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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Hotels

All time
# petty theft
9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing
From beer glasses in Dublin to pieces of history in Connemara, there are sticky fingers all over the country.
# fantasy trip
7 unusual hotels we'd like to stay in this coming year
If we had our way in 2013, we’d check out at least one of these…
# Settled
Mayo recommend 2-year extension for County Football Manager James Horan
The county board also hit out at ‘unconfirmed and unwarranted reports’ about their working relationship with the Ballintubber clubman.
# Hospitality Industry
Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’
The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.
# Hotels
Events and festivals "boost Irish hotel prices"
The Irish hotel market remains stable, the latest figures show. But what is Ireland’s most expensive destination?
# Jobs
Irish? Under 30? An Australian hotel wants you
The country’s hotel association says employers are desperate to find waiters, chefs, bar staff and other workers.
# Swedish House Mafia
Ikea plans new budget hotel chain across Europe
The furniture maker is looking to get its products into hotels and student residences. What better way than to build your own?
Voices
Column: I have coeliac disease. Why can’t I get a meal in many hotels?
An estimated 45,000 people in Ireland have coeliac disease, writes Kelly Hamilton. So why aren’t they being catered for?
# Tourism
Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School
Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.
# NAMA
English court dismisses McKillen appeal against NAMA's sale of London hotel chain
NAMA says it is “delighted” at the ruling, which ensures a “very substantial financial recovery” for the agency.
# I'm A Mac
Online travel agent targets Mac users with more expensive deals
Orbitz says that Apple Mac owners are more likely to book a four or five star hotel.
# Hotels
McKillen accuses brothers of acting 'unlawfully' in London hotel takeover
Reclusive developer Paddy McKillen accuses the Barclay brothers of acting illegally to win control of a luxury London hotel chain.
# Pricey places
What's the most expensive Irish town to stay in?
The priciest places to spend the night in – and the cheapest – have been revealed.
# Tourism
Irish tourism "in fragile state"
The chief executive of the Irish Hotel Federation has said that hotels and guesthouses are “struggling to cope” with a two-speed recovery in the sector.
# Fakeouts
12 reasons why you should never trust the pictures hotels post online
Spot the difference.
# NAMA
NAMA completes €800m deal to sell luxury London hotel loans
The sale of €800m in debts of a luxury London hotel chain is the National Treasury Management Agency’s biggest sale to date.
# Holidays
Gallery: Top 5 destinations for Irish tourists at home and abroad
Check out the most popular places for Irish holidaymakers this year.
# Hotels
Average hotel room prices rise 2 per cent
The price rise is the first for Ireland’s hotel industry in three years – but the country still remains the least expensive in western Europe.
# Tourism
Increase in overseas visitors welcomed with cautious optimism
Minister Leo Varadkar and the IHF say figures are a promising sign of the sector’s recovery, but point out the drop last year due to volcanic ash.
# Tourism
Irish find value in 'staycations' since recession
A majority of Irish people in holiday survey think that prices have dropped enough in the recession to make Ireland a good-value destination.
# VAT
Tax rate cut takes effect tomorrow for hospitality sector
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned businesses that the government will ‘get tough’ on those who don’t pass on the cut to customers.
# Tourists
Hoteliers cautiously optimistic about trade, but one-third say business is down
Almost all of the hoteliers surveyed by the IHF say that last month’s royal visit had a positive impact on tourism.
# Price Fixing
UK hotels investigated in price-fixing scandal
UK holiday prices could fall dramatically after it was discovered that room rates were secretly fixed.
# Hotels
NAMA chief: We're not to blame for cheap hotel rooms
NAMA’s chairman Frank Daly dismisses criticisms that NAMA’s hotel ownership was forcing down the market prices.
# Tourism
Hotel prices in Dublin fall in response to economic downturn
Room rates fell sharply in Dublin as they did in many other popular destinations around the world.
# Tourism
Tourism chiefs unveil 20,000-job revival plan
The ‘Tourism Opportunity’ confederation launches a report promising jobs if we change how we market Ireland.
# The $65000 Budget
Gallery: The most expensive hotel rooms on Earth
A selection of hotel suites so luxurious that even Chris de Burgh would struggle to find something to complain about.
# Odd
Hotel brings the outdoors indoors
Grass in meetings rooms?
# Hotels
Another Midlands hotel goes into receivership
AIB is appointed receiver to the Osprey Hotel in Naas – a month after the Heritage suffers a similar fate.