Matthew Evins - Chairman & CEO - EVINS Communications

Since 1987, Mr. Evins has served as Chairman of EVINS Communications, Ltd., the leading branding, marketing, communications and public relations firm in the luxury and prestige sectors, with specialist expertise in travel and hospitality. EVINS has made an invaluable contribution to the growth and development of numerous icons, including American Express Centurion/Platinum, Departures Magazine, Exclusive Resorts, Hotels & Resorts of Halekulani, Marquis Jet, Park Hyatt, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Rosewood Hotel & Resorts, The Knickerbocker Hotel, The Lanesborough, and Wheels Up, amongst many others, and is consistently recognized for its excellence in creativity, strategies and tactics.

Having established himself as a respected voice in the luxury industry, Mr. Evins has lectured at the Cornell Hotel School and NYU’s Graduate School of Business, and has authored a number of columns and articles on luxury hospitality for such publications as Elite Traveler and HOTELS Magazine. He
currently serves on the boards of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), Luxury Travel Exchange (LTX), ULTRA Luxury Exchange and the Global Virus Network.