Dana Cohen is a public relations professional based in West Palm Beach, while regularly visiting New York. Dana founded Cohen PR in 2013 in order to offer clients a fully integrated approach to marketing and public relations. Prior to founding Cohen PR, Dana worked in the tourism division of Burson Cohn & Wolfe working with large-scale tourism accounts and consumer brands. She additionally has experience at various boutique public relations agencies specializing in lifestyle and travel. Dana’s mission is to work closely together with clients to mold a message that will engage the audience and ultimately garner results.
With over nine years in the public relations industry, Dana has maintained and established key media relationships with top journalists and influencers. She has worked on content development, research, corporate positioning, re-branding, influencer networks and strategic planning. Additionally, Dana has worked on several events, product launches and creative campaigns. Dana graduated from Florida State University and holds a BS degree in Mass Media Communications, minor in Business.
Gracia is responsible for developing media strategies and conducting outreach on behalf of consumer and tourism clients to general market and US Hispanic media. Gracia develops bilingual content and secures media placements with a broad spectrum of media, as well as advising on consumer-facing campaigns that beyond traditional and media coverage include social media and special event components. Prior to becoming a consultant, Gracia worked with Burson-Marsteller where she managed the Costa Rica Tourism Board account. Her responsibilities included overseeing all public relations efforts for the destination in the U.S. and Canada including bilingual content development, media relations, press trips, social media platforms, trade show coordination, blogger outreach and special projects. Gracia also served as the primary client liaison for the International Monetary Fund in Latin America and the Caribbean, managing virtual teams to coordinate executive visits and special events. Previously, Gracia was a senior manager in the Miami office of Edelman. During her four years there, Gracia served as the primary office liaison with the global Edelman network, supervised a staff of seven, spearheaded all new business initiatives and bridged relationships with other practice areas and offices to build the Miami office’s client portfolio with brands such as Fairmont, Unilever, ad:tech, Pepsi, Delta Air Lines, UPS and Flor de Caña. Gracia began her career in South Florida at The Jeffrey Group, an award-winning boutique agency with a large footprint across Latin America. Gracia graduated from Columbia University and holds a BA in History. She resides in Coral Gables, Florida, with her husband and daughter.
Palm Beach County Consultant
A Palm Beach County native, Dana Pucci is an accomplished public relations strategist specializing in travel, tourism, restaurants and lifestyle brands. With nearly 10 years of in-house and agency experience at top firms around the country including South Florida, Dana’s creativity, strategic media/influencer results and business-driving partnerships deliver successful campaigns with proven results. From international hotel openings to South Florida restaurant launches, Dana’s passion for press delivers high-profile placements in The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler and Forbes with a smattering of hard-to-get coverage in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country, to name a few. Dana earned her Master’s degree in Public Relations from University of Miami and Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University New Orleans.
NY consultant/Owner of MuchPR
With more than 20 years of media relations, communications, travel writing and on-air television journalism experience, Tanya Churchmuch is the founder of MuchPR, a New York-based PR agency focusing on travel, hospitality and LGBT markets. MuchPR offers PR outreach to media in both the United States and Canada, including French language outreach to French Canadian media in Quebec. Tanya launched the company in 2015 after working in-house for Tourisme Montreal in Canada for several years, overseeing their International Media Relations and Travel Trade team. MuchPR has worked with clients including Destination Canada, Visit Phoenix, Visit Buffalo Niagara, Brazil Ecojourneys, Air China, Pink Iceland, Watson Adventures, the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association and more. In her work for clients including Destination Canada, Tanya regularly promotes ski towns such as Banff, Whistler and Mont-Tremblant that are often best known for their winter offerings, but are excellent 12-month destinations for visitors to experience.
A lifelong traveler, fluent in French and with a working knowledge of Spanish, Tanya is passionate about experiencing and communicating stories of global culture. She began her career as a television journalist and news anchor with Global Television in Montreal, Canada, but it was through her freelance work as a travel writer for outlets including the Globe and Mail, Report on Business, and the Montreal Gazette that she eventually transitioned into travel PR. A recognized expert in the industry, Tanya has spoken at many travel conferences including TBEX, the New York Times Travel Show, the Women in Travel Summit, FITUR Madrid, ASTA Global Convention, ITB Berlin, Salón de Turismo Sao Paulo, GNetworks 360 Buenos Aires, Community Marketing Annual Travel Conference, and several International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Conventions. In May, 2018, Tanya was awarded IGLTA’s highest honor, the Hanns Ebenstein Hall of Fame award, for her many years of work promoting the global LGBT travel industry.
Affiliate Partner Agency
Tartan was founded in 2001 and has built a reputation as North America’s leading public relations and integrated marketing consultancies, specializing in ecotourism and sustainability. Headquartered in Victoria, Canada with United States-based team members in New York and Portland, we have built our business with clients who share a profound respect for tourism’s economic impact for local communities. Tartan works with clients in the Caribbean, Central America, Washington State, and western Canada. Our clients are all passionate about the five “P”s of sustainable tourism – protecting the planet, creating a profit, taking care of the people, respecting the sense of place and preserving peace. Our role is to help clients market their stories authentically, building visitation using the full spectrum of tools now available to us, thanks to new technologies.
NANO Web Group
Affiliate Partner Agency
NANO Web Group is your trusted Technology Partner for Luxury brands. Born and Bred in NYC, NANO has over 10 years of experience developing custom ecommerce websites, mobile applications and digital strategies. While NANO has a solid background in eCommerce, they can help you discover, evaluate and integrate innovative technologies that drive more revenue and provide a remarkable customer experience. With an omni-channel approach, NANO is a true technology partner that will look out for the digital side of your business.