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Special Olympics Collection Day - Friday 20th April

19.04.2018

 

The IHF is happy to support Special Olympics Ireland.

Special Olympics Ireland enables adults and children from the age of 4, with an intellectual disability, transform their lives through sport. Their involvement with Special Olympics also provides a gateway to friendship, fitness, acceptance and joy. Your support will help ensure that athletes can continue to compete, excel and enjoy sport.

Press Release: HOTELIERS WELCOME CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT PERMIT REGULATIONS

15.03.2018

HOTELIERS WELCOME CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT PERMIT REGULATIONS

Changes will help to ease chef shortage

The Irish Hotels Federation welcomes the changes announced today by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD to the Employment Permit Regulations, which will help ease the serious shortage of chefs that is currently hampering the hospitality industry.

PRESS RELEASE: IHF ANNOUNCES 2018 QUALITY EMPLOYER AWARD WINNERS

08.03.2018
The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has announced the winners of its national Quality Employers Awards 2018, which acknowledge excellence in human resource management across Ireland’s hotel and guesthouse sector.  The awards were presented by Brendan Griffin, TD, and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport at the Federations’ 80th Annual Conference in Co. Cavan. 

PRESS RELEASE: HOTELS CHIEF CALLS FOR STRATEGIC APPROACH FOR SUSTAINING TOURISM GROWTH

05.03.2018
  • Calls for €300 million tourism allocation in Project Ireland 2040 to be front-loaded
  • Specific Marketing Fund of €30 million per year required
  • €1 billion being invested by hotel sector in the next three years
  • National plan must provide for required Government supports for sustainable tourism development
 

PRESS RELEASE: TECHNOLOGY IS MAKING HOTELS SMARTER

05.03.2018
  • Technology helping to increase guest satisfaction
  • Increased bandwidth and in-room technology is a key focus for investment
  • But poor broadband hampering progress in rural areas
  • Technology also helping to automate and simplify operations 
 

PRESS RELEASE: NEW PRESIDENT OF IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION ELECTED

27.02.2018

NEW PRESIDENT OF IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION ELECTED

Tuesday, 27th February 2018                       

PRESS RELEASE Hoteliers Call For Action On Rising Insurance Costs

26.02.2018

 

HOTELIERS CALL FOR ACTION ON RISING INSURANCE COSTS

  • Annual insurances costs reach €60 million per annum
  • Eight in ten hoteliers (83%) say costs having a “significant negative impact” on their business
  • Sector welcomes CIWG¹ report and call for speedy action on recommendations

 

PRESS RELEASE Hoteliers upbeat for 2018 but warn of risks to tourism growth

26.02.2018

 

Hoteliers upbeat for 2018 but warn of risks to tourism growth

 

  • Seven in ten reporting an increase in business levels compared to this time last year
  • Forward bookings up for US and continental Europe but NI and Great Britain continue to fall
  • Significant concerns regarding negative impact of Brexit persist

 

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