McCann: Dalata boss stays positive over hotel group’s immediate future

The hotel chief is adamant that there will be business opportunities after the pandemic has passed

3rd May, 2020
McCann: Dalata boss stays positive over hotel group’s immediate future
Pat McCann is bullish about the prospects for his hotel group when the dust settles after the pandemic. Picture: Fergal Phillips

When Pat McCann announced Dalata’s full-year results at the end of February he could hardly have foreseen just how different his hotel business would look in a matter of weeks.

The impact of the coronavirus at that point had been negligible; a few cancelled events and reservations but it hardly registered.

“I’ll be watching this one carefully,” McCann told the Business Post at the time.

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