23 Stories 15 – Interview with Stephen Moore, AV Browne Group

Stephen Moore is the Creative Director for the AV Browne Group and has been the visionary on the branding team for the Grand Central Hotel, responsible for everything from the look and feel of the brand to the development of the logo and fonts used on the signage and promotional materials. In this short interview,…

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23 Stories 14 – Opening date announced for Grand Central Hotel

Hastings Hotels has announced that the Grand Central Hotel will open the week commencing 18th June and the first guests to check-in will be a group of international delegates attending the prestigious Hosts Global Forum. The forum, which was secured in a combined effort by Hastings Hotels, Tourism NI, and Moloney & Kelly, is an…

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23 Stories 13 – Meet the General Manager

Stephen Meldrum was recently announced as the General Manager for the Grand Central Hotel Belfast. Stephen joined Hastings Hotels in 2002 as Restaurant Manager of Ballygally Castle before working his way to become the hotel’s General Manager. He has since held the role of General Manager at the Everglades Hotel, the 5-star Culloden Estate &…

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23 Stories 12 – Interview with Andrew Todd, Tandem Design

Hastings Hotels is working collaboratively with interpretative design agency, Tandem to tell the story of Grand Central Hotel and by doing so to give visitors a sense of place and a better understanding where they are staying within Belfast. We caught up recently with Andrew Todd, Creative Director, to discuss a little bit about his role with…

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23 Stories 11 – Patricia Murtagh appointed as Business Development Manager

Hastings Hotels is delighted to announce the appointment of Patricia Murtagh as the Business Development Manager for the Grand Central Hotel Belfast and Europa Hotel. Patricia has over 15 years’ experience in business development and consultancy roles for blue chip market leading companies. She holds a MA in Marketing from Ulster University. Patricia is responsible…

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23 Stories 7 – Seven quirky facts you didn’t know about Grand Central Hotel Belfast

WITH only four months until the opening of the Grand Central, Hastings Hotels has put together seven quirky facts about the construction of Northern Ireland’s largest hotel. Julie Hastings, Marketing Director of Hastings Hotels said: “The Grand Central Hotel represents the single biggest project that Hastings Hotels has ever undertaken. The construction process has been…

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23 Stories 6 – Take your career to new heights with The Grand Central Hotel Belfast

Northern Ireland’s leading collection of hotels is creating up to 150 positions for the new hotel which opens its doors in June following a £53M investment. Other roles also currently being recruited include Operations Manager, Front Office Manager, Housekeeping Manager, Food & Beverage Manager and Executive Head Chef. Mark McGurnaghan, Group Human Resources Manager for…

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