Fiona Caulfield

fiona caulfieldFiona Caulfield is a citizen of the world. Born in Australia, she has lived in the UK, Canada and the USA and is now based in Bengaluru, India. She had a high profile global career as a futurist and branding consultant, and was always an avid traveller and explorer. Today she is regarded as one of India’s leading travel writers and travel designers. 
 
In 2004, this self-confessed luxury vagabond moved from New York to India to create the Love Travel brand and set up an artisanal publishing house. Fiona’s discerning eye for the singular experiences that set a destination apart has resulted in the completely hand-crafted books becoming regarded as the flagship guides for India. Vanity Fair (UK) ranked them within the top three guides globally. The world’s leading travel editors, other elite travel planners and smart hotel concierges use them as reference guides.  
 
In 2016, Fiona launched a new series, starting with Made in Kolkata and in 2017 followed with Made in Bengaluru. These specialist titles explore the destinations through the lens of makers and have already become regarded as invaluable source guides for designers and stylists across the globe. The books are retailed at discerning boutiques around the world including museum stores, such as the V&A in London and the Asia Society in Hong Kong. 
 
For over a decade Fiona has also contributed to the world’s leading travel media including Conde Nast Traveller in the UK, Gourmet Traveller in Australia and Departures in the USA. These celebrated titles commission Fiona based on her impeccable first hand research and in-depth local knowledge. Fiona is regarded as a hotel specialist and is a regular contributor to the Hot and the Gold lists for Conde Nast showcasing the best hotels in the world.  Recently Fiona was on the judging panel for India’s Top Fifty Restaurants and also was profiled by Vogue India in their current “Home and Away” feature as one of the expatriates who is integral to modern India. 
 
Fiona has a significant following on Social Media with 13,500 followers actively engaged followers on instagram and 8,500 followers on facebook.  
 
In 2014 Fiona expanded her business and began creating extraordinary travel experiences for discerning private clients drawing upon her decade of personal experience of intensive travel and her extraordinary network of contacts. In India, Fiona partners with Banyan Travel and Tours to be on the on the ground operator to deliver these experiences.  
 
Fiona’s client base includes the International editor for CNT USA; Australian celebrity chef, Australian celebrity stylist and television host; Australian founder and CEO a luxury beachwear brand, part of LVMH; Australian lifestyle boutique owner; Australian fashion designers; Australian novelist; British celebrity jeweler; British advertising executive based in Singapore; French CEO of Perfume House and lifestyle brand; French CEO of the world’s most luxurious luggage brand; USA actor and director; USA arts philanthropist; USA fashion and homewares buyer; USA interior designer; Corporate Executives from Asia, Australia, Europe and America. Fiona now also offers a sourcing service to businesses and entrepreneurs looking to work in and with India.
 
In addition Fiona consults to specialist agents around the world including Indagare, Prior Knowledge, Sienna Charles to ensure they are delivering the best possible experience for their clients. Specialist group tour operators also call on Fiona’s expertise including Jessica Warner from Twofold (Textiles) and Andrea Gentl from This is the Wanderlust (Photography)
 
Fiona is expanding her services to Sri Lanka in 2019 and working on a Love Sri Lanka book. 

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All things Bombay with Fiona Caulfield and Christine Manfield

All things Bombay with Fiona Caulfield and Christine Manfield