The Merrion hotel on Merrion Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The co-owner of the five-star Merrion hotel in Dublin recorded pre-tax losses of £16.55 million (€19.25m) last year as the impact of Covid-19 took its(...)

Merrion Hotel, Dublin: co-owner Hastings Hotels Group’s profit has dropped 39 per cent to £3.19 million in the competitive hotel sector. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Profits have tumbled almost 40 per cent at Northern Ireland’s largest hotel group, which is co-owner of Dublin’s five-star Merrion Hotel. Accounts j(...)

Sir William Hastings: showed his business acumen by developing his hotels  despite the  troubled times  in Northern Ireland.

Bill Hastings, who has died in his 90th year, was chair of the Hastings Hotels Group, which owns half a dozen of the North’s major hotels. He always t(...)

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin in which the Hastings Hotels Group holds a 50 per cent stake. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Profits at Northern Ireland’s largest privately owned hotel chain, Hastings Hotels Group, are up 21 per cent. Recently filed accounts show an increase(...)

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

New retail units along Baggot Street in Dublin are to be built as part of a major extension of the five-star Merrion Hotel, work on which will star(...)