FINN Partners Expands Its Global Travel Practice with Acquisition of Luxury Travel PR Firms Hawkins International and Maverick Creative

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Global impartial advertising and communications agency, FINN Partners, introduced at present that it has acquired Hawkins International PR, a 26-person bi-coastal, boutique luxurious Travel and Hospitality PR company with workplaces in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Jennifer Hawkins, Founder and CEO of Hawkins International PR, will be part of FINN as Managing Partner, Luxury Travel and change into half of the company’s Global Travel Practice management staff. The Hawkins staff will transition to the FINN model identify over time. As half of the deal, FINN additionally acquires Maverick Creative, Hawkins International’s 10-person affiliate company specializing in inventive communications for journey and way of life purchasers. Maverick will retain its present branding and operations will proceed below Managing Director Catherine Colford, whereas increasing to the UK.Jennifer Hawkins, CEO & Founder of Hawkins International PR, joins FINN Partners as Managing Partner, Luxury Travel.”Hawkins International works with many of probably the most celebrated lodge and resort manufacturers within the business. They have a superb fame and a eager grasp of what drives high-end demographics. Their experience inside the luxurious journey sector will complement our expertise with massive journey manufacturers and main locations across the phrase,” stated Peter Finn, Founding Managing Partner and CEO, FINN Partners.Hawkins makes a speciality of serving premier multinational luxurious manufacturers within the worlds of journey, hospitality and wellness. The agency’s capabilities span the breadth of journey communications providers, together with client and commerce media relations, media intelligence, trendspotting, content material improvement and storytelling, model partnerships, social media technique and promoting, influencer advertising, content material advertising, digital advertising, experiential and thought management.Current Hawkins purchasers embrace: Montage International, Inspirato, Dorchester Collection, Seabourn Cruise Line, onefinestay, Gstaad Palace, Wilderness Safaris, Palmaïa – The House of AïA, Living Vehicle, The Dolder Grand, The Sono Collection, and Tradewind Aviation.Story continuesCurrent Maverick purchasers embrace: Rocco Forte Hotels, Arlo Hotels, The Point, The Shelbourne, RVshare, Asbury Ocean Club, the Nines, and Chebeague Island Inn, amongst others.FINN’s acquisition of Hawkins International and Maverick Creative follows strategic strikes by the company to bolster its place as a number one international built-in journey powerhouse, together with its current buy of Hawaii-based Anthology Marketing Group, which has a powerful journey observe, and hiring of Luxury Travel Expert Steven DeLuca as Senior Partner. With the addition of Hawkins and Maverick, FINN’s fast-growing Global Travel observe will attain greater than $20 million with greater than 150 individuals serving purchasers throughout three continents. The transfer may also complement FINN’s in depth portfolio of massive journey and hospitality purchasers, which incorporates, South Africa, Singapore, Turkish Airlines, Bahamas, Iceland, Intrepid Travel, Italy, Belize, Dubai and Panama.”The international luxurious journey market was price an estimated $945 billion in 2019 (Source: Allied Market Research). This market section is profitable in regular occasions, however with the pandemic, pent up demand has induced many vacationers to ladder as much as extra bespoke, premium experiences and indulgent getaways. Now is the proper time for FINN to construct out our footprint because the go-to international luxurious journey communications company for purchasers world wide,” stated Debbie Flynn, Managing Partner and Global Travel Practice Leader.Said Jennifer Hawkins, Managing Partner, Luxury Travel, “It’s energizing to play a key function in FINN’s momentum as a worldwide journey communications chief. They are a dynamic, impartial company that inherently shares many of Hawkins International’s and Maverick’s core values and a philosophy rooted in collaboration, respect and making a real distinction on this planet. I’m excited concerning the synergies between our firms, and the power to leverage the sources throughout our international community to raised serve present and new purchasers inside the luxurious sector.”The Stevens Group made the introduction between FINN Partners and Hawkins International and helped facilitate the transaction. Hawkins was suggested on the negotiations by their enterprise advisor, Seth Rosenstein.About FINN PartnersBased in 2011 on the core rules of innovation and collaborative partnership, FINN Partners has greater than quadrupled in dimension in eight years, changing into one of the quickest rising impartial public relations businesses on this planet. The full-service advertising and communications firm’s record-setting tempo is a outcome of natural progress and integrating new firms and new individuals into the FINN world by a typical philosophy. With greater than 900 professionals throughout 24 workplaces, FINN offers purchasers with international entry and capabilities within the Americas, Europe, and Asia. FINN Partners purchasers are additionally supported by longstanding associate businesses and its membership within the PROI community of main businesses world wide. Headquartered in New York, FINN has workplaces in: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Guam, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Orange County, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore and Washington D.C. Find us at and comply with us on Twitter and Instagram at @finnpartners.About Hawkins International PRFounded in 2002 by Jennifer Hawkins, Hawkins International Public Relations is a bi-coastal, award-winning communications company with workplaces in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Our inventive, built-in and tailor-made strategy to public relations and digital methods, has earned quite a few accolades from business friends, media and purchasers world wide. Our robust home footprint, coupled with our international attain and different cultural sensibilities have afforded us the chance to work with a range of hospitality-affiliated firms specializing in sectors together with journey and tourism, wellness, design, culinary, actual property and extra.About Maverick CreativeMaverick Creative is an NYC-based inventive communications company specializing in fashionable storytelling for journey and way of life purchasers. Media-forward, digitally visionary and deeply skilled with eyes on the following horizon, Maverick Creative combines razor-sharp consciousness of business traits and a decent embrace of modern storytelling with partnership improvement, content material creation, experiential occasions, govt thought management and of-the-moment social media campaigns to seize media and shoppers alike.Contacts:FINN Partners:Celia Jones, Global Director of Marketing [email protected] 773.885.9781 (Chicago)Hawkins International PR:Jennifer [email protected] 917.549.0613(PRNewsfoto/Finn Partners, Inc.)CisionView authentic content material to obtain multimedia: FINN Partners

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