Position Title: Managing Director
Company Website: caragrouptravel.com
Bio: An overview (100-200 character preference)
Sara Stanton grew up in County Mayo in the West of Ireland. After graduating with an honours degree in Hotel Management Business from GMIT in Galway, she emigrated to the U.S. on a Morrison Visa in 2003. After 10 years working at Hyatt Hotels in Washington D.C. and Chicago, Sara moved to Boston, Massachusetts to work for Brian Moore International Tours as a Group Travel Manager. Sara's success quickly accelerated and she became President of BMIT. In this role she was instrumental in growing the business and generating substantial travel numbers to Ireland.
In 2012, with the strong encouragement and support of her existing clients, Sara founded Cara Group Travel. Cara Group Travel sends over 3,500 travelers to Ireland and Northern Ireland every year. Her company has created countless memories, vivid experiences and cherished stories for a wide range of clientele including academic, heritage, musical, professional, religious, sporting and touring groups. This includes sporting events such as the Belfast Friendship Four Ice Hockey Tournament, large incentive groups such as Domino’s Pizza Franchise owners, trade missions with EO Boston, Belfast -Boston sister city group and the Cork County Economic Development Partnership with the City of Quincy.
Sara has developed a very dynamic, knowledgeable and creative team. Cara Group Travel prides itself on exceeding expectations and in particular identifying that distinctive event that changes a client's experience from a great one to an unforgettable one. Sara's hands on and personal approach has resulted in long lasting client relationships and a unique position for her company within the travel business.