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Andria Mitsakos Public Relations

Andria Mitsakos Public Relations

WE CREATE STORIES FOR BRANDS, DESTINATIONS AND HOSPITALITY CONCEPTS

A GLOBAL REACH

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.

EXPERT RESOURCES

EXPERT RESOURCES

 

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.

  • Media Relations

  • Trend-spotting

    Story angle procurement

    Pitch writing and development

    Media road shows

    Press office duties

  • Sales + Marketing

  • 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

  • Hotel Pre-Openings + Launches

  • 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

  • Influencer Engagement

  • Celebrity hotel visits
    Brand partnerships
    Tastemaker campaigns

  • Executive Communications

  • Thought leadership
    Speechwriting
    Reputation management
    Stakeholder identification
    Mapping and engagement

  • Digital Marketing + Social Media

  • Social media set-up

    Online editorial

    Video engagement

    Content creation

    Graphic design

    Web support + management

Andria Mitsakos
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. 

Erika Vives
Vice President 

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

Nadeige Martelly
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.

Carlos Coriano 
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 Bautista
Senior Director

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.

Ed Page
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.

Patricia Herlehy
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.

Mario Leon
Collaboration, Sales

Based in Miami, Mario Leon, President of MJL Select, is the driving force behind unique sales and marketing initiatives dedicated to the international luxury travel market. Spanning over 25 years, his extensive experience puts him at forefront in his field of sales and marketing with some of the most impressive luxury hotels and exciting destinations in the world. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and some Portuguese.

Contact

 

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.

hello@andriamitsakospr.com