Summer Bookings - hotels begin slow recovery according to latest IHF survey

08.04.2021

The latest industry survey* from the Irish Hotels Federation shows early signs that hotels in certain parts of the country are beginning to see an uplift in bookings for July and August. This follows the Government’s recent announcement that it will look at the reopening of hotels and guesthouses in June. With booking levels averaging 23% for July and 21% for August - the key summer months - IHF Chief Executive, Tim Fenn, is encouraging people to plan their holidays and breaks early while there is plenty of choice and availability around.

Hoteliers Welcome Progress on Roadmap for Reopening Tourism

30.03.2021

Ireland’s hotel and guesthouse community have welcomed the Taoiseach’s announcement today on the reopening of society in which he said that the Government will look in May at the reopening of hotels and guesthouses in June. Elaina Fitzgerald Kane, President of the Irish Hotels Federation stated: “This is very encouraging news for people seeking a well-deserved break and for the many thousands of people employed across the tourism sector who are currently laid off.”

HOTEL SUMMER BOOKINGS REMAIN AT HISTORIC LOW

12.03.2021

Hoteliers Call for urgent Government action to aid survival as latest industry survey shows average booking levels of just 21% across July and August. 

The latest industry survey* from the Irish Hotels Federation reveals a collapse in new hotel bookings following the Government’s update on Covid restrictions on 23rd February. The sector is effectively at a standstill with no net new bookings as cancellations wipe out any new business. Hotels and guesthouses are now facing enormous uncertainty without much-needed clarity and additional supports from the Government.  

Reopening of hospitality - statement from the Irish Hotels Federation

21.02.2021

MEDIA STATEMENT

"Urgent Additional Supports Required to Safeguard Hotels and Livelihoods they Support"

Latest hotel survey: Hotels call for certainty around supports

22.02.2021

HOTELIERS CALL FOR CERTAINTY AROUND SUPPORTS

Historically low bookings levels for summer months

 

  • Latest industry survey shows average booking levels of just 20% across July and August
  • Hoteliers say certainty around business and employee supports critical

 

Hoteliers Welcome Fáilte Ireland 2021 Plans

01.02.2021
 

MEDIA STATEMENT


Hoteliers Welcome Fáilte Ireland 2021 Plans

Statement on Quarantine Facilities

26.01.2021
 

MEDIA STATEMENT


Statement on Quarantine Facilities

€2.6BN HIT TO IRISH HOTEL REVENUES IN 2020

07.01.2021

€2.6BN HIT TO IRISH HOTEL REVENUES IN 2020

Hotels in Urgent Call to Government Seeking Emergency Tourism Budget

 

  • Latest IHF industry survey reveals 60% drop in revenues in 2020 and bleak start to 2021
  • 9.5 million bednights lost last year as annual room occupancy plummeted to 30%
  • Additional sectoral supports critical to safeguard industry and restore employment

 

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