Travel and hospitality marketing and communications firm The Decker/Royal Agency (D/R), announces the addition of five new clients: Holland America Line, the leader in premium cruising that has been exploring the world since 1873; immersive and enriching guided vacation company Insight Vacations; Adventure World Travel, offering over 40 years of expertise creating tailor-made holidays for discerning travelers; luxury guided travel company Luxury Gold, elevating travel beyond the ordinary to its diverse client roster; and Market New Haven, Inc. (MNHI), the official destination marketing organization for Downtown New Haven, Connecticut’s dynamic city to eat, shop and explore.
As one of the longest-serving and most experienced cruise lines in the world, Holland America Line has become known for its award-winning ships and service. Though transportation and shipping were the mainstays of its business in the 19th century, the company began to offer cruise vacations in 1895. Today, Holland America Line operates 11 ships that visit nearly 400 ports across all seven continents, including to Alaska and the Yukon – where it celebrates 75 years of service, the first cruise line to offer adventures to the Great North. The leader in premium cruising, Holland America Line’s ships feature innovative initiatives and a diverse range of enriching experiences focused on destination exploration and personalized travel. The best live music at sea fills each evening at Music Walk, and dining venues feature exclusive selections from Holland America Line’s esteemed Culinary Council of world-famous chefs.
As the global leader in premium guided vacations, Insight Vacations has been crafting magical journeys that embody the “Art of Travelling in Style” for over 40 years. Through meticulous planning, detailed preparation and boundless passion, Insight’s collection of award-winning itineraries showcase the most outstanding destinations and curated experiences in Europe and North America. Guided by a highly-skilled Travel Director, guests can look forward to travelling in smaller groups, savouring authentic dining and enjoying a range of immersive Insight Experiences.
For over 40 years, Australia-based Adventure World Travel has gone above and beyond to create custom, unique and extraordinary travel experiences. Specializing in tailor-made soft-adventure trips to some of the world’s most exotic and unique destinations, Adventure World Travel brings a fresh perspective to every itinerary it creates, offering first class service and unparalleled choice. An ethos of authentic responsible travel is at the forefront of Adventure Worlds travel styles including wildlife and culturally immersive experiences.
Luxury Gold sets an unmatched standard with its collection of award-winning journeys. Guided by a Traveling Concierge, Luxury Gold is a journey beyond the ordinary, where guests enjoy exclusive VIP Experiences, savor exceptional dining and relax in luxury hotels on every curated itinerary. As global leaders in luxury travel with expertise accumulated over 100 years, Luxury Gold epitomizes extraordinary exploration to some of the world’s most spectacular destinations.
Luxury Gold, Adventure World Travel and Insight Vacations are members of the family-owned The Travel Corporation (TTC), renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, value, and financial stability.
Perhaps best known as home to world-renowned Yale University, its affiliated Yale New Haven Healthcare System, that consistently ranks among the best in the United States and the thin-crust, coal-fired Neapolitan pizza – locally called apizza, that tops lists nationwide, the vibrant destination of Downtown New Haven has earned its reputation as the ‘Cultural Capital of Connecticut.’ And, as the team at Market New Haven, Inc. says, for good reason. Downtown New Haven is where culture meets community and intellectual curiosity. From acclaimed restaurants, unique shopping, and a robust arts and entertainment scene to only here cultural attractions and events, the vibrant destination offers something for all who live, work or play here.
“We are excited to welcome Holland America Line, Insight Vacations, Adventure World Travel, Luxury Gold and Downtown New Haven to our growing family of great travel and hospitality companies,” said Stacy Royal, founding partner of Decker/Royal. “These are travel experiences rich in history and all with roots in authentic exploration and perennial innovation. We are looking forward to sharing their stories and making them part of the travel memories of the audiences they serve so well,” said Royal.
Founded by travel industry veterans, Cathleen Decker and Stacy Royal, the New York City-based firm is a creative communications agency, growing brands in travel. In addition to Holland America Line and Market New Haven, Inc., Decker/Royal represents luxury all-inclusive resorts leader Sandals Resorts and its family-friendly, Beaches Resorts brand, global guided tour company Trafalgar, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Travel + Leisure Co., the world’s leading membership and leisure travel company and award-winning Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa.
For a full client roster, please visit, www.deckerroyal.com/clients.
About The Decker/Royal Agency
Decker/Royal is a creative communications agency serving hospitality, travel, and tourism clients worldwide from offices in New York City and London. Through vivid storytelling, D/R connects, engages, and influences travelers wherever they are, whenever they are and always with a singular objective: results. For more information, visit deckerroyal.com.