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Work Experience

Over 20 years as a tourism entrepreneur in Mexico.

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Current
LECTURER, TEACHING ASSISTANT​
  • The Business of Leisure
  • Contemporary Issues in Travel and Hospitality Management
LOCO GRINGO, INC., RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO, November 1996 to May 2019

FOUNDER, CEO

  • One of the first online vacation rental services for the Riviera Maya Mexico based in Mexico
  • Sold the brand in April 2019
  • Played many roles over 26 years. Reservations agent, marketing director, content creator, and web designer.

 

LOCO GRINGO, SA DE CV, RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO, November 1996 to May 2014

FOUNDER, Administrador Unico

  • Sister company to the US Corporation.
  • Outsourced resources for Loco Gringo USA, including labor, sales, and marketing
KAY WALTEN CONSULTING, RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO April 2009 to August 2012

FOUNDER

  • Demonstrated expertise in the early adoption of social media strategy
  • Offered social media training to people working in the hospitality and tourism industries in Mexico
  • Developed social media profiles and plans for clients.

KAY WALTEN | +1 936 697-6622 |  KAY@KAYWALTEN.COM