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Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort and The K Club Achieve
Condé Nast Travelers “2011 Best In The World” Readers Choice List

Adare Village, (Co. Limerick); Kildare, (Dublin), Ireland, October 2011 … Adare Manor, located in western Ireland near Limerick and Shannon International Airport and adjacent to charming Adare Village, and The K Club, another of Ireland’s most renowned resorts situated near Dublin and Dublin International Airport, have both achieved the Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice “Best in the World” list for 2011.  The coveted Conde Nast Traveler's Best in the World List is one of the most prestigious consumer travel awards within the US travel industry.
“This is such honor for us at Adare Manor,” said Anita Higgins, general manager.  “To be so recognized by readers of one of America’s most important consumer travel magazines is wonderful for our property and our dedicated staff, and helps us know we are providing a most memorable experience to each of our guests, which is always our goal.  We’re very appreciative of this recognition.”
“We are so grateful to readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine,” said Michael Davern, CEO and general manager of The K Club.  “This is wonderful feedback for our dedicated team of professionals at our resort, and means our desire for exemplary hospitality and service is recognized by our guests.  We’re thrilled with this honor.”
The hotels and resorts that placed on Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice AwardsBest in the World” list were sifted from more than 8 million votes cast in the magazine’s annual Readers' Choice Awards survey. The awards reflect the combined opinions of Condé Nast Traveler readers, rating the hotels, cities, and islands they visited in the past year.
Recently, Adare Manor and The K Club were also voted two of the top resort properties in Ireland for 2011 by the World Travel Awards, which recognized them as “Ireland’s Leading Hotel” and “Ireland’s Leading Golf Resort” respectively.  In 2005, The K Club was honored as “Condé Nast Traveler’s European Resort of The Year,” and in 2006 and 2008, Adare Manor was recognized as the “Top Golf Resort in Europe” by Condé Nast Traveler.
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About Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort in Co. Limerick is one of Ireland's leading Five Star castle properties. The 840-acre Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort is the ultimate luxury vacation destination, offering a variety of deluxe accommodations, an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed championship golf course, luxurious spa treatment rooms, world-class dining facilities, fishing, shopping, sightseeing, and a host of other estate activities which will intrigue even the most experienced travellers. It is situated along the River Maigue and next to the village of Adare, one of the most picturesque places to visit in all of Ireland, and just 25 minutes from Shannon International Airport. For more information on Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort and for reservations, visit  Adare Manor is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

About The K Club

The K Club is a multifaceted resort set on 550 acres and on the banks of the River Liffey in Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland.  Just 30 minutes from Dublin International Airport and Dublin City Centre, the resort includes a 69-bedroom hotel which is this year’s AA Hotel of the Year; two Arnold Palmer-designed championship golf courses – The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Palmer Course, The K Spa and several restaurants and bars.  The resort has staged 13 European Opens and The Ryder Cup 2006.
Winner of several accolades for both its hotel and golf offerings, The K Club is renowned as one of the world’s premier golfing destinations.  Other facilities and activities offered on site include conferencing, fishing, horse riding, archery, wine cellar and art & history tours. There is a dedicated Health and Fitness Club, the extraordinary K Spa, and a Kids Club which runs daily.
The magical setting of the resort, the magnificent grounds and stringent attention to detail and service has made the property a firm favorite with golfers, families, business travelers, spa goers and wedding couples.  The K Club offers excellent value-added packages for the corporate, leisure and incentive markets.  For more information on packages, services or for best available rates offered log on to   The K Club is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.


 Ken Ellens

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