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Team Members

Meet:

Dana Curatolo

Vice President

Since joining the LDPR team in 2008, Dana continues to lead several of the agency's international luxury accounts-- overseeing cross-platform media strategies for clients such as Taj Hotels, VisitScotland, The Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria and Azores Getaways. A seasoned PR professional, she is both personable and tenacious, with a keen strategic eye and exceptionally strong media contacts. A skillful storyteller, Dana’s passion for the industry shines through in her creative and savvy approach to PR campaign development.

She is a Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) gold award winner many times over, including winning two prestigious HSMAI Platinum Awards for VisitScotland. At LDPR, Dana’s extensive experience ranges from hosting journalists in the likes of remote Tanzania, Botswana and India to leading events with collaborative partners such as Balvenie, HUNTER Boots and Nikon Cameras. Her drive for quality and meaningful results have landed her clients in the likes of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Condé Nast Traveler, Saveur, The Today Show, Town & Country, DEPARTURES, Bloomberg Pursuits and many more. Dana additionally has led many of LDPR’s culinary programs and campaigns-- working with leading chefs and personalities like José Andres and the late Anthony Bourdain.

Considered the agency's European destination expert, Dana has made countless visits to Italy, Sicily, Croatia, Austria, Denmark, Spain, Portugal and beyond. Fluent in Italian and a lover of the kitchen, Dana loves exploring new destinations through its cuisine.

My Simple Pleasures: Cooking for friends and family, cozying in with a loved one, a great glass of wine, languidly reading in a café, a long walk with my dog.

Next On The Bucket List: Uruguay, Budapest and Georgia (the country not the state) are at the top of my list. And Tokyo. Which has been on there too long! I’ve long dreamt of wandering its vibrant alleyways and eating my way through the izakayas and soba shops.

Favorite Travel Quote: "A great way to learn about your country is to leave it."

Are you ready for a more rewarding partnership?

While many PR firms are mere vendors, LDPR is your strategic advisor. We will work with you to create a specialized, integrated approach to your PR needs. There’s a reason our clients stay with us year after year. If you're ready to take your PR game to the next level, reach out to us.

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Client Testimonials

LDPR has been an exceptional partner for Briggs & Riley, significantly contributing to our brand's success in growing as global retail company. They are creative and proactive, and we've seen tremendous PR and social media results from their team. I highly recommend working with LDPR.
Celia Rao Visconti
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Vice President Global Marketing & Ecommerce
Briggs & Riley
The team has been a total game-changer for the hotel. Through my many years of working with NYC agencies, I can say LDPR is by far the most professional, enjoyable, and results-driven team I’ve worked with.
Joseph Poteet
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Marketing Manager
The Redbury New York
When Travel Portland started working with Laura Davidson Public Relations it was like finding a key that unlocked the door to a world of media opportunities. LDPR works like an extension of our internal public relations team – building on our strengths and reinforcing our weaknesses. They know media. They know travel. They know our story and how to tell it to generate results. It has been a wonderful partnership which allowed us to push our domestic media program to new heights.
Marcus Hibdon
,
Director of Public Relations and Communications
Travel Portland, Oregon
Every time they deliver we raise the bar, and every time we raise the bar they manage to deliver. I cannot recommend them highly enough to any luxury hotel looking for world-class public relations representation.
Daniel Hostettler
,
President and Group Managing Director
Ocean House, Rhode Island

Client Testimonials

Travel Portland, Oregon
When Travel Portland started working with Laura Davidson Public Relations it was like finding a key that unlocked the door to a world of media opportunities. LDPR works like an extension of our internal public relations team – building on our strengths and reinforcing our weaknesses. They know media. They know travel. They know our story and how to tell it to generate results. It has been a wonderful partnership which allowed us to push our domestic media program to new heights.
Marcus Hibdon
Director of Public Relations and Communications
Ocean House, Rhode Island
Every time they deliver we raise the bar, and every time we raise the bar they manage to deliver. I cannot recommend them highly enough to any luxury hotel looking for world-class public relations representation.
Daniel Hostettler
President and Group Managing Director
Curtain Bluff Resort, Antigua
LDPR has contributed greatly to my resort's success and high occupancy rates, and helped us rank in the top 10 resorts in the Caribbean in both Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazines. Their creative marketing strategies go far beyond the boundaries of pure PR, and they have been a valuable extension of my management team for over a decade.
Rob Sherman
Managing Director
The Resort at Paws Up, Montana
The bottom line is LDPR is responsive, proactive, competitive, strategic and most importantly, they are nice genuine people. We wouldn't trade LDPR for any other PR firm in the world!
Larry Lipson
Owner