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Gaway hotel in €50m deal

A partnership of the MHL Hotel Collection and Jerry O’Reilly has agreed to acquire the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Galway for a reported €50m.
Jerry O’Reilly has been joint owner of the hotel since it opened in 2001.
 The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa is one of Ireland’s largest hotels and comprises 261 rooms and suites, extensive Leisure & Conference facilities & Ireland’s first Thermal Spa.  It is located on the Lough Atalia Road on the Wild Atlantic Way and is a key part of the West’s tourism infrastructure.
 Under the terms of the current Management Agreement, the existing operator Rezidor will continue to manage the hotel.
 Commenting, Paul Higgins, Partner, MHL Hotel Collection said: “MHL Hotel Collection is delighted that the Galway Radisson Blu is joining our collection. This is one of the finest hotels in the West of Ireland, and we look forward to working with customers and staff to further enhance its market leading position.”
Jerry O’Reilly added: “I am delighted to partner with the MHL Hotel collection. Their commitment to quality guest experiences convinced me that they are the right partners to drive the business to even greater success.”
The MHL Hotel Collection includes The Westin, The Intercontinental, The Trinity City, The Spencer, The Morgan, The Beacon, The Hilton Dublin City and the Limerick Strand.  In Galway, the Harbour Hotel and Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Golf Resort operate as sister hotels.

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