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Dr. Cacinda Maloney is a travel writer/blogger, photographer, and digital media content creator. She has been featured or quoted on Business Insider, Washington PostSide Hustle School and Podcast by Chris Guillebreau, Big Blend Radio and TV,  Parade Magazine, TripAdvisor, Travelocity, Expedia and many more. But before all of that, she was a Physician that travelled the world every 6 weeks of her life for over 22 years. She has now been in the travel industry for almost 8 years!
She has worked or is currently working on PR campaigns with many well-known Travel brands such as: Travelocity, Qatar Airways, Rocky Mountaineer, Regent Seven Seas, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Ama Waterways, Holland America, Avalon Waterways, Viking River Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Norwegian Cruise Line, Four Seasons, Club Carlson (Radisson), Choice Hotels, Kia, GMC, Lutron, Delsey Luggage, Wyndham Destinations, Flipboard, and Findery. She also works with tourism boards.
She has written for TravelocityYahoo TravelHuffington PostFlipBoard MagazineFindery, MSN Travel, iExploreItaly MagazineExpedia, Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, Clever Root (print), TripAdvisor and more.
Content on her blog gets pushed out on her social media profiles to her over 210,000 readers and followers! 

Dr. Maloney has a Fohr Card Verified Authentic Following!

Dr Cacinda Maloney of PointsandTravel
She was contracted by Travelocity to be one of their Travel Ambassadors for over 4 years. They hired her for content creation in the travel destination genre to highlight some amazing places around the world. She typically writes about soft adventure, culture, and smart luxury travel experiences.

#TRAVEL: Adventure and culture by day, Smart luxury by night!

Work with Travel Blogger, Photographer and Digital Media Influencer in Travel:

Dr. Cacinda Maloney of PointsandTravel benefits its readers by writing:

  • Helpful, evergreen, and location-specific information with brand awareness
  • Inspiring photography of locations and brand-specific lodging/restaurants/gear
  • Recommendations for places to go, stay, and to eat (brand specific)

Let’s Work Together: If you’re a hotel, restaurant, airline, in-flight magazine, destination magazine, travel gear company, tourism board, or any of the like, then Dr. Cacinda Maloney would love to speak with you. Please send us an email about who you are and what you’re looking for and she will be happy to talk with you more about how we can work together. Email:

Currently, PointsandTravel is accepting:

  • Press and Media Trips ~ If you have a destination, hotel, attraction, restaurant, airline, or event you would like covered on PointsandTravel, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
  • Brand Ambassadorships ~ We love working with amazing brands on a long-term basis.
  • Sponsored Posts/Sponsored Social Media
  • Conference Sponsorships
  • Twitter Parties (Host, Panelist) ~ We have over 73,000 Twitter followers that love participating in Twitter parties.
  • Instagram Advertising and Campaigns – We have almost 100,000 followers.
  • Photography for your brand.
Dr. Cacinda Maloney is more than just a spokesperson, she helps brands tell their stories via long-form (typically 800-1000 word) articles that are engaging and SEO structured. Dr. Cacinda is available to enhance brand awareness by writing articles, taking photographs, and mentions on social media. She teams up with clients and works with them to design comprehensive campaigns that she shares with her readers. She acts as an ambassador for brands and is involved in the creative process of developing social media campaigns with them.

Your brand should be engaged. Social Media is an integral part of any successful marketing campaign. PointsandTravel uses social media tools to create high impact social media strategies that make a statement for our clients, dramatically increasing their international visibility. PointsandTravel enhances visibility for their clients through our well-followed social media channels.

Testimonial: “On behalf of Crystal Cruises, we partnered with Cacinda for her influencer voyage through the rivers of Europe on board Crystal Mahler. As a luxury traveler and influencer, Cacinda highlighted all aspects of her sailing, capturing content with a knack for detail and an eye for creativity. Cacinda went over and above our expectations on campaign deliverables and was very responsive and collaborative throughout her influencer voyage. Cacinda was very professional and easy to work with. We recommend working with Cacinda and look forward to opportunities for future collaboration.” – Sparkloft Media

Testimonial: “We’ve hosted Cacinda on multiple trips, and she is a pure delight to partner with. Not only is she friendly and easy to accommodate, she also produces. Cacinda has always given us more coverage than we’ve asked for, and her articles and social media are comprehensive and engaging. We look forward to working with her again in the future.”— Holland America Line

Contact us if you would like to work together:

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Brands/Press Trips Which Dr. Maloney has Worked With:

