National Quality Assurance Framework

National Quality Assurance Framework

The National Quality Assurance Framework works to provide visitors with easily identifiable symbols and standards of service that they can trust, ensuring standards meet expectations, help marketing efforts, and support product development. The NQAF comprises of a suite of statutory and non-statutory tourist accommodation Registers, with the statutory Registers containing all tourist accommodation in Ireland that are using a prescribed term (eg, Hotel or Guesthouse), and the non-statutory being voluntary schemes where the proprietor chooses to become quality approved under the NQAF.

Find all the information you need to apply for, or maintain approval for your business, as well as additional documents and useful links relevant to your sector.


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Read the most frequently asked questions about Fáilte Ireland registration and approval.

Have your questions answered [pdf, 283kb]


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Whether you operate a hotel, guest house, hostel or other business, find out about the benefits of Fáilte Ireland quality assurance and how to become approved.

Read about quality assurance [pdf, 81kb]