Casey Hatfield-Chiotti infront of the Ace Hotel in Portland
Photo by Carris Bennett Christianson

I have more than a decade of experience producing content for top travel, food and lifestyle media including The New York Times, Airbnb, Virgin Atlantic, Yahoo, Departures, Travel + Leisure, Robb Report, Afar, Sunset and Bon Appétit. I began my career in broadcast news. I covered crime, politics and economic development in Oregon and Idaho before taking time off to travel. While backpacking in Argentina, a light went off: What if I could combine my love of travel with my journalism background? Since then I’ve written about the ultimate croissant crawl in Paris, Mayan farmers producing heirloom ingredients in their backyards for one of the world’s best restaurants and the transformation of a storied French château into a luxury hotel. I’ve also written about the culture of fear, age-defying French skincare and San Diego’s art scene. My stories are always impeccably researched and feature details not readily available on websites.

I can help hospitality and lifestyle companies increase brand loyalty through effective storytelling and content creation. I can also write press releases, blog posts and brochures. Other specialties include editing, copy editing, SEO, content management systems, fact-checking and ecommerce. I launched the website travelproper.com to help discerning travelers with their food and hotel choices in 2011. Contact me at casey@travelproper.com.