FBD Hotels & Resorts Makes Strategic Appointments As Group Invests In Hotel Portfolio

By Dave Simpson
FBD Hotels & Resorts Makes Strategic Appointments As Group Invests In Hotel Portfolio

FBD Hotels & Resorts (FBDH&R) has announced two new appointments to its management and operations team as the company targets continued growth.

FBD Resorts rep.

Ger Alley (first picture above) has been appointed general manager of The Heritage Hotel & Spa, while Andrew Kavanagh (second picture above) has been appointed group sales and marketing manager, with responsibility for overseeing the function for the entire FBD Hotel & Resorts portfolio.


FBD Hotels & Resorts recorded revenues of €53.6 million in 2017. The group’s Irish hotels accounted for €15.8 million of its total revenues, while its hotels in Spain generated €37.8 million.

2018 has seen further growth for the group.


"Delighted" By The New Appointments

Commenting on the appointments, FBDH&R managing director David Kelly said, "We are delighted to appoint both Ger and Andrew to the FBD Hotels & Resorts Group management and operations team. Their appointments demonstrate our commitment to investing in the best talent and expertise in the hospitality sector, which in turn supports the continued growth of our business and delivery of our long-term strategic objectives.

"Both Ger and Andrew bring exceptional knowledge and skills in their respective fields, and I look forward to working closely with them to better serve our valued customers and guests."

FBD Hotels & Resorts Business And Portfolio

Headquartered in Ireland, FBDH&R employs 700 people across its hotel and resort portfolio.

In Ireland, the company owns The Heritage Hotel and Spa, of Co. Laois, Faithlegg Hotel of Co. Waterford and the Castleknock Hotel of Co. Dublin.

In Spain, FBDH&R owns two four-star resorts - Sunset Beach Club and La Cala Resort of Costa Del Sol.


The company also has an extensive landbank in La Cala, Spain, which it is developing partly via joint ventures with international construction company Taylor Wimpey Plc. The development consists of 650 units with gross sales value of €250 million.

FBDH&R is solely owned by Farmer Business Developments following the acquisition of FBD Holdings plc’s 50% share in October 2015.

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