The Irish Hotels Federation says the controlled environment of hotels can help to minimise the number and extent of social gatherings in home settings, thereby significantly reducing the risk this Christmas. Photograph: iStock

Hoteliers are calling on the Government to allow people to travel outside their county and to permit indoor dining in hotels, including for non-reside(...)

Survey from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) suggests additional measures have hit the sector hard

Hotel bookings have collapsed in the wake of additional Government restrictions to curb the coronavirus with up to 88 per cent of hotel rooms expecte(...)

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn and Taoiseach Micheál Martin  during a post-Cabinet press briefing at Government Buildings. Photograph: PA Photo

and STEPHEN MAGUIRE People across the Border from Co Donegal have been urged to use their “civil an moral conscience” if considering visiting the coun(...)

Photograph: iStock

Hoteliers warn that almost three-quarters of Irish tourism-related jobs are at risk of being wiped out this year if the Government does not step in wi(...)

The average daily rate (ADR) for Irish hotels was down 24.6 per cent to €106.94 last month

While more people have taken so-called “staycations” over the summer, occupancy rates at Irish hotels were two-thirds lower in July than for the same (...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said  ‘the vast amount of businesses are staying open, the vast amount of social life is going to continue, so the measures are proportionate,’ he said. Photograph: Collins

Firstly, is it a lockdown or not? Well, that depends on who you ask. Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly insists it is not a lockdown and residents (...)

Average room occupancy nationally stood at 42 per cent for the month of July

Occupancy rates at Irish hotels were down by over half in July despite a rise in the number of people taking holidays locally. New figures published (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Government’s stimulus package does not “go far enough to prevent firms from folding”, a former secretary general of the Department of Finance, Joh(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Business leaders gave a generally cautious welcome to the Government’s stimulus package, which includes more than 50 measures designed to reboot econo(...)

A waiter holds a sanitiser at a restaurant in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday. Irish restaurants are set to reopen on June 29th. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty Images

The hospitality industry has welcomed the publication of new guidelines on how it can reopen safely as coronavirus restrictions begin to lift, but som(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »