In 1991, Andrew Forbes graduated with Honours in Film and Media. Although he had dreams of script writing, he was drawn to the new, emerging media and marketing community in London’s EC1.
PR & Creative Agency
Within a few years he had mustered the confidence to set up his own PR & Creative Relations agency that was to go onto represent national and international brands for over 11 years. Here he fine-tuned his media, copy writing, account direction and business skills.
In the early 00s, his agency and creative studio was acquired by one of the States’ largest Incentive Travel businesses. Andrew Forbes was appointed Creative Director of the European office.
Editor & Writer
Andrew Forbes later married a Spaniard, and moved to Southern Spain, where he has renovated a Cortijo. The change in focus has given him the impetus to focus on his writing, and indulge his love of travel. Although his work with international PR clients took him across the world, and over recent years he has been able to spend more time on international travel writing and travel communications consulting assignments.
In addition, his time in Spain has enabled Andrew Forbes to learn Spanish and to build significant credibility as a travel editor and writer, providing both editorial services and content.
With over 25 years experience in PR and Marketing Communications for international corporations, Andrew Forbes has a proven track record in helping businesses maximise their success through professional media and market positioning, branding, and compelling print and online marketing collateral. His entrepreneurial skills combined with his creative approach means that Andrew Forbes finds fresh solutions to business challenges faced within the travel and lifestyle sectors.
To find out a little more, take a moment to explored the marketing communications, writing, and content portfolios on this site. In addition you can read Andrew’s travel features and insider guides for the SUR in English newspaper; his articles on The Luxury Editor, or take a look at his his Spanish Culture & Travel Blog. Additional links including his LinkedIn Profile etc on the ‘Resources’ page. For client testimonials, please visit the ‘Testimonials’ page.