• Paisley
  • Slovenia Tourism
  • Vienna House
  • Visit Hampshire
  • Bamboo Bicycle Club
  • Visit Madeira
  • Postojna Cave
  • The Original London Sightseeing Tour
  • Bridgend Tourism
  • Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages
  • The Angel of Abergavenny
  • Interhome
  • Canvas & Stone
  • The Carter Company
  • Clydey Cottages
  • Harbourmaster Hotel
  • Comrie Croft
  • Preseli Venture Eco Lodge and Adventures
  • Trefloyne Manor
  • Under the Thatch
  • Monzie Estate
  • Scotts Castles

Currently bidding to become UK City of Culture 2021. The one-time global textile hub and birthplace of the Paisley Pattern is also home to stunning architecture, an internationally-significant museum collection, Glasgow Airport, University of the West of Scotland, West College Scotland, PACE Theatre Company and a thriving contemporary cultural scene. Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 will use the town’s unique and fascinating story to transform its future—by putting the town in the international spotlight, attracting visitors, creating jobs and using culture to make people’s lives better.

Combining the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pannonia Plain and the Karst, Slovenia is one of the most diverse countries on the planet. Visit Europe’s third most forested country, take a dip in the Adriatic in the afternoon and go night skiing in the evening.

“AMA played an important role in helping us organise a Slovenia Tourism media brunch at this year’s World Travel Market. Their contact network proved invaluable and was exemplified by the quality of the guests – including editors and celebrities. The event proved to be much more creative, successful and less expensive than any WTM press conferences in previous years.”

— Tine Murn, Head of Slovenian Tourism, UK

Leading international hotel chain with 38 properties throughout Europe. Ideal for city trips, wellness holidays and business travellers with hotels in Austria, Germany, Poland, Croatia, the Czech Republic and many other leading European destinations.

“We’re delighted to have AMA as our UK consumer PR agency. They have successfully launched our brand to the UK market, raising the profile of VI Hotels. AMA has secured great coverage from some of the UK and Ireland’s biggest media and have quickly become part of our team, also managing UK press trip recruitment. They have an excellent knowledge of digital marketing methods and an excellent team of writers, who regularly write blogs for us and manage diverse social media campaigns.”

— Sabine Hackl, Vienna House

The largest county in South East England, Hampshire is home to the New Forest and South Downs National Parks, maritime history, famous writers, countless local producers, Michelin-starred restaurants and some of the world’s finest sparkling wine. At coastal destinations such as Portsmouth and Southampton you’ll also find excellent watersports conditions.

“I went on a winter sports trip to Slovenia with Frank earlier this year. He pulled off a packed schedule with panache and fun, encyclopaedic knowledge of everywhere we were going, firing off great ideas and story angles as we went, and left me with far too much to ever fit into one article – a very happy place for a writer to be in.”

– Harriet Addison Assistant Editor, Times Weekend 

Based in the creative hub of East London, the Bamboo Bicycle Club offers customers the opportunity to build their very own bespoke bike frames out of bamboo. Join in with a weekend workshop, DIY with a home build kit or visit the website for more information on their educational packages.

“…I can safely say we’d never be in the position we’re in now if it wasn’t for AMA. In no time at all they’d secured coverage in the Financial Times Weekend magazine, Metro, Guardian, Independent and numerous television spots. Our workshops are now fully booked until May and a huge 90% of our bookings can be traced back to PR.”

— Ian McMillan, Bamboo Bicycle Club

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising four islands off the northwest coast of Africa. Famed for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. Popular outdoor activities include hiking along old levada (aqueducts) in the mountains, golf, surfing and scuba diving.

“A rare phenomenon: a PR agency that understands exactly what we want and gives us what we need with style and purpose.”

– Frank Barrett, travel editor and author, The Mail on Sunday

Slovenia’s Postojna Cave is the most visited showcave in Europe. It houses the world’s only double-track underground railway, exploring 21km of tunnels, caverns and subterranean halls. In July 2015, the cave was “extended” with a groundbreaking discovery of new underground passages, making it 3,500 longer than previously recorded. Visitors can also explore the aquarium and the underground post office.

The Original London Tour is an established British brand that has been leading the way in London tourism since the early 1900s. In one red bus ride you will cover all of central London, hopping on and off freely to enjoy delving deep into the side streets of the city to discover the city’s most famous landmarks.

One of the UK’s top golfing destinations, Bridgend County is also home to Blue Flag beaches, Europe’s tallest sand dunes and quirky events including the biggest Elvis festival in Europe. As an up-and-coming surfing destination, visitors can even learn alongside Ingemar Cressey, the former South African pro surfer who moved to Bridgend to set up his very own surf school.

“Tom and the team have been instrumental in helping change perceptions of the destination, and of securing coverage in leading titles including the Independent, Times, Metro and Elle magazine. On top of that, they’ve developed excellent relationships with tourism businesses, headed up numerous campaigns and created a hugely successful destination microsite for a national online newspaper.”

— Ieuan Sherwood, Bridgend County Borough Council

A leading Welsh self-catering accommodation agency with over 370 holiday cottages to suit all budgets and all tastes, throughout central Wales. Staff pride themselves on their local knowledge and can expertly advise visitors on anything from top dog walking routes to the best cottages for gazing up at the official Dark Skies of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

“AMA has successfully organised several co-promotions with national and international brands. Most spectacularly they arranged, at short notice, a week-long promotion in London that attracted a huge amount of interest for our cottages and we are still seeing bookings nearly two years later. Since teaming up with AMA, bookings have increased by 10% and our database has grown by over 3,000. We have seen coverage in all national newspapers and many magazines, websites and also coverage in Holland and Belgium as a result of their efforts.”

