Carton House launch FREE i-phone App

Updated: August 15, 2012

Carton House, one of Ireland’s leading luxury hotels and golf resorts today launched their new and improved Smartphone App. The Carton House App, which pioneered as an interactive digital golf app, now contains a new revamped range of all the resorts unique amenities that can be accessed directly from your Smartphone.

Users can now make bookings for accommodation at Carton House, a round of golf on theMontgomerie and O’Meara courses and view up to date special offers on golf, spa and leisure packages. All social media outlets for the resort, including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest can now be found in the social section of the App.

For golf enthusiasts out there the new App includes the following features that have been carefully constructed to give users an added advantage in advance of playing a round of golf at the leading resort; these include:

· Golfers E Caddy that includes digital scoring, option to have multiple players, GPS Measuring, Facebook and Twitter integration

· Live Weather Interface that can view current weather at the golf course and view the weather for the upcoming days

· Video Flybys of eachgolf hole

· Yardage guide with graphic images for each hole

· Live Directions from your current location to the Carton House Golf Club, including a route planner with map and text description

· Online tee time booking visitors and members

· Live up to date news from the course and special offers

Carton House is now also on countdown mode until they open their doors, once more, to host the 2013 Irish Open next year. Leading the golfing force at the Co Kildare venue is Francis Howley who has been Director of Golf at theCarton House Golf Club for 8 years and was involved in the golfing updates for the App. Downloaders of the App will now be able to view each hole on both championship golf courses.

David Webster, General Manager at Carton House, “The Carton House Smartphone App is a fantastic new online development for Carton House. We are always looking for new innovative ways to showcase what we have to offer and the creation of this App provides all the elements of our luxury resort to current and potential customers at the touch of a screen. We are particularly excited about the golfing package which let’s people see every inch of our two spectacular golf courses. This combined with pro tips from Francis Howley, Director of Golf at Carton House is sure to make this App a must for any Smartphone user.”

The Carton House Smartphone App follows the earlier launch this year of a series of 36 online masterclasses that share the expertise and knowledge of the team at Carton House. The masterclasses range in topics including gardening, beauty, fitness, cookery and golf and can be viewed from the new App.

To celebrate the launch of the revamped Carton House Smartphone App, Carton House is offering App downloaders the chance to win an overnight stay and 2 ball forunlimited golf the next day. To be in with a chance to win this prize, all you have to do is download the Carton House App and email us a screen shot of the App on your Smartphone to Closing date for the competition is September 1st 2012.

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