Cathleen Decker and Stacy Royal, veterans of Lou Hammond & Assocs., have launched Decker Royal Agency in New York to serve travel, hospitality, and culinary clients.
Decker did 14-year stints at Hammond (senior VP) and Jensen Boga (executive VP). Royal joined Hammond in 2007 and left as VP.
Decker is president of DRA, while Royal is managing director.
Client experience includes work for American Express Travel, Nassau Paradise Island, Virginia Tourism, Mandarin Oriental, Norwegian Cruise Line, Sofitel Luxury Hotels, Oetker Collection, VisitNorfolk, Market New Haven and Blount Small Ship Adventures.
The shop launches with Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts, Your Jamaican Villa, Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts and Red Lane Spa as charter clients.
Decker and Royal can be reached via deckerroyal.com and 646-650-2180.