Speaker: Christina Miranda

Christina Miranda

Principal, Redpoint

It’s not surprising that her parents still can’t explain what Chris does for a living… in her 25-year career as a “tourism marketer,” she’s dressed celebrities for photo opps, climbed ancient bell towers with journalists, launched jazz bands, counseled countries on cultural identity, learned glass-blowing, performed handstands on mountaintops, transported 875 cupcakes from NYC to Newfoundland, taught more than 100 workshops, created guest service programs for entire towns, written destination crisis communication manuals, and named two kittens.

This only proves the philosophy Chris and her company Redpoint embrace, which is that marketing knows no boundaries. With deep roots and expertise in tourism PR, image management, branding, and digital marketing, Chris – and Redpoint – help solve the marketing and business challenges of brands big and small around the world. You may have seen some of her work for USTOA, SYTA, Princess Cruises, Nova Scotia, Vermont Department of Tourism Marketing, Discovery Map International, Saint Lucia, Tropicana Resort & Casino Atlantic City, Loews Hotels, The Hot Sardines, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Times Square, and others…including the remote – but stunning – Tufenkian Heritage Hotels that dot the Armenian countryside.

Chris is a sought-after speaker, trainer, and consultant who has opened her brain – and her heart – to (literally) thousands of tourism professionals across the globe. You can sign up for her blog, The Voice of Reason in Marketing, at redpointspeaks.com. And if you take a spin around the website, see if you can find the photo of her giving a speech at a national convention in a fuzzy leopard bathrobe. #SoNotShy