Marketing & Communications

Stark Communications (www.stark.in ) is a full-service advertising and marketing services company, that nurtures tourism as its strongest, tallest vertical. Well-known for marketing destinations within India such as Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, and in yester-years, destinations like Sharjah and Bahrain, Stark has offices in key cities across India. With comprehensive in-house talent, the agency offers works with every media – television, digital, radio, outdoor, print and so on. Our network ensures that we can work in over 10 Indian and 12 international languages.

The work Stark has done for tourism clients has won well over 200 awards nationally and internationally – from prestigious tourism trade organisations to advertising awards for creative excellence. The theme campaign Your Moment Is Waiting, done for Kerala Tourism which was launched in the Saatchi Gallery in London to a select, invited gathering of celebrities, went on to pick up a dozen international awards.

Awards & Recognitions

International

Das Goldene Stadttor Award 2014, ITB Berlin for the Great Backwaters Campaign.
Das Goldene Stadttor Award 2013, ITB Berlin for the Print Campaign – Kerala Tourism Ayurveda Campaign.
Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) 2012 for the Print Campaign– ‘Your Moment is Waiting’.
Das Goldene Stadttor Award 2012, ITB Berlin for the Print Campaign – ‘Your Moment is Waiting’.
Das Goldene Stadttor Award 2011, ITB Berlin for the TV Commercial – ‘Your Moment is Waiting’.
PATA Gold Award 2011 for Best Marketing Campaign, Best TV Commercial and the Best PR Campaign.
New York Festivals Award 2011 for TV Commercial & Cinematography – ‘Your Moment is Waiting’.
World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, London for the Best Stand.
FITUR 2011, Madrid, for the Best International Stand.
Prague International Advertising Festival Award (PIAF), 2011 for the TV commercial- ‘Your Moment is Waiting’.
PATA Gold Award 2008 for Consumer Travel Brochure – Kerala Tourism Theme Brochure.
PATA Gold Award 2009 for Marketing for Dream Season Campaign.
PATA Gold Award 2007 for Best Publicity Material.
Das Goldene Stadttor Award 2007, ITB Berlin, for the best print campaign – Experience Campaign.
Das Goldene Stadttor Award 2006 for the TVC ‘Highway – Life in God’s Own Country’.
New York Festival of Advertising Award 2005 for Kerala Tourism PR Ad.
New York Festival of Advertising Award 2006 for cgh earth campaign.

National

Kerala Advertising Agencies’ FUCA Award – Agency of the Year 2015.
Madras Ad Club Award – Agency of the Year 2015.
Pepper-Cochin Ad Club – South India Creative
Awards – 2015 – 12 metals across categories.
Pepper-Cochin Ad Club – Agency of the Year 2014, 2012 & 2011.
Madras Ad Club Award 2014 – 8 metals across categories.
Big Bang-Bangalore Ad Club, South India Creative Awards – Agency of the Year – 2015, 2013, 2012 & 2011.
Condé Nast Traveller Readers Travel Award 2012-Excellence Award for Taking Brand India Global.
Olive Crown Award 2013 – Press Services Gold – Kerala Tourism World Tourism Day Ad.
Madras Ad Club Award 2013 – Gold – Kerala Tourism World Tourism Day Ad along with 12 awards in various categories.
Pepper-Cochin Ad Club – South India Creative Awards, ‘Your Moment is Waiting’ print campaign.
ABBY National Creative Awards 2011, GoaFest for ‘Your Moment is Waiting’ TV Commercial.
Big Bang-Bangalore Ad Club – 2011, for TV Commercial – Your Moment is Waiting.
Today’s Traveller Platinum Award 2009 for the Best State Marketing Campaign for Jet2Kerala.
Abby Silver in 2002 for ‘The Watercolours by God’ commercial done for Kerala Tourism.
Numerous other awards including Columbus Press….