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Bright8 is a boutique full service marketing and PR agency. Our travel experts have over 15 years extensive experience in travel in commercial, strategic, creative and leadership roles.

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Our travel experts

Our travel experts have extensive experience in travel in commercial, strategic, creative and leadership roles.

David de Smit – managing director
David founded Bright8 after transferring his two former Amsterdam agencies to his business partner. In 2008 he was one of the founding partners in a commercial marketing and PR agency, servicing clients like Hästens and national and regional retail brands.

“Since 2017 we have been responsible for the marketing communication for the Curaçao Tourist Board in the Netherlands. We also worked for Aruba Tourism Authority on PR events and setup a PR and marketing campaign to open Marriott Curaçao Resort & Casino.”

Fred van Eijk – senior advisor
Fred is truly a travel connoisseur. Along with heaps of globetrotting, he has held various senior roles in the international travel and hotel industry in several countries. Fred founded Travel Counsellors in The Netherlands and Belgium, one of the largest travel firms in the Benelux for personal travel advice. Before that, he was CEO of the Qatar Tourism Authority and oversaw large international marketing and PR campaigns and activities.

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