Ariela was born and raised in The Valley of Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter and prodigy of Frances Kiradjian, one of the most esteemed female entrepreneurs in the travel and hospitality worlds. She began traveling the world at 6 months old, and attended conferences as young as 5. She graduated from Oaks Christian High School in 2013, then ventured to London and Heidelberg to study international business. Two years into college, she decided the most comprehensive and advantageous education she could get was from her mother, and in 2015 she became a full-time partner at The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association. In 2017, Ariela and Frances Founded Stay Boutique, the brand that represents the Boutique Community through events, media, membership and travel guides. On June 6, 2018 Ariela introduced what is considered the world’s newest Industry, The Boutique Industry, where she concentrated the boutique niches of various industries to create one home for them. She and her mother are the leaders of the boutique movement, aiming to create the most inclusive industry in the world.