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Welcome new member Cacinda Maloney

Welcome new member Cacinda Maloney

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  Cacinda Maloney has a Ph.D, is a scuba diver with over 150 dives worldwide and maintains an apartment in Santiago, Chile. She’s an award winning blogger (“The Best Single […]

Welcome new associate member Virginia Haynes Montgomery

Welcome new associate member Virginia Haynes Montgomery

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  Virginia Haynes Montgomery is President of New York based Montgomery Communications. Their list of international clients include resorts, national parks, cruise and tour companies in South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and […]

Welcome new associate member Georgia Turner and Visit Florence/Lauderdale Tourism

Welcome new associate member Georgia Turner and Visit Florence/Lauderdale Tourism

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    Journalist, longtime tourism public relations professional and collage instructor, Georgia Turner joined the Florence/Lauderdale, Alabama Tourism staff as Communications Manager in January 2014. A native of Sheffield, Alabama, she  has split […]

Welcome new member Lisa Michelle Alexander

Welcome new member Lisa Michelle Alexander

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  Lisa Michelle Alexander holds a Diplôme de Pâtisserie from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She has traveled extensively in France, Italy, Spain, Greece and Turkey, and currently works […]

Travel Writers Radio Australasia – Christine Salins

Travel Writers Radio Australasia – Christine Salins

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IFWTWA Australasia Division Chair Graeme Kemlo’s radio interview with IFWTWA member Christine Salins who talks all about our Montgomery Conference.

Welcome new member Marianthi Milona

Welcome new member Marianthi Milona

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    Marianthi Milona was born in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and the capital of Macedonia. Although she has lived as a journalist in Germany since the […]

Welcome new member Damon Banks

Welcome new member Damon Banks

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Damon is both a freelance journalist and heads DMB Public Relations with offices in Washington DC and New York. He has an international focus on all areas relating to travel – […]

Welcome new associate member Meghan Aftosmis and Thompson & Co. PR

Welcome new associate member Meghan Aftosmis and Thompson & Co. PR

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  Meghan is Vice President of the Anchorage based Thompson & Co. Public Relations New York office handling national media relations for the agency’s clients, including the State of Alaska tourism office. […]

Welcome new member Agnes Chung

Welcome new member Agnes Chung

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    Agnes Chung is an associate in Nikao Media, a Vancouver based multimedia production company developing content for various industries from travel and tourism, restaurant and food services to mining […]

Welcome new associate member Elena Chan Obrien

Welcome new associate member Elena Chan Obrien

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    Elena Chan Obrien owns  EOB PR and Media Management a brand marketing, communications & experiential events agency.  

She works closely with executive management teams to assess business effectiveness […]

Press Pass July 2014

Press Pass July 2014

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In This Issue — July 2014 In the President’s Column, Michelle M. Winner shares a few highlights from the very successful Halkidiki press trip and the relationships forged in Greece […]

Welcome new member Hayley Hamilton Cogill

Welcome new member Hayley Hamilton Cogill

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      Hayley Hamilton Cogill is the founder and president of Dallas Uncorked, a not-for-profit wine organization founded in 2004 with over 2500 members. Dallas Uncorked sponsors wine events in the […]

Welcome new associate member Beth Wilbins and the Forte Group

Welcome new associate member Beth Wilbins and the Forte Group

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  Beth Wilbins is founder and principal of Forté Group, Inc. specializing in the senior living industry.  Her career covers PR, advertising, magazine publishing, radio promotion, community relations, special event management and […]

Welcome new associate member Riccardo Gabriele

Welcome new associate member Riccardo Gabriele

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Riccardo Gabriele  is the owner of Pr Comunicare il vino and the Italian language online journalCorriere del Vino both specializing in the wine industry. Although he holds a university degree in philosophy, his career has been in journalism with a variety of Italian magazines, newspaper and radio stations – Mattina, 30 Giorni, La Nazione, Euposia, L’Assaggiatore and VQ.  Riccardo was born and still lives in the one thousand year old Tuscan port city of Livorno – and yes, he’s fond of Tuscan wines.

The IFWTWA welcomes Brian Jones and the Alabama Tourism Department

The IFWTWA welcomes Brian Jones and the Alabama Tourism Department

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Appropriately for an IFWTWA member and as the 2012 project manager for The Year of Alabama Food, Brian is pictured in front of dinner! Brian S. Jones is the public relations director […]