Alaska Cruise Line – Holland America

Tourism Wyoming – Casper and Cody, Wyoming

Costa Smeralda – Rome, Italy

Travel Stride – Austin TX, USA

Visit Amarillo – Amarillo, TX, USA

San Miguel De Allende Tourism Board – New York, NY, USA

Ecoventura – Miami, FL, USA

Regent Seven Seas – Miami, FL, USA

Four Seasons Safari Lodge  – Serengeti, Africa

Shadows of Africa – Tanzania, Africa

North Lake Tahoe – North Lake Tahoe, NV, USA

Germany Travel – USA Office of Germany Travel

Rocky Mountaineer – Vancouver, Canada

Vitahydr8 Spa at Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West – Mesa, AZ

Adriatic Breeze – Long Island, New York, USA

Wyndham Destinations – Orlando, Florida, USA

JayWay Travel – New Rochelle, New York, USA

Avalon Waterways – Denver, Colorado, USA

Faena Hotel Group – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hotel Palladio Buenos Aires by MGallery Sofitel – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Loi Suites – Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Travel Buenos Aires – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Destino Argentina – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Yampu Tours – Los Angeles, California USA

Holland America – 24 Day Polynesian Crossing #HALcruises

Qatar Tourism – Doha, Qatar

Qatar Airways – Doha, Qatar

Fairmont Frontenac –  Québec City, Canada

Québec City Tourism – Québec City, Canada

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf Resort & Spa – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Paradisus Los Cabos – San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico

Travelocity – Dallas, TX

St. Maarten Tourist Bureau – St. Maarten

Divi Little Bay Beach Resort – Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Award Wallet

Edmonton Tourism Board – Edmonton, Canada

Swoop Airlines – (Parent company is WestJet)

Experience Scottsdale – Scottsdale, AZ

Hotel Adeline – Scottsdale, AZ

CFP® Board  – Washington, DC

Caséta by Lutron – Pennsylvania

Caravan Outpost – Ojai, California

GMC – Detroit, Michigan

Escape Adventures Bike Tours – Las Vegas, Nevada

Guyana Tourism Authority – Georgetown, Guyana

Hyatt Zilara – Cancun, Mexico

JayWay Boutique Travel – New Rochelle, New York

Crystal Cruises – Los Angeles, California

SparkLoftMedia – Portland, Oregon

Devil’s Thumb Ranch – Grand County, Colorado

Drowsy Water Dude Ranch – Grand County, Colorado

Grand County Tourism Board – Grand County, Colorado

Ore Communications – Grand County, Colorado

Hyatt Regency LAX – Los Angeles, California

Norwegian Cruise Line – Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Jamaica Tourism Board and Blogilicious

Canadian Media Marketplace – San Francisco, CA

Hong Kong Tourism Board – Hong Kong

iAmbassador – Germany

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort – Jackson Hole, WY

Jamaica Tourism Board – Jamaica

Blogilicious Ltd. – East Sussex, United Kingdom   

DOSH app – Austin, Texas

Ministry of Tourism – Govt. of India

Guadeloupe Islands – French Caribbean

ATOUT France.Fr – France!

Norwegian Air – Norway

Chico’s Creative Design, Inc. – Fort Meyers, Florida USA

Drive Shop – USA

Hyatt Ziva – Puerto Rico, Mexico

Holland America – Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage 2017  #HALcruises

Viking River Cruises – #MyVikingStory Social

Losinj Hotels and Villas – Losinj, Croatia

Hilton Honors Program – Vizsense – Dallas, Texas USA

Japan Tourism Board USA – Los Angeles, California USA

Maldives TV – Male, Maldives

Tourisme de Barcelona, Visit Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

Sweet Inn – Barcelona, Spain

Norwegian Air – Norway

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Visit Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

Delsey USA – Tremblay, France

Chico’s Clothing Travelers Collection

The Golden Door – San Marcos, California

Kia Motors Corporation  – #KiaSBExp

Casa del XVI – Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic

Grand Velas – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Hotel Encantada – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Grand Fiesta Americana – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Kia Motors Corporation – Seoul, South Korea

Bettoja Hotels – Hotel Mediterraneo – Rome, Italy

Montestigliano – Tuscany, Italy

Hotel Alder Thermae – Wellness and Spa Resort – Tuscany, Italy

Il Salviatino  – Florence, Italy

Visit El Paso – El Paso, Texas

Amarillo Convention and Visitors Bureau – Amarillo, Texas

McAllen Convention and Visitors Bureau – McAllen, Texas

Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau – Grapevine, Texas

ProHotel – Small Luxury Hotels of the World – Houston, Texas

TripAdvisor – Needham, Massachusetts

Casa del XVI – Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic

Trafalgar Tours, USA– New York, New York

Riu – Nayarit, Mexico

Villa Estancia – Nayarit, Mexico

Hotel Mousai – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Travelocity – Dallas, Texas

