Thursday July 9, 2020

Hotel booking enquiries bring hope for the future

Hoteliers and holiday home owners around the country are planning for the reopening of their properties, and hoping Irish tourists can help them salvage at least part of their summer season

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

@gnelis
31st May, 2020
2
John Burke, managing director of the Armada Hotel, Spanish Point, Co Clare, last week. Picture: Eamon Ward

The message from John Burke asked if we could put our interview back by half an hour. “We’re just getting our cocktail production line up and running for the day,” the Clare hotelier explained.

When we spoke later that morning, the owner of the Armada Hotel in Spanish Point was in an optimistic mood. He was about to send out the 1,000th “Armada at Home” cocktail kit, while 25 of his...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

This week, cook up an Indian summer feast with four recipes from Sunil Ghai of Pickle (picklerestaurant.com) in Dublin

Sunil Ghai | 4 days ago

There are now more Irish whiskey distillers than ever before, racking up record-breaking sales. The industry now has Scotch in its sights - but can it last?

Aaron Rogan | 4 days ago

‘Authorities should be taking action’ on small number of pubs that ignore virus guidelines, says chief executive of pubs representative group

Peter O'Dwyer | 4 days ago