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Public relations

Ferry-tastic brand profile for DFDS Seaways

Westgate has worked with DFDS Seaways for the last six years, running comprehensive consumer and corporate PR programmes, along with a proactive and busy press office.

Our regular press trips promote routes to Belgium, France and Holland and we work with partners such as Disneyland and Legoland. We also run a wide range of hard-hitting PR campaigns, consistently generating national coverage, on and offline. Recent highlights include:

  • National media photo call with local girl Kelly Brook to launch the Dover to Calais route.
  • A commemorative event for Operation Dynamo.
  • A lip sync video with Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker to celebrate Eurovision generating 20,000 social media hits in its first five days.
  • Broadcast coverage on BBC One’s Channel Patrol documentary series, ITV's Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs and BBC One’s Keeping Britain Safe series.
DFDS Kelly Brook Sailor's hat
DFDS Ship
DFDS Kelly Brook cutting ribbon
DFDS Ship
DFDS Kelly Brook sailor's hat