Let us bring your destination to life! We are excited to offer partnership opportunities to help promote your destination, tour, or travel brand.
About Travel? Yes Please!
Travel? Yes Please! was founded in 2013 by travel photographer and writer Rhonda Krause. It has grown to become to be a trusted source of information and inspiration for independent travelers looking to make the most of their limited vacation time.
Travel? Yes Please! focuses on Rhonda’s travel experiences with her husband Mike, as well as her solo adventures. The site features a wide variety of topics including multi-destination itineraries, outdoor adventures and nature escapes, archaeological and historic sites, city breaks, romantic getaways, and solo female travel.
Why Choose Us?
We have a unique ability to capture atmosphere and moments with captivating writing, and to inspire travel through professional photography.
By presenting our travel experiences in an open and honest way, our readers view us as someone they can trust, respect and turn to for travel advice. We are more than just stats and numbers of followers- we are real people that readers can connect with and relate to.
Not only do we build relationships, we have the ability to create excitement around a travel experience and present each destination from a personal perspective.
We create high quality, evergreen content that will appear in search engines for years to come. Our blog posts are in-depth, well organized and illustrated with a large selection of compelling photographs. Our posts not only excite, inform and inspire readers, but have been recognized throughout the industry for having the ability to showcase the beauty and individuality of each travel destination. Of course, we always weave our personal story into every post!
People come to Travel? Yes Please! looking for three things: information, inspiration and honest storytelling.
Our website is read by an international audience of 34,000 unique visitors a month. Our readers are primarily from the United States (39.5%), the UK (8.2%), Canada (8.1%), Australia (6.4%), Japan (4.8%) and Singapore (3.5%).
We are active on social media and have over 70,000 combined followers (Facebook= 6,185, Instagram 20,266, Twitter=23,597, Pinterest= 3,324, Google+= 17,400).
Our audience is interested in destination specific information, personal recommendations, and tried and true tips for visiting. Many of our readers are currently travelling, in the planning stages, or looking for inspiration for their next adventure.
Consistent sales from affiliate links on our site indicate that our content directly influences our readers’ travel plans and purchases.
We can present your destination or travel company as an exciting and attractive option for our readers’ next vacation. We are open to working with a variety of companies, of all sizes, including:
- Tourism boards
- Tour providers
- Hotels and resorts
- Local attractions and activities
- Transportation companies such as airlines, rail, and car/RV rentals
Partnership possibilities include:
- Sponsored press/familiarization trips to showcase your destination on our blog and social media
- Brand ambassador/sponsorship programs
- Instagram takeovers and social media campaigns
- Travel photography assignments (view my portfolio)
During a partnership we offer:
- Value, quality and professionalism
- Social media coverage during the travel experience
- An agreed upon number of blog posts after the travel experience, also to be promoted on social media
- The opportunity to license my professional photos for use in your marketing materials
We will always maintain an unbiased, honest approach to blogging. Sponsored travel experiences will be marked as such and will be written about truthfully. We do not accept sponsored or pre-written posts, and will never promote/write about travel companies, products, and destinations we have not experienced ourselves.
Our Tourism Partners
We’ve collaborated with some world-class tourism boards to showcase and promote their destination.
April Henry- Marketing and Communications Specialist, Tourism Jasper:
It’s always a pleasure to include Rhonda in our media initiatives. Her enthusiasm for the destination consistently shines through in her writing and photography. Rhonda has an excellent ability to showcase her experiences in-destination through well thought-out, practical, and compelling articles that align with our brand messaging. She is a very reliable communicator and we know we can expect high quality coverage as a result of any partnership.
We are proud members of the following professional organizations:
First Prize, Best People Photo (A Walk Down Shimbashi Street, Kyoto)- 2016 Travel Media Association of Canada Awards
LP Pathfinders: Top Posts from January 2017– Lonely Planet
LP Pathfinders: Top Posts from August 2016– Lonely Planet
Tips from Photography Experts– Backpacker Travel
The Top 100 Canadian Travel Blogs– Flight Network
Comments From Our Readers
Brett (on Instagram): “I love your blog! I’m using your Germany trip to help customize my own in May. I also enjoyed reading about your trips to Japan. I visit quite frequently and it’s by far my favourite place to visit in the world. I still haven’t seen Tottori and have been inspired by your blog to visit this location. Thanks for all the great tips!”
Mara: “Thank you so much for sharing your experience with me and all your encouragement. I really appreciate you in ways you simply can’t imagine.”
Beth: “Hi Rhonda! I just returned from my trip to Savannah (used your itinerary and suggestions as a base for my planning) and wanted to say THANK YOU for your recommendation to attend a tour by Shannon Scott. WOW, that was the highlight of the trip!! He is an amazing storyteller and knows so much! We also visited Wormsloe and overall enjoyed our weekend.”
Racman103 (on Instagram): “We went here [Strasbourg] a few years ago because of your pictures. Thanks for the recommendation.”
Alison: “Nice overview. You certainly put a lot of time into this post and it shows! I hope to be traveling there next year and this was a great visual tour to get me excited!”
Michael: “Thank you for painting a nice picture. I think you definitely sold this destination spot. Glad you shared such nice imagery along with your words.”
Natasha: “Great photos and very interesting comments. Now I am hooked and can’t wait every time I open the site to see more.”
Mikey: “I was there last week and loved it. I got some of my Japan itinerary ideas from your website- thanks! I’m loving it here.”
Mick: “Thanks! This helped inspire me for where to go on my week off!”
If you are interested in working with Travel? Yes Please!, and would like to request our complete media guide, please contact rhonda [at] travelyesplease.com. We would love to hear from you!