Head of one of Ireland's largest hotel groups says hotels should open sooner than planned

The head of one of the largest hotel groups in the country says it would be a mistake not to allow hotels open sooner than planned in the government's roadmap.

A series of measures are being implemented by the Dalata group, that includes the Clayton and Maldron hotels, to allow them reopen on July 20th.

Under normal conditions the company employs between 4,500 and 5,000 employees.

CEO Pat Mc Cann says he would like to see hotels back open at the beginning of July:

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