OYO eyes Ireland

Indian hotel chain OYO has announced that it is seeking new partnerships to open more hotels in Ireland, following the unveiling of its first branded venue on the island.
The 19-bedroom Parador Lodge on Ormeau Road in Belfast has become the first hotel on the island of Ireland to join the OYO brand, and is now one of approximately 23,000 OYO-branded properties spread across the planet.

Strong Year at City West

Accounts for Cape Wrath Ltd, the company that runs Citywest Hotel, indicate that the firm recorded a pre-tax profit of €279,420 last year, while  revenues rose by 2% to €28.82 million.
 A spokesperson for the business said, 'Year-to-date trading in 2019 is well ahead of last year and we expect to report record revenues close to €30 million for the year.'

Lyrath Autumn Offers

Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny has launched a Sweet 99 package which  includes bed and breakfast, a four-course evening meal and a sweet treat  on arrival.  (available on selected dates, midweek from October 2019 to January 2020.) It is priced at €99 per person sharing based on two people sharing a deluxe double room.
 lyrath1019Lyrath Estate  also offers an Autumn Daze package (from €107.50pps sharing a deluxe double room). This seasonal offer includes bed and breakfast and dinner on one evening in the two AA Rosette accredited Yew Restaurant. The Autumn Daze package includes cream tea on one afternoon.

€40m expansion for Trump Doonbeg

Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning permission for a €40m development that includes 53 holiday homes, a ballroom, leisure centre and new restaurant.doonbeg
Clare County Council granted planning permission for the new development that is set to employ up to 100 people at its peak.
 As part of the 19 conditions attached to the grant of permission, the Trump Doonbeg resort must pay €391,054 toward public infrastructure.

Adare, Dromoland head Conde Nast list

Adare Manor and Dromoland Castle have been named Europe's top two resorts in Condé Nast Traveler's 2019 Readers' Choice Awardsadare20918
The Co Limerick and Co Clare resorts have also been ranked No.5 and No.7 in the world respectively, after a record 600,000 readers' votes were counted.
 The world's No.1 resort was named as Sirikoi Lodge in Kenya.
Dromoland is described as an "historic hotel upgraded for today's traveller without losing the charm that's helped make it such an iconic place to stay".
 Two Irish propertie are also on a list of the world's Top 50 hotels - Ballyfin in Co Laois (No.48) and The Westbury in Dublin (No.47).
Ireland's Top 10 Hotels on the Conde Nast Traveler, 2019 rankings are
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