Business Woman of the Year Awards 2018 to Take Place at Fota

Fota Island with play host to this Year’s Network Cork Business Women of the Year Awards on Friday May 11 2018.

Network Cork winners will  go forward to compete at the Network Ireland National Business Awards which celebrate the excellence, professionalism, vision and leadership of members.  There are 6 categories in total and members can enter one category. This year, members were also allowed to additionally enter their business in the separate technology category ‘Best Use of Digital in your Business‘.

Tickets for the event can be booked on https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/network-cork-business-woman-of-the-year-awards-2018-tickets-45120634031

The event will take place on the Island’s very own, and Cork’s best hotel, Fota Island Resort.

We wish the organisers, participants and winners the very best for a great night on Fota Island!!

 

 

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Fota Island Resort in Top 3 Family Hotels in Ireland

The Irish Independent recently conducted a survey amongst their readers to choose the top 10 family hotels in the country. No surprise that our very own Fota Island Resort was ranked among the top 3 and the very best outside Wexford (who would want to go to Wexford anyway, when you could be in Cork 😉 )

 

The survey asked readers where they believed the service went above and beyond for their family visitors. Congrats to the team at the Fota Island Resort for making the top 3 and here’s to being ranked number 1 next year!!
The full list of the top 10 is here:

Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards

  1. Amber Springs, Gorey, Co Wexford
  2. Kelly’s Hotel, Rosslare, Co Wexford
  3. Fota Island Resort, Co Cork
  4. Fitzgerald’s Woodlands, Adare, Co Limerick
  5. Quality Hotel, Clonakilty, Co Cork
  6. Newpark Hotel, Co Kilkenny
  7. Parknasilla, Sneem, Co Kerry
  8. Kenmare Bay Hotel, Kenmare, Co Kerry
  9. Hodson Bay Hotel, Co Roscommon
  10. Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Co Cork
See other categories of awards here:  https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/awards/

Fota Island Resort to host Wonderware Ireland conference

Fota Island Resort will be hosting a specially organised conference for one of the country’s leading industrial software providers, Wonderware Ireland. The event is scheduled to take place on the 29th March 2017.

The event which forms part of the Next Generation Roadshow will allow manufacturers and system integrators to have an exclusive look at the Wonderware Ireland’s latest innovations and developments.

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Fota Island to host major international aviation conference

2017 will see  a major international aviation conference (the 2017 ACI Europe Regional Airports Forum) take place at The 5 star Fota Island Resort.

Hosted by Cork Airport from May 15 to 17 next year, the forum will attract more than 200 aviation delegates from all across Europe. The intention of this Regional Airports Forum is to provide a platform for regional airports to exchange knowledge, discuss issues of common interest and share best practice.

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Fota Wildlife Park featured in Best Day Out in Ireland contest

With the summer months upon us, The Irish Times in partnership with Discover Ireland have been running an interesting contest entitled ‘Best Day Out in Ireland‘ to discover Ireland’s most popular attractions, leisure experiences and outdoor venues. The competition was open to all readers of The Irish Times and received almost 2,000 entries.

The criteria for inclusion covered the whole island of Ireland, both north and south, with ‘days out’ ranging heritage experiences, outdoor activities, galleries, museums plus lots more. The contest received a whole catalogue of interesting, unique and brilliant-sounding suggestions One of the readers’ 50 favourite destinations was County Cork’s very own Fota Wildlife Park, the near neighbour of Fota Island Resort. This is what one reader, Cian O’Connor, had to say about the Wildlife Park:

“A wonderful day out for both adults and kids. A beautiful walk in the sun or rain with all sorts of exotic creatures to keep everyone entertained. Easily accessible by rail or car, and – for those of us lucky enough to live locally – very reasonable prices with the season pass.”

Baby Tapir looking for a name

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork has welcomed a new baby tapir in the last few weeks and the folks at the park want your help in naming him.

You can suggest a name for the Tapir calf on their website and the winning name which will be announced next Monday (May 11th) will win a WILD EXPERIENCE at the park where they will spend time with the parks Head Warden behind the scenes.

Click here to enter

Check the little guy out:

SchoolDays.ie competition offering Family Pass to Fota Imagine

The information resource for parents to support their children throughout their school days, SchoolDays.ie, are offering a fabulous Family Pass to Imagine at Fota Island Resort this Christmas.  This Christmas extravaganza promises to be a huge it with children and their parents once again following the huge success of a similar event entitled Fota Believe at the resort last year. The Family Pass offers 2 adults and 2 children the chance to experience this winter wonderland adjacent to the 5 Star Hotel in Cork throughout the festive season. To enter simply answer the short question at the SchoolDays.ie website at:

http://www.schooldays.ie/articles/Imagine-at-Fota-Island-Resort-Competition-2014