Hotel Growth

Great National completes merger with The Hotel Partnership

Great National Hotels and Classic British partnership

Today (9 September 2018), Great National Hotels and Resorts has announced completion of the merger with The Hotel Partnership for an undisclosed sum. The merger brings the group to a combined total of 135 hotels, making it one of the largest independent hotel services companies in Europe with 8,150 bedrooms. The deal will see the…

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Ballyroe Heights Hotel joins Great National

Ballyroe Heights Hotel

The family owned Ballyroe Heights Hotel in Tralee has joined the Great National Hotels and Resorts Group. Set in six and a half acres of sloping gardens with spectacular views of the Sliabh Mish Mountains and Tralee Bay, the superior 3-star Ballyroe Heights Hotel is a popular destination hotel for weddings being located 10 minutes…

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Artificial Intelligence – The Hotelier’s Perspective


  David Collins, COO of Great National Hotels and Resorts, Ireland and the UK’s fastest growing hotel chain, recently joined Frank Reeves, Co-Founder and CEO of hosp-tech company Avvio, at the launch of Avvio’s own AI-powered hotel booking engine Allora, at this year’s recent World Travel Market in London, to discuss the implications of artificial…

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Off The Bone: Raising the Bar for Hotel Restaurants

Off The Bone Gastro Pub

“One of the first things our guests notice about Off The Bone Gastro Pub is the staff” comments James Sullivan, CEO of Great National Hotels’ management division. “More specifically, there’s a palpable, genuine motivation and interest in making each and every guest feel welcome and at home in what has since proven to be one…

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Great National and Best Loved form Strategic Alliance

strategic alliance

Two of the UK’s best-known hospitality brands – Great National Hotels and Best Loved Hotels – have combined in a strategic alliance to cooperate across a range of services to the benefit of their respective member hotels (11th November 2016). Both brands comprise a choice of 3, 4 and 5-star deluxe hotels and resorts throughout Ireland and the UK…

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