Having worked for over 25 years in tourism, Suzanne is a specialist in sales and marketing in the tourism and hospitality sector.
While 2020 has been dominated by Covid-19, for Suzanne it was the start of a new chapter. Deciding to broaden her horizons and take a change of direction in her career, she has founded Shore I Tourism + Hospitality Marketing. Currently a member of Failte Ireland mentor panel – she has harnessed her experience, drive and the passion, to help you achieve outstanding results.
Suzanne has extensive experience working with Irish hotels and was responsible for managing and overseeing the strategic implementation of all sales & marketing disciplines (including sales, distribution, e-commerce, and communications for the hotel) to drive top line revenues.
Suzanne has acquired extensive experience working with tourism networks and destinations.
For several years, Suzanne was chair of the Marketing Committee of Destination Westport. This collaborative marketing group comprises of leading businesses in Westport, Co Mayo working together to promote Westport as a key tourism destination in Ireland, both to domestic and international audiences.
Suzanne was also the key driver of Mayo's only food trail, the Gourmet Greenway which saw food businesses collectively work together. The Gourmet Greenway food trail has gone from strengthen to strength over the years and has contributed in excess of €1m + in publicity & increased tourism to the area. With the community of Mulranny & Mulranny Tourism, Suzanne was involved with the village being awarded the Best Small Tourism Town in Ireland.