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.............

New Developments for Dublin 15 - By Guest Blogger Eveanna Ryan

2013-11-15 16:00:00

As we almost come to the end of 2013 we are taking time to reflect on all that has happened over the last year at the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown. And one of the most exciting developments in our area was the brand new state of the art National Sports Campus that was officially opened on ...

Halloween Holidays

2013-11-01 17:00:00

Hard to believe the October bank holiday weekend is over and done with for another year, it’ll be Christmas before we know it! I know I say it a lot but I really can’t get over how fast this year is going by – is it just me or does it feel like it’s flying? I can&rs ...

Standing Ovations & Spooky Surprises - By Brian Hurley

2013-10-25 17:00:00

Last weekend we had an amazing event here at the Carlton Hotel Tralee to celebrate the life of Christie Hennessy, one of Tralee’s finest singer/songwriters. On Friday night the famous musician Francie Conway kicked off proceedings by welcoming Mickey Harte on stage to pay tribute to ...

Countdown to Christmas.......already?

2013-10-11 17:00:00

As some of you probably know in the hotel industry we are always planning ahead. So while most of you haven’t even thought about your Halloween costume yet, we’re busy getting ready for Christmas. I know many of you don’t like hearing the ‘C’ word in October b ...

Fingal Enterprise Week - By Guest Blogger Eimear Connolly

2013-10-04 17:00:00

Well for those who have never met me before, I am the Sales and Marketing Manager here in Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport, I have just returned back to work after 22 months maternity leave (Irish twins)!! I must say it is great to be back and to see the hotel so busy. I left in January 2011 w ...

Autumn in Westport - By Guest Blogger Anne Collins

2013-09-27 17:00:00

I love Autumn in Westport and in particular here at the Carlton Atlantic Coast Hotel. With 14 years now under our belts, (and believe me my own belt is tighter than it used to be!!) we have made many many friends, and as I looked around our lobby this morning I remarked at the number of pe ...

All Ireland Weekend

2013-09-20 16:00:00

The Rose of Tralee is well and truly over for another year and I’m only starting to recover from it. I had a great experience as a judge but it was a hectic time and I definitely needed a few days rest after it! But I must admit I really enjoyed the experience even if I am only just ...

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