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).
Luxe Lifestyle Writer, Public Relations | The Luxe List Kern Communications
North County San Diego just got decidedly more chic with the recent opening of Searsucker Del Mar, the newest SoCal site for the burgeoning dining brand that’s been a Gaslamp District draw since 2010. Now the fun-and-food-loving folks in N... Go to Article
While San Diego is rife with great restaurants, and new and exciting dining venues opening their kitchens seemingly by the minute, Donovan’s Steak & Chop House remains a premier eatery for locals and tourists alike. Revered for it... Go to Article
As the first and only AAA Five-Diamond Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I had decidedly high expectations for my vacation experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Ft. Lauderdale. From the moment I arrived I was graciously greeted by the valet personnel who ... Go to Article
Many businesses today are striving to be socially and environmentally responsible, but few in the San Diego restaurant realm may come close to the efforts of Harney Sushi—a hotspot that’s as cool as it is eco-conscious. This restaurant exemplifies ec... Go to Article
When considering where to go on a vacation with children, Las Vegas may not be on the top of your list. However, this city boasts an extensive array of world-class, kid-friendly entertainment and dining options as well as extraordinary hotels and res... Go to Article
The Cohn Restaurant Group has done it again. The award-winning company, which now owns and operates 16 restaurants within the San Diego area and Maui, has hit a home run with one of its newer North County venues: Vintana. This eatery, uniquely ... Go to Story
As a seasoned food, wine, and travel writer (pardon the pun) with scores of restaurant stories to my credit, suffice it to say I’ve experienced my fair share of elegant, award-winning eateries. However, none compare to the experience I had at Addison... Go to Story
Nestled in the lush and luxurious North Miami Beach Aventura neighborhood sits the award-winning, AAA 4 diamond-rated Turnberry Isle Miami—a quiet beach, golf, tennis and spa retreat sprawled over 300 perfectly manicured tropical acres replete with 1... Go to Story
Nestled in the lush and luxurious North Miami Beach Aventura neighborhood sits the award-winning, AAA 4 diamond-rated Turnberry Isle Miami—a quiet beach, golf, tennis and spa retreat sprawled over 300 perfectly manicured tropical replete with 100 dif... Go to Story
Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on July 17th is no quiet affair. It’s a thrilling event that attracts more than 45,000 race fans, socialites and those who simply love to see and be seen—in the scene. These folks flock to the racetrack fo... Go to Story
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