Dalata will seek planning for an additional 150 rooms at the Clayton  near Dublin Airport.

Listed Irish hotel group Dalata, which operates the Clayton and Maldron brands, will consider paying a first dividend to shareholders in 2017. Speak(...)

The Iseq’s bigger companies had mixed fortunes with Ryanair shares down 0.5 per cent.  Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Most European and US markets were ahead yesterday, with the S&P 500 Index at a four-month high, as investors shook off oil’s losses on failed out(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy hit out at the “lazy assumption” that just because house prices were rising, there would be “huge investment” in building. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A week dominated by reflections on the past did not put a stop to permutations of what the future holds. The progress of the economic recovery and how(...)

Pat McCann, chief executive of the Dalata Hotel Group: Total compensation came to €840,000 before shares were included.

The executive team at hotel management group Dalata received almost €2 million between them as part of their remuneration packages in 2015, almost do(...)

Pat McCann, chief executive of the State’s largest hotel management group, Dalata, said prices need to rise higher before necessary investment would be forthcoming. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Playing the poor mouth has always been something of a national sport in this country. However, it has become significantly more difficult for the Ir(...)

For sale: DIT’s Cathal Brugha Street hotel school

The news this week that DIT’s Cathal Brugha Street hotel school is for sale reminded me of the wonderful years I spent there in the late 1990s. The in(...)

The Clayton Hotel, Galway. Dalata launched the Clayton brand across 13 properties in Ireland and the UK last year.

Dalata, the country’s biggest hotel group and the owner of the Maldron and Clayton brands, says it will add a further “4,000 or 5,000” rooms to its to(...)

The Gresham Hotel  has more than 300 rooms and is understood to have scope for an upgrade.  Photograph:  Aidan Crawley

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) is set to put Dublin’s Gresham Hotel up for sale with a reported price tag of €80 million. It has been k(...)

Dalata now has well more than 3,000 hotel rooms in Dublin, between owned, leased and managed properties

The Tara Towers hotel near Booterstown, which has been bought by Dalata for more than €13 million, is renowned as one of the ugliest hotels in Dublin.(...)

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(...)