The Decker/Royal Agency (D/R), a public relations company specializing in travel, hospitality, culinary arts and the relentless pursuit of the things that ‘make life a grand adventure,’ announced three new additions to its client roster, including the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa, a reimagined Relais & Chateaux wellness destination located in the Champagne region of France, and The Villas at Le Barthélemy, private beachfront homes in stunning St. Barths.
“Travel bridges human understanding and so we’re delighted to welcome three new clients that express the very best of their place in the world, from the legendary hospitality of the Arabian Peninsula and joie de vivre of France to the soul soothing beauty of the Caribbean,” said D/R cofounder Stacy Royal.
- The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi manages the emirate’s tourism sector, marketing the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programs seek to preserve the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi, including protecting archaeological and historical sites, developing museums, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Zayed National Museum and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and supporting intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment that honor’s the emirate’s rich heritage.
- Overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage Site of France’s celebrated Champagne wine region, Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa brings the area’s first world-class wellness destination to the vine-striped hills of Épernay. A reimagined wine-country retreat spread across a Modernist wing and a 19th-century Post House, the 49-room hotel embraces its storied surroundings, while offering guests holistic spa therapies in concert with renowned Biologique Recherche at its 16,000-square-foot wellness center and offers cuisine by 2 Star Michelin Chef Jean-Denis Rieubland.
- The Villas at Le Barthélemy offer the comfort, privacy and the delight of home in the magical setting that is St. Barths. Located steps to the beach and adjacent to Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa, the two stunning 6-bedroom villas – Villa Aqua and Villa Bleu – provide a warm welcome with spacious living areas, gourmet kitchen and lap pool. Best of all, from daily breakfast to turn down, guests of these villas have access to the unparalleled services of Le Barthélemy.
Founded by travel industry veterans, Cathleen Decker and Stacy Royal, the New York City-based firm is expert in media relations, strategic planning, social media, crisis communications, special events, promotions, marketing, sales and digital integrations.
In addition to the new accounts, Decker/Royal’s client roster also includes luxury all-inclusive leader Sandals Resorts, international guided tour company Trafalgar, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and Reno Tahoe, the dynamic, four-season resort destination where America’s largest alpine lake meets “The Biggest Little City in the World,” among others.