Who We Are


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Nell Hegarty


A globe-trotting childhood ensured that travel is in Nell's DNA.  She has many years of agency experience (in both large corporate and small boutique agencies) working with an exciting portfolio of luxury travel and lifestyle brands that span the champagne cellars of Epernay, world leading design shows, boutique restaurants, tourist boards, tour operators and is responsible for launching more than 80 hotels worldwide.

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Amanda Hyde


An award-winning travel journalist who has written for numerous newspapers and glossies, Amanda has more than ten years' experience in the industry.  Her natural intuition for what makes a good story, combined with her up to date knowledge of the latest openings, trends and hot destinations are a huge asset to the Mercator team. With luxury and lifestyle brands, bloggers and journalists in her contacts book, she can also apply her new media expertise to written, video and audio content across websites and social media.