HOTELIERS WELCOME ACTION PLAN FOR JOBS 2013

22.02.2013

 

22nd February 2013

HOTELIERS WELCOME ACTION PLAN FOR JOBS 2013

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) today welcomed the inclusion of initiatives to attract increased air services and overseas visitors as key tourism policies in the Government’s 2013 Action plan for Jobs. In welcoming strategic initiatives by Minister Varadkar, the IHF stated these policies further strengthened the position of tourism as the engine force of the Government’s economic policy.

HOTELIERS WELCOME PRO-TOURISM INITIATIVES IN FINANCE BILL 2013

14.02.2013

 

Wednesday 13th February 2013: The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) today welcomed a range of pro-tourism measures announced by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan as part of the Finance Bill 2013. The Bill includes measures to improve access to equity finance for tourism accommodation, incentives to encourage the construction of new aviation facilities, a rebate on diesel fuel for coach operators and a higher VAT threshold of €1.25m.

THE GATHERING PINS - NOW AVAILABLE!

12.02.2013

 

The Irish Hotels Federation have produced a Pin specially designed in support of "The Gathering 2013".

This year, the welcome that Ireland extends to visitors is nowhere more prevalent than in our hotels and guesthouses. With this in mind, we are delighted to make The Gathering pins available to Members and we encourage you to use these as a gift or gesture, particularly for international visitors to your property.

HOTELIERS WELCOME DEAL ON PROMISSORY NOTES

07.02.2013

 

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) today welcomed the Government’s announcement of a deal with the ECB on the IBRC Anglo Irish promissory notes. Tim Fenn, Chief Executive, IHF stated that the deal will provide a much-needed boost to consumer confidence and people’s ability to spend in the local economy, which will in turn have a significant positive effect on tourism.

ENDS

FOR INFORMATION:

Eoin Quinn / Orla Molloy   Tel: 01 6760168

IHF ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2013 BOOK NOW

05.02.2013

 

The Irish Hotels Federation Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition - Showtel - will take place in the The Malton Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry on the 3rd, 4th & 5th March 2013. The conference is the top industry event for Irish hotel and guesthouse owners and managers. 

HOTELIERS URGE GOVERNMENT TO SAFEGUARD AER LINGUS’ HEATHROW LANDING SLOTS

18.12.2012

 

Tuesday 18th December 2012
 

HOTELIERS URGE GOVERNMENT TO SAFEGUARD AER LINGUS’ HEATHROW LANDING SLOTS

Ryanair Proposal Would Have Detrimental Implications for Ireland’s Tourism Industry

Budget 2013 Overviews

06.12.2012

Please click on the links below to see the reports and highlights of Budget 2013

Crowe Horwath

Grant Thornton

IBEC

PwC

 

 

BUDGET REACTION FROM IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION

06.12.2012

Wednesday, 5th December 2012

 

BUDGET REACTION FROM IRISH HOTELS FEDERATION

 

  • Significant boost provided to date by the 9% tourism VAT rate
  • Greater certainty needed around retention of tourism VAT rate into 2014
  • Hoteliers welcome broad retention of current levels of tourism marketing funding

 

Hoteliers Express Concern at 2.9% drop in overseas visitors

26.10.2012

 

HOTELIERS EXPRESS CONCERN AT 2.9 PER CENT DROP IN OVERSEAS VISITORS
The Gathering 2013 Provides an Enormous Opportunity to Re-Energise Irish Tourism

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