83. Hastings Hotels Group
- Managing director: Howard Hastings
- Pre-tax profit: £4.2m
- Employment: 1,185
- Pay bill: £11.8m
Family-run Hastings Hotels has grown into one of Northern Ireland’s best-known businesses. It was founded by Sir Billy Hastings and now run by his three children.
Turnover was £36.8m in its latest results. The operation runs six hotels in the province — Belfast’s Stormont and Europa, the Culloden Estate and Spa, the Ballygally Hotel in Larne, Everglades in Londonderry and the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle.