Our Man in Havana Adds Marriott Division

NEW YORK Our Man in Havana has been selected to handle online and offline assignments for Marriott’s Eastern region marketing and e-commerce unit, the independent New York agency said today.

The work is backed by a budget of about $1 million and had previously been handled on a project basis.

“This assignment will allow us to use our vast experience in the category to develop creative solutions that substantially increase Marriott’s customer base in the region,” said Andrew Golomb, agency co-founder.

The client is an internal marketing services department providing strategic services to the Marriott hotel brands in the states from Maine to South Carolina. The unit’s role is to define and communicate the Marriott brand, with a primary focus on the region’s 60 full-service hotels.

Addded Jonathan Moore, a client regional vp: “The principals at Our Man in Havana are extremely creative and have conveyed a keen strategic sense for our business.”

Other agency clients include Global Crossing, Univision and Remy Cointreau USA.