About Us

The creation of the Red Hot Celebrations brand and website provides travel buyers with comprehensive destination and event information. Red Hot Celebrations was founded as a partnership between Sue Arko of Free Spirit Vacations and Events and Suzanne Slavitter of Sports Empire and is now owned and operated solely by Suzanne.

Suzanne Slavitter CTP, CTIE is the Vice President and co-owner of Sports Empire, Inc., a sports and special events tour company, President of The Empire Consulting Group and now excited to be the Co-Founder of Red Hot Celebrations. Involved in the travel business for over 25 years, Suzanne has presented marketing seminars at various travel industry events including ASTA World Congress, ARTA National Conference, The Travel Institute National Forum, Vacation.com Annual Conference and the NTA Annual Convention. She is a past member of the NTA Leadership Team and has served as the chair for the ASTA Tour Operator Program Committee and for the 2009 NTA Annual Convention in Reno, NV. Suzanne is a graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She earned her Certified Tour Professional (CTP) designation in 1996 and her Certified Travel Industry Executive (CTIE) designation in 2005. In 2014 Suzanne was awarded the Bob Everidge Lifetime Achievement award by the National Tour Association for 20 years of service.


Sports Empire is your ultimate authority in delivering sports and special event packages to the professional travel community. For over 25 years we have offered a lineup of the biggest and most exciting sports and events throughout North America combining value with a proven history of delivering the most complete and hassle free packages. Sports Empire is owned and operated by partners Daniel Chavez and Suzanne Slavitter.

Phone 562-920-3395

Email suzanne@redhotcelebrations.com




Contact Us/Subscribe to our email list