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Hotelier, Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, White Hotel Group

Lisdoonvarna to China

It’s been a very busy but very exciting few months. A few weeks after I returned from initial meetings with Pegas Touristik in Russia, I flew out to China for meetings with top level representatives from a Chinese tour operator, … Continue reading

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Russian Trip

I spent a few days in Russia in April meeting with tour group operators, and specifically Pegas Touristik who are one of Russia’s main tour operators.   Pegas is a well known tour operator that brings hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Students & Summer work

If you know any students looking for work for the Summer, have a look at our http://www.summerjobsireland.com page.  There may be positions that suit them in our various Hotels around the country. They can send cvs to hydrohotel@eircom.net or by … Continue reading

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Matchmaker Website

The Matchmaker website has been updated for the 2012 season.  Have a look and let us know what you think. We’ve added a counter that shows how many days to go until the festival kicks off. Visit the site at … Continue reading

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Busy Week

We are well and truly into the swing of things at the White Hotel Group. Thankfully it will be non stop until the end of the year. I’ve been at a trade show in Holland this week, spreading the word … Continue reading

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And we’re off

We are more than half way through the month of March, and Lisdoonvarna is starting to rustle to life.  The hotels are starting to open, and those that are not open are tidying up, doing a Spring clean and getting … Continue reading

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From Lisdoonvarna to Russia with Love

It’s been a crazy week this week.  Things are starting to take off for the new season and plans are well under way to secure new bookings for next year. The Earl of Desmond Hotel in Tralee re-opened on Monday. … Continue reading

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Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival – BBC Podcast

I’ve just found this podcast Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival September 2011. Lisdoonvarna is famous all over the world.  People talk about the festival all year round not just in September! Also found that Radio New Zealand put up a link to the … Continue reading

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Social Media Course

During the winter I attended a Social Media and Online Marketing Course that was run by the Limerick City Enterprise Board. I see that they are running the course again in March and in May.  I would recommend the course … Continue reading

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2012 Season Lisdoonvarna

We are getting ready for the 2012 season to kick off in a few weeks here in Lisdoonvarna.  We’ve worked hard over the last 12 months to ensure that we secure bookings from tours from the UK & Germany to … Continue reading

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