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ABOUT THE LATINO TRAVEL FEST

It’s an annual travel conference powered by Latino World Travelers created to GATHER, GROW, and GALVANIZE nuestra comunidad to experience the world and diversify the face of travel.

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Representation in the travel & tourism industry matters!!

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First Class Ticket
$399
Welcome Reception (Friday evening), Travelers Day (Saturday), and Inspiration Day (Sunday)
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Business Class Ticket
$349

Travelers Day (Saturday), and Inspiration Day (Sunday)

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Comfort Class Ticket
$299
Welcome Reception (Friday), and Travelers Day (Saturday)
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Premium Class Ticket
$249

Travelers Day (Saturday) ONLY

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Launching Creatives (Add-on for Friday)
$75
Creator Day Beginner Level (FRIDAY add-on) – This Creator Day ticket must be bought in conjunction with any First Class to Economy Tickets above. These sessions are specifically designed for attendees who are NEW to digital content creation and are interested in developing their skills and careers as travel influencers. This is an opportunity for beginners to learn the ropes during exciting, hands-on, and informative sessions led by expert creators, influencers, and entrepreneurs. Space is limited.
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Creator Boost Camp (Add-on for Friday)
$125
Creator Day Intermediate to Advance Level (FRIDAY add-on) – This Creator Day ticket must be bought in conjunction with any First Class to Economy Tickets above. For travel influencers, content creators, bloggers, YouTubers, podcasters, and authors. Includes access to FAM trips, and a chance to be invited to an Exclusive Mixer with brands and destinations. You must be prepared to show proof of your blog or online channel to be part of this day. Space is limited.
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After-Fiesta (Add-on for Saturday)
$80
For anyone who wants to join in the Saturday evening festivities with lots of Latin music, dancing, and libations in one of the most spectacular nightclubs in New Jersey. Let’s get our party on! 
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SALÓN de FAMA

Alexandra Jimenez

Alexandra Jimenez

Founder of Travel Fashion Girl
Alex Jimenez is the founder of Travel Fashion Girl, which has helped over 30 million women travel carry-on only in a stylish and efficient way since 2012. TFG empowers female travelers with the confidence to live fearlessly, embrace style, and collect moments, not things.Alex is a regular guest on podcasts and a frequent conference speaker who shares her insights on entrepreneurship, leadership, and growing a business from the ground up. In 2020, she was the closing keynote speaker at the Women’s Travel Fest in New York City.She has also been featured in national news outlets; including the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Oprah, the New York Post, the Daily Mail, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, USA Today, and live on the Fox & Friends Morning Show.
Nina Zadeh

Nina Zadeh

Co-Founder Of Sidewalker Daily

Nina Zadeh is an Influencer Marketing Expert and Co-Founder of Sidewalker Daily, an Influencer and Creator Consulting Agency that works on both sides of the Industry. On one hand, they have consulted for and worked on Influencer marketing campaigns and social media strategies for companies such as Jetsetter (A Tripadvisor Company), Costa Rica Tourism Board, The Santa Maria, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Golf Resort, and many more.

On the other hand, they help their community of over 100,000+ Influencers and Creators build sustainable businesses, monetize their influence, and work with brands. She has helped her clients land partnerships with major brands such as Samsung, Dunkin Donuts, Revolve, Amazon, and Adidas among many others. Nina received her MBA in Marketing from Fordham University in New York City and holds a B.A. in Economics and Communications from Boston College.

Miguel Frias

Miguel Frias

Luxury Travel Content Creator

Miguel's Bio
Miguel is a luxury travel content creator and resort photographer specializing in creating high end digital media content for some of the world’s finest luxury resorts, boutique hotels and villa properties all around the globe.

As a creative, he strives to capture the essence of an experience in a way that captures and embraces the unique blend of luxury living all while immersing oneself with the enriching experiences, surrounding nature, culture and history that the destination and property have to offer.

Prior to taking his leap into the professional photography world, he spent almost 4 years serving as a Project Engineer. Fueled by his lifelong passion for travel and photography, it only seems fitting he has been able to merge both mediums together and turn his passion into a business.   

Kim Haas

Kim Haas

Host and Executive Producer at Haas Media

Kim's Bio
Kim Haas is Executive Producer, Host and Creator of “Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas,” a travel show celebrating the African influence in Latin America. She has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. Kim has been active in Afro-Latino issues for more than a decade and is founder of losafrolatinos.com, a blog celebrating Afro-Latino culture.

Kim has extensive experience in media and communications. She served as Director of Marketing for WWSI TV Telemundo in Philadelphia. Kim is also the owner of Haas Media LLC, a multilingual community outreach firm located in the Greater New York City area.    


Victoria Leandra

Victoria Leandra

Travel Journalist | Influencer

Victoria's Bio
Victoria Leandra is a Latina award-winning journalist, recognized as “A Creator to Keep an Eye On” by Instagram in 2020.

