Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa has appointed Eamonn Casey as its new general manager.
A hotelier with a hospitality career spanning almost 20 years, Dublin-born Casey is a graduate of the Shannon College of Hotel Management, with a Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree in international hospitality management and business studies.
Prior to graduating from Shannon College, Casey was selected to join the Marriott Graduate Development Programme in 2003. After completing his college training, he began his hotel career working at various Marriott properties in London. In 2007, Casey won a Caterer and Hotelkeeper magazine Acorn Award. In 2010, he returned to Ireland to take up the position of director of food and beverage and front-of-house manager at the Shelbourne in Dublin, and in 2016 he took on his first general management position, with the Westin in Dublin.
Statement By MHL Collection Partner
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MHL Collection partner John Lally stated, “We are thrilled to have Eamonn as general manager of the prestigious Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa. With his drive and passion for hospitality, we are excited about the future of the resort and the amazing team under his leadership.”
Statement By Casey
Casey stated, “In the short time I have been at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, I have had the pleasure to meet with the truly passionate hotel leadership team. Although hospitality professionals can rarely work remotely, a property as unique as Powerscourt presents exceptional employment opportunities in a beautiful environment.
“We are also working on some incredible projects, completing several significant sustainability initiatives – solar power, biomass heating, enhanced recycling – and committed to achieving carbon neutrality, in addition to enhanced environmental sustainability, this year. I am excited to take on this important responsibility, and I look forward to supporting the hotel team to achieve this milestone. Exceptional hotels are continually evolving and improving, and I know that there will be several exciting projects ahead.”
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