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#Hotels

# hotels - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From Business ETC One of Ireland’s oldest trading hotels is going under the hammer in two weeks Old Hotel New Money

One of Ireland’s oldest trading hotels is going under the hammer in two weeks

Over 300 properties with a combined reserve of €56 million will go in two massive sales.

# hotels - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?

Take a look around some of the boats on offer on Airbnb.

# hotels - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From Business ETC Want to own this castle on a Waterford island? Ask for a discount, it’s (supposedly) haunted King Of The Castle

Want to own this castle on a Waterford island? Ask for a discount, it’s (supposedly) haunted

But you do get to catch the ferry to and from the mainland. Oh, there’s a golf course thrown in as well.

# hotels - Monday 10 November, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland’s biggest hotel owner wants to buy this… and another 9 hotels, thanks Cash Or Card

Ireland’s biggest hotel owner wants to buy this… and another 9 hotels, thanks

Properties in Dublin, Cork and the UK are all part of a potential €450 million sale.

# hotels - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 utterly unique hotels that will make you rethink your holiday plans Enjoy Your Stay

11 utterly unique hotels that will make you rethink your holiday plans

Take everything you thought you knew about hotels and throw it out the window.

From Business ETC These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office What A Trip

These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office

The man in charge of new products at the world’s biggest travel site says he is “really confident” its reviews are fair.

# hotels - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

# hotels - Monday 20 October, 2014

When should drinkers have their supply cut off?… A new course teaches bartenders how to decide

The 90 minute online course is being backed by vintners groups…

# hotels - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Hotel sales could hit €1bn by the end of this year

That’s according to Savills, based on current sales.

# hotels - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland’s biggest hotelier buys two landmark properties in Galway and Wexford Dalata Money

Ireland’s biggest hotelier buys two landmark properties in Galway and Wexford

The Dalata Hotel Group spent €31m on the deals, but still has plenty to spare from its stock float in March.

# hotels - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish hotelier pens scathing open letter to some rather exacting customers TRT

Irish hotelier pens scathing open letter to some rather exacting customers

He also manages to coin a new term, ‘Travel Review Threat’, while he’s at it.

# hotels - Thursday 2 October, 2014

‘Emergency accommodation is just that – for emergencies, not long term’

The Simon Community says ideas such as using prefabs to house homeless people is worrying.

# hotels - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From Business ETC Another Irish hotel on the market for a bargain-basement price Going Going...

Another Irish hotel on the market for a bargain-basement price

Limerick’s Strand Hotel going for €17 million, owners say it’s worth three times that.

# hotels - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cork hotel receives painful TripAdvisor review, manager’s response is both funny and excellent Harsh

Cork hotel receives painful TripAdvisor review, manager’s response is both funny and excellent

The review likened the hotel’s exterior to Chernobyl.

# hotels - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Business ETC Hoteliers riding on the back of tourists. Not literally though Get A Room

Hoteliers riding on the back of tourists. Not literally though

Dalata Hotel Group reports income boost, buys another hotel.

# hotels - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From Business ETC Got €27 million to spare? Five star Adare Manor could be yours Mind Your Manor

Got €27 million to spare? Five star Adare Manor could be yours

The real estate agent this morning denied that Nama is selling the property.

# hotels - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From Business ETC An average Irish hotel room is used about 220 nights of the year Inn Business

An average Irish hotel room is used about 220 nights of the year

Many rural hotels are still treading water, while business perks up in Dublin

# hotels - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

In pics: the derelict €171.5 million Dublin hotel bought for just €7 million Loss Booked This post contains images

In pics: the derelict €171.5 million Dublin hotel bought for just €7 million

The boomtime project will take another €20 million to finish off.

# hotels - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From Business ETC Does it make more financial sense to holiday in Ireland or abroad? Staycation Nation This post contains a poll

Does it make more financial sense to holiday in Ireland or abroad?

Poll: Is it better value to stay in Ireland? Or impossible to put a price on all that foreign sunshine?

# hotels - Monday 21 July, 2014

‘Cable King’ ties up €65 million deal for Dublin’s Westin Hotel

John Malone has swooped for another Dublin Hotel.

# hotels - Sunday 13 July, 2014

How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?

Families accommodated in hotels are forced to share cramped living quarters and boil eggs in kettles to eat.

# hotels - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Could FG senator’s ‘free hotels for objectors’ plan be solution to Garth Brooks saga? Garth Brooks

Hotel sales are up by €84 million this year

And it’s supposed to grow even more as the year progresses…

# hotels - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

What’s the most popular foreign destination for the Irish?

Hint: It’s not that far from home.

Pest control calls about cockroaches up 75% in last decade

One company in Ireland warned people to keep an eye out this summer, especially if they’re staying in a hotel .

From Business ETC Hotels have fingers crossed that Garth gigs go ahead Friends At High Prices

Hotels have fingers crossed that Garth gigs go ahead

Many hotels in Dublin have sold out – and hiked prices – to cater for the hordes who have bought tickets for the five nights.

# hotels - Monday 23 June, 2014

Hotels deny raising prices for special events

A survey said that Dublin’s hotels were “surging”, but the Hotels Federation says there is value to be had.

# hotels - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From Business ETC Think you’re in debt? Try being an Irish hotel, they collectively owe €5.3bn Cashflow

# hotels - Friday 2 May, 2014

From Business ETC 66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse Hospitality

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

# 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.

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