Friday August 14, 2020

Science applied to reopening of Hodson Bay hotels

Garry Walsh, a food science and microbiology graduate, is bringing his expertise to bear on preparations for the reopening of the four hotels in the Hodson Bay Hotel Group

14th June, 2020
Garry Walsh, Hodson Bay Hotel Group‘s commercial director, has gathered a group of experts to plan for the reopening of the properties. Picture: Barry Cronin

A former microbiologist is using his scientific knowledge to help the Hodson Bay Hotel Group as it prepares to reopen following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Garry Walsh, the group‘s commercial director, is a food science and microbiology graduate who spent his early career managing high-risk food manufacturing for companies such as Princes and Green Isle Foods.

“Walking onto the factory floor was like walking into an operating theatre,” he told the Business Post. “From...

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