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Hotels on the brink are in need of a Budget bailout

Richard Curran



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Sign of the times: The hospitality sector is still in crisis despite the country not moving to Level 5 restrictions

Sign of the times: The hospitality sector is still in crisis despite the country not moving to Level 5 restrictions

Sign of the times: The hospitality sector is still in crisis despite the country not moving to Level 5 restrictions

There was widespread relief that the Government chose not to move the whole country onto to Level 5 restrictions this week.

For the already bruised and battered hotel and hospitality sector, the decision to opt for Level 3 still leaves operators with big dilemmas.

The heady days of 2019 are long since gone. The slight reprieve of a staycation August is well and truly finished now. In many parts of the country hotels rely on a profitable summer to carry them through a tough winter and spring.


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