Local hoteliers are warning of the danger of price gouging ahead of the hospitality sector's reopening next month.
As part of the new roadmap towards the re-opening of the country, accommodation services can reopen from June the 2nd with services restricted to overnight guests and residents.
The announcement last week has led to a surge of bookings at locations around the country with local hotels noting major demand for 'stay-cations'.
However, consumers have been raising fears of excesses price hikes and price gouging from some operators in the industry.
Manager of the Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon, Joe Dolan, says much of the region's hospitality trade relies on repeat business.
Speaking to the Joe Finnegan Show, the businessman says local hotels will not alienate their customers for a short term gain: