Cork hotel group Trigon Hotels wins big at hospitality awards

Friday, November 25, 2022.

Megan Pardy, Digital Marketing Manager, Trigon Hotels

Cork hotel group wins big at hospitality awards

Cork’s Trigon Hotels is celebrating its success at the Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) annual awards.  The hotel group had six team members shortlisted for awards last night (Thursday, November 24th), taking home three wins. Megan Pardy, Julie Daly and Catherine O’Mahony were named overall winners at a black-tie event in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin.  

The Irish Hospitality Institute is the professional body for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Ireland.  The annual Hospitality Management Awards recognise individuals for their commitment and professionalism to their work and are judged by a panel of senior industry figures. There were 59 finalists across 13 award categories with Cork’s Trigon Hotels represented in six categories. 

Catherine O’Mahony,  Food and Beverage Trainer at Cork
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Festive Afternoon Tea this Christmas at InterContinental Dublin

Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

Add some Sparkle and Glamour to your Christmas with Festive Afternoon Tea at InterContinental Dublin

Add some Sparkle and Glamour to your Christmas with Festive Afternoon Tea at InterContinental Dublin

This festive season enjoy spending time with family or catch up with friends over the five-star InterContinental Dublin’s infamous Festive Afternoon Tea.

Escape the chilly weather and enjoy a sumptuous array of savoury delights and sweet treats created by the Hotel’s pastry chef Orna Larkin, in the cosy and luxurious surroundings of the Lobby Lounge or by the fire in the Reading Room.

Begin with a selection of delicious finger sandwiches including Cranberry & Turkey on Brioche; Smoked Irish Salmon on Soda Bread and Dill Cream Cheese; Smoked Paprika & Egg Mayonnaise; Roast Ham and Dubliner Cheese on Multigrain bread and afterenjoy fluffy Plain & Fruit Scones and a Pain D’Epice, a stunning gingerbread sponge bread served with Clotted Cream and homemade preserves.

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Europe Hotel & Resort announces multi-million-euro development

Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

The Europe Hotel & Resort announces multi-million-euro development of Phase B of The Lodges at The Europe

The Europe Hotel & Resort announces multi-million-euro development of Phase B of The Lodges at The Europe

The Europe Hotel & Resort is pleased to announce the construction of Phase B of their employee accommodation facility – The Lodges at The Europe.

In 2018, the company invested over 4.5 million euro into the first phase of The Lodges, an employee accommodation headquarters based at The Europe Hotel & Resort. The second phased which is now under construction comes in line with the company’s continued commitment to their employees and being a quality employer.

Phase B will first see the demolition and removal of the old staff house followed by the construction of 4 new accommodation blocks boasting 40 generous en-suite rooms. Alongside the high-spec accommodation, this phase will also include a new state-of-the-art gym, bicycle storage, laundry facilities and

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Irish hotel tech pioneer joins forces with Sceptre Hospitality Resources

Friday, November 18, 2022.

Irish hotel tech pioneer joins forces with US private equity backed Sceptre Hospitality Resources (SHR)

Irish hotel tech pioneer joins forces with US private equity backed Sceptre Hospitality Resources (SHR)

Irish hotel tech pioneer Avvio is joining forces with US private equity backed Sceptre Hospitality Resources (SHR). The move brings together two of the industry’s most dynamic, entrepreneurial companies and follows Serent Capital’s investment in SHR in 2020. Serent Capital sponsored the acquisition of Avvio through SHR to create a technology powerhouse for independent hotels and chains with unrivaled customer support across the world.

Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, and founded in 2002 Avvio has been a pioneer in hotel technology for 20 years. In 2017 it launched the world’s first AI powered booking engine, allora.ai. Today allora.ai provides technology to over 500 hotels around the world and powers over £400m in transactions every year.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, SHR is a

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Kenny Jacobs Appointed As Chief Executive Officer at daa

Friday, November 18, 2022.

Kenny Jacobs Appointed As Chief Executive Officer at daa

The Board of daa has today appointed Kenny Jacobs as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Jacobs will take up the role in January, succeeding Dalton Philips, who left the business at the end of the summer. Mr Jacobs has been appointed for a seven-year term.

daa has airport and travel retail business interests in 15 countries around the world. daa’s principal activities include operating Dublin and Cork airports in Ireland, global airport retailing through its subsidiary Aer Rianta International (ARI) and international aviation consultancy and investment through daa International. The company is state-owned and headquartered at Dublin Airport.

Kenny Jacobs, a Cork native, has extensive experience in marketing, commercial and operations in large consumer serving businesses. He spent over six years at Ryanair as Chief Marketing Officer, where he lead digital, customer service, marketing and

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