I started my business because I love flowers and event planning. I have always been creative, but I was afraid to make a career out of my passion.
Travel, Hospitality & Events
Stories of women entrepreneurs with companies in the travel, hospitality and events arenas.
After 30 years of building her career, Marion Hook decided to leave it all behind to follow a more exciting and profitable path.
If you go to school to become a doctor or a lawyer and you absolutely hate going to work each day, you may have succeeded in the eyes of everyone else, but not for yourself.
I started my own brokerage so I could be in control of my own destiny and be a women business owner in real estate.
Having worked with social development organisations for about 15 years, I found that the difference that a responsible tourism venture can make in the lives of the host community to be very exciting.
After 14 years of touring as an actress with Broadway shows and literally living on “the Road” I realized that there was a better way to handle the travel for productions.
Tired of hearing the same complaints from demoralized foreigners in Buenos Aires, Valeria created a platform to make finding housing easier.
I get my biggest reward from a random comment on a blog post or a real human connection I make via social media.
I started this business to offer a solution to overworked, vacation deprived individuals.
When the economy took its toll and I no longer was employed, I wanted to create a job for myself that I could be passionate about and have a lot of fun with.
We realised there was a gap in the market for a boutique hotel guide, detailing stays that your friends would recommend, places that are truly unique.
I started my business after realizing the void there were in the wine industry in term of proper brand management, selling strategies missing for Champagne category.
Happiness and success are imminent when you believe in yourself and not worry about what others think you should do.
I’ve developed a new web application that will allow users to be matched with the perfect party theme.
For me, it was time to use my right brain as well as my left-brain, and I launched my own business to combine process and creativity in planning events for corporate customers.