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Hotels

# hotels - Monday 10 March, 2014

Hotel occupancy beats pre-recession levels

Hotel occupancy beats pre-recession levels

Occupancy predicted to continue growing during 2014 and 2015.

# hotels - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 things that everyone else does too Human Nature

# hotels - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From Business ETC ‘We’re examining the options’: Noonan says no decision on raising 9% VAT rate Budget 2014

‘We’re examining the options’: Noonan says no decision on raising 9% VAT rate

The Finance Minister had previously said that in order to maintain the special rate for the tourism and hospitality industry he would need to find €360 million elsewhere.

# hotels - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Two Irish hotels make it into top 100 hotels of the world list

Customer reviews of the Lake Hotel in Killarney and the River Lee Hotel in Cork helped rank the hotels on the Expedia list.

# hotels - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Hotel Federation hits out at price survey

The representative body for hoteliers in Ireland has accused a recent survey of hotel prices of being “in no way reflective” of the value on offer in Ireland.

# hotels - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Hotel prices rose in the first six months of the year

Dublin is the third most expensive place to book a room for the night, but where is first?

# hotels - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Check for these hidden graffiti messages next time you check into a hotel

Artist David Bussell has been leaving funny messages for hotel residents all over the world for the past seven years…

# hotels - Monday 5 August, 2013

From Business ETC Latest New York hotel craze? The ‘outdoor bedroom’ Sleeping Under Stars

Latest New York hotel craze? The ‘outdoor bedroom’

It’s a combination of ‘glamping’ and reclaiming rooftops in the vertical city – but this being Manhattan, it will cost you.

# hotels - Thursday 1 August, 2013

From Business ETC Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year Hotels

Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year

Sales levels are slowly getting back to peak levels but Dublin is significantly outpacing the rest of the country.

# hotels - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Four-star Cork hotel put up for sale

The Ambassador Hotel, on the north side of Cork City could be yours for just €1.4 million.

# hotels - Friday 24 May, 2013

From Business ETC Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover Hotels

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover

A new survey also showed that hoteliers have a more positive outlook about growth at their own business over the next year.

# hotels - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Irish tourists spend more staying abroad than in Ireland

Hotels.com data shows Irish people tend to look for better value in accommodation when travelling domestically.

# hotels - Monday 15 April, 2013

Ireland ranks 13th in survey of most honest hotel guests

Danish guests are the most honest with 88 per cent saying they have never stolen from a hotel.

# hotels - Friday 8 March, 2013

Dublin hotel prices ‘up 174 per cent’ for St Patrick’s Day

Hotel search website Trivago says the average hotel room for Saturday week will cost €287 – up from the usual €105.

# hotels - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland one of the top 20 most competitive holiday spots in world We're Back

Ireland one of the top 20 most competitive holiday spots in world

We fell out of the top 20 in the World Tourism and Travel Competitiveness Index two years ago – now we’re back at no. 19.

# hotels - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Hoteliers call for greater action to attract tourists from Britain

The Irish Hotels Federation issues demands to ‘reinvigorate’ tourism marketing, after the number of British visitors fell in 2012.

# hotels - Friday 8 February, 2013

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal

Danske Bank Markets said it now expects rating agencies to upgrade Ireland’s status while businesses say the deal will improve consumer confidence.

# hotels - Sunday 13 January, 2013

9 things people in Ireland just can’t stop stealing

From beer glasses in Dublin to pieces of history in Connemara, there are sticky fingers all over the country.

# hotels - Monday 31 December, 2012

7 unusual hotels we’d like to stay in this coming year

If we had our way in 2013, we’d check out at least one of these…

# hotels - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From The Score Mayo recommend 2-year extension for County Football Manager James Horan Settled

Mayo recommend 2-year extension for County Football Manager James Horan

The county board also hit out at ‘unconfirmed and unwarranted reports’ about their working relationship with the Ballintubber clubman.

