Press Releases

Brian Bowler FIHI is appointed IHI President

A new era for the Hospitality Sector: Pictured to celebrate the appointment as President of the Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) is, Brian Bowler FIHI, General Manager of The Montenotte Hotel, Cork. The Irish Hospitality Institute is the professional body for managers within the hospitality and tourism industry in Ireland. Brian is the first President of the IHI from Kerry, since the organisation was founded in 1966 and is delighted to be leading hospitality professionals through the next era, after what has been a critical time for the industry.


Galway – Mayo Institute of Technology International Hotel School Wins the 36th Irish Hospitality Institute National Hospitality Business Management Game 2021

A team of 5 students representing Galway – Mayo Institute of Technology, International Hotel School were selected as the outright winners of the 36th Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) National Hospitality Business Management Game 2021. Due to Covid-19 the Game was held virtually. Left to right: Abbey Daly, Peter Russell, The Russell Partnership, Geraldine Ruddy, Team Captain Roisin Corrigan, Max Reid. John Carty, Tutor GMIT and Elaine Greene.


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.…


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.