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MMGY NJF Ranked PR firm


360 Lexington Ave., 10th flr., New York, NY 10017


Travel & tourism, hospitality, lifestyle PR. Employees: 60 in PR; 400+ agency-wide.

Founded: 1981.

Agency Statement:

At MMGY NJF we are global connectors, storytellers and curators of travel experiences -- inspiring people to view the world differently and then see it for themselves. As marketers specializing solely in travel and hospitality, we help put travel brands on the map and navigate their narrative through innovative thinking, creativity and storytelling. MMGY NJF offers boutique service and expertise in consumer and trade media relations, social media, corporate and brand positioning, experiential and event marketing, strategic partnerships and promotions, influencer engagement and crisis communications. We are the winners of the 2020 HSMAI Adrian Award Best of Show in PR for our work on the National World War II Museum's 75th Anniversary of D-Day campaign.

For those seeking senior level counsel, unwavering brand advocacy and unrivaled media savvy, MMGY NJF is a PR powerhouse and one-stop shop. Hundreds of hotel, destination, travel and lifestyle brands have entrusted their reputations to MMGY NJF whose "Leave No Stone Unturned" philosophy has catapulted the firm to the top. Our integrated PR and social media team prides itself on long-standing client relationships and an innate ability to move within many spheres: tapping media and industry influencers, forging creative partnerships, uncovering strategic advantages, and providing global perspective. Our campaigns are rooted in research and insights, and we are master storytellers and content creators who know how to make news out of simple concepts or large-scale programs. We forge an emotional connection to reach our audiences where they live, work and play.

Industry innovators and thought leaders, MMGY NJF is the pioneer of Hotel Week NYC, and MMGY is the author of the widely acclaimed Portrait of American Travelers® annual research study. With offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Austin, London, Miami, Dubai, Vancouver and Washington, D.C. and an international partner network, Travel Consul, we serve many of the world's premier travel and tourism brands. Other MMGY Global areas of expertise include research and insights, strategic communications planning and implementation, brand marketing, traditional and social media buying, digital/social media strategy, website development and management, e-CRM, travel industry relations and international destination representation.

Julie Freeman, exec. VP & mng. dir.; Lauren Kaufman, sr. VP; Nancy Friedman, founder

Clients Include:

American Queen Voyages
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
British Virgin Islands
Cheap Caribbean
City Experiences
Costa Rica Tourism
Etihad Airways
Explore Worldwide
Fitler Club
Greater Palm Springs CVB
Go City
HEI Hotels
Hotel Vermont
Karisma Hotels
LATAM Airlines
London & Partners
Montauk Chamber of Commerce
Oceania Cruises
Pod Hotels
Presidio Tunnel Tops
Sea Island
South Dakota Tourism
St. Petersburg/Clearwater
The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
The National World War II Museum
Travel Texas
Visit California
Visit Dallas
Visit KC
Visit Grand Rapids
Visit Newport
Visit Santa Barbara
Wheel the World

MMGY NJF in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: Highwire PR Hires Weber Shandwick's Cote

Tue., Feb. 13, 2024

...Myriad. Freeman, an 11-year MMGY vet, currently serves as EVP and managing director of MMGY NJF . She was previously an EVP at Edelman. Cuesta and Freeman will now oversee core divisions...

Preparing for the Unexpected

Mon., Jul. 24, 2023

...leaders, it’s our job to get ahead of situations. Our crisis communications experts at MMGY NJF audit client destinations and brands to determine potential risk factors and levels of preparedness...

Accounts in Transit: MMGY NJF Adds La Paz, Concord Hospitality

Fri., Mar. 17, 2023

... MMGY NJF adds La Paz, Mexico and Concord Hospitality to its roster of travel and hospitality...

MMGY Makes Move on Wagstaff Media

Tue., Oct. 11, 2022

...and spirits." MMGY Wagstaff and MMGY Global's existing North American PR, social and experiential brand, MMGY NJF , will continue to operate separately. Both will work with MMGY Global's European PR brand,...

Accounts in Transit: Feintuch Communications Adds MV Realty

Mon., Aug. 29, 2022

...a PR partner with expertise in all three areas," said MV Realty CEO Antony Mitchell. MMGY NJF is named US public relations agency of record for Visit SLO Cal, North Carolina's...

Tips for Standing Out in a Post-Pandemic Landscape

Mon., Jul. 18, 2022

...calendar for bigger-picture, meaningful and memorable experiences. With consumers craving these experiences, the team at MMGY NJF was quick to respond, developing creative activations and executing multiple large-scale consumer events over...

Accounts in Transit: MMGY NJF Picks Up 'Visit London' Biz

Thu., Apr. 28, 2022

... MMGY NJF signs on with London & Partners and American Queen Voyages. For London & Partners,...

On the Move: Finsbury Hires Ex-EPA PA Advisor Bloomgren

Thu., Sep. 23, 2021

...and Janice represent the type of leaders we are always looking for at Bliss.” Derek Klaus MMGY NJF brings on Derek Klaus as vice president of public relations. Klaus joins the agency...

Travel's Long-Awaited Turning Point

Wed., Jul. 21, 2021 experiences, it’s time to harness that energy in a positive and directed way. At MMGY NJF , we’ve been helping our clients navigate through the COVID crisis and have a clear-eyed...

Accounts in Transit: MMGY Books Karisma Hotels & Resorts,

Wed., Oct. 21, 2020

...being provided by the firm’s Kansas City office, and public relations is handled by MMGY NJF in New York. MMGY and ...

Why a Travel Rebound May Arrive Sooner Than Expected

Tue., Jul. 14, 2020

...the best possible position for total recovery. *** Julie Freeman is EVP and managing director at MMGY NJF ....

Events: Former PRSA CEO Procter-Rogers to Keynote Museum of PR's Black PR History Event

Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

...the public relations categories include Laura Davidson Public Relations, Development Counsellors International, Hemsworth Communications, MMGY NJF , MMGY Myriad, The Decker/Royal Agency and The Brandman Agency. The event will also include...

MMGY NJF Wins Travel Texas Pitch

Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

... MMGY NJF has notched the Travel Texas account in a competitive pitch to promote the Lone...

Accounts in Transit: 5W Reps AI-Powered Blue J Legal; M&C Saatchi PR Lights Up Homesick Candle Line; MMGY NJF Promotes Tahiti

Tue., Sep. 17, 2019

...product range of specialized scented candles and a series of limited edition, high-profile cultural partnerships.  MMGY NJF has been named the U.S. public relations agency of record for The Islands of Tahiti....

News of Firms: Jeff Hunt, Ex-B-M COO, Launches Legend Labs; Cision Unveils Communications Cloud; MMGY Rolls New Brand Mark to Showcase Global Reach

Wed., Jul. 10, 2019 Europe and the Middle East); MMGY Myriad (international destination representation in North America); MMGY NJF (North American PR, social and experiential marketing); MMGY Ophir (UK-based travel, hospitality and lifestyle...

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