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Best Serviced Apartments in Manchester

Congratulations to the Premier Apartments team who won 'Serviced Apartments of the Year Award' 2013

It’s been a day of celebrations at Premier Apartments Manchester; last night they won the ‘Serviced Apartments of the Year 2013’ award at the Manchester Tourism Awards.

This is the second consecutive year Premier Apartments Manchester ha...

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9% Tourism VAT Rate Retained

Ireland’s hoteliers welcome pro-tourism budget measures

Together with the IHF and the rest of the hospitality industry, I am delighted by the decision of Minister Noonan to retain the 9% tourism VAT rate in the 2014 budget.

The reduced VAT rate has been enormously important helping ...

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Retain 9% VAT Rate & Reduced Employers PRSI

Keep the lower VAT & PRSI rates to sustain the recovery of the Irish hospitality industry

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) is campaigning for the 9% VAT rate and PRSI initiatives introduced in 2011 to help the hospitality sector be retained in the coming budget and beyond.


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PREM Ireland Person of the Year 2013

Congratulations Artur of Aspect Hotel Dublin Park West

In the hotel business we rely on the professionalism off all our staff to constantly deliver exceptional service to all our customers, 24/7. It’s a people business and those of us who love hospitality know that it takes great people to make our ho...

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PREM UK Property of the Year 2012

Congratulations to the Leopold Hotel Sheffield team!

Yesterday we brought the UK General Managers and senior team together for our summer review in Bristol when we also announced the PREM Group UK Property of the Year 2012. We are lucky to have such great teams that it is always difficult to pick a ...

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Jim Murphy's Blog. Managing Director of PREM Group.