New Package Travel Directive will create confusion on the holiday market, warns the European hospitality industry

10.07.2013

The new Package Travel Directive will create confusion on the holiday market, warns the European hospitality industry

HOTREC, the business association representing the European hospitality industry, warned that the new rules proposed by the European Commission on package holidays could lead to a form of confusion on the holiday market that would be detrimental to both businesses and consumers.

HOTELIERS WELCOME DAILY BOSTON AND NEW YORK ROUTES FROM SHANNON

04.07.2013

HOTELIERS WELCOME DAILY BOSTON AND NEW YORK ROUTES FROM SHANNON

Aer Lingus to increase existing flights in 2014

 

HOTELIERS CONCERNED AT WEAKNESS IN IRISH DOMESTIC TOURISM

01.07.2013

HOTELIERS CONCERNED AT WEAKNESS IN IRISH DOMESTIC TOURISM 

Increase in Overseas Visitors Welcomed by Hotels Sector

 

  • 9% VAT rate must be retained to support domestic tourism
  • Hotels sector extremely sensitive to consumer demand at home
  • Domestic tourism accounts for 70% of hotel sector revenues

 

AIB Publishes Report in Association with Irish Hotels Federation

24.05.2013

In association with the Irish Hotels Federation, AIB today published an industry report examining the critical role played by the hotels sector in Ireland’s tourism industry.

HOTELS CHIEF WELCOMES SUPREME COURT DECISION ON REGISTERED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS

10.05.2013

 

HOTELS CHIEF WELCOMES SUPREME COURT DECISION ON REGISTERED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS

Hoteliers Call for Abolition of Hotels Wage Setting System

 

·         Sectoral wage-setting mechanisms inherently anti-business and anti-competitiveness

·         JLCs are out of touch with the realities confronting tourism businesses

·         All employment law should be created solely by legislation introduced by the Oireachtas

 

New Gathering Gestures App Launched

01.05.2013

 

Minister Michael Ring Launches New “Gathering” App

 

On May 1st Minister Michael Ring launched a brand new app for iPhones and android devices – designed specifically for The Gathering Ireland 2013. Called “Gathering Gestures”, the app has been created by Tourism Ireland, offering a wide variety of “gestures” to ensure our international visitors get more from their holiday here and an extra special welcome in this year of The Gathering.

Final route for the Wild Atlantic Way unveiled at Meitheal

02.05.2013

 

Please click on the image above to see the video for the final route of the Wild Atlantic Way which was unveiled at Meitheal by Minister Ring

 

HOTELIERS WELCOME INCREASE IN HOLIDAY MAKERS & BUSINESS TOURISM

21.04.2013

 

HOTELIERS WELCOME INCREASE IN HOLIDAY MAKERS & BUSINESS TOURISM

 

Thursday, 21st March 2013: The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) today welcomed the significant increase in hotel bednights achieved in 2012 (up 13% on last year). The increase follows a growth in both business trips (up 7.7%) and visits by holidaymakers (up 3.8%) compared with 2011.

 

BE OUR GUEST GUIDE 2013 LAUNCHED

11.04.2013

 

BE OUR GUEST GUIDE 2013 LAUNCHED

Ireland’s Largest Accommodation Guide - Special Edition for The Gathering

 

THE GATHERING CREATES PLATFORM FOR NEW APPROACH TO REGIONAL TOURISM

05.03.2013

 

 

Tuesday, 5th March 2013

 

THE GATHERING CREATES PLATFORM FOR NEW APPROACH TO REGIONAL TOURISM

 

  • 76% of hoteliers expect a growth in business in 2013 as a direct result of The Gathering
  • Local community involvement key to future success of regional tourism
  • Over 300 specific initiatives identified as offering potential beyond 2013

 

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