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# hospitality - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From Business ETC What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west Tourism

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 - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'I wanted a clean break after my brother died. I was lucky, not many people can change career'

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin restaurant Seapoint.

# hospitality - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From Business ETC 'I wanted a clean break after my brother died. I was lucky, not many people can change career' Hospitality

'I wanted a clean break after my brother died. I was lucky, not many people can change career'

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin restaurant Seapoint.

# hospitality - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'

This bar and restaurant owner wanted a new business to kickstart stagnant trade in Sligo.

From Business ETC Why reports of travel agents' demise may have been greatly exaggerated Tourism

Why reports of travel agents' demise may have been greatly exaggerated

The industry is expecting double-digit growth in trade this year.

# hospitality - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'

This bar and restaurant owner wanted a new business to kickstart stagnant trade in Sligo.

# hospitality - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

A new Dublin hotel backed by Denis O'Brien will be aimed at tech-savvy travellers

The 202-room Aloft-branded property is planned for the Liberties.

# hospitality - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From Business ETC A new Dublin hotel backed by Denis O'Brien will be aimed at tech-savvy travellers Hospitality

A new Dublin hotel backed by Denis O'Brien will be aimed at tech-savvy travellers

The 202-room Aloft-branded property is planned for the Liberties.

From Business ETC 'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it' Insights

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'

This bar and restaurant owner wanted a new business to kickstart stagnant trade in Sligo.

# hospitality - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Losses top €5m at Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf course

The US president-elect has pumped €20 million into upgrading the facility so far.

From Business ETC Losses top €5m at Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf course Hospitality

Losses top €5m at Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf course

The US president-elect has pumped €20 million into upgrading the facility so far.

# hospitality - Monday 9 January, 2017

The former Zanzibar Hotel on Dublin's north quays has been sold to an aparthotel group

Lockeliving reportedly wants to develop more than 100 rooms at the site.

From Business ETC The former Zanzibar Hotel on Dublin's north quays has been sold to an aparthotel group Building And Property

The former Zanzibar Hotel on Dublin's north quays has been sold to an aparthotel group

Lockeliving reportedly wants to develop more than 100 rooms at the site.

# hospitality - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From Business ETC Activists cleared for High Court challenge to cruise ships docking at Dún Laoghaire Transport

Activists cleared for High Court challenge to cruise ships docking at Dún Laoghaire

The group behind the legal campaign is worried about the impact on birds, whales and otters.

# hospitality - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From Business ETC The country's first floating hotel could be open in Cork this summer Tourism

The country's first floating hotel could be open in Cork this summer

Businessman Sam Field Corbett says he’s only sweating on planning approval for the project.

The Cliffs of Moher had record visitors last year - but facilities are barely coping in peak season

The attraction has tried discounts to encourage groups to come at less busy times.

From Business ETC The Cliffs of Moher had record visitors last year - but facilities are barely coping in peak season Tourism

The Cliffs of Moher had record visitors last year - but facilities are barely coping in peak season

The attraction has tried discounts to encourage groups to come at less busy times.

# hospitality - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'Staycationing' Brits are the biggest threat to the Irish tourism industry this year

IHF president Joe Dolan says businesses in the border counties are in for a tough 2017.

From Business ETC 'Staycationing' Brits are the biggest threat to the Irish tourism industry this year Tourism

'Staycationing' Brits are the biggest threat to the Irish tourism industry this year

IHF president Joe Dolan says businesses in the border counties are in for a tough 2017.

# hospitality - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From Business ETC Irish hotels slammed for taking in record cash while workers are on 'poverty pay' Hospitality

Irish hotels slammed for taking in record cash while workers are on 'poverty pay'

Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan said that frontline staff should be getting more money.

From Business ETC Ireland's tourism business body has hatched a plan to net the industry an extra €2bn Tourism

Ireland's tourism business body has hatched a plan to net the industry an extra €2bn

ITIC thinks the government isn’t ambitious enough when it comes to tourist targets.

# hospitality - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From Business ETC Daily rates for Dublin hotels hit a record high in November Hospitality

Daily rates for Dublin hotels hit a record high in November

There was also a slight fall in demand, although occupancy rates are still above the European average.

