Optimizing Covers in Phase Three
John Girvan, Manager at catering supplier Alliance Online Ireland (www.allianceonline.ie), shares so...

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IFSA/Chef Network Operating Guidelines
Representing over 200 member companies, IFSA (the Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) and Chef Net...

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Brand Building with Video
  Video is a powerful communications tool, but hotels need to have a clear reason for posting ...

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Fáilte Ireland Business Hub supports industry
In response to COVID-19, Fáilte Ireland has created a new online support hub for tourism businesses,...

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Optimizing Covers in Phase Three
IFSA/Chef Network Operating Guidelines
Brand Building with Video
Fáilte Ireland Business Hub supports industry


'Food Service Must Cut Waste' says Mahony

The Food service industry must play its part in reducing food waste,  Noel Mahony, chief executive of UK caterer BaxterStorey has said.firmtrio1019
He was speaking at the RDS Dublin to Irish industry leaders in an Afternoon Tea gathering hosted by The Firm, the specialist hospitality sector recruitment consultants.
Noel is pictured (on right) with Dermot Jewell and Micheline Corr of 'The Firm'
 Diets need to change and food waste must reduce dramatically if the food service industry is to meet 2030 agricultural emission targets, he said. The Paris Accord and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals  (SDG’s) are already driving a sea change in the retail and hospitality sector.


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Hotels dump food worth €180m.

 food0719The EPA released a research report last week – “Reducing Commercial Food Waste in Ireland”along with a number of Fact Sheets and an updated “Less Food Waste – More Profit”
The key figure for the Hotel Sector is the analysis that hotels throw away c. €180 million worth of edible food annually.  This works out at c. €200,000 per hotel in Ireland.  Hotels with large functions discard a much higher quantity than the average.
This research, carried out in 2018/19, confirms the statistics that the Green Hospitality Programme (GHP) has been presenting to the hotel sector for the past 5 years and, whilst some of the KPI’s are different, the scale of the challenge is absolutely clear.
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Cruise Gong for Cobh

Cobh in Co Cork has been named one of the world's most popular cruise destinations by a leading review site.


Cruise Critic recognised the Cork town as one of the best destinations in the world, winning in the Top-Rated British Isles & Western Europe Cruise Destination category.
 The awards are based entirely on consumer ratings submitted with their online reviews, with one quote saying: "I just went walking around the town and felt like I was at home there. I ate brunch at a local coffee shop and late afternoon lunch at a small local restaurant. I really enjoyed wandering around and feeling welcomed and happy."
 Destinations awarded in this year’s awards received the highest ratings among cruisers who cruised to the destination in the past year and shared their experiences on Cruise Critic.

Aviation honours McLoughlin

Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Colm McLoughlin, was presented with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Aviation Industry” award at the annual Aviation Industry Awards in Dublin.


  McLoughlin, who celebrated his 50th anniversary in the duty free industry on 1st June 2019, was recognised for his extraordinary achievements over five decades and in particular for his role at the helm of Dubai Duty Free over the past 35 years. Dubai Duty Free, which is the largest single duty free retailer in the world, achieved record annual sales of US$2.015 billion in 2018.
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Your Hotel Book

A book about your hotel can be a unique gift to VIP and corporate guests and an invaluable promotional item at 

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workshops and overseas sales meetings and events.

It can convey to readers the heritage and history of your hotel, its special position in the market, the stories of its founders, owners, management and staff and the history and visitor attractions of your location.

Books are long-term assets and with to-day's technology electronic verions can be distributed worldwide and are easily updated.

To discuss your hotel book project contact Frank Corr at 086 8274710 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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