Gemma Fottles

British writer living in Amsterdam. Former Editor of the SuperYacht Times daily news website and bi-monthly newspaper, and now enjoying a freelance adventure. Impassioned by beautiful storytelling, accurate reporting and everything to do with the world of yachts and travel. 


Starting my Cosmopolitan Blog Awards nominated travel blog, Fottles Travels while at university and contributing to several travel publications since, travel has played a significant role in my personal and professional development. Superyacht journalism took me from backpacking to the uber-lux side of wanderlust and today I embrace all the world has to offer. From Tuscan mini-breaks to sipping cocktails on a superyacht in St Lucia

Skills and specialities:
Destination Review; Op-Ed Feature; Listicle; Travel Itinerary; Luxury Travel; Female Travel; Amsterdam; Europe; Backpacking; Expat Life 


Journalism has been intertwined with content marketing projects throughout my career. A penchant for content perfection means that copywriting - whether that be press releases, product brochures or website text - comes easily to me. Editing is a big part of this process. It can be easy to overlook, but the importance of perfect copy that fully represents your brand in the best - and most appropriate - way cannot be overemphasised. After all, if there are errors in your content and official company copy, then why would your customers think any differently about your products or services?

Skills and specialities: Copywriting; Proofreading; Editing; Project Management; Content Marketing; Company News; Reports; Company Books; Press Release; Content Management

Official Press Kit Monaco Yacht Show 2016

Created for the most important and influential annual yachting event in the world, the successful completion of the official Press Kit for the Monaco Yacht Show 2016 was an incredibly challenging but satisfying project. Starting from scratch, I created the concept and outline whilst corresponding with the MYS Marketing Director, ultimately writing the content and directing the design process to deliver a beautiful, informative press kit distributed to 1,000s of industry professionals around the world.
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Working as Editor of the SuperYacht Times newspaper and daily news website has left me with a specialised, in-depth knowledge of all things superyacht. From yachting lifestyle and luxury travel to in-build construction reports and interviews with the best designers and shipyards - I've covered it all. This niche knowledge leaves me uniquely equipped to serve the editorial, content creation and copywriting needs of the superyacht business. 

Skills and specialities: Editing; Project Management; Journalism; Interviews; Company Profile Feature; Market Report; Daily News; Company Books; Destination Review; Luxury Travel


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