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#Hotel Industry

# hotel-industry - Monday 16 November, 2015

The world's biggest hotel company is about to be born

And a few high-profile hotels in Ireland are caught up in the deal.

# hotel-industry - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Hotels are raking in the cash - and here's how much they make on every room

Tourists have been flocking to the country and hoteliers are reaping the spoils.

# hotel-industry - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Airbnb is about to be worth more than almost any hotel chain in the world

That’s despite the company still losing a fortune each year.

# hotel-industry - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Bewley's Hotels are about to disappear as a new Dublin hotel king is crowned

Ireland’s biggest hotel operator has agreed to buy 9 hotels for €455 million.

# hotel-industry - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Inside the first new hotel to open in Dublin for nearly 2 years... and it's so hipster it hurts

If you’ve been waiting for a room with vinyl and foosball then your prayers have been answered.

# hotel-industry - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Fancy buying an iconic hotel? Why not buy three

Just the €30m.

# hotel-industry - Monday 16 August, 2010

HOTEL CHAIN Crowne Plaza has introduced grass to its meetings rooms in a bizarre move to increase creativity.

The chain is rolling out turf based floors across its hotels in the UK and Ireland. The chain’s Northwood Hotel in Dublin will have a grass meeting room available at no extra cost all this week. A spokeswoman for Corwne said that staff will water the grass each evening and that all the usual meeting room facilities will remain the same.

Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph Angela Whitlock, author of Walk on the Grass, said: “Research has shown that by the age of 25, as much as 98% of our creativity has vanished.

“The look and feel of the grass is said to remind guests of their childhood and therefore free them of societal barriers that restrict creativity.

“Crowne Plaza’s initiative is perfect because it breaks down the self-imposed rules that prevent us from achieving our full potential.”

Lets hope they turn on the air conditioning – we don’t want wet feet and a ‘grassy arse’.