Bio Meet Christi Carey, with over 25 years in the international hospitality industry, she has curated over 100 group meetings, weddings, and events. Christi provides her clients with valuable expertise in meeting planning, securing bookmark locations, and contract negotiation. With background for planning both corporate and social travel for her clients, Christi has mastered a level of dedication for creating immersive experiences that truly connect guests to not only the event but to the location. Christi is the Founder of, Your Destination Connect, a business built on the passion for connecting stories of people, destinations, and connecting them to create transformative experiences. Christi loves to travel and share her experiences with each and every client as well as anyone she meets! Hosting a podcast A Traveling Mic, she has discussions with respected professionals within the global hospitality and tourism industry to address concerns, current events, give advice and allow a platform for them to have a voice. Christi is known as a Personal Planner’s Guide to Global Site Selections, giving not only destination travel assistance but the curation of meetings and events. As a Certified Incentive Specialist (CIS), she is recognized as having achieved the industry’s highest standards of professionalism as it relates to creating incentive travel. Renowned for her industry expertise and valued by both clients, hotel partners, and network connections, Christi is an active member of the American Management Association (AMA), Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE), and Meeting Incentive Corporate Events (MICE).