotels, owner of the Connaught and the Berkeley hotels in London, has used a £340m, 10-year loan to refinance an existing facility against the two properties.
4C Hotel Group signs £65m deal for first Canopy by Hilton
4C Hotel Group has inked a £65m deal to finance the development of the UK’s first Canopy by Hilton-branded hotel in London’s Aldgate.