My areas of expertise include international culture, entrepreneurship, leadership, hospitality, journalism, food and travel. With 10+ years of experience in the industry, I have worked with leading publications, tourism departments, travel agencies, hotels and restaurants across the globe.
Below are my services and rates. Please contact me if you are interested in hiring me.
KEY NOTE SPEAKING
As the founder of the international nonprofit organization, Go Eat Give, I am frequently invited to speak on cultural awareness, citizen diplomacy, volunteer vacations, and blogging. My personal story of transitioning from investment banking to travel writing and entrepreneurship is inspiring to young leaders. As author of Beato Goes To series of children’s books on travels, I do elementary school readings, writing workshops and book signings. Click here to see where I have spoken. Rate: $250-2500 + travel expense.
I have written cover, featured and assignment stories for CNN Travel, Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Huffington Post, Cuisine Noir, Khabar, Creative Loafing Atlanta, and many other print and online publications.
My writings focuses on sustainable traveling, unique destinations, localized experiences, boutique accommodations, and hyper local cuisine drawing on personal experience from visiting 70 countries across 6 continents. I have over half billion readers worldwide. Rate: $0.30-0.99/ word with original photos.
BLOGGING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Increase your brand visibility by hiring me as a blogger. I contribute to CheapOAir Miles Away and One Travel’s Going Places blogs, where I assisted in doubling traffic to the website. I was named “Top 5 most influential cultural bloggers in the world” by The Foundation of Florence.
I always share links to my blog posts on social media reaching 30K friends. Rate: $200/ 500-800 word post.
Represent your brand in a positive light through multiple outlets I am already engaged in such as my public speaking, travel shows, international destinations and social media platforms. I have worked with airlines, hotels, travel sites, manufacturers of clothing, luggage, and technology products. Rate: $1000-5000/ month.
TOUR MARKETING AND CONSULTING
International tour operators and tourism departments hire me to develop and implement strategies on how to brand and market their destinations to new audiences. A typical consulting package may include evaluating destination readiness, current marketing platforms, media outreach, public events and organize press trips. Rate: $1000 & up.