Andria Mitsakos Public Relations
WE CREATE STORIES FOR BRANDS, DESTINATIONS AND HOSPITALITY CONCEPTS
Andria Mitsakos Public Relations
WE CREATE STORIES FOR BRANDS, DESTINATIONS AND HOSPITALITY CONCEPTS
Journalists call on us, often. Resourceful and results-oriented, we are a PR agency that works with leading brands in the travel and lifestyle industries. As the well-connected extension of your marketing department, we showcase your brand to best effect. Multilingual and multicultural, we create comprehensive PR plans and consult on marketing and media strategies in the US and internationally. Whether you’re in Manhattan, Miami or Mayfair, our massive global reach connects our clients worldwide with their core customers and tastemakers.
From a celebrity Greek chef to a Mexico hotelier or an expert on gaming in the Caribbean, AMPR’s clients illuminate intel across various industries. Our team connects the media with the best interview sources, quickly. Each member is also a veteran brainstormer for story concepts still in the development phase. Fast. Innovative. Authoritative. AMPR connects journalists with the expert sources the coverage requires.
Story angle procurement
Pitch writing and development
Media road shows
Press office duties
Creation of promotional packages
Newsletter content and creation
Copywriting for brochures, blogs, and crowd-sourced content
Trade media interviews
Trade fair support
Tourism board + government outreach
Alliances with travel affiliates
Conceptualize new hotel branding from A-Z
Inaugural press visits
Anonymous hotel visits and assessments
Art direct photo and video shoots
Menu copy and art direction
In-room hotel collateral
Creative consulting and contract furniture
Celebrity hotel visits
Mapping and engagement
Social media set-up
Web support + management
President and C.E.O.
With contacts spanning the globe, and an innovative ethos to PR, Andria Mitsakos has more than 25 years of experience with some of the world’s most visionary leaders in travel, hospitality, beauty, and lifestyle brands. Her career began in-house as director of corporate communications for a Caribbean resort company in Antigua, which led her to launch a series of PR consultancies, before starting AMPR in 2003. Today, the thriving firm reflects her connections, passion and prescience.
Culture, travel, style, art and philanthropy are at the core of everything Andria does, and is reflected in her high-impact approach to PR, and her client list. With a reputation in the industry for being sharply resourceful, she also consults on hotel design, manufactures furniture and curates resort retail spaces. Andria lives between New York City, which keeps her close to the media, Miami as the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, and Athens, keeping her grounded within her heritage.
Based in New York City with more than 20 years experience in travel and lifestyle public relations, Erika oversees media strategies, client relations and daily account operations. Current and past experience includes campaigns for tourism boards, luxury beauty products, online travel companies, beer and wine brands, with a strong knack for boutique hotels in emerging destinations.
A seasoned writer, strategist and trend spotter, she keeps her eye on current, cultural leanings providing a valuable edge, which keeps her clients relevant and front of mind with the media. With Peruvian and Spanish descent, Erika is bilingual in English and Spanish, and travels to her “adopted homeland” of Mexico whenever possible
Senior Vice President
With 20 years experience in PR and brand marketing, Nadeige oversees the firm’s business development, and is instrumental in brand management, digital marketing and art direction for many clients.
Nadeige also supports clients’ social responsibility, consults and develops start-up sites with web and e-commerce platforms and manages e-marketing for various companies related to AMPR.
Born and raised in New York, currently based in Miami, Nadeige is multiethnic and multilingual with a fluency in French, Creole and English. She is a virtual and cultural polymath passionate about sharing new discoveries and connecting influencers together. Travel, books, writing, food, art, and the latest apps enhance her digital visions.
Vice President, Marketing
Carlos A. Coriano specializes in integrated marketing, brand management and competitive strategy with 25 years of combined expertise in tourism and travel. Carlos’s passion for marketing, gastronomy and sustainability developed during his professional career that includes managerial and executive positions in leading companies within the travel and hospitality industry including companies such as Virgin Atlantic Airways and Island Outpost.
His breadth of strategic consulting and entrepreneurship experience in the hospitality industry spans Latin America, Mexico, the Caribbean and the Atlantic creating campaigns for hotels, resorts, destinations, gastronomy concepts, and retail. Carlos is a graduate of New York University, with an M.S. in Integrated Marketing and recipient of the prestigious Richard V. Benson Memorial Scholarship awarded to entering students who demonstrate the highest potential for leadership in the field of direct and interactive marketing, and an M.S. in Tourism Management with a concentration in customer relationship management. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Rebie is based in Denver, Colorado with more than 15 years experience working in travel, hospitality, destination tourism boards and lifestyle public relations and marketing. A media relations pro, Rebie’s close ties with key editors and freelance journalists ensures maximum coverage for AMPR’s clients with top-tier national and international outlets.
