Appointment 5 November 2019
Appointed Editor in Chief EMEA region
At Questex Hospitality in Paris, France
Previously Perspectives Editor at Hotel Analyst, Katherine is a highly respected journalist and author with over 15 years' experience in the hotel sector. During her career she has worked for publications including the Financial Times, The Guardian, Q, Mojo and Business 2.0. She is the author of Checking Out: What the Rise of the Sharing Economy Means for the Future of the Hotel Industry, published by Bloomsbury in January 2020.
As Editor in Chief, Questex Hospitality, EMEA, Katherine's role will include reporting and analysing breaking news from across the hospitality industry, interviewing senior figures for insight and intelligence and providing commentary and thought leadership on sector trends, movements and transactions.
In addition, Katherine will provide in-depth insights from and lead panels at Questex's prominent European portfolio of events including the International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF), the recently held Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H), the Annual Hotel Conference (AHC), the Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) as well as the bold new pop-up event for hospitality's evolution into other real estate classes - Adjacent Spaces which will be launching at IHIF Berlin on Tuesday, 3rd of March 2020.
Questex Hospitality opens doors and expands opportunities for an entire world of qualified hospitality owners, operators, suppliers and industry professionals eager to do business. They mix with investors, developers, advisors and agents to expand their market value and grow in the experience economy.
Recent Appointments at Questex
15 February 2018 — Tina Yu, Senior Vice President at KSL Capital Partners has been announced the winner of The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) and The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) Young Leader Award 2018.
11 January 2018 — Visionary hotelier and businessman, Adrian Zecha has been awarded the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Lifetime Achievement Award 2018.
In a career spanning more than 45 years, Zecha has founded a series of hotel management companies and conceived and development more than one hundred hotels.
31 July 2017 — Questex LLC today announced the appointment of Debra S. Mason, a veteran finance executive, as chief financial officer, responsible for leading the company's global financial operations.
Reporting to Kerry C.