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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Hotels

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# Your Say
Poll: Will the hospitality VAT hike make you go to restaurants less?
The 9% VAT rate for hotels, restaurants and hairdressing was increased to 13.5% in last year’s budget.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you welcome new hotels being built in Dublin?
A number of plans for new hotel developments in Dublin have been announced in recent months.
# Future Focus
Fancy sleeping underwater with a robot butler? Here's the future of staying in a hotel
Or just in your own private pod.
# Tourism
VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep
Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.
# Pay Up
Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences
Leinster House, which has around 1,000 TVs is only required to pay for one TV licence.
# Rock On
Hard Rock Hotel to open in Dublin in 2020
It will be based in the city centre.
# Dublin
Hotel was paid up to €5m to accommodate homeless people last year
New figures show that another hotel received between €2 million and €3 million.
# Homelessness
The number of homeless families staying in hotels in Dublin has shot up once again
The figures had been dropping, but November shows an increase in families staying in hotels.
# Accommodation
Irish aparthotel company Staycity planning tenfold expansion in Dublin by 2021
Staycity expects to have 1,500 apartments operating in Dublin by 2021.
# Unacceptable
'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'
Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.
# Hotel awards
A Dublin landmark has been named the best five-star hotel in Ireland
The Merrion took the prize in the Trivago awards.
# big business
Dublin hotelier received €8 million to house homeless families last year
The high payments to hoteliers has continued into 2017 with hotels and B&Bs receiving a total of €23.9 million for the six months to the end of June.
# family homelessness
'Mammy. I don't smile much anymore and I don't know why': Homelessness through the eyes of a child
The number of homeless children in ireland has quadrupled in three years.
'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July
While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.
# Homelessness
'It's absolutely disgraceful': There are still over 2,800 children homeless in Ireland
There were 1365 families with 2895 children staying in emergency accommodation in June.
# Emergency Accommodation
Cockroaches, mould and chronic drug abuse in front of children - life in homeless accommodation
New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.
# Homelessness
'Enough is enough': There are over 2,800 children homeless in Ireland
There were 1,312 families with 2,777 children homeless staying in emergency accommodation in May.
# homes or hubs
A changing promise: The Government said it would get families in hotels out of homelessness, but now it's putting them into hubs
A July deadline for getting families out of commercial hotels will not be met.
# Homelessness
Minister admits the July deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels will not be met
The Housing Minister made the announcement today.
# First Day Out
'This is about bringing a new energy': The Housing Minister was out-and-about for the first time today
Eoghan Murphy was the opening of a new 70-bed social housing building in Chapelizod.
# july deadline
Can Simon Coveney meet his own deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels?
It is unlikely that the July deadline for getting families out of hotels will be met.
# rebel hotel
A Cork hotel group is putting €50m into a project in the city's Victorian quarter
Trigon Hotels plans to expand the historic Metropole Hotel and build a sister property.
# Homelessness
'It's really a case of 'no room at the inn'': Lord Mayor accuses hotels of discrimination
The Lord Mayor of Dublin is calling for sanctions against hotels that have refused homeless families.
# Homelessness
Explainer: How does a homeless family end up having to present at a Garda station for shelter?
12 families slept in parks, Garda stations or offices on Tuesday night as they had no place else to go.
# Home Sweet Home
After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home
Fleming has been a strong campaigner on issues of homelessness in Ireland.
# Homelessness
Simon Coveney: Hotels will no longer be used to house homeless families by July
Using hotels to house families has risen hugely in recent times.
# D Hotel
One of Drogheda's fanciest hotels has been sold and is getting a facelift
The D Hotel was owned by Gerry Barrett, one of the country’s biggest boom-time developers.
# Live Aid
Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'
The report was based on sales by Ticketmaster Ireland over a 12-month period.
# Emergency Accommodation
Anti-social behaviour and verbal abuse among complaints over homeless guests in emergency accommodation
New documents reveal complaints by accommodation providers to homeless services in Dublin.
# Homelessness
The difficulties of being 13, homeless and having nowhere to do your homework
A letter to homeless services provides a stark insight into the many problems facing homeless families.
# hostel conditions
Pregnant mother 'had to view men exposing themselves to her and her son' in homeless accommodation
Newly released documents give an insight into the conditions in which homeless families are living.
# Housing
Over 10,000 people waiting over 10 years for a home in the capital
New figures obtained by expose the real state of the housing crisis.
# celtic linen
Court told that Ireland's largest independent linen supplier is insolvent
The 90-year-old company employs 380 people in county Wexford.
# Fáilte Ireland
Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country
A new survey shows four out of five hotels said that they had experienced increased profitability.
# Annual Ireland Hotel Survey
Hotel rooms more expensive across the country as wedding market bounces back “in a strong way”
The Crowe Horwath Annual Ireland Hotel Survey for 2015 shows that the average room rate for hotels across Ireland now stands at €92.15.
# Aherlow House Hotel
This Tipperary hotel is one of the finest spots to sip a pint with a view
It’s a beaut.
# Your Say
Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced?
Hotel room rates in the capital in July were up 19% on the previous 12 months.
# no more rooms at the inn
Will the government really be able to stop using hotels to house the homeless by next year?
The Housing Action Plan states that hotels will no longer used by next year, but is that possible?
# too many tasty sausages
8 emotions that people who *love* hotel breakfasts will recognise
You might love hotel breakfasts more than you love people. And that’s understandable.
# building and property
The sale of the Gresham is expected to help make 2016 a bumper year for hotel deals
Hotel sales may top 2015, during which a record 63 properties worth over €700 million changed hands.