About

E ver since I lived abroad as a teenager, I have always immersed myself in different cultures – living and learning in lands different than my own.  My childhood dream eventually lead me to pursue a career in hospitality.   A travel journalism gig blossomed into a whirlwind adventure of traveling and residing abroad to recognize the best luxury hotels and restaurants with The Five Star Diamond Award.

Karen Lynn Dixon, Luxury Hospitality Consultant

I worked in hotel management at The Carlyle, one of NYC’s premier hotels, to learn about world class luxury hospitality.

After a year and a half there, I traveled throughout South America.  Then the Star Diamond Award relocated me to China.  Over the following decade I evaluated over 5,000 of the world’s best fine dining, hotels, spas, airlines, cruise ships and other luxury lifestyle experiences to qualify them for the highest International ratings and standards worldwide – The Five Star Diamond Award.

Karen Lynn Dixon China

Thru the years I contributed travel content and commentary throughout international media outlets, participated as a Cultural Commentator for CCTV in China, spoke at events, conducted seminars and consulted various hotels and restaurants worldwide.

During this outward journey of luxury hospitality ventures, I also embarked on an inward journey to know myself.  While I had always found interest in personal self transformation, the extravagant trips mixed with the variety of foreign cultures I encountered gave me the perfect backdrop to blossom in my self discovery.  I am still on these parallel travels and as I evolve and grow more personally and professionally and I hope to seamlessly blend them and share that journey with you here.

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Hola Magazine, Ecuador, Karen Lynn Dixon

Hola Magazine

Dolce Vita, Quito, Ecuador, Luxury, Travel Expert, Karen Lynn Dixon

Dolce Vita Magazine

Catering Magazine, Colombia, Karen Lynn Dixon

Catering Magazine

Karen Lynn Dixon Profile Press Caras Magazine

Caras Magazine

Summer Magazine, Ecuador, Karen Lynn Dixon

Summer Magazine

China Business Journal, Karen Lynn Dixon, Six Star

China Business

Karen Lynn Dixon Cosas Magazine Profile Press

Cosas Magazine

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