Welcome from our Managing Director, John Varley

As Managing Director of Carlton Hotel Group, I'd like to welcome you to the Carlton Hotel Group blog. The Carlton Hotel Group was established in 2004 and since then has developed as one of the premier Hotel Groups in Ireland. In the past 9 years Carlton has grown substantially from operating one hotel to having a presence in many locations throughout Ireland.
Through this blog it is my aim to give you an insight into what's going on in all of our hotels plus my opinions on current affairs, general activities and events. I will also by inviting some of my colleagues to write on the blog, giving you more opinions and insights into what's going on at Carlton. If you have any questions or queries on any of the posts please leave a comment and I will respond at my earliest convenience. Enjoy reading.............

All About GAA!

2012-07-06 00:00:00

The Euros are finished and the Rugby season is well and truly over so until the Olympics start at the end of the month my main focus will be on GAA. I’ve always been a massive GAA fan, which is evident in my previous blog posts, and I look forward to the championship every year.Last ...

Weddings, Roses & Hector - by Guest Blogger Jean O'Connell

2012-06-29 18:00:00

Well what a week. Monday & Tuesday kicked off with my colleague Sophia Weir being a guest on Midday Show with Elaine Crowley on TV3 as well as a week-long promotion on Ireland AM. In the Carlton Hotel Tralee I had the pleasure of catching up with the fabulous Rita Talty and Daithi O&rs ...

Carlton on Breakfast with Hector

2012-06-28 11:00:00

Last weekend Dublin took on Kilkenny in the Leinster Hurling Semi-Final and despite Dublin gaining an early lead they didn’t manage to keep up the momentum. Kilkenny were on top form and gained a strong lead on Dublin after two goals in the first half. The Cats eventually beat the Du ...

Out of the Euros!

2012-06-21 17:00:00

Ireland played their last match in the Euros on Monday night and although they were out of the competition regardless of the result they were determined to go out fighting. The game started well for Ireland as despite Italy dominating for long periods they weren’t able to get the bal ...

You'll never beat the Irish fans!

2012-06-15 17:00:00

As you know we had our Mini Explorers campaign re-launch in Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park over the June bank holiday weekend and it was so successful that we are continuing to promote it at shopping centres over the next few weeks. We were in the Pavilions in Swords last weekend and ou ...

Euros 2012 Begin!

2012-06-08 13:30:00

The main focus in the news this week has of course been the start of the Euros 2012 which officially kicks off today. According to the news they expect over 20,000 Irish fans will be travelling to Poland over the weekend. I know we’ve seen a few fans around the Carlton Hotel Dublin A ...

Mini Explorers on an Adventure

2012-06-05 13:00:00

I normally wait until the end of the week for my blog post but so much happened over the long weekend that I thought it best to fill you in now. As I mentioned on Friday our Sales & Marketing team were out in Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park at the weekend promoting our Mini Explorers ...

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