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Donna S. Vieira

V&V Hospitality & Media Services

642 Simcoe Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
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Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.


1969–1994: Marketing & Promotions for Air Canada - responsible for various advertising campaigns throughout North America; developed and managed communications programs aimed at travel trade and corporate accounts; organized media trips for travel agents; organized events for travel trade and corporate accounts.

1994-1997: Freelance business consultant for large cross-Canada travel consortium, TTI Travel Network.

1994–Present: Freelance travel writer

1997–Present: Editor, DREAMSCAPES TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE, a consumer publication distributed to 100,000 high-income household subscribers to the national Globe and Mail as well as in Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges worldwide.

2002–Present: Owner of Globetrotters B&B in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

2012–2019: Editor, TRAVEL GUIDE TO FLORIDA, a consumer guidebook sold at newsstands throughout Canada and the USA.


Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Desktop publishing
  • Layout and design
  • On-screen editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Writing


  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Booklets
  • Books, self-help
  • Brochures
  • Guidebooks
  • Labels and packaging
  • Magazines
  • Websites


  • Canada
  • Lifestyles
  • North America
  • Travel and tourism
  • United States