ABOUT

 

Destination Luxury is an industry leader in the luxury sector, bringing the latest in hospitality, tech, design, lifestyle and more to a new audience of luxury fans hungry for the latest news and content in the art of living well. Our goal is to showcase the most sumptuous locales, capture the grandeur of good living, exclusive events, and the most evocative individuals, in alluring, poignant, and inspiring features.

We strive to create compelling content, that inspires the established and growing breed of luxury consumers. With engaging content and the millions we reach monthly through our social channels, we blend and create the best in the varied categories of luxury living.

In addition, Destination Luxury is a one-stop shop service provider adapting to the needs of luxury brands in the evolving media industry, in a variety of ways designed to suit each individual brand.

The Team.

The Destination Luxury team has a multitude of experience, having created editorial for publications across the globe including Vogue, Elle, Travel + Leisure, Wall Street Journal, and many others. Our video portfolio has been featured in broadcast outlets including Extra!, Entertainment Tonight, and The Today Show.

Stella Song

Chief Executive Officer

Stella Song brings more than ten years of experience as an established CEO in the fashion and luxury industry. She brings strategy, marketing, and global partnerships to Destination Luxury. Song lives and works in Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong and other locales across the globe.

Chirag Sagar

Chief Operating Officer

With a long history in operational infrastructure development, Chirag Sagar specializes in HR, marketing, and development, designed to build Destination Luxury’s online presence. He currently serves on over ten boards and originally comes from the non-profit sector. He has been recognized for his work by President Obama, and in publications such as The Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes.

David Christopher Lee

Founder & Publisher

David Christopher Lee offers a unique blend of perspectives with more than 18 years of experience photographing and filming luxury hotels and resorts, restaurants, high fashion, and celebrities, in over 30 countries. Lee has also been published in Vogue, People, Travel & Leisure, Seventeen, Salon.com and more.

Susan Michals

Managing Editor

Los Angeles-based Susan Michals is a writer and editor covering the areas of travel, art, and culture, with a smattering of celebrity. Her career has spanned over 16 years, and her work has been featured in over 30 outlets, including The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair Online, Artnet News, Angeleno, and Departures, among others.

Jeff Rothman

Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Jeff Rothman has spent over a decade working in sales, and building strong on-going client relationships. He has extensive experience in digital media, social media, and with growing E-commerce start-ups. Previously, he worked at Fancy and ALM.

Joe Casanova

Director of Influencer Partnerships

Born and raised in Miami, writer Joseph Casanova has vast experience in publishing, marketing, and lean operations. He has written two Amazon best sellers Growth Hacking: How to Become a Growth Hacker and Socially Accepted: a Self-Help Book for the Socially Awkward. He has extensive experience consulting startups and managing influencers.

Genyara Amaral

Director of Events

Ivan Herrera

Operations Manager

Born and raised in Los Angeles California, Ivan Andres Herrera studied Marketing at Cal State University, Los Angeles. Prior to this, Ivan held positions in special project management at C3 Entertainment and Grom Social.

Strategic Partner

Circle of Beautiful People International is a by-membership only, net based society of well-heeled individuals and exquisite businesses, which we blend advantageously within our exclusive Circle.

CBP Int’l is the first of its kind to offer international exposure and brand marketing strategies to upscale businesses, Business Circle partners, by way of presenting their products and services to an engaged audience of 300,000+ affluent, influential and sophisticated members worldwide in 56 countries, and an additional 14,000 private contacts. CBP Int’l is a community of cultural diversity with a global reach, and acquainted connectivity second to none.