Dalata chief executive steps down as hotel group suffers €101m losses

Pat McCann will resign after Ireland’s largest hotel chain sees revenue fall by 68 per cent in 2020 due to pandemic

2nd March, 2021
Dalata chief executive steps down as hotel group suffers €101m losses
Pat McCann, outgoing chief executive of Dalata, said 2020 was a year ‘unlike any other I have encountered during my 50-year career in the hospitality industry’

Dalata Hotel Group, which owns the Maldron and Clayton titles, has recorded a 68 per cent revenue drop during the pandemic, with its chief executive set to depart after an “unprecedented year of challenge”.

Pat McCann said he would resign as chief executive of Ireland’s largest hotel group after 14 years – a move that came as the company recorded losses of €101 million after tax in 2020.

Revenues fell from €429.2 million in...

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