Travel and hospitality marketing and communications firm The Decker/Royal Agency (D/R), finishes the year with the announcement of three new clients: Lindblad Expeditions, the pioneering global leader in immersive ship expeditions and authentic Caribbean experiences expert Island Routes for work in the United States; and Tourism Fiji, the destination marketing arm of the Fijian government, where D/R was appointed agency of record in the United Kingdom following a competitive pitch.
Lindblad Expeditions is a pioneer and global leader in journeys of deep discovery, providing immersive and authentic ship expeditions to the world’s most remarkable destinations. Lindblad offers 100% carbon neutral trips that highlight nature, preserve culture and support local communities and artisans. In partnership with National Geographic, Lindblad delivers unmatched expertise, bringing together leading scientists, naturalists and researchers to inspire travelers, highlighting moments that elevate the soul, fostering a lifelong passion for the planet and its people.
Award-winning tour company Island Routes has made sharing the beauty of the Caribbean and the islands’ authentic way of life with visitors from around the world its mission. The family-owned, Caribbean-based company offers more than 500 experiences across 13 islands, ranging from adventure-centered fun, and cultural and heritage immersion to eco experiences and volunteer opportunities. A full-service destination management company, Island Routes recently introduced Private & Bespoke Collections, a new service offering private and fully customized tours and experiences.
Tourism Fiji is the destination marketing arm of the Fijian government, responsible for marketing Fiji as the ideal destination for leisure travel in key global markets. Fiji comprises 333 islands in the heart of the South Pacific, and offers its guests evergreen landscapes, eco-tourism adventures, luxurious private islands, all-inclusive resorts, world-renowned spas, outdoor explorations, scuba diving, and a wide array of culinary adventures. Fiji is most widely celebrated for its culture, which uniquely welcomes its visitors “home to Fiji”.
“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 award-winning New York City-based communications firm specializes in growing travel brands in travel. In addition to Lindblad Expeditions and Island Routes in the United States, Decker/Royal represents luxury all-inclusive resorts leader Sandals Resorts and its family-friendly, Beaches Resorts brand, global guided tour company Trafalgar, Uniworld River Cruises, Holland America Line, exploring the world for 150 years; Travel + Leisure Co., the world’s leading membership and leisure travel company, and award-winning Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa.
In addition to Tourism Fiji, Decker/Royal UK’s portfolio currently includes Uniworld River Cruises, youth travel operator Contiki, unpackaged touring provider Costsaver, immersive guided tour company Trafalgar and premium escorted touring providers Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold, and sustainable travel non-profit TreadRight.
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.