Proud Mary is a boutique river cruising proud Mary’s market share and customer base through innovative and creative marketing strategies.


  • Brand Storytelling:

    Developed a compelling brand narrative focusing on the unique experiences, scenic beauty, and cultural richness offered by the river cruises. This narrative was consistently infused across all marketing materials to create a strong emotional connection with potential customers.
  • Visual Branding:

    Oversaw the creation of visually striking marketing materials, including brochures, advertisements, and digital content. Emphasized high-quality imagery and videos showcasing the breathtaking scenery, onboard amenities, and local cultural experiences available on the cruises.
  • Digital Campaigns:

    Created creative digital marketing campaigns using storytelling and interactive content to engage potential customers. This included virtual tours, customer testimonials, and thematic social media campaigns highlighting different aspects of the river cruising experience.

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  • A continual increase in bookings year after year
  • Substantial growth in online engagement, with a doubling of social media followers and a significant increase in user interaction.
  • Positive media coverage and influencer endorsements, leading to increased brand visibility and credibility.
  • High levels of customer satisfaction and an increase in word-of-mouth referrals.


The creative direction in marketing, coupled with a strong focus on storytelling, visual appeal, and innovative engagement strategies, continues to successfully elevate my client’s river cruising business. This approach not only increased bookings but also enhanced brand recognition and customer loyalty in a competitive tourism market.