Karen Weiner Escalera
Karen Weiner Escalera has more than 30 years of experience in marketing and public relations, first in New York City and now in Miami. She is a leading lifestyle trends consultant with expertise in travel, tourism, hospitality, real estate and luxury products. She has counseled top executives at global hotel chains, cruise lines, real estate developments and government tourism boards. Her campaigns have been cited by a number of influential publications including Advertising Age, Nation's Business, and Fortune Small Business for setting the standard in travel and lifestyle marketing and public relations. Named one of the "Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds" in hotel sales and marketing for 2008 by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), Karen is a sought-after speaker and author of the internationally syndicated Luxury Travel & Lifestyle Trends newsletter and blog.