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Resourceful and results-oriented, AMPR is an integrated communications firm creating strategies for tourism, hospitality, wellness, real estate, food & wine, and wellness clients seeking awareness in the US and English-speaking markets.
Andria Mitsakos, integrated communications, tourism, hospitality, wellness, real estate, food & wine, wellness
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Palm Island, The Grenadines   Originally known as Prune Island, the white-sand fringed oasis in The Grenadines was leased in 1966 for 99 years by Americans, John and Mary Caldwell, from the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for $1 USD per year. The caveat was that they built a hotel to provide employment for local people. At that time, the island was uninhabitable with a swampy, low-lying interior, but with its iconic, stunningly white sand-beaches...

Sonesta Resorts Sint Maarten, 360 Client Services Sonesta Resorts Sint Maarten is part of The Maho Group portfolio of resorts, gaming and real estate. A 360-degree client of AMPR for over 20 years utilizing every service and talent that the agency offers. AMPR has supported The Maho Group in the best and worst of times, in particular providing crisis communication services through Hurricane Irma in September 2017, and the subsequent rebuild and redesign of the...

White Key Villas US + UK Media Relations AMPR was tasked as the first public relations agency for this Greek luxury villa and hospitality company targeting, and essentially introducing the brand, in the US and UK markets. While the company had already been operating for over 10 years, pressure from competing companies entering the luxury villa space was mounting. The client understood the need for media exposure to make their product stand out and AMPR was...

Parilio Hotel, Paros – Hotel Launch Kanava Hotels has been renowned for their wildly successful hotels on the island of Santorini, including the iconic Mystique Hotel in Oia and Vedema, both members of The Luxury Collection, and Istoria, a member of Design Hotels. As Paros began to grow among international travel circles, owners Kalia and Antonis Eliopoulos saw an opportunity on the island and purchased a small hotel that was originally built in the sixties....

Cretan Malia Park – Hotel Launch targeting the US Market Longtime client and renowned leader in Greece’s tourism sector, Phaea Resorts, owners and operators of Crete’s most iconic resorts including Blue Palace in Elounda, faced a task: to renovate an existing property in their portfolio into a luxurious, sustainable resort that would appeal to travelers outside their traditional markets. They engaged Vana Pernari to do the refit and architectural design and the result was a...

Finca Victoria, Vieques Sustainable Ayurvedic Hotel Launch The Caribbean island of Vieques in Puerto Rico was once used as a testing ground by the US military, and while it had a small renaissance with a W Hotel many moons ago, it lost its luster and tourism came to a halt. Enter Sylvia de Marco, Puerto Rican designer and hotelier, and co-founder and designer of the micro-hotel, The Dreamcatcher in San Juan, a hotel which AMPR...

25Hours – New Paris Hotel/ Brand Launch Targeting the US Market With hotels in primarily German-speaking markets, 25Hours Hotel Company engaged AMPR to consult on its launch to media in the US and all English-speaking markets in late 2018 to announce its new Paris property opening in 2019. Through carefully targeted outreach focusing on the hotel’s smart analog and egalitarian approach to hospitality, AMPR garnered coverage in leading media along with hosting numerous press and...

Elite Island Resorts - Vaccine Mandate Press Outreach Longtime client, Elite Island Resorts approached AMPR’s founder and CEO, Andria Mitsakos for advice. Should they issue a vaccine mandate? A touchy subject and a bold move, Mitsakos suggested yes, and the resort company with nine hotels in the Caribbean and Panama ran with it.  AMPR wrote the press release, Mitsakos drafted the quote for Elite Island Resorts owner, Robert A. Barrett, and within 48 hours of...

S HOTEL JAMAICA - NEW RESORT LAUNCH While the resort town of Montego Bay had its heyday in the 1960s, the past 20 years saw it overrun with massive, all-inclusive hotels, and while jobs were of course increased in the region, it provided little benefit to local businesses and the aesthetic of the region was suffering. Local entrepreneur Chris Issa decided to do something about it, and AMPR followed with a concise strategy.  Following Issa’s successful city...

Multi-Destinations — Greece     Kanava Hotels & Resorts is a privately owned Greek company created in 1989 by Antonis Eliopoulos, joined in 2000 by his wife Kalia Konstantinidou. Today, Kalia & Antonis Eliopoulos own and manage successfully three awarded five-star hotels and several luxurious villas in Santorini, as well as one five-star hotel and a villa complex in Paros. Kanava Hotels & Resorts elevates authentic, Greek hospitality through its distinct brands of organic, understated luxury. With a...