TCA (Travel Connections Arabia), a global sales and marketing outsourcing agency for the luxury hospitality, tourism and travel industry in the Middle East, has appointed Galia Baker as their senior public relations manager for TCApr.
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Galia returns to her family, where her passion for hospitality and for everything related to tourism and travel began, before joining Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. During her experience in both agencies and client-side, Galia had the opportunity to work with international brands and governmental bodies, including Royal Caribbean International, Langham Hospitality Group, AMC Theatres, and Riyadh’s British Embassy. She also handled the PR and Communications for some of the most significant events in the Middle East, such as Crime Prevention with Dubai Police, attended by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the 5th International Traffic Safety Forum & Exhibition with the ministry of transport KSA, held under the patronage of HRH Prince Saud Bin Naif Bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of the Eastern Region.
Galia will now handle a portfolio of luxury international and local hotels, leading food and beverage brands, and significant travel attractions and destinations.
TCA’s CEO, Ahmed Soliman said of the appointment: “Galia was one of the founding members of TCApr, and we are so pleased to welcome her back to TCApr. Her external relationships, her creative and strategic skills and her knowledge of both the tourism industry, as well as the media is unparalleled.”
Speaking of her return to TCApr, Galia said: “It’s great to come back to the team, and even though I’ve been gone for a few years, the atmosphere is still the same. A great collection of clients to work on, and now that I’ve achieved my MSc in Marketing and Corporate Communications, which the team encouraged me to go for, I can bring that knowledge and my experience from the wider market to my new role.”
TCA’s outstanding collection of hospitality and tourism clients include some of the most exclusive hotels and resorts around the world, such as Constance Hotels & Resorts, Langham Hospitality Group, Saudi Tourism Authority, Majestic Hotel & Spa, Barcelona, New Concept Travel, Geneva Tourism and Evok Hotels.