Dawson // © 2014 Southlake Travel
Karen Dawson’s correct entry in TravelAge West's September Click & Win contest, sponsored by Palace Resorts, has won her a five-day, four-night vacation for two at the all-inclusive Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun.
Dawson is a Certified Travel Consultant, a Master Cruise Consultant, a Certified Caribbean Specialist, and a Certified Travel Industry Executive. Professionally, she has been with Sabre Travel Network, Virtuoso, American Express, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Travel Agents International, Uniglobe Travel and several independent agencies. She has been a corporate travel and meetings manager for a major investment firm and has taught travel agency management, tourism, meeting/event planning and Sabre Global Distribution System (GDS) at a college level.
Owning Southlake Travel, she has planned multiple group trips for Southlake Carroll ISD; several destination weddings in the Caribbean and Mexico; and culinary trips to London, Scotland, Paris, Tuscany and Napa Valley with Darren McGrady, “The Royal Chef” formerly at Buckingham Palace.