Named Virtuoso’s “Most Innovative Travel Advisor” in 2013, I am the go-to luxury travel planner for high-level business and leisure travelers worldwide. I founded Elite Travel International in 2005 and oversee a skilled team of luxury travel consultants who specialize in evaluating, personalizing, and planning clients’ travel experiences based on their own personal knowledge & understanding of
Named Virtuoso’s “Most Innovative Travel Advisor” in 2013, I am the go-to luxury travel planner for high-level business and leisure travelers worldwide. I founded Elite Travel International in 2005 and oversee a skilled team of luxury travel consultants who specialize in evaluating, personalizing, and planning clients’ travel experiences based on their own personal knowledge & understanding of today’s definition of luxury travel.
A former award-winning travel journalist & launch editorial director Elite Traveler, I now spend the bulk of my time curating and planning trips for a portfolio of clients that includes a mix of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, C-level execs, Hollywood producers, celebs, media, fashion, technology & finance moguls. As @EliteTravelGal, I tweet/Facebook/Instagram my own personal travel experiences to following of 50,000+, and covers travel trends in a monthly column for [email protected] magazine as well as on the www.ETIStyle.com blog. I am is often quoted as an expert source on luxury travel in Smart Money, Coastal Living, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Traveler, The New York Times, and USA Today. A member of the Travel Advisory Board for Afar Magazine and Afar.com, I am also regularly tapped as a speaker on topics from luxury travel to social media success.
Recent travels have taken me to France, Turkey, London, Brazil, Argentina, Bhutan, Thailand, Italy, Spain, Bali, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Hawaii, Peru, Vietnam & Hong Kong, with a never-ending Bucket List! A graduate of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, I live in Los Angeles (and spend a lot of time in Vancouver). Dog rescuing and SoulCycling are my favorite hobbies.
President @ I am the founder/CEO of Elite Travel International, the go-to luxury travel firm for a global client base that includes Silicon Valley/tech execs, Hollywood producers/celebs, fashion, media, finance and other entrepreneurs and high-net worth individuals worldwide. From January 2005 to Present (11 years) Greater Los Angeles AreaEditorial Director @ As the founding Editorial Director, I conceptualized the editorial content of this bi-monthly luxury travel magazine distributed aboard private jets, yachts and in villas and luxury hotels worldwide. From 2001 to 2003 (2 years) Greater New York City AreaFounder/Owner @ I created web-base content for hotels, travel and tourism companies worldwide. From January 2000 to June 2001 (1 year 6 months) Senior Editor @ Reported on travel industry trends for the top weekly travel trade magazine and traveled worldwide to attend high-level industry events. From September 1994 to March 2000 (5 years 7 months)
BS, Magazine Journalism @ Syracuse University From 1987 to 1991 Brighton High School From 1983 to 1987 Stacy Small is skilled in: Strategic Planning, Public Relations, Social Networking, Blogging, Tourism, Event Management, Social Media, Marketing Communications, Online Advertising, Press Releases, Facebook, Hotels, Writing, Marketing Strategy, Hospitality