Under the Tourist Traffic Acts 19392016, any tourism business calling itself a hotel must be registered with Fáilte Ireland.

Registration Regulations for Hotels 2016

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Read the Registration and Renewal of Registration Regulations for Hotels 2016.

Download the regulations [pdf, 186kb]

Benefits of approval

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Read about the benefits to tourism businesses by becoming Fáilte Ireland approved.

Download the guidance [pdf, 81kb]

Hotel classification criteria

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Check that your business meets the new hotel classification criteria.

Find out more

Tourist Traffic Acts 1939–2016

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See which sectors apply to the Tourist Traffic Acts 1939–2016 under Irish Law.

Learn more about the Tourist Traffic Acts