Ballynahinch Castle has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprising over 2,300 preferred suppliers in 100 countries. According to Carol Hinch, Director of Sales & Marketing at Ballynahinch Castle, inclusion in Virtuoso will present new sales and marketing opportunities to the network’s more than 20,000 luxury travel advisors and their highly desirable clientele. Virtuoso agencies worldwide sell an average of (U.S.) $28–$32 billion annually, making the network the most significant player in luxury travel.

“Virtuoso’s acceptance process is incredibly selective, so becoming a preferred partner is a true honor,” said Hinch. “The reputation Virtuoso member agencies have for outstanding dedication to their clients is a perfect fit with our own bespoke approach to service. Now that we’re part of this renowned network, we look forward to offering Virtuoso advisors and their clients the special amenities, values and experiences that surpass their expectations.”

Ballynahinch Castle joins Virtuoso’s collection of the finest luxury hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and other travel entities worldwide. These partners, which specialize in world-class client service and experiences, provide superior offerings, rare opportunities and exceptional value for Virtuoso clients. These prestigious providers are able to market to Virtuoso clients via network vehicles and to Virtuoso agencies through multiple communications channels and events, including Virtuoso Travel Week, luxury travel’s preeminent worldwide gathering. Ballynahinch Castle’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.

About Ballynahinch Castle

Ballynahinch Castle is set on a private 700-acre estate in the heart of Connemara and a member of Relais & Châteaux, the castle is intimate property with just 48 bedrooms and suites and a 5-bedroom villa for exclusive use. Guests can expect woodland walks, inspiring views and cosy nooks by the many open log fires, making it the dreamiest location for an escape to the West of Ireland. Embrace the great outdoors with one of the many on-site activities available to guests, including guided estate walks, hiking, cycling and fly fishing. With two dining options, guests can enjoy a casual meal in the traditional Fisherman’s Pub or in the elegant Owenmore Restaurant with breathtaking views overlooking the river.