Welcome to the CarTrawler Connect24Plus Conference

29th-31st May, 2024

Carton House, a Fairmont Managed Hotel

Taking place across three incredible days, prepare to be inspired at the Connect24Plus Conference. Bringing together some of the most compelling industry experts and leaders, the conference promises to provide valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities shaping the travel landscape. 

The Connect24Plus Conference is also about building meaningful connections, with plenty of opportunities to network with key industry leaders. In between all of this, there will be world-class entertainment along with the chance to unwind in the luxurious surroundings of Carton House, a Fairmont Managed Hotel. 

Take a look at the highlights from last year’s conference and don’t forget to register your details to secure your place at this year’s event. We look forward to welcoming you!


We have an incredible host of industry leaders joining us at the CarTrawler Connect24Plus Conference. Each speaker and panel brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, ensuring a dynamic and enriching conference experience for all attendees. More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Anton Savage


Willie Walsh

Willie Walsh

Director General IATA

Deputy Chair CarTrawler

David Meade



Peter O’Donovan

Chief Executive


Speaker Panel: Elevating Experiences – Industry Leaders Explore Future Trends & Customer Behaviours 

Aileen McCormack

Chief Commercial Officer


Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

Chief Business Officer


Gavin Sweeney

Gavin Sweeney

Chief Revenue Officer


Eoin Greene CPTO

Eoin Greene

Chief Product & Technology Officer


Aileen McCormack

Chief Commercial Officer


Jason Clarke

Chief Commercial Officer 


Beth Kinerk

Senior Vice President of Sales 

Avis Budget Group, Inc.

Phil Gouel

Vice President Travel Products

Southwest Airlines

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Key Timings

Summer Soirée

Wednesday, 29th May: 6.30pm – 10.30pm

Join us for an unforgettable summer evening filled with networking opportunities, tasty bites from our mini food festival, and live music – all set in the enchanting grounds of the Manor House and Rose Garden at Carton House. 

Connect24Plus Conference

Thursday, 30th May: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Featuring captivating talks and lively panels, this all-day event will see industry experts explore some the most important challenges and opportunities for the travel industry, providing valuable insights and forward-thinking forecasts.

Casino Royale Gala Dinner

Thursday, 30th May: 6.30pm – Late

Get ready to roll the dice in an evening of high-stakes excitement at our Casino Royale closing gala event, featuring a drinks reception, a fine dining sit-down dinner in the Ballroom, and the Connect Awards Ceremony, complemented by live music throughout the evening.


From immersive yoga sessions, soothing sound baths and invigorating morning runs, attendees can switch off in the serene surrounds of Carton House. While golf lessons and a history tour serve as fantastic networking opportunities, allowing attendees to connect with each other in a more relaxed setting.  

Due to limited capacity, we recommend registering your interest early for your preferred activities to ensure availability and help avoid disappointment. Simply click below to submit your details. We will follow up in due course to confirm your space.

Outside of these activities, there is also the opportunity to enjoy the Carton House hotel facilities including the swimming pool, tennis courts, and extensive walking trails that surround the property. 

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