Author Profile: Sarah Fazendin

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Sarah Fazendin

Spending nearly her entire career working in travel, marketing destinations, hotels and tour companies across Africa and other exotic destinations, Sarah knows what it takes to craft perfect trips of a lifetime to adventurous and far-flung places. But recently, when it came to planning her own relaxing beach getaway closer to home, a seemingly simple task, she was lost.

Sarah Fazendin founded A Week at the Beach to provide a comprehensive, curated travel resource laser-focused on one very specific trip: a simple, rejuvenating weeklong beach vacation. Sarah loves blogging about (and traveling to!) Mexico and the Caribbean.

You can follow Sarah on Twitter at @aweekatthebeach

Articles By Sarah  »

5 Tips to Handle Media Hotel Inspections Like a Pro
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, First Person Experience, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks on 2 June 2014
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Congrats, you’ve put together a full itinerary visiting a number of fabulous hotels. So now it’s time to get to work, reporting on these hotels and experiences through your unique lens in a way that will add value for your readers. As a professional travel blogger, perhaps the most important element of a successful press [...]

Pitching Your Travel Blog to a Hotel
Posted in Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources on 17 February 2014
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In my previous post about pitching tourist boards I shared the one and only thing you must know before you start;… …Tourist boards work for the hotels, tour operators and other stakeholders in the destination.  So don’t start by pitching tourist boards directly, start with the stakeholders. Develop a killer idea with a hotel first, [...]

5 Insider Tips for Successfully Pitching Tourist Boards
Posted in Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources on 23 January 2014
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Between the horrific events of 9/11, a struggling global economy, and the unknown impact of new technologies,… …the early-2000’s were not a good time for the travel industry. This is also right about the time I was hired to run North American marketing for the Kenya Tourist Board. This was my first gig in the [...]



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