Merilee A. Kern is a good life connoisseur who scours the luxury marketplace for new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points - the extreme high end to the affordable. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column 'The Luxe List' that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Her complete article archive is accessible online at http://www.LuxeListReviews.com. Follow her Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList and/or on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor.
Merilee is also a regular on air contributor with XETV Channel 6 (The CW) in San Diego where she serves as a 'gift guru' and consumer product trends expert. She also serves as a national Satellite Media Tour spokesperson (footage archive: www.luxelistreviews.com/?page_id=213).
Merilee has been marketing and publicizing multi-industry B2B and B2C initiatives since 1994. Over this past decade, hundreds of her articles, news items and interviews have been featured by media outlets worldwide. She is also a highly regarded marketing and PR industry expert source within the media, contributing perspective and commentary to leading media outlets.
In addition, Merilee is a published author whose health-related fictional children's book, 'Making Healthy Choices - A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids' (www.NotFault.com), earned a coveted iParenting Media 'Excellent Product' award in both 2006 and 2007 as well as acclaim from Oprah's personal trainer Bob Greene and media personality Sally Jessy Raphael.
Merilee holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a marketing specialty and a Bachelor of Science degree, both earned from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently a member in good standing with Luxury Society, the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, the International Travel Writers Alliance, the San Diego Press Club, and the National Association of Professional and Executive Women (NAPEW).
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"Family-friendly" and "luxury resort" are often mutually exclusive, however, one Scottsdale luxury resort—The Phoenician—has managed to marry the two concepts in spectacular form. Although this AAA Five Diamond propert... Go to Story
If you’re familiar with San Diego’s Little Italy section, you’re likely to notice a new addition to the bustling neighborhood: Civico 1845 restaurant. This quaint, rustic-chic eatery is a breath of fresh air relative to the plethora... Go to Article
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Arizona’s high desert has a unique magic and mystique all its own, and when it comes to the Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North, guests can also expect the unexpected—starting with its Sonoran Desert locale. For one, lush and desert ar... Go to Article
Nestled within an upscale residential neighborhood just a five-minute drive from the Puerto Vallarta airport sits Casa Velas—a serene adults-only luxury boutique resort that’s helping set new and noteworthy standards in the all-inclu... Go to Article
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