• Start: 18th October 2019
    End: 18th October 2019
  • Start: 11:30am
    End: 1:00pm
  • Almancil, Portugal

A conversation with Sean Moriarty, CEO of the Quinta do Lago

Start Date:

11:30am, 18th October 2019

End Date:

1:00pm, 18th October 2019


The Magnolia Hotel, Estrada da Quinta do Lago, Almancil, Algarve, 8135-106, Portugal





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The IPBN is delighted to introduce our new “Conversation” series.

This series of conversations are with Leaders in prominent and emerging companies and will discuss the challenges of leading and managing a growing business, key factors in success and lessons learned along the way as well as some thoughts on what the future holds for the industry.

We were very pleased to hold our first conversation between Sean Moriarty, Chief Executive of the Quinta do Lago operating company and Aoife Healy, Chair of the Ireland Portugal Business Network on Friday 18th October at 11.30am at the Magnolia Hotel.

Quinta do Lago operate one of the most exclusive resorts in Europe, combining private property, accommodation and leisure activities in a unique setting. Their success over the last thirty years has been astonishing.

Sean shared his insights into the way the business model is evolving to include substantial additional revenue streams from hospitality and leisure activities, how they are working to change the demographics of those investing in the resort and how he believes that sports, health and wellness and medical facilities will be a key driver to minimising the effects of the seasonality the Algarve and indeed Portugal suffers from in the Tourism sector.  There was much food for thought for all present.

A huge thank you to Mark McSorley and his team at the Magnolia Hotel who hosted us and Lazer Telecom who very generously supported the event.  These events are really important to all of our members and they are not possible without the support of sponsors and willing hosts!

If you would like to know more about the IPBN and its activities to promote your business and connect you to opportunity, please contact arnold.delville@ireland-portugal.com

The IPBN would particularly like to thank IPBN member Declan Cassidy and Lazer Telecom for their support to have made this event possible. Lazer Telecom are in the front line of the triple play services of voice, video and data. They provide homes, hotels and businesses with symmetric internet speeds of up to 1Gbps, access to excellent Premium TV content (via their partnership with AMLA), and affordable phone packages for calls. www.lazertelecom.com

The IPBN is supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland 

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