Katherine Doggrell is editor of Hotel Analyst, the intelligence source for the hotel investment community. Alongside its paid subscription news service, Hotel Analyst has a reports division and it runs three conferences each year: the Hotel Distribution Event, the Hotel Alternatives Event and the Hotel Operations Conference. With everything it does, Hotel Analyst sees its mission as providing insight and opinion. See www.hotelanalyst.co.uk for more information.
Having started her career at the Financial Times, Katherine has worked for publications including The Guardian, Q, Mojo and Business 2.0, meeting such luminaries as Steve Jobs and the Queen.
Katherine has covered the hotel sector since 2001, commenting on an industry in flux, as it embraced new ownership structures and witnessed the rise of the global operators. As the current round of M&A creates larger and more globally-diverse companies, the challenges facing the sector have never been greater, or more fascinating.