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# hospitality - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale

But the industry isn’t too worried.

From Business ETC Ireland has slipped down a global tourism index - but the industry isn't too worried Tourism

Ireland has slipped down a global tourism index - but the industry isn't too worried

Spain topped the World Economic Forum list, while the UK also placed strongly.

# hospitality - Friday 14 April, 2017

From Business ETC 'I could see my father's business was failing, but no one listened to me' Insights

'I could see my father's business was failing, but no one listened to me'

After watching her dad’s salon flounder, Marsha Abrahams used those lessons in her own career.

# hospitality - Friday 7 April, 2017

From Business ETC The head of the Mercantile pub group has gone to court to fight his dismissal Hospitality

The head of the Mercantile pub group has gone to court to fight his dismissal

Frank Gleeson denies accusations of wrongdoing from a company investigation.

# hospitality - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'We took a gamble on moving a business to Tallaght. It was just a disaster'

This ex-mortgage broker has launched a string of different enterprises – with mixed successes.

# hospitality - Friday 31 March, 2017

From Business ETC 'We took a gamble on moving a business to Tallaght. It was just a disaster' Insights

'We took a gamble on moving a business to Tallaght. It was just a disaster'

This ex-mortgage broker has launched a string of different enterprises – with mixed successes.

# hospitality - Thursday 30 March, 2017

A 160-year-old Wicklow pub that hosted Hollywood royalty is cleared for development

Famous names such as Katherine Hepburn and Peter O’Toole once visited the Wicklow Arms.

From Business ETC A woman won €20,000 in damages for banging her knee on a restaurant table leg Hospitality

A woman won €20,000 in damages for banging her knee on a restaurant table leg

The case could cause problems for the hospitality trade as similar dining setups are used everywhere.

From Business ETC A 160-year-old Wicklow pub that hosted Hollywood royalty is cleared for development Building And Property

A 160-year-old Wicklow pub that hosted Hollywood royalty is cleared for development

Famous names such as Katherine Hepburn and Peter O’Toole once visited the Wicklow Arms.

# hospitality - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

The number of Brits visiting Ireland has plunged

The pound’s weakness after the Brexit vote is blamed for the sudden drop in traffic.

From Business ETC The number of Brits visiting Ireland has plunged Tourism

The number of Brits visiting Ireland has plunged

The pound’s weakness after the Brexit vote is blamed for the sudden drop in traffic.

# hospitality - Sunday 26 March, 2017

With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events

The average visitor spends more than €1,500 on accommodation and other needs.

# hospitality - Thursday 23 March, 2017

With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events

The average visitor spends more than €1,500 on accommodation and other needs.

# hospitality - Monday 20 March, 2017

From Business ETC One of the country's biggest linen laundries is going on a hiring drive in Cork Hospitality

One of the country's biggest linen laundries is going on a hiring drive in Cork

Kings Laundry already employs more than 300 people at its Dublin base.

# hospitality - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From Business ETC With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events Tourism

With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events

The average visitor spends more than €1,500 on accommodation and other needs.

# hospitality - Saturday 18 March, 2017

These were the most expensive hotels sold in Ireland last year

The biggest deal of the year was the sale of the DoubleTree by Hilton in south Dublin.

# hospitality - Friday 17 March, 2017

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

# hospitality - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From Business ETC These were the most expensive hotels sold in Ireland last year Building And Property

These were the most expensive hotels sold in Ireland last year

The biggest deal of the year was the sale of the DoubleTree by Hilton in south Dublin.

# hospitality - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

# hospitality - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From Business ETC Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon Hospitality

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

'What happens when your father, the founder and managing director of the company, dies?'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Westmeath-based firm Wines Direct.

# hospitality - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'What happens when your father, the founder and managing director of the company, dies?'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Westmeath-based firm Wines Direct.

