Work With The Planet D

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?

ThePlanetD was named one of the Top 10 Travel Influencers in the world by Forbes Magazine!

2 Time Winners – Lowell Thomas Gold Medal Winners for Best Travel BlogSociety of American Travel Writers
2 Time Gold Medal Winners for Best Travel Blog: North American Travel Journalists Association.
The Planet D is an established brand receiving Half a million monthly readers

Our Statistics

Website


Monthly Views- 450,000 (GoogleAnalytics July 2021)
Moz Domain Authority – 67
Ahrefs Authority – 71
Subscribers – 15,100

Social Media

Twitter Followers-131,000+
Facebook Fans – 197,500+
Instagram – 206,000+
Pinterest – 2.1 Million Monthly Viewers
Pinterest Followers – 64.2 Followers
YouTube – 10 Million views +
YouTube Subscribers – 49,600
TripAdvisor – 32,168

Demographic Breakdown: Top 5 Countries

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

USA: 48% Canada: 15% UK: 8% India 7% Australia: 4%

Readership is mostly female with college or graduate school educations

Client List

The Planet D also does several short-term projects with clients throughout the year.

2021 Travel Partners

TD Canada Trust
Sandman Hotels
Orbis Flight for Sight
Switzerland Tourism

Ottawa Tourism
Sony Canada
Le Boat
Kingston Tourism

2020 Travel Partners

Tours by Locals –  ThePlanetD has begun working with ToursbyLocals to produce social media and videos of local tours.
St. Lucia Tourism – ThePlanetD’s latest project takes us to St. Lucia to produce social media, blog posts and videos for the island.
Sony Canada  – As a Sony Ambassador we run workshops and presentation on photography and videos.
Visit Nanjing – ThePlanetD partnered with Nanjing Tourism to virtually revisited Nanjing for a social media campaign repurposing content from the 2019partnership
Germany Tourism –  ThePlanetD partnered with Germany Tourism to virtually revisit Bavaria repurposing content from the 2019 Germany partnership
UnCruise – The Planet D took a second trip to Panama and Costa Rica continuing their UnCruise Partnership from 2019.
Allianz Travel Insurance – The Planet D were Allianz Travel Ambassadors up until COVID-19 hit.

2019 Travel Partners

UnCruise

ThePlanetD began a four part series with UnCruise to promote small ship cruises on their itineraries beginning with Alaska
ThePlanetD’s video received 50k views and ranks #1 on Youtube for UnCruise Alaska.
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Rocky Mountaineer

ThePlanetD partnered with the Rocky Mountaineer  to promote train travel from BC to Alberta.
Their video has generated 128k views and ranks #1 for Rocky Mountaineer on YouTube.
The Rocky Mountaineer Experience ranks high in Google on The Planet D

Ottawa  Tourism

The Planet D has worked with Ottawa Tourism on several campaigns since 2015.
Their content ranks page 1 on Google.
Their videos have generated hundreds of thousands of views.
Their social media has reached millions of people.

Iberostar Havana Cuba

Created Video, Instagram, and a  blog post on Havana.
Their blog post ranks on Page 1 of Google and their social media reached hundreds of thousands of views.

Visit Nanjing

ThePlanetD traveled to China with Visit Nanjing to produce content.
ThePlanetD blog  post ranks page 1 on Google
The Nanjing video has reached 40k viewds and ranks #1 on Youtube for Nanjing

Germany Tourism

ThePlanetD partnered with Germany tourism to produce blogs, social, videos about their time in Bavaria.
The Bavaria Video has reached 369k views and ranks #1  for Things to do in Bavaria on Youtube
And both blogs posts for Bavaria rank on Page  1 of Google.

BBC

ThePlanetD has done three road trip campaigns with The BBC Storyworks.
They’ve written about Quebec, the East Coast of Canada and this final project was the for British Columbia and Alberta Road Trips.
They created photography assets and writing.

Speaking 2020/2019

November 2020 – Profusion 2020 – Sony Ambassador
December 2020 – Lambden College Photography Lecture – Sony Ambassador
October 2020 – Give Life to Aral Virtual Conference  – Working with Influencers
April  2020 – TravelPayouts Webinar
November 2019 – SKIFT New York – One on One with Pinterest CEO.
Sony Works  April 2019 – Art of Travel Photography Sony Ambassador
Keynote Address –  TBEX Finger Lakes
Presenting How to Work with Brands at Travel Con in Austin Texas.
Point University – Toronto Ontario

What we Offer

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Social Media

Let ThePlanetD reach a new audience for you. With over 600k 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.

Public 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

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

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

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.

Award-Winning 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.

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.

*Members of the Society of American Travel Writers*

See our full list of media mentions, awards and appearances 

Selected Previous Clients

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GoAhead Tours

GoAhead Tours is a small group tour company that specializes in tours around the world.

We have been working with GoAhead since 2016 sharing our experiences through video, photography, and articles showcasing what it is like to take a group tour with them.

Timeframe: 2016 -2018 | Content: Articles, Photography, Social and Video.

Transitions Lenses

This year-long campaign has Dave and Deb showcasing their use of Transitions Lenses and sharing the importance of eye health.

Coverage consists of media interviews, social posts including Facebook Lives, Instagram stories, and Twitter.

Timeframe: 2017 – 2018 | Content: Articles, Photography, Social and Video.

TravelSmith

TravelSmith is a clothing company that specializes in wrinkle-resistant fabrics – both natural and high-performance.

We work with TravelSmith as brand ambassadors and produce social & digital content to raise brand awareness through our extensive network.

Timeframe: 2015 – 2017 | Content: Articles, Photography, Social and Video.

American Express

Amex is the world’s largest credit card issuer by purchasing volume.

We work with American Express as brand ambassadors and produce social and digital content.

Timeframe: Ongoing since 2011 – 2016 | Content: Articles, Videos, Social, Television and Traditional Media

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Tripit

Tripit is the worlds leading Travel Planning app.

We work with TripIt as brand ambassadors raising brand awareness through digital content.

Timeframe: 2014 – 2017 | Content: Articles, Social and Video

Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions is the world leader in Polar Travel.

We work with Quark to help raise brand awareness and drive bookings through Articles, Photography, Video and Social.

Timeframe: 2011 though December 2016

Selected Destination Campaigns

We have over 60 brand and destination campaigns to our credit and aim to showcase your campaign as an experience.  As spokespeople and international ambassadors,

The Planet D has 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.

Banff Lake Louise Tourism, Alberta

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Content Produced:

Video: BLLT & ThePlanetD,  Articles: BLLT & ThePlanetD,  Photography: BLLT & ThePlanetd

Social: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest 

Marketing Assets Created: Photography and Video

Nova Scotia Tourism

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Content Produced:

Video: NST & ThePlanetD,  Articles: NST & ThePlanetD,  Photography: NST  & ThePlanetD

Social: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest 

Marketing Assets Created: Photography and Video

Visit Britain/Wales

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Content Produced:

Video: Visit Britain & ThePlanetD,  Articles: ThePlanetD,  Photography:Visit Britain & ThePlanetd

Social: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest 

Marketing Assets Created: Photography and Video

Previous Clients

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Completed Projects

Please Contact Us if you wish to have more detailed breakdowns on any of the above campaigns.