Dalata chief executive Pat McCann has his eye on six or seven sites in Dublin that he thinks might be suitable for new-build hotels, of the three- or four-star variety

It took just eight minutes for Irish hotel group Dalata to secure the necessary approval from shareholders yesterday for its next phase of empire buil(...)

At the Dalata EGM in the Clyde Hotel, Dublin, were (from left) Sean McKeon, company secretary and chief financial officer; John Hennessy, non-executive chairman and Pat McCann, chief executive. Photograph: Maxwells

Irish listed hotel group Dalata has received shareholder approval to raise €160 million in gross proceeds from the issuance of new shares. The move is(...)

Dalata held its recent agm  in the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin, formerly the Berkeley Court. The hotel is set to close for re-development from the end of the year. (Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN)

Hotel operator Dalata said on Tuesday that it is to close the historic Clyde Court Hotel, formerly the Berkeley Court, in Dublin’s Ballsbridge, on Ja(...)

The 9 per cent “tourist” VAT rate has become something of a hardy annual when it comes to the inevitable pre-budget pleading. The Government introduce(...)

Chief executive Pat McCann: there will continue to be opportunities to acquire well located assets

Hotel group Dalata is to raise a further €160 million in additional equity to fund more hotel purchases. The company made the announcement while repo(...)

Dalata now has a portfolio of some 7,480 rooms across 46 hotels

Dalata is to rebrand 10 of its newly acquired hotels, including six which previously traded under the Bewley brand. The company said it is to invest €(...)

The high-profile landbank occupied by the Clyde Court and the Ballsbridge hotels in Dublin 4, which is estimated to be worth between €120-150m, seems destined to accommodate 490 apartments as well as a standalone hotel and a range of retail, restaurant and leisure facilities.

Trading at hotel group Dalata was “ahead of expectations” during the first quarter of the year the company said on Tuesday, as it expressed its inter(...)

Glenn Murray celebrates after scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace as Manchester City’s Joe Hart appeals for offside recently. Photograph: Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett

We are approaching, as Alex Ferguson once charmingly described it, the nerve wracking “squeaky bum time” of the English football season. Half the Iris(...)

Pat McCann, CEO, said that Dalata performed “very strongly” in 2014, with all hotels showing revenue growth. (Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Hotel group Dalata reported a 30.4 per cent boost in revenue in its maiden financial results as a public company on Tuesday, as it annouced its lates(...)

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