Two of the leading names in air travel and luxury 5* accommodation have announced a strategic partnership .
Cityjet, the Irish regional European carrier, and Powerscourt Hotel,Resort & Spa the five star resort at Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, today announced it had agreed a partnership which would centre on promotion of its facilities and services and unique offerings for its customers and guests.
The partnership follows discussions between management at the airline, which recently hired an additional 22 pilots due to increased passenger demand, and the five star luxury hotel, resort and spa. The airline, which services business and leisure travel to Ireland from London City Airport and other centres around Europe, will promote Powerscourt Hotel and its relationship with the adjoining Powerscourt Golf courses among its customers. In turn, Cityjet has been named airline of choice by Powerscourt Hotel, Resort & Spa with customers offered special concessions.
Martina McDermott, head of marketing, Cityjet, said: “Developing this partnership with Powerscourt Hotel, Resort & Spa will provide our growing customer base with the opportunity of accessing one of the most beautiful hotels and resorts in the country. For some time we have been assessing potential hotel partners that we feel would be a natural fit for Cityjet. We are delighted that we have agreed a partnership with Powerscourt Hotel.”
She added: “Powerscourt Hotel, like ourselves, places customers first. And, as with Cityjet, they offer a unique experience for both the business and leisure traveller.”
Deirdre O’ Brien, Director of Sales and Marketing at Powerscourt, said: “We were delighted when approached by an airline of the reach and reputation of Cityjet. They fly from key cities across Europe such as London City Airport, Florence, Amsterdam, Paris and many more. They are leaders in business travel and are expanding their short city breaks and leisure travel.”
She added: “Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa is a world away from the hectic demands of city living and business stresses – yet just 30 minutes from Dublin Airport. The ideal retreat for Cityjet’s customers and we look forward to developing this partnership in the coming year.”