About Us

Linda Kundell in video editing room with producer David Glazer

Experience Counts. Whether it’s creating top-notch press materials and content,  pitching stories to media and social influencers, or handling crises,  Kundell Communications  has a team of highly experienced talent ready to meet your marketing communications needs. We take great pride in the quality of our writing and our relationships with our clients.

We especially love putting destinations, associations, and other travel entities on the map, helping them gain recognition.  Throughout, the emphasis is on quality, integrity, and results.

We invite you to contact us to find out how we can help you achieve your communications goals.

Linda


 

Linda Kundell

President

linda_kundell Linda has an extensive background in travel, travel-related, and association public relations, garnering coverage in major markets.

As president of Kundell Communications, Linda put the US Travel Insurance Association on the map as the go-to source for that industry. At Herman Associates P.R. she guided the communications program for the U.S. Tour Operators Association during its evolution from a small group to a top industry organization. And, as PR/Marketing Manager for Club Med she introduced the vacation village concept to the U.S. market. Her client roster has included American Express, Cunard Line, Rail Australia, plus hotels in New York City and the Caribbean.

Edwina Arnold

Public Relations Specialist

Edwina Arnold has more than two decades of experience in travel and tourism public relations, with a proven record of developing customized strategies and brand positioning for upscale audiences. Ms. Arnold has served as Director of Public Relations for Club Med North America and has conducted P.R. campaigns for clients including Club Mediterranee, Paris; Costa Rica Expeditions, the first eco-tourism operator in Costa Rica; Kirk & Rosie Rich, a Parisian boutique; and Hacienda Xcanatun, an all-suite boutique hotel in Mexico.

Harvey Chipkin

Writer

Harvey has been writing about the travel and hospitality industry for more than 30 years, both as a contributor to trade publications and consumer publications. His articles have appeared in magazines such as Travel & Leisure, Diversion, and Bride’s. Business-to-business magazines include Travel Weekly, TravelAgeWest, Travel Counselor, Frequent Flyer Online, Lodging Magazine and Marketing Review magazine.

David Glazer

Special Events, T.V. and Video Producer

David has produced videos and meetings for major corporations in a wide range of industries, from pharmaceutical to insurance and financial. Clients have included MasterCard, Met Life, Bristol-Meyers and AT&T. Among his television production credits are the NewYork. area Emmy Awards, the Broadcast Cable Hall of Fame Awards, and pieces for CBS, CNBC, HBO, Showtime and more.

Roberta Chopp Rothschild

Public Relations Specialist

Roberta’s extensive public relations background includes the fields of financial services, healthcare, fitness, and travel. She has handled clients from Procter and Gamble and Merrill Lynch Defined Asset Funds, to Black and Decker, and the Society of Nuclear Medicine. Roberta has also taught seminars on promoting business for the Women’s Economic Development Council and the Small Business Development Center at Pace University.

Patty Tobin

Media Placement Specialist

Ms. Tobin has a solid background in both marketing and journalism.. National placements have included exclusives with the CBS Early Morning Show, CNN, CNNfn, CBS Radio and the Fox News Channel as well as major daily newspapers. Ms. Tobin has also worked as a freelance writer for United Press International, and for Travel Agent magazine.