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Welcome to Artful Travelista: your go-to guide for luxury group travel destinations.

We’re a globe-trotting team of experts dedicated to scouring travel hot spots, from San Francisco to London and Bali, providing you with the resources to make planning your next group meeting, team event, or corporate retreat stress-free and easy.

Our blog is where you’ll discover insider information and tips covering everything from the latest openings, industry news and exclusive behind the scenes, so you can ensure your next group experience is the most coveted event on your team’s calendar.

Kathleen McIntosh, Founder and Consultant at Global Cynergies

Founder Kathleen McIntosh has called San Francisco home for over twenty years. She boasts decades of experience in luxury hotels including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and is an accomplished corporate travel expert with first-hand knowledge on countless destinations. In addition to having well-established relationships with key industry leaders, Kathleen’s background spans third-party hotel and venue sourcing; contract negotiations and meeting management with Global Cynergies; all of which inevitably lead to surpassing her clients’ expectations for planning their group travel events.

Need extra Support with your next event program?

Our team can provide support with everything from venue sourcing; contract negotiations and meeting management with Global Cynergies.

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Kathleen McIntosh is an independent licensee of Global Cynergies LLC, a woman-owned, well-respected global leader in hotel & venue sourcing.