# hospitality - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From Business ETC Iconic Irish businesswoman and Budget Travel founder Gillian Bowler has died Tourism

Iconic Irish businesswoman and Budget Travel founder Gillian Bowler has died

She also founded Clickandgo.com and served as chair for Irish Life and Permanent.

# hospitality - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Almost 400 jobs saved as Wexford's Celtic Linen gets a new backer

The company, Ireland’s largest independent linen supplier, went into examinership after heavy losses.

From Business ETC Almost 400 jobs secured as Wexford's Celtic Linen gets a new backer Services

Almost 400 jobs secured as Wexford's Celtic Linen gets a new backer

The company, Ireland’s largest independent linen supplier, went into examinership after heavy losses.

# hospitality - Monday 12 December, 2016

From Business ETC More than a year after Clerys' shock closure, the store's redevelopment has been cleared Building And Property

More than a year after Clerys' shock closure, the store's redevelopment has been cleared

The retailer was shut down with the loss of more than 450 jobs overnight.

# hospitality - Friday 2 December, 2016

From Business ETC Losses snowball at luxury Kilkenny retreat Mount Juliet Hospitality

Losses snowball at luxury Kilkenny retreat Mount Juliet

A plan to build more residential houses on the estate was recently shot down by Kilkenny councillors.

# hospitality - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ryanair launches new package holiday service

The low-cost carrier has launched ‘Ryanair Holidays’ in Ireland, the UK and Germany.

From Business ETC Ryanair moves closer to becoming the 'Amazon of air travel' with package-holiday bookings Transport

Ryanair moves closer to becoming the 'Amazon of air travel' with package-holiday bookings

The low-cost carrier launched ‘Ryanair Holidays’ in Ireland, the UK and Germany.

# hospitality - Monday 28 November, 2016

'The numbers speak for themselves' - Shane Ross insists he is not failing on tourism

The minister has come under fire from hospitality bigwigs for not being proactive enough in his portfolio.

From Business ETC 'The numbers speak for themselves' - Shane Ross insists he is not failing on tourism Tourism

'The numbers speak for themselves' - Shane Ross insists he is not failing on tourism

The TD has come under fire from hospitality bigwigs for not being proactive enough in his portfolio.

# hospitality - Sunday 27 November, 2016

The firm behind Longford's €230m holiday park expects it to be fully booked in its first year

But Center Parcs’ Ireland director expects the first 12 months of business to be ‘a challenge’.

# hospitality - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

From Business ETC The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale Hospitality

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

From Business ETC The firm behind Longford's €230m holiday park expects it to be fully booked in its first year Tourism

The firm behind Longford's €230m holiday park expects it to be fully booked in its first year

But Center Parcs’ Ireland director expects the first 12 months of business to be ‘a challenge’.

# hospitality - Monday 21 November, 2016

'We could put 300 rooms in our new Dublin hotel - but planning is an absolute joke'

Height restrictions are making the accommodation squeeze worse, according to Ireland’s largest hotelier.

From Business ETC 'We could put 300 rooms in our new Dublin hotel - but planning is an absolute joke' Building And Property

'We could put 300 rooms in our new Dublin hotel - but planning is an absolute joke'

Height restrictions are making the accommodation squeeze worse, according to Ireland’s largest hotelier.

# hospitality - Friday 18 November, 2016

From Business ETC Airbnb is going from home-sharing to booking your entire trip Tourism

Airbnb is going from home-sharing to booking your entire trip

The company has launched a service for arranging local activities and events.

# hospitality - Friday 4 November, 2016

From Business ETC Giant cruise ships to dock at Dún Laoghaire after massive harbour plan gets go-ahead Transport

Giant cruise ships to dock at Dún Laoghaire after massive harbour plan gets go-ahead

But the company behind the project had campaigned for an even-larger berth.

# hospitality - Thursday 27 October, 2016

One of Ireland's biggest hotels is set to be built on the doorstep of Dublin Airport

The facility will have 400 beds and will be less than 100 metres away from Terminal 2.