Cristina Carpio is a former television reporter and columnist for North America’s leading food and beverage magazine, a Canadian brand strategist, and a lifestyle expert. She is regularly invited to showcase her first-hand knowledge of the industry on television and at major events. She is a broadcast/journalism and hospitality graduate with extensive experience in marketing and sales. She has organized many high profile events and collaborates with some of the top luxury brands in Canada and internationally. She contributes food, beverage, and lifestyle features to top publications and blogs to an international audience and appears regularly on television as a lifestyle expert on many of Canada’s leading television networks and programs. She is the host of a travel show launched on CNBC World called Going Global, where she travels to exciting destinations and discovers unique and authentic cultural experiences worldwide. Going Global’s second season can now be seen on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, and Germany. The show has an established following of seasoned and elite travelers worldwide and has featured some of the world’s top luxury brands.
Cristina also hosts several major staple events in Toronto. She was one of the main hosts for the Restaurants Canada show and other premier events in Toronto, such as The Toronto Catering Showcase, SIAL Canada, and many more. She was also a judge for Canada’s Best100 Restaurants. Cristina also hosts several other Toronto events, from fashion shows, food and hospitality tradeshows, and charity galas. She is a philanthropist and has been recognized for her work with the community and entrepreneurship, winning awards such as Top 40 under 40 and Hero of Business award from the Canadian Multicultural Council of Asians in Ontario. She is currently the Head of Marketing and Public Relations for Quantum Enterprise and the Editor in Chief of MarQuee Magazine, a national luxury lifestyle publication. With her extensive experience and network in media, marketing, and luxury lifestyle, Cristina continues to lead the publication. She collaborates with top luxury brands and talents throughout North America, making MarQuee Magazine one of Canada’s newest premier lifestyle publications.