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau – Lake Charles Louisiana

Yellowstone Country – Bozeman, Montana

Daniel Wellington – Instagram Contract

Choice Hotels – Instagram Contract

Viking River Cruises, Christmas Markets – Viking Nuremberg to Budapest

Nevis Tourism Authority – Charlestown, Nevis

Flipboard Community Day – Palo Alto, CA

Travelocity Summit – Dallas, TX

Holland America – Seattle, WA

Visit Europe Exchange – Denver, CO

Wonderful Indonesia – Ministry of Indonesia – Jakarta, Indonesia

Travel Media Showcase – Grapevine, TX

Visit Winnipeg – Winnipeg, Canada

Lazy Bear Expeditions – Churchill, Canada

Travel Manitoba – Manitoba, Canada

Gothenburg Tourist Center – Gothenburg, Sweden

Visit Vaxholm – Vaxholm, Sweden

Visit Stockholm – Stockholm, Sweden

Visit Sweden – Stockholm, Sweden

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, EUROPA 2 Cruise – Hamburg, Germany

KiaDrive Shop Dallas – Dallas, Texas

Hilton Anatole – Dallas, Texas

TBEX Philippines Press Trip – El Nido, Philippines

Tourism Promotion Board – Manilla, Philippines

Viking River Cruises – #VikingSocial for South of France

Adventure Smith Explorations – Tahoe City, California

Old Vine Cafe – Chef Mark McDonald Splendors of South Italy Food Tour – Calabria and Sicily, Italy

Dominican Republic Tourism Board – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Kia USA – Orange County CA

Wyndham Vacation Rentals – Orlando, Florida

Aloha Ski and Snowboard Rentals – Park City, Utah

Deer Valley Resorts – Deer Valley, Utah

Park City Mountain – Park City, Utah

Visit Park City – Park City, Utah

US Family Guide – Denver, Colorado

BlackLane – Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany

Downtown Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico

Cantimplora Travel – Mexico City, Mexico

La Valise Hotel – Mexico City, Mexico

Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau – Whitefish, Montana

Whitefish Mountain Resort – Whitefish, Montana

Glacier Country Montana – Missoula, Montana

Monaco Tourism Board – Monte Carlo, Monaco

Flytographer – Monte Carlo, Monaco

Hotel Arts Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

KVD Communications – New York, New York

Mercer Hotels Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

Viking Cruises – Viking Ocean Liner #VikingStar

Pink Jeep Tours – Sedona, AZ, USA

Hilton Sedona Resort, Sedona, AZ, USA

Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism BureauSedona, AZ, USA

Alameda Inn, Santa Fe – Santa Fe, NM, USA

Tourism Santa Fe – Santa Fe, NM, USA

Lou Hammond PR – New York, New York, USA

Travelocity Ambassador – Dallas, TX, US

The New Orleans Hotel Collection – New Orleans, LA, USA

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau – New Orleans, LA, USA

Grand Velas, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The Agency – Gainsville, Florida

Jefatura Relationiones Republicas (Experiencia Xcaret)  –  Riviera Maya, Mexico

Israel Ministry of TourismWestern Region, Los Angeles, CA

Geoffrey Weil PR – New York, New York, USA

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau – Atlanta, Georgia USA #SitSum

Monaco Tourism Board – Monte Carlo, Monaco

Viking River Cruises – Portraits of Southern France

Edelmen PR – Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Florida Keys and Key West – Florida

Newman PR – Miami, FL, USA

Findery Freelance Writing Program

Rocky Mountaineer Ambassador

Citizen PR – Los Angeles, CA, USA

Club Carlson Ambassador

Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (INGUAT) – Guatemala City, Guatemala

Tourist Office of Spain Los AngelesAvila, Spain

Half Moon Resort – Montego Bay, Jamaica

Sandals Ochi Beach Resort – Grand Re-opening; Ochi Rios, Jamaica

JayWay Travel – 10 Day Baltic Capital Tour: Tallin, Estonia; Riga, Latvia; Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius Tourism Board – Vilnius, Lithuania

Relais & Chateaux Stikliai Hotel – Vilnius, Lithuania

Neimburgs Hotel/Restaurant – Riga, Latvia

Riga Tourism Board – Riga, Latvia

Hotel Bergs – Riga, Latvia

Schlossle Hotels – Tallinn, Estonia

Visit Estonia  – Tallinn, Estonia

Tourism Council of Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

Rocky Mountaineer – Press Trip Across Canada, Vancouver to Calgary

Tourism Vancouver – Vancouver, Canada

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts – Across Canada

La Champagne/La Marne Press Office (Comité Départemental du Tourisme de la Marne) -Press trip throughout the La Champagne Region of France

Aube en Champagne (Aube en Champagne Tourisme) – Press trip to Troyes, France

iWineTC -Wine Tourism Conference, Reims, France

Jordan Tourism Board – #GoJordan Social Media Team, Amman, Jordan

German National Tourism Board#JoinGermanTradition Press trip and paid campaign, Baden-Wuettemberg, Germany

