Issued 1st July 2009
Wicklow County Tourism members Loughdan House have won a Gulliver Ireland Tourism Accommodation Award for 2008 for the East Midlands Region.

The winners were announced last month.Lough Dan House is situated over 1000 feet up in the Wicklow Mountains on an eighty-acre hill farm, overlooking Lough Dan, the largest natural lake on the east coast of Ireland.

It is the most ideal base for a walking holiday, whether for a short one or two day break, or for a much longer holiday.There were four awards categories in each of the seven tourism regions.

An award was made to the best hotel, guesthouse, B&B and self-catering property in each region. All Gulliver Ireland properties were evaluated on the basis of their online sales management, which included criteria such as room availability, allocation, competitive pricing and property information.

Announcing the winners, Dr Stewart Stephens, Managing Director of Gulliver Ireland said, “This year’s award winners clearly demonstrated a profound understanding of the importance of online marketing.”

The awards, which are in their fifth year, recognise online marketing excellence carried out by hotel, guesthouse, B&B and self-catering properties around the country.

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