Frankie Whelehan: ‘Hoteliers are great at telling you that business is fabulous – and then you get to the truth’

Frankie Whelehan has gone from running a hotel group with 26 properties and 2,500 staff to operating just two hotels employing 150 people. Having reassessed what success means to him, he has no desire to return to his old life

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
26th January, 2020
Frankie Whelehan: ‘Hoteliers are great at telling you that business is fabulous – and then you get to the truth’
Frankie Whelehan is enjoying the independence of running two hotels. Picture: Fergal Phillips

In brief:

Name: Frankie Whelehan

Age: 50

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