Manager, Los Angeles Office,
Los Cabos Tourism Board
T. 310-461-1374 / C. 424-303-1002
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor,
Suite 238, Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA
Activity – Dec, 2020
Most activity has been remote and virtual due to Covid-19 • Communications • Training / Webinars / Education • Marketing / Public Relations / Media / Influencer • New Business • Social Media • Los Cabos Travel & Lifestyle • A Look Ahead Communications • Keep Los Cabos top of mind for future travel; continue as international liaison • Multiplatform social media news distribution, phone calls, updates, feedback on industry, market research • Oversee and field new business requests from LinkedIn; post and manage Linkedin social media • Intertek Protek Cristal • Visit to Los Cabos Dec 3-6 for office meetings • Communications to LA based Los Cabos hotels and industry • Distribute Los Cabos holiday e-card Visit to Los Cabos, Dec 3-6 • Hosted by JW Marriott, site inspection • Meeting with luxury travel advisors Sharon Walters (Sharon Walters Travel), Susan Duffy (VP Growth Stragegy, Global Travel Collection / Internova) and Ella Messerli (advisors & Los Cabos expert) • Office meetings, office lunch • Attended Café de Artistes 5-year anniversary at JW Marriott Los Cabos • Whale watching tour • Outside meeting with Selene Molina & • Tour of San Jose del Cabo Training / Webinars / Education • 12/8 – ASTA San Diego holiday party • 12/10 – Destination training for ASTA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter – ASTA Sheila Ward-Shaw MSN, Owner, Sheila's Creations Travel • 12/14 – ASTA holiday party, donate bag by Los Cabos Tourism Board and 3-night stay from Viceroy Los Cabos • 12/18 – ALGV Los Cabos destination training • 50 travel advisor attendees Training / Webinars / Education • 12/15 – Los Cabos Lunch & Learn w/Classic Vacations, Sacramento • Nobu Hotel Los Cabos • Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal • Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort • 34 travel advisors • 12/17 – Los Cabos Lunch & Learn w/Classic Vacations, San Francisco • Viceroy Los Cabos • Montage Los Cabos • One&Only Palmilla • 33 travel advisors Marketing / Public Relations / Media / Influencers • Dec 1 – virtual meeting with destination photographer Aleks Butman; provided her recommedations for hotels to photograph and contact information • Worked with Mark Chesnut on Travel Age West article • Interview with Chef Thierry Blouet / Café de Artistes / JW Marriott Los Cabos for 5 Year Anniversary (blog content) New Business • Communication with Spirit Airlines as preparing for new flights from Los Angeles starting in March, 2021 • 12/10 – Zoom call with Boutique Hotel Assoc. Frances Kiradjian, Founder & CEO, BLLA | StayBoutique & Boutique Money Group • 12/14 – Reinstated USTOA membership for 2021 year • 2021 ASTA FAM planning with Bob Duglin • 2 Fams - Feb 22-26 and April 26-30 Special Events • 12/18 – 2nd Annual Los Cabos Holiday Fiesta • 375 attendees • Updates, prizes, speakers, experts
Activity – Mar, 2021
- Communications. * Keep Los Cabos top of mind for future travel; continue as international liaison. * Multi-platform social media news distribution, phone calls, updates, feedback on industry, market research. * Oversee and field new business requests from LinkedIn; post and manage Linkedin social media. * Weekly Intertek Protek Cristal weekly meetings; now preparing to créate Phase 1 certificate of completion. * Scheduled to visit Los Cabos. March 29-April 6 – Work/spring break. April 26-30 – ASTA Fam #2. May 24-28 – Alaska Airlines luxury fam. June 15-19 – Cabo Villas fam.
Activity – Feb, 2021
- Training / Webinars / Education * 2/8 – Global Travel Collection /Internova Scottsdale/Austin. 25 luxury travel advisors. * 2/9 – ASTA National presentation for upcoming Fam 2/22- 2/26 16 travel advisors. * 2/17 – Winter Board Meeting. * 2/18 –Destination training with ASTA Orange County. * 2/22 – 2/26 - ASTA FAM to Los Cabos. * 15 qualified and vetted travel advisors to stay at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos + Bob Duglin, VP of International Membership & Host Agencies. * Hosted by Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos.
Activity – Jan, 2021
- Marketing / Public Relations / Media / Influencers. * Worked with travel journalist Jet Set with Jeannette (LA based) for podcast interview with Rodrigo Esponda. * Worked with Mark Chesnut / Travel Age West on two media requests Covid-19 related. * 1/11 – Participated in a podcast for Dishes N Destinations; set to air in Feb 2021. * Request for press trip from Washington journalist, travel & food writer. * Worked with travel journalist Jet Set with Jeannette (LA based) for podcast interview with Rodrigo Esponda. * Worked with Mark Chesnut / Travel Age West on two media requests Covid-19 related. * 1/11 – Participated in a podcast for Dishes N Destinations; set to air in Feb 2021. * Request for press trip from Washington journalist, travel & food writer.