Media/Pr

Media/Pr

Do you want a fresh new perspective to showcase your brand or destination? Are you looking to leverage the credibility and influence of one of the top social media and storytelling teams in travel? 

Multiple Winner Best Travel Blog!

2 Time Winner! 2015/2014 Lowell Thomas Gold Medal Best Travel Blog, Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
2015 Gold North America Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) 
 

The Planet D is an established brand receiving over 4.8 Million Views annually! 

Dave and Deb travel the globe showcasing their real-time journey and broadcasting their stories through professional travel writing, photography, and engaging social media offering advice, inspiration and valuable information regarding destinations around the world.

Notable Awards

Winner 2016 & 2015 Best Travel Blog North American Travel Journalism Association (NATJA)
Winner: 2015 Lowell Thomas Gold Medal Best Travel Blog, Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
Winner: 2014 Lowell Thomas Gold Medal Best Travel Blog, Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
Winner: 2016 & 2015 Best Overall Excellence in Photography by NATJA 
Winner: 2014 Best Illustration of Travel Award by SATW 
Winner: 2014 Best Wildlife Photography by SATW Bill Muster Awards
Silver: 2015 Best Landscape Photography NATJA
Silver: 2014 Best Photo Essay NATJA

Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

Named best travel blog & photo illustration of travel by the SATW, we have a proven track record of telling engaging stories of our travels and experiences through our blog and real time Social Media.

Brand Ambassadors

Brand Ambassadors

ThePlanetD specializes in brand ambassadorships. By working with companies that mirror our core values we develop targeted, engaging campaigns that reach the right market for your brand.

Photography

Photography

ThePlanetD is known for our award winning photography. We create professionally edited, high resolution photos that can be used for social media but also are available to be licensed for advertising or print.

Engaged Social Media

Engaged Social Media

Let ThePlanetD reach a new audience for you. With over 2 million followers across all major social media channels, Dave and Deb not only have the numbers, they have the engagement. With a well-rounded social media following you can be sure you'll reach your target audience.

Speaking

Speaking

Dave and Deb have spoken around the world about both the business of travel and empowering people to live their dreams. From Keynote Addresses to educational sessions our presentations aim to inform, entertain and inspire.

Video Creation

Video Creation

Dave and Deb are more than talking heads in their videos. They create exciting, entertaining and informative videos using professional editing techniques and graphics showcasing the destination through their dynamic personalities.

By the Numbers

Website

Monthly Views- 399,000(Google Analytics)
Monthly Unique Views- 292,000 (Google Analytics)
Alexa Ranking- 51,900
Quantcast Ranking USA- 27,095
Quantcast Canada- 2646
Subscribers - 12,85
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Social Media

Twitter Followers-128,000+
Facebook Fans - 184,380+
Google +- 1.98 Million +
Instagram - 175,000+
Pinterest - 39,212+
YouTube - 1.3 million views
YouTube Subscribers - 6590 

Demographic Breakdown: Top 5 Countries

USA: 30% Canada: 10%  UK: 9%  Australia: 4% India: 4%

Readership is mostly female with college or graduate school educations

Current Partnerships

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We have over 50 brand and destination campaigns to our credit and aim to showcase your campaign as an experience.  As spokespeople and international ambassadors, The Planet D have had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s top companies and brands – while discovering more than 100 countries on all seven continents.

Clients 2016

Previous Clients

previous clients Jan 16

  • American Express Ambassadors -ThePlanetD was been working with Amex since 2011 and became Ambassadors in 2012 - 2015. The Planet D still works with American Express on contract.  
  • Expedia Viewfinders - The PlanetD was been working with Expedia.com since 2011 and became Viewfinders in 2012 - 2015.
  • Other Clients - ThePlanetD has worked with the other clients above in paid campaigns or extended contracts ranging from 1 month to 1 year. 

See our Sponsors and Partners Page for more Information

Previous Campaigns and Partners

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Destinations

ThePlanetD has worked with destinations around the world showcasing their beauty and adventure to their readers. Each campaign is tailored to the destination and Dave and Deb work hard before the trip to build an itinerary that will resonate with their readers and show off the destination to the fullest. They've developed long term campaigns lasting more than a year, recurring campaigns where they revisit a destination during different seasons and they have taken part in shorter one-off advertising initiatives to promote an event or activity.

Previous Tourism Board Clients

Previous Tourism Clients 2016

ThePlanetD has worked with numerous travel companies and brands related to travel.

Campaigns are designed to suit the company's needs and to optimize engagement and motivate readers to take action. ThePlanetD works with brands in several capacities from short one-off campaigns to ongoing partnerships. They often work regularly with several of the companies below revisiting the business relationships to help market events and promotions.

ThePlanetD Partners with companies is all capacities. We believe in building relationships and will take occasional press trips and product sponsorship or travel in exchange for media coverage should the brand suit our niche. 

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Mainstream Media

Dave and Deb are well-known travel personalities both online and in mainstream media. They've been featured in major Canadian and international media outlets such as the Today Show, BBC World, CTV's The Social and CanadaAM. Highlights of their online and traditional media features include Yahoo Travel, National Geographic and The Toronto Star, National Post, The Irish times and Radio 1 Ireland.

Media and Appearances.

*Members of the Society of American Travel Writers *

See our full list of media mentions, awards and appearances 

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