Celebrating Almost 50 Years in Business!
This is THE Original Hotel Westport, built in 1969.
A 4-Star family owned hotel, Hotel Westport is located in The Demesne, surrounded by woodland in the heart of the heritage town of Westport in County Mayo, one of the beautiful counties situated on the Wild Atlantic Way.
You will discover a uniquely warm and friendly hotel, comfortable and stylish. This has been duly recognised with a flurry of awards over the last number of years.
Hotel Westport is ideally located for exploring what County Mayo, Connemara and the stunning West Coast of Ireland has to offer. It is the nearest hotel to the Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland, a traffic free cycling and walking trail which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway, which closed in 1937.
Take a well-earned break from the daily stresses life throws at you and enjoy the true meaning of a relaxing holiday at Hotel Westport ‘One of Ireland’s Best Loved Hotels'. Our Team are standing by to offer you fantastic holidays, helpful local information and the most competitive rates.
Call us now on 098 25122 or email email@example.com
Tim Husbands MBE has been appointed as the New CEO for Westport House and Hotel Westport. Mr Husbands has held the position of Chief Executive of Titanic Belfast since 2011, which was crowned the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the current World Travel Awards.
Cathal, Owen and Harry Hughes of The Hughes Group have recently completed the acquisition of the historic Westport House and estate from the Browne family PLUS Harry Hughes was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
Commenting on the appointment, Owen Hughes (Director, The Hughes Group) said, “This marks the beginning of an exciting new phase for Westport House and Hotel Westport. Tim Husbands brings vast tourism, capital project and industry experience and ability, and is the ideal person to build a leading, recognisable international brand and destination here in Westport. We look forward to working with him”.
Tim Husbands’ previous roles include Managing Director of Belfast’s Waterfront Hall and the Ulster Hall, Head of City Events and Venues at Belfast City Council and Managing Director of the Riviera Centre in Torquay. In 2014, his services to Economic Development and Tourism were recognised at the highest level when he was awarded an MBE by H.M. The Queen.
Under Mr Husbands’ leadership, Titanic Belfast has established itself on the local, national and international stage. This experience positions him perfectly to develop the Westport tourism businesses which have a development budget of €50 million.
When completed, Hotel Westport will double in size, Westport House and its 400-acre estate will be a state-of-the-art resort, complete with Museum, Conference Centre and Events Centre. The facility will cater for large and small conferences, large outdoor concerts and other events, and will be tailored as a family-friendly tourist destination. Westport House itself will be developed as a Museum House that can also cater for large, high-end conferences and weddings and other tourist-related facilities will be built using existing older buildings where possible. The objective is to attract one million tourists per annum.
Very exciting times ahead for us all!
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