Ecoventura – Galapagos, Ecuador

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Scottsdale, AZ USA

Telluride Ski and Golf Resort – Telluride, CO USA

B2 Boutique Hotel – Zurich, Switzerland

Amsterdam Book Now – Amsterdam, the Netherlands houseboat

IamAmsterdam Press Office – Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Viking River Cruises – Rhine Getaway  – Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands

Kurumba Resort, Kurumba, Maldives

TbcAsia 2014 Professional Travel Bloggers Association Conference   – Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Airlines – Columbo, Sri Lanka

St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau – Florida’s Historic Coast – #2SouthernBelles Individual Press Trip

King and Prince Hotel- #2SouthernBelles Individual Press Trip – St Simmons Island, GA

Golden Isles CVB#2SouthernBelles Individual Press Trip – Glynn County, Georgia

Visit Savannah | Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce #2SouthernBelles Individual Press Trip – Savannah, GA

STI – The Drive Experience

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau – #PoconoMtns Press Trip

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale – SWB and Spa Avania Scottsdale, AZ

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass – Phoenix, AZ

Cancun CVB – Culinary Tour, Cancun, Mexico

Aquaworld – Diving the Cancun Underwater Museum – Cancun, Mexico

Rio Secreto – Riviera Maya, Mexico

Xenotes – Riviera Maya, Mexico

VisitNorwayUSA, VisitOslo – Oslo City Pass

VisitFinland – #OutdoorsFinland, Helsinki, Finland

Blue Osa – Osa Peninsula, Puerto Jimenz, Costa Rica

Victoria House – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Xanadu Island Resort – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Ambergris Caye Diving – Chuck and Robbie’s Dive Shop – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Maya Island Air – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Grand Hotel Da Vinci – Cesenatico, Italy

CesenaticoBellaVita Blog Tour – Cesenatico, Italy

Context Tours – Food Market Tour, Rome, Italy

Montestigliano Agriturismo – Villa Pipistrelli, Siena, Italy

Palazzo Donati – Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy

Go With Oh – Apartment rentals In Venice and Rome, Italy

The City of Athens – Travel Trade Show and Media Trip; Athens, Greece

Brama Yachts and Catamarans  – Athens, Greece and Mykonos, Greece

San Giorgio Hotel – Mykonos, Greece

Hotel Napoleon: Paris, France

Viator Tours:  Normandy Tour for 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Pink Jeep Tours of Scottsdale and Western Destinations – Invited on a media trip for the newly formed Cactus Canyon and Cowboy Adventure tour

Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau – Worked with them reviewing 3 resorts (Hotel Valley Ho, W Scottsdale and Sanctuary), 7 restaurants and a multitude of activities, Scottsdale Arizona

Monarch Cafe – Scottsdale, Arizona

Zookz Sandwich Shoppe – Phoenix, Arizona

VisitFinland, Visit Helsinki, VisitEstonia:  Selected as one of the international travel bloggers for the Nordic Blogger Experience

Malaysia Tourism Board – Worked with Malaysia on a food and spa tour of Malaysia

ThaiAirways – Worked with ThaiAirways on a tour of Thailand

Tourism Authority of Thailand – Worked with TAT on a wellness and spa tour of Thailand

Failte Ireland – Worked for the tourism board of Ireland on the #WAWSouthwest Tour of the southwest region of Ireland

TENDER Steakhouse – Las Vegas, NV

Tacos and Tequila – Las Vegas, NV

Walks of Italy  – Venice, Italy

Buonvivere Blog Tour – Worked for the municipalities of Forli-Cesena, Italy for a week of food, wine and wellness

VisitNorwayUSA -Worked with VisitNorwayUSA in a campaign I created called #IScream4Norway on Twitter/Facebook/Pinterest in order to get more Americans to visit Norway

Hotel Splendido – Portofino, Italy and its restaurant Chuflay Restaurant and Bar

BW City Hotel = Genoa, Italy and its restaurant Le Rune

Hotel Booking Website – HRS doing blog posts regarding European cities

RoamRight -Blogger/writer for this Travel Insurance company, 2013 winner of their travel photography contest

Toronto Tourism Board – Worked with St. Lawrence Market and Segway Tours of Ontario – in Toronto, Canada – Tour of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, independent tour operator

#Bloghouse – Via Navigate Media Group -worked with Cheesewerks and FlipKey in Toronto, Canada

Susan Pohlman and her Transformational Retreats – Italy

Context Tours – Barcelona food tour

Costa Brava Tourism Board –  Worked with Hotel Agua Blava and Hotel Trias, as well as various restaurants, tour operators and dive operators along the Costa Brava

Here are a few brands Dr. Cacinda Maloney has worked with:

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