CoralTree Hospitality logo

Leslie Kaminski, Executive Global Director - Luxury & Leisure Sales

Favorite Pillar/Value: Relationships

Leslie is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in luxury, entertainment, and lifestyle sales, making her an invaluable asset to CoralTree. With a knack for identifying new opportunities in the travel industry and forging strategic partnerships, Leslie has consistently driven revenue growth for various hospitality brands and properties.

Specializing in cultivating relationships with luxury leisure agency networks, Leslie plays a pivotal role in capturing a significant portion of the leisure travel demand. Her leadership extends to overseeing CoralTree's travel industry team, where she focuses on wholesale, entertainment, international, and transient consortia business, ensuring comprehensive coverage across key sectors.

Beyond her impressive professional achievements, Leslie's personal passion for travel sets her apart. Her journey into hospitality was ignited by her love for exploring new destinations and cultures, beginning with her transformative trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica. Leslie's ability to blend her personal interests seamlessly with her career has resulted in deep connections with clients, many of whom have become lifelong friends.

Reflecting on her early days in the industry, Leslie fondly recalls the excitement of spontaneous adventures during her time at a tour operator, where complimentary flights to the Caribbean and Mexico fueled her passion for travel.

A true highlight of Leslie's career is successfully integrating hotels into prestigious luxury leisure networks like Fine Hotels & Resorts, Virtuoso, and SELECT. Her dedication to presenting each hotel's unique story and networking with key advocates has yielded remarkable results, further solidifying Leslie's reputation as a trailblazer in the industry.

For Leslie, the mantra "Travel is Good for Your Soul" is more than just words—it's a guiding principle that fuels her personal and professional endeavors. She believes that travel enriches the soul with every new experience and discovery, a philosophy that she embodies both in her career and her personal life, where she continually seeks out new adventures and embraces diverse cultures.