“Leading Your HR Strategy in the Hospitality Industry in Challenging Times”

On Wednesday, 11th March we held a breakfast seminar “Leading Your HR Strategy in the Hospitality Industry in Challenging Times”, in The Mayson Dublin, with guest speaker Caroline McEnery, Managing Director, The HR Suite. The focus was on managing HR strategies in challenging times and topical areas including the Coronavirus.

IHI National Hospitality Management Game

Congratulations to the IHI National Hospitality Business Management Game 2020 Winners, TU Dublin School of Hospitality Management & Tourism. The game was held on March 1st & 2nd at the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport. The Game was followed by another successful Student Seminar. Amie Kinsella, Charbel Yazbeck, Sarah Kenny, Dylan Leon and Ina Bivol.


2019 IHI Founders Banquet &Hospitality Management Awards

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR’S IHI HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AWARD WINNERS AND FELLOWS HONOURED AT OUR ANNUAL FOUNDER’S BANQUET On Thursday 28th November we welcomed over 500 industry colleagues to our annual IHI Founder’s Banquet and Hospitality Management Awards where we celebrated the invaluable contributions of four new enrolled fellows and honoured excellence with exceptional winners across 13 categories. Rewarded in recognition in their role, their capability, technical skills and their ability to demonstrate continuous professional development coupled with the energy and innovation they bring to their role. Click on the link below for full list of winners.…


Lessons From Top of The World

On Thursday,17th October 2019, the IHI held a Breakfast Seminar with guest speaker John Burk, MD Armada Hotel, at Shannon College of Hotel Management. It was a great opportunity to meet and network with industry colleagues and the next generation of young managers in our industry.

Fellows & Patrons Evening

Our Fellows & Patrons evening was held on November 3rd at Dromoland Castle. It was an exceptional evening with delicious food and absolutely superb service.

2019 IHI Annual Conference

The IHI Annual Conference, Think Different took place on Friday, May 17th at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Dublin. Thank you to all who attended.

Oonagh Cremins is elected President of the IHI

On Friday, May 17th, outgoing President Matthias Muller FIHI, handed over the Presidential Chain of Office to incoming President Oonagh Cremins. As well as becoming the IHI President Oonagh also received Fellowship of the Insitute.

President's Dinner

The President's Dinner honoring Matthias Muller took place on Friday, April 12th at The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. Thank you to all who attended this very special evening.

Breakfast Seminar - Talent Attraction & Retention 30th May, Aviva Stadium, 8AM-10:30

On May 30th, we were delighted to partner with the Great Place to Work Institute who have been working with organisations around the globe helping build Great workplace cultures.

The IHI Breakfast Seminar - Talent Attraction & Retention

The IHI were delighted to partner with the Great Place to Work Institute who shared best practices from Ireland's best workplace hotels. The seminar was held on the 2nd of May at the Cork International Hotel.

Mid Summer's Evening

Thank you to all who joined us at The InterContinental Hotel, Dublin on Friday, 21st June. We had a fantastic evening at the fabulous Ice Bar.

Hotel Reservations Breakfast Semiar

Guest speaker, Helen O'Leary, The Innovate Room, explored ways to optimise business opportunities from reservations sales department, engaging customers to ensure they return time and again.

Dundalk IT win the IHI National Hospitality Business Management Game 2019

The IHI National Hospitality Business Management Game took place on March 3rd and 4th at the Clayton Dublin Airport Hotel. It was an extremely successful event with seven teams competing. Congratulations to the team from Dundalk IT, who included Andrew Reddan, Erin O’Kane, Niall Fretwell and Nicole Murphy.

Summer in the Kingdom

A very big thank you to all who joined us for our Munster District Summer BBQ in the stunning setting of The Europe Hotel & Resort on June 13th and a very special thanks to Michael Brennan & the team, our sponsors; Donie O'Brien, Eno-Wine, Brendan Cullinan, Stafford Lynch (San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna and Hugh Murray, Classic Drinks. The rain didn't take away from the fabulous views. We hope you enjoyed the evening

Summer in the City BBQ

A very special thank you as well to all who joined us for our City Summer BBQ at the beautifully scenic Clubhouse at Luttrellstown Castle and a special thanks to Ivan King and his team, Hugh Murray, Classic Drinks and Brendan Cullinan, Stafford Lynch (San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna . The sun was shining and we could not have asked for a better evening. We hope you all enjoyed it as well!

2018 IHI Annual Conference and Lunch

The IHI Annual Conference took place on the 16th of May at The Guinness Storehouse. Thank you to all who attended and a special thanks to all our speakers, delegates and to our sponsors; The Guinness Storehouse, Classic Drinks and Stafford Lynch (San Pellegrino & Acqua Panna).

A very special thank you to DIT Grangegorman Campus for hosting the IHI College of Fellows Meeting on September 10th.

"2020 Vision" What's Coming Down the Track for Weddings

CEO and Founder of Wedding Dates, Ciara Crossan gave an insightful seminar "2020 Vision - What's Coming Down the Track for Weddings" on Thursday, February 21st at the Conrad Hotel, Dublin

IHI Annual Conference 2017

The IHI held its Annual Conference at The Guinness Storehouse with keynote speaker Joe Schmidt - Head Coach of the Ireland Rugby Team

Covid-19 Safety Charter announced by Fáilte Ireland

The COVID-19 Safety Charter will help instil public confidence in the safety standards of tourism and hospitality businesses. Sign up to the Charter and give comfort and reassurance to your customers and employees that your business is ready to re-open safely.


Fáilte Ireland launches new website

As part of Fáilte Ireland’s major drive to encourage people to take domestic breaks, the National Tourism Development Authority has today launched its new look website for domestic visitors,


Links and Resources on COVID-19

Click below to see important links and resources on COVID-19


Available Training during Covid-19

Click the link below to see free available online training during Covid-19


Our Patron partners, Netaffinity are presenting a series of webinars and relevant content which is available on their website. The site also includes a section with their new podcast series, which we will be updated weekly and new episodes will also be available every week.