David Butt


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David has extensive experience in tourism and hospitality. Having spent many years in key senior management positions within Great Southern Hotels Ireland. Subsequently he was responsible for bringing the ‘boutique hotel’ concept to Ireland where he launched, managed, and marketed the Hibernian Hotel Dublin, and then expanded the group adding The McCausland Hotel Belfast and Woodstock Hotel Ennis to the portfolio. During this time for he was awarded the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World ‘Hotel of the Year’ award and Chairman’s Special award for his distribution and branding efforts.

Following the sale of the hotel group, David proceeded to set up an outsource business. Having managed both chain and independent hotels, David well understands the market segment, and leverages this knowledge in his role as overall responsibility for the operations of the company.

A mature focused individual with strong commercial acumen, David is experienced in all aspects of Business Management including Greenfield Start-up, Business Development, International & Domestic Marketing, Financial Management, Human Resource Management together with IT Design and Implementation.

Recognised as an Industry leader in innovative and results orientated marketing programmes, David has delivered substantial returns on investments to company shareholders. He is comfortable dealing with clients and investors at all levels.

Catch up on some of David’s recent projects.