Guidelines needed to help hotels re-open

The Irish Hotels Federation is seeking guidelines from the government on the reopening of hotels.


According to the government’s easing of restrictions roadmap, hotels will be allowed to re-open in July.


Gerry Moore, manager of the Sligo Park Hotel, is optimistic that people will be holidaying in Ireland this year.




You can hear Gerry Moore’s interview in full tomorrow morning on ‘Up and Running’ with Claire Ronan, at half-past-nine.


Meanwhile Chambers Ireland says the next government needs to give county councils extra money to help boost economies within regional towns.

The business group says, from research it has carried out, western counties have been hardest hit financially from the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The study shows companies in the tourism sector say their revenue for 2020 is about a third of what they were expecting.