Previously at VICE and Bloomberg, Victoria is the founder of Leandra Media and has developed herself into a culture and travel influencer sharing entrepreneurial stories from around the world through her podcast, EL ADN, and social media presence: @VictoriaLeandra.

Arianna Davis

Arianna Davis

Editorial Director, TODAY, and Author of What Would Frida Do?

Arianna's Bio
Arianna Davis is the Editorial Director of TODAY Digital, overseeing news, trending, and lifestyle across TODAY’s digital platforms. She was previously Senior Director of Editorial and Strategy at Oprah Daily. Arianna is also the author of What Would Frida Do? A Guide to Living Boldly, inspired by the life of icon Frida Kahlo.

Additionally, she has served as an adjunct professor at New York University’s Digital & Print Media Master’s program, teaching writing and editing for digital. Arianna is currently working on a novel; she lives in New York City, where she can be found planning her next travel adventure with her dog, Leo, surrounded by way too many stacks of books.  

Danny and Laurie Navarro

Danny and Laurie Navarro

Founders - Latinos With Passports

Danny & Laurie's Bio
Hola, mi gente! We’re Danny and Laurie Navarro, and we’re so glad you’re here! We share our lifestyle in the skies and on the ground with a spanglish twist. Viajando por el mundo (traveling the world) is our passion, and we like to do it in style by optimizing award points and miles while keeping a zero-based budget.

As first-generation Latinos, we’re reclaiming the “first” in first-class flights and lounges and top-tier hotels. Originally from Miami (Danny) and Seattle (Laurie), we now reside in Washington, D.C., where we fuse our Colombian and Mexican heritages in the nation’s capital. When in casa, find us sharing our work in the government and non-profit sectors, hanging out at must-see and eat spots, and enjoying local events around town.

f you’re ready to travel, we hope our travel and dinero tips help you reach the skies sooner! As you’ll always hear us say, “Vamos viajando. The world needs to see us!”  

Grizel Ubarry

Grizel Ubarry

Blogger - Limitedlimitlessliving.com

Grizel's Bio
Blogger and Photographer with 40 years of serving as a community development practioner who seeks to inspire folks to travel regardless of their limitations, to be creative, to explore, learn from other cultures and to be a better global citizen .  


Claudio E. Cabrera

Claudio E. Cabrera

Writer & Vice President of Audience at The Athletic

Claudio E. Cabrera is an award-winning audience development expert who has grown brands such as CBS, The New York Times, and The Athletic. He also is an award-winning journalist who interviewed the likes of former President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Shaquille O’Neal, and others. He also writes about race and colorism in Latin America and the Caribbean, and his own experiences within his family and traveling to different parts of the world.

Erika Cruz

Erika Cruz

Coach, Speaker, and Founder of Courage Driven Latina

Erika's Bio
Erika Cruz is a Coach, Speaker, and Founder of Courage Driven Latina. She helps her community align with their purpose, lead with courage, and find fulfillment. After eight years in the tech industry, Erika created a business by following her passion.

As the proud daughter of Mexican Immigrants, Erika is aware of the lack of available resources growing up. She is on a mission to connect others with the tools and resources to be the best they can be. Erika has been featured in the NY Times, CNN, LA Times and she is just getting started.   

Tinabeth Piña

Tinabeth Piña

EMMY® Award winning Multi Media Journalist

Tina's Bio
Tinabeth Piña is an EMMY® award winning multi media journalist who has worked on air and behind the scenes for ABC, FOX, PBS & Oxygen to name a few! She is also the creator, executive producer and host of the EMMY® nominated and award winning show GLOBE SCHOLARS™ – a travel program about study abroad airing nationally on local PBS stations.

When not creating travel content – Tinabeth is also the managing editor at CUNY-TV – The City University of New York’s EMMY® award winning television station as well as the creator, show runner and host of LATiNAS – the channel’s monthly magazine show that celebrates the women of the Latinx community nationwide.  

Jen Ruiz

Jen Ruiz

Founder of Jen on a Jet Plane

Jen's Bio
Jen Ruiz is a lawyer turned full-time travel blogger and author. She is a 5-time Amazon bestselling author, 3-time TEDx speaker, and multi award-winning travel journalist.

She has been featured by The Washington Post, Forbes and ABC News and is the solo female traveler behind Jen on a Jet Plane.  

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PREVIOUS SESSIONS

Panel Discussion – Luxury Travel
Panelists: José Burgos, Miguel Frias, Taima

Panel Discussion – Writing a Travel Book: Self-publishing vs Publishing House
Speakers: Brenda, Nikki Vargas, Jen Ruiz, and Carlos Martínez

Panel Discussion – Decolonizing Travel
Panelists: Tinabeth Piña, Claudio Cabrera, Kim Haas, and Arianna Davis

Presentation – Launch your Own Travel Podcast
Speaker: Lu Colmenares

Panel Discussion – What is travel like for 50+ Travelers (Spanish)
Panelists: Grizel Ubarry and Angela Robles

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