Category Archives: Business

Five in the running for best breakfast prize

FIVE Kerry businesses – including one in Killarney – have been shortlisted for the 2019 Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards. Killarney Lodge on countess Road, owned by Caterine and Marcus Treacy, is included in the final list along with the Park Hotel Kenmare, Benners Hotel in Dingle, Castlewood House in Dingle and Shelbourne Lodge in Kenmare.… Continue Reading

Mission will be to look beyond the challenges

CLOSE on 400 hoteliers and guesthouse owners and managers will descend on Killarney early next month for the annual conference of the Irish Hotels’ Federation. It will be based in the Gleneagle Hotel and INEC from on Monday and Tuesday, March 4/5, and delegates will focus on looking beyond the challenges facing the industry, which… Continue Reading

Gleneagle Group stands out for accessible tourism

THE Killarney-based Gleneagle Group is celebrating being honoured as the Best Innovative Place to Stay at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards. The progressive hotel group received the award for its innovative work in making its hotels and visitor experiences accessible to all. Considered to be the highest accolades in the tourism industry, the Irish Tourism… Continue Reading

Experts look ahead at Killarney conference

EXPERTS on the economic outlook for the Irish economy, with an emphasis on the Kerry and Munster region and perspectives on investment landscape globally, were heard at specialist bank and investment firm Investec‘s annual ‘The Year Ahead’ conference held in the Killarney Park Hotel. Investec’s chief economist, Philip O’Sullivan spoke about the economic outlook for… Continue Reading

Kerry flags are flying high and with pride

PERHAPS not surprisingly, given that it is the shining jewel in the crown of Irish tourism, Kerry has been picking up a number of prestigious awards throughout the month of January with several hotels and guesthouses across the county also coming tops in various awards schemes including the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019. The county… Continue Reading