Hotel sector upbeat about prospects for 2016

A new survey shows 92% of hotels and guesthouses are positive about the year ahead

22nd December, 2015
More than half of hotels surveyed plan to take on additional staff this year

More than 90 per cent of hotels and guesthouses are upbeat about the outlook for 2016 after a year in which nine out of 10 reported increased business, a new survey showed.

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) said the sector was benefitting from increased tourism from all key markets while the domestic tourism and hospitality business was also performing well following years of subdued consumer confidence.

Of those targeting Christmas functions, 70 per cent reported that bookings for...

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