Complementing her diverse marketing background, Rebie brings a unique approach to media relations with big picture objectives in mind, providing targeted results for AMPR’s entire client portfolio. A social media maven with an eye for forecasting trends, she is able to keep tabs on the ever-changing media landscape. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Ana Sofia Suarez
Senior Director, Latin America / Caribbean
With a strength for diplomatic and interpersonal relationships, Ana Sofia joined AMPR as an integral component of the successes achieved in the Dominican Republic and as a leading expert in the hospitality sector of the Caribbean region. As senior director and project manager in Santo Domingo for AMPR, Ana Sofia oversees clients in Latin America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. A pro at story telling and sourcing, she’s a go-to for journalists looking for that off-the-beaten path angle, or a hard-to-find source for a story. Her database of hotel and tourism experts is an extensive one, having come from a family steeped in hospitality. Extensive training in sales is also highly present in her hospitality portfolio as she served as a travel advisorwhile working at several of Santo Domingo’s most prestigious agencies, some, Virtuoso members, which resulted in various certifications and a in-depth knowledge of food and beverage concepts. Bilingual in Spanish and English, Ana Sofia is also an accomplished jewelry designer, and enjoys furniture and architectural design.
Director, Special Projects
Based in London, Ed Page is an experienced creative marketer with a focus on influencer and talent management. At AMPR, Ed oversees all partnerships, and effectively meets at the intersection of brands and talent with VIP relations being at the epicenter resulting in results-oriented and highly tracked campaigns.
Ed cut his teeth working in consumer PR in New York before joining Syco Entertainment on the Publicity Team working with their roster talent. He then spent three years working for Publicis on the creative and production team for the L’Oreal and Pernod Ricard accounts. A creative force to be reckoned with and a Little Black Book to match, Ed has established an impressive portfolio consulting for brands from Saks to Sony Music and working with talent from all areas of popular culture in both Europe and the United States.
Digital Marketing Manager
Born and raised in Chania, Crete, currently based in Athens, Greece, Valentina is a results-oriented digital marketing professional. With eight years of experience in travel, tourism and hospitality, she supports with the planning, developing and executing of multi-channel integrated communications and digital marketing strategies for AMPR’s clients. Valentina holds a master’s degree in Digital Media and Interactive Environments and a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Mass Media from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Working with authentic people with a common goal is what drives her.
Head of Accounting
As a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional, Patricia has been meeting the financial needs of corporations and individuals in the US and abroad for the past 20 years. At AMPR for the past 10 years, she ensures that the company’s financial transactions are accurately represented, proactively heeding the company’s financial goals. She also specializes in preparing asset and liability account management, and auditing financial reports for individual clients.
Patricia got her start in the accounting industry while at college where she began as an associate for a small accounting firm. During this time, she learned to communicate client’s needs, leading to long-term trusting relationships, an integral component for success in her field. Additionally, she worked as part of a finance team in a legal office fulfilling all necessary accounting tasks and client management. After graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, she started her own business servicing clients in South Florida.
Her experience working with both corporations as well as individuals enables her to give her clients sound advice for careful tax planning to fulfill their short- and long-term and goals. Patricia is an accomplished individual who is very passionate about the financial world, and upholds a strong work ethic. She enjoys writing poetry, crafting, and wood working.
Senior Vice President, Commercial
Damion Breust has spent the past 30 years in leadership roles, building teams at globally recognized companies in a range of highly competitive international market sectors in over 40 countries including Australia, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, South America and the US. During his professional tenure, Damion has occupied senior roles at agency and major corporations, leading multi-disciplinary and international teams to create and deliver multi-million dollar events, implement comprehensive incentive programs, global marketing initiatives, business development and overall operations. He has redesigned and restructured teams in response to changing market or corporate conditions, learning to be agile in meeting client demands.
He began his career in tourism and hospitality in Japan and Australia in the early 90’s, and then onto a tenure at Hancock Group of Companies in Sydney, where he started as Marketing and Business Development Manager eventually being promoted to CEO in 1999. In 2004, he relocated to Singapore with Sabre as their Head of Content Development. In 2005, he was appointed Executive Director for Asia of the MINT Organization, leading their incentive travel, event management, and performance improvement programs, and from 2008 to 2017, spearheaded Global Marketing & Sponsorships. From there he was promoted to Head of Corporate Relations for Barclays Bank in Asia Pacific, overseeing the region’s Corporate Communications, Brand Management, Corporate Citizenship and Community Investment. His most recent role was CEO of Directions Conference and Incentive Management in Sydney, where he oversaw the company’s worldwide operations.
In all of these roles, Damion highlights respect for colleagues, client priorities, and the importance of cultural differences, as fundamental to his management approach. His leadership record has shown passion for creativity and rigorous attention to detail in every aspect of his work ethic.
Based in New York, Miami, London and Athens, with a stellar sister team in Dubai, our international outposts enable us to be close to your international clientele, media and infleuncers.