Nina Zapala sees travel differently than most. What resonates with her are small cities with a character that emanates from merchants who are eager to share their stories and restaurant owners who’ve traveled the world and now favor their hometowns, bringing with them the culture, knowledge, and tastes from worlds away.
Her curious nature piqued my interest and today she writes for the Naples Daily News travel section, sharing her special take on travel.If you’re looking for a writer who seeks to discover what others have missed, consider Nina Zapala.– Thomas Witt, engagement editor, Naples Daily News, Florida
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— Naples Daily News, Part of USA Today Network,
Marketing Campaigns Manager, Summer Gonzales On working with ZapalaPR, “Nina Zapala is great to work with. She is forward thinking and overflowing with creative, fresh ideas. At VISITFLORIDA we deal with hundreds of requests, and I’m always happy to work with Nina because she’s consistently ready to suggest unconventional storylines, offer practical solutions, and meet crushing deadlines. You’ll enjoy working with Nina – a true professional, ever-enthusiastic, and always ready to assist.” — Summer Gonzales, VISIT FLORIDA
— VISIT FLORIDA, Summer Gonzales, Marketing Campaign Manager
Red Carpet Kids, Co-Founder and CEO, Eva Shure on working with Zapala PR, “Nina Zapala is a PR and Marketing virtuoso who is able to generate both exposure and revenue with comprehensive branding strategies to catapult your company. She is reinventing the face of PR and her passion is evidenced in her relentless pursuit of success for her clients and accounts. She will leverage every opportunity to get all eyes on your brand in an innovative, effective and revolutionary way. Quite simply – Nina Zapala is a game-changer.”
— Red Carpet Kids, Eva Shure, CEO/Co-Founder
Sherani James Augustin, Director of Sales and Marketing at Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, Saint Lucia.
On working with ZapalaPR, “Nina is always a step ahead of the next big trend and/or big idea to keep us in the news. Not only is she creative, she is diligent on follow through and results reporting. These attributes deliver excellent ROI year-after-year. We love having her on our marketing team – Sherani James
— Director of Sales and Marketing, Sherani James
Family Travel Network’s Managing Editor Nancy Schretter is an award-winning travel journalist and editor and contributes to several radio shows. She has been featured in USA TODAY and has often appeared on local and national television shows including “The Today Show” and “CNN with Paula Zahn.”
Here testimonial on working with Zapala PR, ” Nina is honest, dedicated, and driven to achieve bottom-line success for her clients, from start-ups and family-owned businesses to resorts, hotels and boutique inns.”
— Nancy Schretter, Family Travel Network
Nina knows how to find a story, create an idea and get results. We rely on Nina to make things happen for us, and her results are undeniable
— Robert Baldassari, General Manager at The Lodge at Woodloch
I have successfully worked with Nina Zapala for many years and have always been pleased with the results. Nina is quick to respond, out-of-the-box creative, on-the-ball helpful, and astonishingly resourceful.
Nina has worked on behalf of some of the best hotels/resorts, including Gaylord Palms, Orlando; Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda; and Peter Island, British Virgin Islands. I do not hesitate when writing an article about travel insights and forecasting to contact Nina, because her trend-setting ways and deep knowledge of the travel industry is amazing and on target. She is an exemplary PR pro for today’s social economy.”
— Laura Mankse, Writer, Editor, Photographer
Nina is an incredibly creative and driven public relations and marketing professional who has touched countless award-winning campaigns. She is an asset to clients who are looking for someone to create, lead and implement their strategic marketing plans
— Danielle Spears, Director of Marketing Communications at Special Olympics, Florida
I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with Nina for over a decade on a variety of editorial projects. I love her energy, enthusiasm, and creativity — and her warmth, work ethic and deadline wrangling. Thanks, Nina!
— Janet Siroto, Managing Director, Faith Popcorn’s Brain Reserve