Karen Tippett photois the former Head of PR at Virgin Holidays. During her tenure she was responsible for external and internal communications strategy and campaigns, promotions, sponsorship, corporate communications and crisis management. She has 20 years experience that includes senior agency-side roles specifically in travel PR, in both the UK and France. She has delivered PR strategy and exposure for high profile travel clients including: Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Loire Valley Tourism, Greater Miami CVB, Massachusetts Tourism, Texas Tourism, The Mills Corporation, Washington DC CVB, Canada 3000 Airlines, LaSource Grenada, HFS Group & Doral Hotels. Karen has a reputation for delivering exposure that is both creative, cross-sector and measurable. She speaks fluent French.

Her current clients include: Tourism Toronto, The Club Barbados Resort & Spa, Palm Island Grenadines and celebrity hairstylist Errol Douglas MBE. In addition, her various ongoing/completed strategic consultancy projects include Saga, Virgin Holidays and InterContinental.