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#Hospitality

# hospitality - Friday 18 January, 2019

'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike

Budget 2019 reversed a VAT reduction during the recession, but some businesses say it will hit them very hard.

# hospitality - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less?

The 9% VAT rate for hotels, restaurants and hairdressing was increased to 13.5% in last year’s budget.

# hospitality - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee

Hotels, restaurants and hairdressers are among those affected.

# hospitality - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget 2019: Winners and Losers

There’s good news and bad news….

# hospitality - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

The tourism trade wants to hire asylum seekers to plug skills gaps

The hospitality sector has been complaining of growing staff shortages.

# hospitality - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Which county in Ireland has the most pubs per person?

AIB’s Pubs Outlook looked at the state of the Irish pub sector, and predicts further growth in 2018.

# hospitality - Saturday 27 January, 2018

What Irish distilleries need in order to lure whiskey tourists away from the Scots

The industry has set an ambitious target of hitting nearly 2 million visitors.

# hospitality - Thursday 25 January, 2018

What Irish distilleries need in order to lure whiskey tourists away from the Scots

The industry has set an ambitious target of hitting nearly 2 million visitors.

# hospitality - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Dublin's Tivoli Theatre will be knocked for a hotel - once the developer preserves its graffiti

The venue’s street art was described as ‘emblematic of 21st century European urban youth culture’.

# hospitality - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'The notion you can work seven days straight is simply rubbish'

Dalata’s Pat McCann also talks about why attitude trumps skills any day.

# hospitality - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'I talk all the time - a treat for me is to not speak to anybody for a day'

Hotelier Francis Brennan talks about his admiration for watches – and celebrity chef Neven Maguire.

# hospitality - Monday 25 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'Working Christmas is the norm for me. You just need to find a way to balance work and family life' Tourism

'Working Christmas is the norm for me. You just need to find a way to balance work and family life'

This hotelier talks about what it’s like to work on Christmas Day.

# hospitality - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'At 22, I borrowed €1.5m to open a pub. I was ballsy then... now I'd be terrified'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Ernest Cantillon’s Cork businesses.

# hospitality - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'At 22, I borrowed €1.5m to open a pub. I was ballsy then... now I'd be terrified' Hospitality

'At 22, I borrowed €1.5m to open a pub. I was ballsy then... now I'd be terrified'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Ernest Cantillon’s Cork businesses.

From Business ETC Surfers are fighting Donald Trump's Clare wall for fear it will wreck the waves Building And Property

Surfers are fighting Donald Trump's Clare wall for fear it will wreck the waves

The US president’s hotel at Doonbeg first applied for the flood defence plan last year.

# hospitality - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From Business ETC Kilkenny's Mount Juliet luxury estate swung back into the black last year Hospitality

Kilkenny's Mount Juliet luxury estate swung back into the black last year

The Thomastown resort bounced back from a near-€2 million loss in 2015.

# hospitality - Monday 4 December, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think too many hotels are being approved in Dublin? Hospitality This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think too many hotels are being approved in Dublin?

Conservationists believe there’s an ‘over-concentration’ of new short-term accommodation in the city.

# hospitality - Thursday 30 November, 2017

From Business ETC Conservationists say Dublin is suffering from an 'oversaturation' of hotels Hospitality

Conservationists say Dublin is suffering from an 'oversaturation' of hotels

An Taisce made the claim in its objection to an eight-storey proposal at Jervis Street.

# hospitality - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From Business ETC Ireland's boom in US tourists could be about to slow down Hospitality

Ireland's boom in US tourists could be about to slow down

But the weakened UK market may bounce back, according to hotel research firm STR.

# hospitality - Friday 17 November, 2017

From Business ETC A proposal to turn the old Howl at the Moon club into a hotel has been shot down Building And Property

A proposal to turn the old Howl at the Moon club into a hotel has been shot down

The firm behind the Dean and the Workman’s Club bought the site for a reported €3.2 million.

# hospitality - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From Business ETC Plans to open a big new hotel and casino in Offaly have been scuppered Building And Property

Plans to open a big new hotel and casino in Offaly have been scuppered

The new development would have been connected to the existing four-star Bridge Hotel.

# hospitality - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From Business ETC Dublin beats the rest of Europe - when it comes to building hotel rooms Hospitality

Dublin beats the rest of Europe - when it comes to building hotel rooms

Thousands of bedrooms are under construction in the Irish capital.

# hospitality - Saturday 11 November, 2017

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists

Sheep’s Head was named a ‘European destination of excellence’ but suffers from low visitor numbers.

# hospitality - Friday 10 November, 2017

From Business ETC A pregnant manager sacked by Wrights of Howth has won €15,000 compensation Work

A pregnant manager sacked by Wrights of Howth has won €15,000 compensation

The restaurant manager was fired five weeks after telling bosses she was pregnant.

# hospitality - Thursday 9 November, 2017

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists

Sheep’s Head was named a ‘European destination of excellence’ but suffers from low visitor numbers.

# hospitality - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From Business ETC Titanic Belfast's outgoing boss has been roped in to steer the iconic Westport House Tourism

Titanic Belfast's outgoing boss has been roped in to steer the iconic Westport House

Tim Husbands will also serve as CEO of Hughes Group-owned Hotel Westport.

# hospitality - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

From Business ETC How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists Tourism

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists

Sheep’s Head was named a ‘European destination of excellence’ but suffers from low visitor numbers.

'I lost 10kg while opening my first restaurant. Leaving Leinster Rugby was a shock'

As part of our How My Business Works series, Fora.ie profile Mexican fast food chain Zambrero.

# hospitality - Friday 3 November, 2017

From Business ETC State funding for Dublin's St Patrick's Festival will be cut from next year Tourism

State funding for Dublin's St Patrick's Festival will be cut from next year

Fáilte Ireland chairman Michael Cawley says the private sector should back the big-ticket event.

# hospitality - Thursday 2 November, 2017

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

'I lost 10kg while opening my first restaurant. Leaving Leinster Rugby was a shock'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Mexican fast food chain Zambrero.

# hospitality - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'I lost 10kg while opening my first restaurant. Leaving Leinster Rugby was a shock' Hospitality

'I lost 10kg while opening my first restaurant. Leaving Leinster Rugby was a shock'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Mexican fast food chain Zambrero.

# hospitality - Monday 30 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?' Tourism

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

# hospitality - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name

O’Callaghan Hotels Group is pumping millions into doing up three properties in the capital.

# hospitality - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From Business ETC The firm behind two five-star hotels in Kerry lost millions of euro last year Hospitality

The firm behind two five-star hotels in Kerry lost millions of euro last year

The company that owns Dunloe Castle is worried about the ‘troubling state’ of the EU.

# hospitality - Monday 16 October, 2017

From Business ETC Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name Hospitality

Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name

O’Callaghan Hotels Group is pumping millions into doing up three properties in the capital.

# hospitality - Friday 13 October, 2017

From Business ETC A major hotel planned near Dublin Airport has been stopped at the gate Building And Property

A major hotel planned near Dublin Airport has been stopped at the gate

An Bord Pleanála said the 427-room project didn’t fit in with a local area scheme.

# hospitality - Thursday 28 September, 2017

How the 'family factor' turned this travel firm into a multimillion-euro business

Topflight’s CEO says running the company with his father and brother is ‘critical’.

# hospitality - Monday 25 September, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Should a 'city tax' be brought in for Dublin hotels? Hospitality This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a 'city tax' be brought in for Dublin hotels?

The measure could be used as an alternative to raising the hospitality sector’s prized VAT rate.

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