How I make it work: ‘Resilience in the face of adversity never fails to inspire me’

Setting clear goals for yourself and for your team is crucial, says Irish Hotels Federation president Elaina Fitzgerald Kane

10th January, 2021
How I make it work: ‘Resilience in the face of adversity never fails to inspire me’
Elaina Fitzgerald Kane: ‘It is critical to think a step or two up from your role. Set your own higher standards and try to think like your manager.’ Photo: Arthur Ellis

Elaina Fitzgerald Kane is president of the Irish Hotels Federation. She was appointed to the role in February 2020 following a 14-month stint as vice president. Fitzgerald Kane is a director of Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel & Spa, a four-star family-run hotel in Adare, Co Limerick. The 89-bedroom hotel was established by her parents Mary and Dick Fitzgerald in 1983. Founded in 1937, the Irish Hotels Federation is the national organisation for the hotel and...

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