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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23 Stories 5 – Word on the Street

In the latest of our 23 Stories feature we talk to some passers by at the site of the new Grand Central Hotel to get their feedback on the project to date, and their hopes for the hotel moving forward. We were delighted to speak to so many people and it was lovely to hear…

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23 Stories 4 – Interview with John Toner

For the fourth part of our 23 stories feature leading to the opening of the Grand Central Hotel Belfast, we talk to John Toner, a long-serving member of the Hastings Hotels team who has fond memories of his time, during the early days of his career at the original Grand Central Hotel. In this short…

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23 Stories 3 – Did you know?

In the next installment of our blog series entitled ’23 Stories’ leading up to the opening of Grand Central Hotel Belfast in June 2018, we talk to forklift driver and banksman, Barclay Kelly, who shares with us some of the lesser known facts about the project. Watch this short video and keep an eye out for more…

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23 Stories 2 – THE EXCITEMENT IS RISING FOR THE GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL

FOLLOWING revised planning permission being granted earlier this month for the Grand Central Hotel, Hastings Hotels has announced that its investment will be £53M on what will be Northern Ireland’s largest hotel. Building work is now well under way following the approval of the revised plans by Belfast City Council which will see an additional…

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