IHF rolls out branch employee of the year awards

23.11.2017

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has begun rolling out a Branch Employee of the Year awards scheme to celebrate and recognise exceptional employees who make an outstanding contribution to their workplace. Over 60,000 people are employed by hotels and guesthouses across the country in all areas of operations including food and beverage; catering; accommodation services; reception; leisure centre and spa facility management; sales and marketing; human resources; IT; management and finance.

 

PRESS RELEASE Hoteliers Welcome Retention of 9% VAT Rate

10.10.2017

HOTELIERS WELCOME RETENTION OF 9% VAT RATE

 

·        Pro-tourism measure vote of confidence in industry as Brexit bites

·        Supports creation of thousands of jobs

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: Dublin Youth Check in to Tourism Careers Roadshow

28.09.2017

DUBLIN YOUTH CHECK IN TO TOURISM CAREERS ROADSHOW

·        Industry seeks to recruit 6,000 entry-level employees every year

Press Release: Young People Urged to Consider a Career in Tourism

21.08.2017

Young people urged to CONSIDER A CAREER IN TOURISM

 

·        Tourism businesses looking to recruit 6,000 entry-level positions every year

·        Wide range of exciting career opportunities available

 

Hoteliers call for decisive actions now to be tourism ready for Brexit

28.02.2017

HOTELIERS CALL FOR DECISIVE ACTIONS NOW TO BE TOURISM READY FOR BREXIT

 

·    €24m increase in funding for tourism marketing over next three years with €10m in 2017

·    Visitors numbers from NI and GB markets  falling

·    9 out of 10 hoteliers say Brexit a significant concern

Hoteliers report strong start to 2017

28.02.2017

HOTELIERS REPORT STRONG START TO 2017

 

·         Almost 3 in 4 (74%) report business levels up compared to this time last year

·         Seven in ten (71%) say advance bookings are up

·         Notable increases in business levels from domestic, US and continental markets

·         Visitors numbers from NI and GB markets  falling

Hoteliers tackle food waste

28.02.2017

ANYONE FOR SECONDS?

HOTELIERS TACKLE FOOD WASTE

·         2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism

·         7 out of 10 have introduced measures to tackle waste

·         75% moved to new purchasing methods to reduce waste

·         New guidelines announced

Hoteliers call for measures to tackle rising costs

27.02.2017

HOTELIERS CALL FOR MEASURES TO TACKLE RISING INSURANCE COSTS

 

  • 71% say increasing insurance costs having a ‘significant negative impact’
  • Insurance costs now at €42 million, equivalent to €730 per bedroom
  • Some hoteliers reporting premiums increases of over 50 per cent

 

 

Hotel report shows substantial growth in Tourism

27.02.2017

HOTEL REPORT SHOWS SUBSTANTIAL GROWTH IN TOURISM 

Annual Hotels Sector Report Published by Irish Hotels Federation

 

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