2021 sees Point A Hotels open their first Dublin property, while Wren Hotel will also open in Dublin, describing itself as an Urban Nest in the heart of the city.
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Kate Draper joins Stay City.com as Group Sales Manager at an exciting time, with Staycity Aparthotels Dublin’s Trinity, Tivoli and City Quay locations opening later this year and Little Mary Street to follow in 2022.
Two marketing experts have joined forces to create So Bold Marketing, which sees Mercedes Bagnall and Anna Wood, start a new venture to help hospitality and tourism business find their creative voices in this ever-changing and multi-channel world.
An exciting new partnership involves hospitality experts, Mark Heather and James Burgess, as they launch Hospitality Projects Ireland, providing asset management, operational and financial oversight and general business solutions to the hospitality sector
Michelle O Donoghue, formerly of The Marlin Hotel, joins The Campos as Quinta do Lago in sunny Portugal as General Manager. This is a unique multi-sports complex offering professional level training and coaching.
Venuesworld.com recently launched a new sister brand, Octa, an exciting virtual & hybrid event solution for the events market. They have welcomed Jacqueline Moran on board as Sales Manager for Octa and venuesworld.com.
Roisin Hanratty is recently appointed to the role of Senior Accounts Manager at Grooveyard Event Management while Shane Harnett, moves from the DMC to the virtual world, joining Creative Events as International Sales Manager.
Orla Thomas is the new HR Director at The Merrion Hotel. Moving from MHL Powerscourt Hotel, Orla is returning to The Merrion, where she was in the Training Department at the time of opening. She also worked at Mount Juliet and The Conrad.
Derek McBrien is the new Head of Human Resources at Fallon & Byrne having worked with Itsa Group for a number of years.