Enjoy a relaxing break in Cork this summer with The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa

Summers down south with Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa. Nothing says summer like a break away to Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa, Cork. This warm and inviting destination on the doorstep of Cork city is a beautiful blend of 18th Century Ditchley House and a stylish contemporary hotel that offers the ultimate escape from the daily chores, inviting friends,…

Lack of staff accommodation is a major issue for the tourism industry – says leading hotelier

“By 2025, Ireland’s hotel industry will need 80,000 to 100,000 extra people and that’s on top of the 230,000 people already employed, and excluding spin-off industries.” Rising and escalating costs, accommodation and finding the right team members are the key challenges facing the tourism industry here in Ireland. This is according to Aaron Mansworth, Managing Director of…

Cork entrepreneurs recognised for innovation in hospitality 

Patrick and Miriam Mulcahy of Ballinwillin House Farm in Mitchelstown, Co Cork have received the 2019 Innovation in Hospitality accolade at the Irish Hotel Awards. Now in its third year, the annual awards took place in Galway with over 300 guests representing hospitality professionals from across Ireland. The couple, who purchased the 18th-century Ballinwillin House in…

Stephen Belton, Garryvoe Hotel and The Bayview at Ballycotton – ‘Once your intentions are good in business and you work hard, then success follows’

Stephen Belton is the Managing Director of the luxurious and romantic Garryvoe Hotel and the scenic and relaxing The Bayview at Ballycotton. Stephen’s career in hospitality seemed inevitable from a young age but his ability to refurbish and rejuvenate hospitality gems from times past was unforeseen then and his results have been astounding. Tell us…