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. Our mission is to be the most progressive luxury media brand in the world, capturing the most exclusive of locales, events, and people in alluring, poignant and inspiring features. We strive to create compelling content, that inspires and cultivates 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 your brand.

The Team.

The Destination Luxury team collectively has more than 30 years experience in the luxury sector, having created editorial in major publications across the globe including Vogue, Elle, Travel + Leisure, Wall Street Journal, and many others. Our video portfolio has been featured as well on a myriad of broadcast outlets including Extra!, Entertainment Tonight and The Today Show.

Destination Luxury motivates its readers to travel to unique destinations, experience Michelin Star Restaurants and engage in the most spectacular events. Our goal is to educate our audience on all facets of luxury – big and small – on a global level.

Stella Song

Chief Executive Officer

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

Chirag Sagar

Chief Operating Officer

With a long history in operational infrastructure development, Chirag Sagar specializes in HR, marketing, and development 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 15 years, and her work has been featured in over 30 outlets, including The Huffington Post, 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.