Amsterdam, 27th October 2015
iambassador, the leader in innovative travel blogger and social media campaigns, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas Montemaggi as its new Director of Marketing & Project Management.
Nicholas joins iambassador from the Emilia Romagna Tourist Board where he was responsible for Digital PR and International Online Media Relations for five years. At the tourism board, Nicholas developed, with iambassador, the award-winning Blogville Italy project, which is now into its fourth year. Nicholas was also responsible for European Union Relations and Funding Opportunities for the Tourism Sector for the Emilia Romagna Tourist Board, working together with the Regional Governmental EU offices and the Regional Chambers of Commerce Union EU offices, connecting the public sector with small and medium-sized enterprises.
At iambassador, Nicholas will be responsible for marketing the iambassador brand, expanding and strengthening client and blogger relations, developing iambassador’s education services as well as longer term business strategies.
Nicholas said, “It is for me a great honour to join the iambassador family, a company that has achieved many important goals in the field of the digital media industry in the past few years, changing, innovating and understanding the tourism Destination Management Organizations and companies’ communication strategies to meet the needs of today’s travelers. With my 5+ years of experience developed at the Emilia Romagna Tourist Board in Italy, I will work on helping iambassador to develop new important projects thanks to the opportunities in this changing landscape of tourism marketing.”
Keith Jenkins, CEO of iambassador said, “I’m very excited to have Nick join us at iambassador as he brings with him a wealth of experience and skills from the tourism and PR industry. We’ve worked with Nick for several years now on Blogville and other related projects so he’s practically family! He has shown admirable dedication, drive and meticulous execution, with a personal touch, and I’m confident that these characteristics, as well as his PR/marketing expertise, will transport iambassador to greater heights.”
Nicholas, an MBA graduate of the Bologna Business School, is of Italian/German parentage and speaks fluent Italian, German and English. He has a great interest in travel and football.
Since its inception in December of 2011, iambassador has created innovative blogger and social media campaigns around the world in collaboration with leading tourism boards and travel brands. In the past few years, iambassador has rapidly grown its client base, product suite and blogger networks; created the annual Social Travel Summit; and partnered with the world’s largest tourism trade fairs. iambassador clients include the German National Tourist Board, Visit Britain, Serbia Tourism, Austria National Tourism Organisation, Emilia Romagna Tourist Board, South African Tourism, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines and the UK Trade & Investment Office.