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
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
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.