Marilyne Levesque, founder of Marelle Communications, appointed to the Board of Directors of Travel Lifestyle Network

by | Jul 8, 2024

Montréal, July 3rd, 2024 – The Travel Lifestyle Network (TLN), a global network of communication agencies working in the tourism and lifestyle sectors, welcomes a new member to its Board of Directors: Marilyne Levesque, founder of Marelle Communications, based in Québec, Canada. Unanimously elected at the network’s Annual General Meeting in Bali, she succeeds David M. Zapata, CEO of Zapwater Communications, USA, who has been a member of the Board since the network’s creation.

This strategic appointment will provide Marelle Communications clients access to communications professionals from around the world. In addition, Marilyne Levesque will represent the interests of the network’s member agencies in the Americas, including LMA of Toronto, Canada, Zapwater Communications of Chicago, USA, Sinergia Marketing Turistico of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and LoveBrand of Mexico City, Mexico. She also intends to continue to grow the network by recruiting new agencies and expanding TLN’s international reach. 

“Joining the Board of the Travel Lifestyle Network is a fantastic opportunity to share innovative ideas and to remain at the forefront of emerging trends in the tourism industry. Most importantly, it will add value to our service offering, particularly for our clients in the tourism industry, helping them to expand their reach abroad. I also intend to focus on strategic alliances in the coming years in order to respond to global tenders”, says Marilyne Levesque, founder of Marelle Communications.

Marilyne Levesque has nearly 20 years’ experience in communications and marketing with leading organizations. A graduate of Université de Montréal in communications and political science, and a neuro-linguistic programming coach, she has developed a solid expertise in advising executives and public figures, helping them increase their corporate and personal visibility.

“I’m excited to pass the torch to someone as dynamic and energetic as Maryilyne,” notes Zapwater CEO David Zapata. “Both TLN and the our America’s region will be in great hands with her creativity and leadership.  I expect her to do great things.”

Marilyne founded Marelle Communications in 2018. Marelle boasts a portfolio of major clients in the Montréal, Québec and Canadian tourism industry. Oasis immersion, Le Comité Martiniquais du Tourisme, Igloofest Montréal, Piknic Électronik, Salon International Tourisme Voyage, Tourisme Montréal, Salon du livre de Montréal, Salon international de l’Auto de Montréal, Parc Safari, Montréal Centre-Ville, as well as Luxembourg for Tourism and Switzerland Tourism, to name but a few, have all entrusted Marelle with their media and general public relations.

Its commitment to excellence, in-depth knowledge of the Québec and Canadian markets and active membership in the TLN network make Marelle Communications the ideal partner for any organization wishing to promote tourism to both Canadian and international audiences.

About Travel Lifestyle Network

The Travel Lifestyle Network is a global collective of leading independent, like-minded PR and Marketing Communications agencies providing specialist services to clients in the travel and lifestyle sectors. Clients span tourism boards, destinations, hotels and resorts, spas and wellness retreats, visitor attractions, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators and travel agents, food and beverage brands, fashion houses, cosmetic companies and luxury labels. Our network members are market leaders in travel and lifestyle communications, with the ability to work collaboratively to achieve valuable return-on-investment for clients across the globe.

About Marelle Communications

Founded in 2018 by Marilyne Levesque, Marelle Communications quickly established itself as an innovative and dynamic public relations agency, offering creative and strategic solutions to its clients. With a talented and passionate team, the agency is committed to providing exceptional communication services, based on a deep understanding of each client’s needs and a results-oriented approach. In 2023, the agency launched Marelle Social, a division entirely dedicated to influencer marketing, to further meet the needs of its clients. Marelle Communications is also a member of the Travel Lifestyle Network, a global network of communication agencies specializing in the tourism sector.

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