# hotels - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From Business ETC Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’ Hospitality Industry

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’

The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.

# hotels - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From Business ETC Events and festivals “boost Irish hotel prices” Hotels

Events and festivals “boost Irish hotel prices”

The Irish hotel market remains stable, the latest figures show. But what is Ireland’s most expensive destination?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you kick off your week…

# hotels - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

From Business ETC Irish? Under 30? An Australian hotel wants you Jobs

Irish? Under 30? An Australian hotel wants you

The country’s hotel association says employers are desperate to find waiters, chefs, bar staff and other workers.

# hotels - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

From Business ETC Ikea plans new budget hotel chain across Europe Swedish House Mafia

Ikea plans new budget hotel chain across Europe

The furniture maker is looking to get its products into hotels and student residences. What better way than to build your own?

# hotels - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Column: I have coeliac disease. Why can’t I get a meal in many hotels?

An estimated 45,000 people in Ireland have coeliac disease, writes Kelly Hamilton. So why aren’t they being catered for?

# hotels - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

# hotels - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

English court dismisses McKillen appeal against NAMA’s sale of London hotel chain

NAMA says it is “delighted” at the ruling, which ensures a “very substantial financial recovery” for the agency.

# hotels - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From Business ETC Online travel agent targets Mac users with more expensive deals I'm A Mac

Online travel agent targets Mac users with more expensive deals

Orbitz says that Apple Mac owners are more likely to book a four or five star hotel.

# hotels - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From Business ETC McKillen accuses brothers of acting ‘unlawfully’ in London hotel takeover Hotels

McKillen accuses brothers of acting ‘unlawfully’ in London hotel takeover

Reclusive developer Paddy McKillen accuses the Barclay brothers of acting illegally to win control of a luxury London hotel chain.

# hotels - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

What’s the most expensive Irish town to stay in?

The priciest places to spend the night in – and the cheapest – have been revealed.

# hotels - Monday 5 March, 2012

From Business ETC Irish tourism “in fragile state” Tourism

Irish tourism “in fragile state”

The chief executive of the Irish Hotel Federation has said that hotels and guesthouses are “struggling to cope” with a two-speed recovery in the sector.

# hotels - Saturday 7 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge 12 reasons why you should never trust the pictures hotels post online Fakeouts This post contains images

# hotels - Thursday 29 September, 2011

NAMA completes €800m deal to sell luxury London hotel loans

The sale of €800m in debts of a luxury London hotel chain is the National Treasury Management Agency’s biggest sale to date.

# hotels - Monday 26 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gallery: Top 5 destinations for Irish tourists at home and abroad Holidays This post contains images

Gallery: Top 5 destinations for Irish tourists at home and abroad

Check out the most popular places for Irish holidaymakers this year.

# hotels - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From Business ETC Average hotel room prices rise 2 per cent Hotels

Average hotel room prices rise 2 per cent

The price rise is the first for Ireland’s hotel industry in three years – but the country still remains the least expensive in western Europe.

# hotels - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

From Business ETC Increase in overseas visitors welcomed with cautious optimism Tourism

Increase in overseas visitors welcomed with cautious optimism

Minister Leo Varadkar and the IHF say figures are a promising sign of the sector’s recovery, but point out the drop last year due to volcanic ash.

# hotels - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Irish find value in ‘staycations’ since recession

A majority of Irish people in holiday survey think that prices have dropped enough in the recession to make Ireland a good-value destination.

# hotels - Friday 1 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Some good news as VAT is lowered; a twist in the Strauss-Kahn case; new developments in the Race for the Áras; and who is a “snotty Miss Fancy Pants”?

# hotels - Thursday 30 June, 2011

From Business ETC Tax rate cut takes effect tomorrow for hospitality sector VAT

Tax rate cut takes effect tomorrow for hospitality sector

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned businesses that the government will ‘get tough’ on those who don’t pass on the cut to customers.

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