The Final PR Events of 2017

Though there may not be as many workshops and professional development events in December in the Denver area, there are great holiday parties and mixers that will put you in the holiday spirit, while providing a great opportunity to network. PRSA Holiday Party PRSA is hosting its annual holiday party at Tavern Platt Park on Dec. 6. Tickets start at $15 for members and $30… Read More »

Three Things to Know About Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

MYPR has had the pleasure of representing Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel, for nearly a year. The property is full of great stories ideas however, we’ve picked three of our favorites to share in this week’s Three Things to Know blog. Mother Nature’s Sound Machine. Monterey Tides is the only beachfront property in Monterey – the Pacific Ocean literally crashes just steps away… Read More »

Taking Flight with Branding

As hospitality and travel PR professionals, we love when airlines spice things up and partner with fun brands to elevate the passenger experience. With Southwest Airlines’ Coco-themed plane beginning to dot the sky, we decided to take a look back on our favorite airlines co-branding partnerships:  Disney•Pixar Coco + Southwest Airlines In anticipation of the Disney•Pixar’s 3D musical fantasy movie Coco, a film about a boy… Read More »

We’re Grateful for these Thanksgiving and Black Friday Campaigns

Though Christmas campaigns are usually the most award winning and heralded, there are also countless, amazing late November campaigns. Thanksgiving has many of the same themes as the winter holidays: family, the home, classic meals – and consumerism. Here are a few of our favorite Thanksgiving and (anti) Black Friday campaigns from over the years. REI’s #OptOutside Perhaps the most iconic campaign that has come… Read More »

Three Public Relations Insights from Stranger Things

Unless you’ve been living in the Upside Down, you’re likely well aware of the cultural phenomena that is Stranger Things. The Netflix two-season series has been the service’s most streamed show ever and has permeated nearly all aspects of pop culture. The show’s marketing tactics, branding strategies and plays on nostalgia have all been creative masterpieces. Here are a few of the Stranger Things’ campaigns… Read More »

Three Things to Know about Hotel Renovations, Purchases & Openings

I am a hotel geek! My introduction to hospitality was opening The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Colorado. Having learned from the best in the industry, it’s fun to keep an eye of what’s happening with major hotel brands as well as individual properties. This week, I’m sharing some of my favorite recent news about hotel openings, purchases and renovations. Tahoe’s Cal Neva Resort & Casino… Read More »

Three Things to Know about the Changing Media Landscape

One thing is for sure, with declining advertising dollars and the growing, incredibly competitive online publishing world, the media landscape changes weekly, if not daily. Recently there have been several changes from acquisitions to sites shuttered, and grand departures. Here’s Three Things to Know about the changing media landscape. Hearst to Buy Rodale. Publishing giant Hearst, which produces magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Esquire… Read More »

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MYPR Clients Top 30th Annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Malen Yantis Public Relations recently had two clients named to the highly-competitive 30th Annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards: The Sebastian – Vail and Salishan Spa & Golf Resort. The Sebastian – Vail is one of two hotels in Vail Valley named to make the prestigious list. The hotel, managed by Timbers Resort, was voted as the No. 5 Top Hotel in Colorado. Located… Read More »

How to Create a Story When There’s [Seemingly] No Story

Nearly every business has been in the same pickle at some point – nothing new has been happening and you’re struggling to find a way to generate news. So, is it impossible to get your business in the news during slower periods? Absolutely not! By answering a few of the questions below, you may find yourself with a news hook. Holidays: The holidays are great… Read More »

Three Things to Know: Adventure Travel

This week, our theme is “Adventure Travel.” For some, this can be defined as soft adventure – an easy stroll along a river, or taking a van to the top of Vail Pass and riding a bike all the way down to town. Adventure travel for others means adrenaline pumping activities like bungee jumping. And, this $887-billion-dollar industry now has the first graduate program of… Read More »