Ashford exhibits at Tourism Ireland’s Virtual Roadshow

Tourism Ireland will conduct its maiden roadshow with 27 partners on 8th and 9th March 2021 from 2 to 6 pm UAE time. Ashford Castle will partner at the event and Shane Brett, Sales Executive, Ashford Castle states, “While the Middle East market is a newer market for us it is certainly one of great interest and a market in which we feel we are very well placed to provide an extraordinary experience for travellers coming from the Middle East. We are currently working closely with the team in both Tourism Ireland and Leading Hotels of the World to increase our exposure to travel agents and tour operators in the Middle East and building their knowledge of the Estate therefore enabling them to better serve their clients. Exceptional Heritage – dating back to 1228, Ashford Castle is Ireland’s Oldest Castle Hotel, the first hotel in Ireland to be voted Best of the Best by Virtuoso, and the very first and only Forbes Five Star property in Ireland.  The Ashford Family and longevity of service – with 290 team members working in the Castle with a combined service of 1,700 years, 29 of those team members have over 800 years of service, therefore we have 800 years of history matched with 800 years of service.  An Extraordinary Estate – the expansive 350-acre Estate offers close to 30 activities within a 5/6 minute walk from the front door of the Castle, our guests can try their hand at everything from falconry, shooting, fishing with our Estate Ghillie, tree climbing, zip-lining and so much more.  VIP arrivals guaranteed to all guests of the Castle arriving by private aircraft into Ireland West Airport Knock.”