Top flight travel specialists secure key account

Three Little Birds PR has become media force behind expanding escorted tour experts.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 9:53 am
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 9:53 am
Japan announced as Distant Journeys' latest exotic destination.

Northern-based operator Distant Journeys has specialised in trips to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India and South East Asia since its 2014 foundation, offering value for money touring options without compromising on quality, having identified gap in the market for more leisurely and flexible style of escorted touring.

Formed the same year by Sheila Manzano, the public relations agency specialises in the travel industry, among the UK’s fastest growing and most recognised PR agencies in tourism and leisure sectors, representing leading UK companies as well as niche operators around the world.

Distant Journeys' directors Andrew Laycock, Richard Hanson and Simon Whittle – previously brains behind hugely successful tour operators Journeys of Distinction and Go Touring – boast over 60 years combined experience. Their expertise in creating southern hemisphere holidays is unsurpassed, the company collecting several awards since inception.

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Three Little Birds' appointment coincides with expansion of the operator’s Asian portfolio, having just announced Japan as latest exotic destination.

The agency is responsible for raising awareness of an impressive portfolio, identifying them as leader in escorted touring. Central to PR messaging is leisurely and flexible touring concept with key focus on unique experiences.

Three Little Birds PR Managing Director Sheila Manzano said: “We’re delighted to be working with Distant Journeys. All the holidays offer an immersive cultural experience, which sets them apart from competitors”.

Distant Journeys Managing Director Simon Whittle acknowledged expertise and unrivalled knowledge Sheila and her team bring to the partnership. “We’ve some very exciting growth ahead of us and are really pleased we have dedicated professionals in place to manage our media relations,” he said.

Distant JourneysManaging Director Simon WhittlewithThree Little Birds PRManaging Director SheilaManzano.

Three Little Birds PR was founded in 2014 by Sheila Manzano. The agency specialises in the travel industry and is one of the UK’s fastest growing and most recognised PR agencies in the tourism and leisure industries. The agency represents leading UK travel companies as well as niche operators around the world.