A rising tide lifts all boats … and fills hotels
The rise of Dalata has mirrored the Irish recovery, writes Ian Kehoe
But it summed up Dalata perfectly – no fuss, very little fanfare. It just goes about its business in a successful manner.
From a standing start 10 years back, Dalata has amassed a portfolio of 38 three- and four-star hotels with more than 7,700 rooms. It controls Ireland’s two largest hotel brands, Clayton and Maldron, across Ireland and Britain.
Its results, released this morning, are impressive. Profits jumped a whopping 80 per cent to €32.7...
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