— Elizabeth Daniel, Director, Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages

Set on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in Wales, this former coaching inn with a smart Georgian facade and 35 guest rooms is the heart of the historic market town of Abergavenny. The majority of rooms are within the hotel however The Mews, a former stables, is adjacent to the hotel; The Lodge, a Victorian house within the Abergavenny Castle grounds is a 2 minute walk from the hotel; and Castle Cottage, a lovely restored 17th century property is directly across from the hotel’s car park.

One of Europe’s leading holiday home providers with over 50 years of experience. Interhome provides over 32,000 bookable homes and apartments across 29 countries. Choose from beach holidays in Spain and Italy, winter adventures in the Swiss Alps, city apartments in Europe’s most exciting hot spots and family-friendly villas with a private pool.

Over 2,000 stately homes have been lost since 1800. Five family-owned, owner-operated country estates have formed a marketing collective and launched the Canvas & Stone website, the aim being to repurpose the country homes as venues for luxury, ‘anything goes’ events including grand scale weddings, mini festivals and yoga retreats.

“I have nothing but praise for AMA. Frank, Alexandra and their team are evidently a great rarity; PROPER, genuine PR people, working according to their own loves and enthusiasms, rather than simply being slaves to the dollar… something of a miracle these days.”

– Adele Nozedar, Author

A bespoke walking and cycling holiday provider offering trips throughout the UK and Europe with a focus on traffic-free cycling routes, fantastic local food and luxury accommodation. Trips include an island-hopping ‘Highlands and Hebrides’ cycling adventure in Scotland and a ‘Potter through Provence’ walking tour packed with authentic Provençal hospitality.

“AMA are really on the ball. They are always scoping out new opportunities for us and have demonstrated a real knack for crafting the type of story that resonates with the best travel journalists. Our tours have appeared in a number of high profile media titles, making PR an important part of our sales strategy.”

— Iona Carter, The Carter Company

A collection of ten cottages in 20 acres of grounds in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Here, family friendly is an understatement: unlike any other self-catering holiday home, Clydey provide the most comprehensive facilities for both parents and children during their stay. Try adventure playgrounds, a spa and swimming pool, hot tub and games room – everything included and welcome to all.

“I have always been greatly impressed when working with A Marr & Associates – professional, enthusiastic and efficient. Brimming with good ideas and they get thing done.”

– Graeme Gourlay, MD Syon Publishing – Geographical magazine, Geographical Expeditions magazine, DIVE magazine and Snow magazine

Stylish hotel and cottage accommodation, restaurant and bar set in the harbour in Aberaeron, West Wales. The owners are keen cyclists and have devised their own bespoke, traffic-free cycling routes. Have also teamed up with the local Llaethliw vineyard to help promote Welsh wines, a selection of which are available in the hotel bar.

“I went on a winter sports trip to Slovenia with Frank earlier this year. He pulled off a packed schedule with panache and fun, encyclopaedic knowledge of everywhere we were going, firing off great ideas and story angles as we went, and left me with far too much to ever fit into one article – a very happy place for a writer to be in.”

– Harriet Addison Assistant Editor, Times Weekend 

Award-winning Perthshire eco-business, Comrie Croft, is Scotland’s green destination offering a farmstead hostel, group accommodation, camping, nordic kåtas, walking trails, wildlife viewing, some of the best compact mountain biking in the country and a truly unique wedding venue! Nestled into the south-facing foothills of a 3000ft mountain on the edge of the Highlands, Comrie Croft is an idyllic backdrop for family holidays, wild camping adventures and rustic wedding ceremonies. The “Crofters” have also recently re-launched the tea café and opened a new concept local food shop, continuing in their mission to become a model for rural regeneration.

Family-friendly coastal activity provider with over 25 years’ experience. Kayak with dolphins and seals beside you, try coasteering, surf the Welsh waves and wander the coastal path before bedding down in the 5-star Eco Lodge or the brand new Geodesic Dome!

“We have found Alexandra Marr and Associates very helpful and easy to work with, and they have certainly hugely increased our media presence over the last 2 years. They have a good knack for knowing what will make a good PR story and have the tenacity to make things happen. Thanks guys!”

— Sophie Hurst, Preseli Venture

Trefloyne Manor offers a true ‘home away from home’ experience complete with open fires, local produce and always a very warm welcome. Situated on the doorstep of Tenby, one of Wales’ most historic and picturesque seaside towns, the famous coastal path and Blue Flag beaches are just a short walk away.

A hand-picked selection of quirky boltholes throughout the UK ranging from romantic cottages to gypsy caravans, yurts and even converted boats.

Whilst you don’t get to stay in the castle, the two holiday cottages are a perfect family retreat on the estate and cottage guests can take private tour of Monzie Castle and the estate’s 1950s Hydro-electric power station (children over 10 only). Situated at the heart of Perthshire at the foot of the Highlands with fantastic walking, cycling and activities close by.

Agency offering a variety of castles for serviced, bed and breakfast or self- catering. Listing with pictures and information. Maps and full contact details included.