Media Kit

Media Kit

Media Contact:
Firefly Marketing & PR, Inc.
phone 443-420-8359 | fax 410-558-6808
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About The Tropical Travelers

The Tropical Travelers is an award-winning travel concierge service specializing in luxury travel to tropical destinations. We believe everyone wants to experience luxury while on vacation, so we make luxurious experiences accessible to all of our clients. Our vacation specialists offer unparalleled, first-hand destination knowledge, years of travel planning experience, and vast luxury vendor relationships.

Recent Press & Announcements

The Price of Love, Destination Weddings Report, ASTA Network | Winter 2012-2013

Philadelphia’s Luxury Travel Concierge Finds Your Perfect Paradise | February 2013

The Tropical Travelers To Present At The New York Times Travel Show | January 2013

Tropical Travel Story Ideas

Tropical Travel Trends for 2013
The Tropical Travelers will share its insider knowledge of the surfacing trends for all things tropical in 2013. Learn where the hot tropical destinations and resorts are, what type of tropical excursions will be the most popular for multi-generational families, newlyweds and active adults.

The Best 10 Tropical Destinations for Weddings
The Tropical Travelers’ Destination Wedding Consultant will outline the best places to plan a tropical wedding, including special packages, upgrades and exclusive offers.

The Best Tropical Resorts for Honeymoons
Where are the best beaches, the most exclusive resorts, and the best tropical nightlife? The Tropical Travelers will share personal experiences of the best in tropical honeymoons. Infuse your travel story with authentic destination details from vacation specialists and hear from actual honeymooners as well.

10 Must Haves for a Carefree Tropical Vacation
Passports, airline travels, customs and what to include, and not include, in packing for a stress free and once-in-a-lifetime tropical adventure. The list can seem endless, but The Tropical Travelers will outline the 10 necessities for a carefree dream vacation in the tropics.

The Tropical Travelers Team

Jennifer Byrne

President and Tropical Vacation Consultant

The Tropical Travelers (www.thetropicaltravelers.com) President Jennifer Byrne has been working in the travel industry for 19 years, working in many facets of the industry including tour operations and cruise line reservations. She actually loves the fundamentals of booking travel. Since founding The Tropical Travelers in 2001, her passion and love of travel has served her clients well. Jennifer has extensive expertise in tropical honeymoons and vacations around the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and the South Pacific.

“Offering my clients the most personalized service, as well as timely responses is the foundation of our agency. We strive to bring about unique travel offerings to our clients. We travel to the tropics to gather inside knowledge of locations and cultivate strong, close relationships with tour operators and hoteliers who in turn provide first-class service to our clients and ensure they have an experience of a lifetime on their trip.”

In 2012, Jennifer was named one of the Top 25 Agents by Travel Agent magazine, part of Questex Travel Group, recognized as surpassing expectations in making a positive impact on the travel industry.

She can speak about the travel industry in general, owning and growing a small business, fine dining, luxury travel trends for 2013, as well as tropical travel locations.

Whether flying to the Caribbean or Mexico, or visiting Turks and Caicos, Jennifer enjoys the beaches, the wide variety of dining options, the high-end resorts, the people, and the atmosphere. She has a keen knowledge of the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and the South Pacific, places where she has experienced firsthand the diverse cultures, kind people and exquisite food.

While state-side, Jennifer enjoys dining out, cooking Mexican food, spending time with her son, meeting new people and wine tasting. She is also working on learning Spanish since she travels to Mexico quite often.

Jennifer lives in Pennsylvania with her 6 year old son and their Maltipoo named Bailey. She loves to travel with her son TJ, who recently requested “a trip to Mexico” as his Christmas present.

You may reach Jennifer at jennifer.byrne@thetropicaltravelers.com.

 

Kristy Hall

Vacation Consultant

After fifteen years traveling the world and writing about it, Kristy Hall joined The Tropical Travelers as a travel vacation consultant in 2008. Kristy has extensive knowledge of Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, the Mediterranean, Fiji, Australia, Costa Rica, Vietnam, Jordan and India.

Kristy’s favorite place to travel is India. She loves the culture, the country’s people and the 5-star accommodations. She loves to travel by train, and has taken overnight train journeys through Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India and Europe.

Her truest life’s passion is traveling, exploring new destinations and learning about new cultures. Her best advice on traveling is to use creativity and strong communication skills. And though it’s nearly impossible to speak every language in the world, there are some universal hand gestures that can be used, and of course, a smile always goes a long way.

In her professional life, Kristy concentrates on family travel, arranging memorable trips to destinations throughout the world including Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, the South Pacific, Europe and Asia. She can speak as an expert on family travel and babymoons, which are romantic getaways or special vacations for expectant parents or new parents and their new-born babies to become acquainted.

Kristy graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mass Communications from Boston University. Previously, she worked in Corporate Communications for a financial services company in lower Manhattan. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and their sons Murphy (age 6) and Elijah (age 5), who joined the family in 2010 from Kerala in India.

You may reach Kristy at kristy@thetropicaltravelers.com.

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