Our highly experienced team works so closely with clients that they often think of us as an in-house resource rather than an external agency. We are well connected with the media industry, regularly meeting with key journalists and editors so that we understand their needs in order to achieve the best results for our clients.
Having worked for more than 20 years in the PR industry, Li is a well-respected figure in the industry. She gained experience at leading public relations agencies in the UK and USA and managed a raft of premium clients, including Four Seasons Resorts, Bulgari, St Regis, Hotel Bel-Air, Badrutt’s Palace St Moritz, Auberge Resorts and Capri Palace Hotel and Spa. Over the years, she has also worked on hospitality and tourism for Chelsea Football Club, and with high-profile actors and entertainers. Since setting up Storrington in 2008, she has achieved excellent media coverage, both in the UK and abroad, for her portfolio of luxury travel clients. Unlike many agencies in which clients are managed by junior staff, Li brings her high level of knowledge to every project, and works closely and personally with all of Storrington’s clients.
Kevin has worked as account manager on extensive PR campaigns for Storrington’s luxury travel clients, from private islands to spas and five-star hotels. He works across a variety of accounts, handling all aspects of client management, overseeing smooth and effective execution of campaigns, strategies and day-to-day press activity. Before joining Storrington in 2009, he was a lawyer and managed a legal team for 15 years. He has worked on a variety of PR campaigns, which include launching Desroches Island to the UK, Alphonse Island to the luxury market, and helping One Great George Street become the official accredited media centre for the London 2012 Olympics.
Lucy’s experience in the travel world is unrivalled, having promoted D-Resort Göcek, D–Hotel Maris, The Es Saadi and the Capri Palace Hotel. She worked on the launches of the Park Hyatt Paris, Milan, Moscow and Washington Hotels along with the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. Previously she worked for My Private Villas and currently represents Laudale estate in Scotland and Bowcliffe Hall in Yorkshire. Lucy is the spokesperson for Escape to Hidden Chic and Escape to Hidden Ibiza.
During her career Lucy has represented a range of luxury brands including The Club (Klosters), Gaucho Restaurant at O2, Pulbrook & Gould florists, Ladies Day at Epsom and launched Champagne VIRGINIE T.
Lucy’s eclectic address book is an invaluable tool when it comes to opening doors. She has a direct line to the people who matter in the world of luxury hotels, restaurants and private property as well as the entertainment business.
Our advertising and design studio Blue Hue Designs can provide a design comprehensive service, from initial brief, design and layout, through to photoshoot direction, print co-ordination and various digital solutions. Blue Hue Designs was established in 1999 by Nadine Beattie, who has more than 22 years’ experience in the advertising, design and print media industries. Projects include corporate identities, brochures, magazines, coffee table books, websites, signage, show stands and more.
Over the past decade Li and Richard have worked together on hundreds of PR campaigns and projects, delivering results for a huge range of clients. Richard’s skill is setting the precise tone for each communication piece depending on the clients’ brands, objectives and the specific media it will appear in. He is the master of the pen and his exceptional talent and flexible style has seen his words appear across the spectrum of media including books, TV, national press, comics, magazines, social media campaigns and digital broadcasting. Richard operates his own communications business, WTW Communications. Through Richard’s words, strategic acumen and creativity, valuable column inches and media exposure have been gained for Storrington’s clients.
For clients who need extensive coverage in the Middle East and Asia, we work with Lee Sutton of Dynamic PR in Singapore. Lee has spent the last 20 years working in Asia and the Middle East with Four Seasons (Chiang Mai), Ritz-Carlton (Sharm el Sheikh), JW Marriott (Phuket), before being appointed to a regional role in Asia with Marriott International.
When working on projects in North America, we partner with with Widness & Co, a boutique New York-based PR agency founded by Rebecca Widness, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry. Rebecca has represented national and international hotel brands, cruise lines, luxury boutique hotels, spas, tourist boards and restaurants.
For sales and marketing services in Africa and the UK, we work with Travel Promotors, who provide product management, training, event management, marketing and retail sales. Founded by Alisa Tavares, who contributed significantly to the establishment of one of South Africa’s leading tour operators, the company works closely with tourist boards, travel agents and the travel trade.