IHF Welcomes New Tourism Minister

11.07.2014
IHF WELCOMES NEW TOURISM MINISTER
Hoteliers look forward to working closely with Minister Paschal Donohoe, TD
 
  Tourism’s success has been supported by targeted, pro-tourism Government measures

STATEMENT – GARTH BROOKS CONCERT CANCELLATIONS

08.07.2014
 
IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION STATEMENT – GARTH BROOKS CONCERTS
Shambolic Situation Has Caused Untold Damage to Irish Tourism
 
8th July 2014: The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) states that the cancellation of all five Garth Brooks concerts has dealt a severe blow to Irish tourism and will have a direct impact on hundreds of tourism businesses in Dublin and further afield. 
 

Garth Brooks Concerts - Statement Regarding Cancellations

03.07.2014
GARTH BROOKS CONCERTS - STATEMENT REGARDING CANCELLATIONS
 
The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) states that the cancellation of two of the Garth Brooks concerts later this month would have an extremely negative impact on Ireland’s image abroad as a tourist destination, disrupting the travel plans of many tens of thousands of visitors who would now be left disappointed. 
 

Hoteliers have Positive Outlook for Summer Season

24.06.2014

HOTELIERS HAVE POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR SUMMER SEASON

 72% of hoteliers see increase in advance summer bookings

 

·         86% of hoteliers are indicating a positive outlook for future trading conditions in 2014

·         42% of hoteliers expect to increase staffing levels over the next 12 months

REPORT SHOWS SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS MADE IN RESTRUCTURING IRISH HOTEL SECTOR DEBT

10.06.2014

REPORT SHOWS SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS MADE IN RESTRUCTURING IRISH HOTEL SECTOR DEBT

Overhanging debt remains an issue for many hotels, particularly outside large urban areas

 

·         Total hotel indebtedness estimated at €5.3bn (down from €6.7bn at the end of 2011)

·         Estimated €1.4bn in debt restructuring still required within the Irish hotel sector

Group demands Government action on Upward Only Rents

08.05.2014
A group of almost a dozen of the State’s foremost voices of industry, business and the retail and commercial sector today demanded action by the Government to end upward only rent reviews.
 
The group, representing thousands of retailers, small and medium business, exporters and industry, said the Government could no longer sit on its hands and hide behind legal advice that had the effect of devastating shops and commercial outlets across towns and cities around the country.
 

HOTELIERS WARN THAT FSAI CALORIES-ON-MENUS SCHEME MUST REMAIN VOLUNTARY

09.04.2014

HOTELIERS WARN THAT FSAI CALORIES-ON-MENUS SCHEME MUST REMAIN VOLUNTARY

Mandatory Calorie-Labelling Would Be Entirely Inappropriate for Hotels and Guesthouses, Says IHF

 

NEW PRESIDENT OF IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION ELECTED

26.02.2014

NEW PRESIDENT OF IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION ELECTED

 

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) today announced Stephen McNally as its newly elected President.  Stephen becomes the 35th President of the IHF, succeeding Michael Vaughan, and will hold the office for a two-year term.  The IHF is the premier representative tourism body in Ireland representing over 900 hotels and guesthouses which, combined, employ over 54,000 people throughout the country.

 

WINNERS OF GATHERING AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY THE IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION

27.02.2014

WINNERS OF GATHERING AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY THE IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION

 

Tuesday 25th February 2014: The Irish Hotels Federation today announced the winners of its Gathering Awards, recognising the lasting legacy created by community initiatives around the country following the Year of the Gathering.  Sponsored by Electric Ireland, the awards were presented at the IHF’s Annual Conference in Trim, Co Meath by Michael Ring, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

 

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