March 15, 2019
The five-star InterContinental Dublin in Ballsbridge has been awarded membership to Virtuoso, a leading global network of travel partners specialising in luxury and experiential travel, comprised of more than 1,700 preferred suppliers in 100 countries.
InterContinental Dublin is the fifth hotel in Dublin, and one of only 19 in Ireland, to secure membership within this prestigious luxury travel network. Inclusion in Virtuoso will open up new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s 17,500 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele.
The announcement follows the completion of a multimillion euro refurbishment of the property since The MHL Collection took over ownership in May 2015. The hotel boasts 50 of Dublin’s largest and most luxurious suites, which were recently completely refurbished, with the top three suites renamed after famous local literary legends James Joyce, WB Yeats and Lady Gregory, embracing the fascinating literary history of Ballsbridge.
InterContinental Dublin joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other suppliers worldwide. These partners specialise in world-class client service and experiences, secure superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value for Virtuoso clients. InterContinental Dublin’s acceptance into Virtuoso gives it direct relationships with the world’s leading leisure travel agencies in North and Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.
Ciara Hanley, Director of Sales & Marketing at InterContinental Dublin: “It is a great honour and a privilege to be accepted by this invitation only, luxury network. Being invited into this prestigious network of luxury advisors acknowledges our placement as a leading Five Star brand both in Ireland and to the International luxury traveller. Virtuoso has always maintained exceptional high standards when selecting properties to be part of its luxury travel network, I was thrilled to receive the news we have been accepted onto their programme.”InterContinental Hotel Recent Press