Crowe Horwath were pleased to present at the Hospitality Summit Business Strategy Session on Thursday 4th February in the RDS in Dublin. Mairea Doyle Balfe, Director with Crowe Horwath’s Hotel, Tourism and Leisure team, presented on Reinvestment in the Hotel Sector and Potential Sources of Funding. She discussed the debt stabilisation over the past number of years and the subsequent reinvestment in the hotel sector in Ireland. She showed the trends in hotel profitability over the past 15 years and the impact of the recession, in particular, within the industry. She discussed the reinvestment in the sector and where to invest within the industry. She also spoke about funding options including EIIS. For a copy of Mairea’s presentation, please click here (pdf).