Full datetime event:New York — Tuesday, September 15, 2020From 18:00 to 19:30Los Angeles — Tuesday, September 15, 2020From 15:00 to 16:30London —
StartTuesday, September 15, 2020 23:00
EndWednesday, September 16, 2020 0:30Athens — Wednesday, September 16, 2020From 1:00 to 2:30Singapore — Wednesday, September 16, 2020From 6:00 to 7:30Sydney — Wednesday, September 16, 2020From 8:00 to 9:30
Description(Note: This is not a TNN event, but the coordinators have made it *free* to TNN community members. How cool is that?!)
To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, we are featuring this incredible panel of fierce Latinas in the travel space.
Let’s talk all about travel... from the current status, trends, safety measures + the future of travel.
Through this panel, you will meet 6 travel experts from different ethnicities and walks of life, from travel writers to bloggers, also including e-commerce, public relations, group travel, and more.
As you know, the travel and hospitality industry was immediately effected by this pandemic, along with many other businesses impacting the Latinx community. Let’s unite and, especially during these challenging times, learn more about how the industry is evolving moving forward.
Come ready to learn from the experts and eager to ask questions as well.
🎤 🎤 STEPHANIE FLOR 🎤 🎤
Founder Travel Company, Beauty Line
She is the founder of Around The World Beauty a boutique travel company that guides women around the globe on exclusive beauty experiences to cultivate roots and celebrate the cultural source for modern-day beauty rituals. In 2020 they launched beauty boxes inspired by Morocco and Latin America. Delivered right to your door, each beauty box is a mini immersion into a destination and culture, with premium ingredients sourced from around the world and a signature line of conscious beauty.
-- Follow Steph: instagram.com/stephanieflor and instagram.com/atwbeauty
🎤 🎤 OLGA MARIA 🎤 🎤
Founder of Latinas Who Travel
Olga Maria is a professional travel writer, storyteller and a full-time digital nomad who runs an award-winning solo female travel & lifestyle blog called Dreams in Heels, featuring travel tips, style, trending destinations, off-the-beaten-path recommendations, for varying lifestyles, to inspire people (especially women) to follow their dreams to live life to the maximum. She is also the founder of the Bilingual (Spanish/English) Travel Community, Latinas Who Travel, a community for Latinas to be encouraged to share their journeys since during her extensive travels (around Europe, Asia, Africa, The Middle East, Latin America, The Caribbean, USA and Canada) she did not meet as many latinas.
Follow Olga: www.instagram.com/dreamsinheels
🎤 🎤 NIKKI VARGAS 🎤 🎤
EIC Co-Founder Unearth Women Magazine & Freelance Journalist
Originally from Colombia, Nikki is the editor-in-chief and Co-Founder of Unearth Women, an international women's travel publication combining the ideals of feminism with a passion for travel. Nikki's work has appeared on Good Morning America, The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, and more; while she has been a guest commentator on CNN, Cheddar News Live, and NPR. As a freelance journalist, Nikki writes about food, travel, and inspiring women. Her bylines have appeared in Zagat, FOOD & WINE, VICE, Roads & Kingdoms, and more. Currently, Nikki is working on her first women's travel book with Penguin Random House (coming Spring 2022).
-- Follow Nikki: instagram.com/niknakvargas and instagram.com/unearthwomen
🎤 🎤 CESSIE CERRATO 🎤 🎤
A 15-year veteran of the travel and hospitality industry who turned her passion of travel and communications into an illustrious career that includes unmatched experience with top tourism and travel accounts including, Mexico Tourism Board, Cancun CVB, Visit Panama, Aeromexico and Expedia. Currently, she is Vice President of Global Public Relations for the luxury all-inclusive resort chain, Palace Resorts, and Le Blanc Spa Resorts, where she has collaborated with world-renown chefs including three-Michelin-star chef, Massimo Bottura, whose restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy has been named among The World's 50 Best Restaurants. Additionally, she has worked alongside Star Chef, Joan Roca, whose restaurant El Celler de Can Roca was named the best restaurant in the world by Restaurant Magazine. Lastly, Cessie has worked closely with purveyors of meat, Certified Angus Beef. Cerrato also boasts experience with consumer brands such as Bacardi, Hatuey Beer, and ESPN Deportes. Based in New York City, Cerrato has been featured in Forbes Women, The New York Post & has been named Top Women in PR by PR News, as well as named Public Relations Society of America NY Chapter’s Top 15 Under 35.
-- Follow Cessie: instagram.com/cessiec and instagram.com/leblancresorts
🎤 🎤 ALEXANDRA JIMENEZ 🎤 🎤
Blogger-in-Chief, Travel Fashion Girl
Alexandra Jimenez is the Editor-in-Chief of Travel Fashion Girl, which has helped over 30 million women travel carry-on only efficiently and fashionably. After quitting her corporate job in 2008, she spent the next decade traveling and scuba diving through 50 countries full time. In 2012, she started Travel Fashion Girl and 5 years later launched Compass Rose Travel Accessories, her own line of travel gear. A frequent guest on podcasts and a conference speaker, she was recently the closing keynote at the Women’s Travel Fest in March 2020. She’s been featured in national news outlets; including the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Oprah, the New York Post, the Daily Mail, Reader's Digest, Forbes, USA Today, and live on the Fox & Friends Morning Show.
Now Alex is about to launch a new podcast, Travel Fashion Girl: UNPACKED, which will feature diverse women sharing their empowering stories of travel and personal transformation.
-- Follow Alex: instagram.com/travelfashiongirl
🎤 🎤 IVONNE MORALES 🎤 🎤
Travel Content Creator
I show you how to fuel your wanderlust by traveling smarter and more purposefully.
-- Follow Ivy: instagram.com/latinachictravels