Excellence in Marketing Award


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Shandon Hotel & Spa


The Shandon Hotel and Spa opened in early 2016. Overlooking the breathtakingly beautiful Sheephaven Bay it has a perfect location on the Wild Atlantic Way. With 50 newly refurbished individual bedrooms, the 4 star hotel also includes a top of the range Leisure Centre and luxurious Thermal Spa.

Marketing is at the core of the strategy for the hotel and it has paid off with a high level of advance bookings for the year ahead. The Shandon is off to an excellent start and is confident of a successful future.

Lottie Dolls


Lottie Dolls were launched in 2012 by Arklu with the aim of creating dolls that are positive role models for children, stimulated their imaginations, inspired learning and fun through play and offered great value to parents too.

An award winning company including the prestigious “Google, Adopt a Start-Up” has helped position the product in the competitive toy market. Brand Partnerships, Online clubs and promotions, social media and a fun friendly website are all elements that Arklu have used to promote Lottie – she has even been in Space.

Atlantic Travel


Atlantic Travel has looked after the travel needs of the people in the Northwest for 25 years. They pride themselves on their high level of customer care and creating unique holiday experiences for their clients.

They have a clear strategy in place for marketing with measurement being key to its success. Social Media is now playing a major part in how they sell their products and Facebook has assisted in growing their sales significantly in the last year. With an expert travel team they delight clients no matter what the destination or budget.

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