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8020 welcomes travel expert Julia Farish as director

80:20 Communications - 17th April 2023
8020 welcomes travel expert Julia Farish as director

We’re excited to welcome Julia Farish to 8020 Communications as a director and senior management team member.

Travel specialist Julia joins us from IHG Hotels & Resorts and will help boost our PR and digital marketing capabilities for hospitality brands, destinations and tour operators.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, Julia worked in the Europe and Global corporate communications teams. She represented brands including Six Senses, Regent, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn.

Previously, Julia was a director at agency Travel PR, spearheading integrated campaigns for hotel groups, individual hotels & resorts, tourist boards, tour operators, travel trade organisations, airlines, villa companies and other accommodation providers.

Julia began her career working in several leading London PR consultancies on big consumer brands before specialising in the travel sector over 15 years ago.

With travel spending holding up well despite the cost-of-living crisis, travel brands are looking for advice with real insight. Julia has helped a wide range of travel businesses outperform their competitors and we’re thrilled to be adding her expertise to our team.

Read Julia’s bio here.

Marc Cornelius