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#Hospitality Industry

# hospitality-industry - This year 2022

Reduced 9% VAT rate for hospitality sector to be extended until February 2023
# Covid Supports
# Covid Supports

Reduced 9% VAT rate for hospitality sector to be extended until February 2023

May 10th 2022, 12:08 PM 19,900 Views 33 Comments

The special 9% rate for the hospitality sector was introduced in 2020 in a bid to lessen the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid blamed for delays to plan promising Irish nightlife revival
# Night-time Economy
# Night-time Economy

Covid blamed for delays to plan promising Irish nightlife revival

Apr 10th 2022, 11:54 AM 22,176 Views 16 Comments

The spread of Covid-19 last December is being blamed for the delay.

# hospitality-industry - Last year 2021

Hospitality sector express anger and disappointment at 'closure in camouflage' 8pm curfew
# Reaction
# Reaction

Hospitality sector express anger and disappointment at 'closure in camouflage' 8pm curfew

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 7:39 PM 33,525 Views 63 Comments

The restrictions are set to be in place until 30 January.

Donnelly favours ‘urgent sanctions’ for outlets not checking Covid certificates
# Covid-19 Entry Rules
# Covid-19 Entry Rules

Donnelly favours ‘urgent sanctions’ for outlets not checking Covid certificates

Nov 7th 2021, 6:51 PM 44,309 Views 127 Comments

The Health Minister said venues not complying with the law are putting lives at risk.

Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening
# Showdown
# Showdown

Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening

Jun 30th 2021, 7:53 AM 13,061 Views 57 Comments

The industry has reacted furiously to the postponed return of indoor dining.

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector
# Hospitality Industry
# Hospitality Industry

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:01 PM 14,770 Views 60 Comments

Both restaurateurs and vintners’ representatives have called on the Government to explain the impact of the Delta variant.

# hospitality-industry - All time

Opinion: It is time to ban employers from keeping workers' tips
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It is time to ban employers from keeping workers' tips

Feb 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 19,963 Views 27 Comments

‘A pattern began to emerge: the more sophisticated the operation the more sophisticated the method of syphoning the tips’, writes James Larkin.

The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee
# Flat Hike
# Flat Hike

The hospitality VAT hike has kicked in and customers might notice a jump in their morning coffee

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:43 PM 43,693 Views 91 Comments

Hotels, restaurants and hairdressers are among those affected.

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?

Oct 9th 2018, 10:24 AM 36,566 Views 102 Comments

Industry figures say it could lead to job losses in the sector.

Bill aims to give hospitality workers the right to keep their tips
# Seanad
# Seanad

Bill aims to give hospitality workers the right to keep their tips

Jan 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 28,181 Views 32 Comments

Research carried out in Galway found that 34% of workers regularly had their employers withhold their tips.

'It's really a case of 'no room at the inn'': Lord Mayor accuses hotels of discrimination
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It's really a case of 'no room at the inn'': Lord Mayor accuses hotels of discrimination

May 27th 2017, 6:16 AM 11,418 Views 30 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Dublin is calling for sanctions against hotels that have refused homeless families.

Hotels are raking in the cash - and here's how much they make on every room
# Inn The Black
# Inn The Black

Hotels are raking in the cash - and here's how much they make on every room

Aug 12th 2015, 11:49 AM 35,815 Views 45 Comments

Tourists have been flocking to the country and hoteliers are reaping the spoils.

Fancy buying an iconic hotel? Why not buy three
# On The Block
# On The Block

Fancy buying an iconic hotel? Why not buy three

Jun 11th 2014, 12:38 PM 21,032 Views 9 Comments

Just the €30m.

North American visitors drive summer tourism increase
# Summer Holiday
# Summer Holiday

North American visitors drive summer tourism increase

Aug 30th 2013, 2:16 PM 5,672 Views 33 Comments

There were over two million overseas trips to Ireland between May and July, a 7.6 per cent rise on the same period last year.

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’
# Hospitality Industry
# Hospitality Industry

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’

Sep 25th 2012, 11:45 AM 8,500 Views 36 Comments

The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.

Angry Belgians take action over Ikea's cheap meatballs
# Meatball Madness
From The Daily Edge
# Meatball Madness

Angry Belgians take action over Ikea's cheap meatballs

Jan 2nd 2012, 4:12 PM 16,203 Views 29 Comments

Restaurant owners believe Ikea’s low prices are undermining their own businesses – so they have begun bussing homeless people in for dinner.