# hospitality - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From Business ETC 'What happens when your father, the founder and managing director of the company, dies?' Food And Drink

'What happens when your father, the founder and managing director of the company, dies?'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Westmeath-based firm Wines Direct.

# hospitality - Monday 6 March, 2017

A five-star resort owned by JP McManus is creating 300 new jobs in Limerick

Limerick’s Adare Manor will recruit 300 new staff over the coming months.

From Business ETC A five-star resort owned by JP McManus is going on a major recruitment drive Hospitality

A five-star resort owned by JP McManus is going on a major recruitment drive

Limerick’s Adare Manor will recruit 300 new staff over the coming months.

Homeowner says new Dublin city centre hotel would block his 'right to light'

Mark and Andrew Cosgrave want to build a 175-bed hotel in Dublin city centre.

From Business ETC Homeowner says new Dublin city centre hotel would block his 'right to light' Building And Property

Homeowner says new Dublin city centre hotel would block his 'right to light'

Mark and Andrew Cosgrave want to build a 175-bed hotel in Dublin city centre.

# hospitality - Friday 3 March, 2017

Ireland's answer to the Orient Express train lost almost half a million euro

However, the Belmond Grand Hibernian did not have a full operational season last year.

From Business ETC Local businessman pushes on with effort to open hotel and casino in Offaly Building And Property

Local businessman pushes on with effort to open hotel and casino in Offaly

Patrick Leneghan’s Bridge House Hotel wants to build a new complex in Tullamore.

From Business ETC Ireland's answer to the Orient Express train lost almost half a million euro Hospitality

Ireland's answer to the Orient Express train lost almost half a million euro

However, the Belmond Grand Hibernian did not have a full operational season last year.

# hospitality - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From Business ETC The head of Ireland's largest hotel group says reports that Dublin is too expensive are 'rubbish' Hospitality

The head of Ireland's largest hotel group says reports that Dublin is too expensive are 'rubbish'

Dalata boss Pat McCann said room rates in the capital are much lower than other European destinations.

# hospitality - Friday 17 February, 2017

From Business ETC Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds is looking to open a 'quirky' new music venue in Dublin Food And Drink

Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds is looking to open a 'quirky' new music venue in Dublin

The premises will include a gastro bar that serves ‘rustic’ Irish food.

# hospitality - Sunday 12 February, 2017

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west

The bulk of Wild Atlantic Way travellers opt to head south – and bypass Sligo and Donegal.

# hospitality - Friday 10 February, 2017

'You need to confront customer complaints. The more aggressive they get, the more polite I am'

The owner of one of Ireland’s most famous hotels delivers a masterclass in customer service.

# hospitality - Thursday 9 February, 2017

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west

The bulk of Wild Atlantic Way travellers opt to head south – and bypass Sligo and Donegal.

From Business ETC 'You need to confront customer complaints. The more aggressive they get, the more polite I am' Hospitality

'You need to confront customer complaints. The more aggressive they get, the more polite I am'

The owner of one of Ireland’s most famous hotels delivers a masterclass in customer service.

From Business ETC Tourism Ireland says turning landmarks green for Paddy's Day is worth €10m in free publicity Tourism

Tourism Ireland says turning landmarks green for Paddy's Day is worth €10m in free publicity

The state agency spent €25,000 on the programme last year.

# hospitality - Monday 6 February, 2017

More than a third of Airbnb listings outside Dublin aren't lived in by their owners

The figures come as lawmakers consider regulation amid the worsening housing crisis.

From Business ETC Shane Ross won't commit to preserving the tourism sector's reduced tax rate Tourism

Shane Ross won't commit to preserving the tourism sector's reduced tax rate

The tourism minister said the industry would thrive, ’9% VAT or not’.

# hospitality - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From Business ETC More than a third of Airbnb listings outside Dublin aren't lived in by their owners Policy

More than a third of Airbnb listings outside Dublin aren't lived in by their owners

The figures come as lawmakers consider regulation amid the worsening housing crisis.