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PRESS RELEASE: National Hotel Employee of the Year Announced

28.02.2020

   

NATIONAL HOTEL EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

Debbie Nnaya, Radisson Blu, Limerick wins 2019 IHF award
 

PRESS RELEASE: New IHF President's call to incoming Government

28.02.2020

                     PUT TOURISM BACK AT CABINET TABLE

   New IHF President’s call to incoming Government

 

IHF AGM & Conference 24th – 25th February 2020

 

 

Galway, Tuesday, 25th February 2020:                   

PRESS RELEASE: IHF announces 2020 Quality Employer award winners

28.02.2020

 

GOLD STARS FOR IRISH HOTELS

IHF announces 2020 Quality Employer award winners

 

 

Nine hotels across the country were recognised for excellence in human resource management last night at the Irish Hotels Federation’s national Quality Employers Awards 2020.

SUSTAINABILITY – HOTELS CALL FOR INCREASED FUNDING

25.02.2020

 

IHF AGM and Conference 24-25th February 2020

  • 93% of Irish hotels and guesthouses are planning sustainability projects in 2020
  • Key areas include energy conservation, single use plastic and waste reduction
  • More funding needed to support investment and expertise required

Galway, Tuesday, 25th February 2020 

HOTELIERS SLAM LEGAL PROFESSION FOR EXCESSIVE INSURANCE COSTS

25.02.2020

 

IHF President says lawyers can play a major role in bringing down premiums

IHF AGM and Conference 24th - 25th February 2020

Galway, Monday, 24th February 2020                   

Press Release: Irish Hotels’ Business Sentiment Slips

24.02.2020

 

IRISH HOTELS’ BUSINESS SENTIMENT SLIPS

Annual survey of members of the Irish Hotels Federation

 

IHF AGM and Conference 24-25th February 2020

 

Hotels Report on Mixed Year for Sector

24.02.2020

HOTELS REPORT ON MIXED YEAR FOR SECTOR

IHF AGM and Conference 24-25th February 2020

 

  • 73%¹ average national room occupancy rate in 2019
  • Over 10.9 million overseas visits²
  • €9.2 billion³ in total tourism revenue generated
  • Over 90,000 new tourism jobs created since 2011

 

PRESS RELEASE: Hoteliers Call for Decisive Action to Support Tourism

28.01.2020

HOTELIERS CALL FOR DECISIVE ACTION TO SUPPORT TOURISM

Continued growth in tourism cannot be taken for granted

 

  • Tourism Policy document for general election published by Irish Hotels Federation
  • Tourism supports over 260,000 jobs and contributes €2 billion to the economy annually
  • Over 90,000 new tourism jobs created since 2011

 

Press Release: CHALLENGING OUTLOOK FOR HOTELS FOR 2020

19.12.2019

Results of latest IHF industry barometer

 

  • Concerns remain high around Brexit and high cost of doing business
  • Mixed business performances reported for 2019
  • UK business continues to decrease with softening in other key markets
  • Slowdown in overseas visitor numbers confirmed in latest CSO figures

 

PRESS RELEASE: Hoteliers Criticise Missed Opportunity to Support Tourism

08.10.2019

Irish Tourism Entering Perfect Storm with Brexit and Cost Increases
 

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has criticized Government’s decision not to reverse the tourism VAT hike, which came into effect following last year’s budget. Michael Lennon, President of the IHF said the increase in VAT from 9% to 13.5% has seriously undermined Irish tourism’s international competitiveness and the ability of tourism enterprises such as hotels to re-invest in their business and local economy.

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