The team at CIIC is comprised of PR pros that specialize in strategic and attention-getting public relations, marketing, social media and digital strategies that get our clients heard.
President & Chief Strategist
Carolyn’s more than 30 years of public relations and marketing experience forms the foundation of CIIC’s renowned and distinctive offering of services. Her intelligent, creative and energetic personality has made Carolyn a valued counsel to top executives at multi-national hotel brands, fine dining and restaurant chains, real estate developments and government tourism boards around the world.
Carolyn has piloted CIIC in numerous award-winning campaigns on behalf of the company’s diverse clientele. Prior to founding CIIC, Carolyn worked for several large public relations firms from which she gleaned experiences that honed her dedication to offer clients principal-led and personalized service. Today, CIIC is the culmination of Carolyn’s vision, setting a new standard for lifestyle public relations.
Executive Director & Partner
A pro in the hospitality and tourism industry with over six years of experience, Amy manages the Travel & Tourism division at Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications (CIIC). Her destination experience includes work with Barbados, Quintana Roo, the Dominican Republic, Acapulco, Los Cabos, Chile, and Guatemala. In addition to destinations, this self-proclaimed, “hotelista” has an extensive roster of properties– big and small– under her belt, including Marriott International Inc., Grand Lucayan (Bahamas), Solmar Group (Los Cabos), Hotel El Ganzo (Los Cabos), Cala Luna hotel (Costa Rica), Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara (Mexico and Jamaica), The Atlantic (Fort Lauderdale) and Caribe Hilton (Puerto Rico), to name a few. Amy has spearheaded campaigns for high-profile Real Estate clients, including Rancho San Lucas and Vivo Resorts & Residences. Within the Food and Beverage sectors, she has executed campaigns for ProChile and Barton & Guestier. Amy is WSET certified.
Executive Vice President and Media Strategist
Patricia brings an impressive background within the hospitality industry to her more than 15 years of public relations and marketing practices. Her professional experience includes destination tourism, hotel repositioning, resort/destination spa marketing and spa/beauty product launches. With an education in fine arts, Patricia brings a special brand of creative flair and innovative thinking to strategic planning for CIIC clientele.
Account Director (New York)
Paola is a bilingual public relations specialist with strong background in travel, lifestyle and consumer accounts. Previous experience includes consumer brands such as Turbo Tax, La Lechera, Wonderful Pistachios, Bugaboo, Dunkin Donuts, Tequila Herradura, siggi’s and more. Paola has a strong focus in Influencer Marketing and holds strong relationships with Hispanic, wellness and lifestyle content creators. She's also lead the Ecuador Ministry of Tourism account, the Los Cabos Tourism Board account and destination marketing for Acapulco. Currently, Paola is the account director for Aliz Hotel Times Square, Rooftop Exchange Place, Beekman 1802 and Mexico Grand Hotels, a collection of resorts in Los Cabos.