The company we keep is of utmost importance to the team at Hip Travel Mama. So is transparency to you, our community, of the brands of which we have ongoing partnerships. We seek out and work with brands that hold the same values, commitment to quality and passion for travel that we do. Hip Travel Mama founder, Anne Taylor Hartzell is a travel industry executive with more than 17 years experience, and for the last ten years, has maintained an active business as founder of PR and marketing consulting firm, Anne Taylor Communications, LLC, Over the years, Anne has developed a deep network of travel industry, media and blogger relationships and puts that experience and network to work in each brand partnership. The Hip Travel Mama team is passionate about creating campaigns and connecting great brands and bloggers who are innovating and providing products and services that help you get out and travel more often together. Together, it is part of the greater good of extending our reach and sharing our mission to help YOU create more confident, culturally aware and connected families through our shared love of travel.

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Brand Partnership Opportunities

[pullquote]”Anne is smart, savvy about traditional and social media, and deeply in touch with her audience.  Her credibility in the family travel space is second-to-none and our partnership with her has shown that she is that rare mix of absolutely professional and totally creative in all the right ways.” – Sarah Gavin, Director of Public Relations and Social Media, Expedia[/pullquote]

Our deep travel expertise, experience and network enable us to partner with you in a variety of ways:

  • A brand ambassador for seasonal travel trends, campaigns, destination, hotel or product launches
  • A broadcast media expert for national, regional TV + radio, Media Tours, Radio bite lines + media tours
  • Vlogging or online video programs + video production services via partner services
  • An experienced speaker on topics of travel blogging and social media
  • Social media campaigns including hosted Twitter chats
  • Blogger influencer campaigns
  • Traditional media relations and strategy
  • If you have your own ideas, let us know! We love brainstorming innovative new projects.

Broadcast Media Guest Travel Expert [pullquote]”Anne is able to bring a wide range of ideas and suggestions to our viewers. She’s outgoing, easy to communicate with and that translates on-air. She has a really easy going style that makes her such a fantastic guest to have on my show.” – Ashley Proctor, Q13FOX News[/pullquote]
Anne Taylor Hartzell, a.k.a. Hip Travel Mama, is a nationally recognized family travel expert, inspiring families to share travel experiences and explore the world together. Hip Travel Mama is a frequent broadcast media expert, has appeared on the TODAY Show, USA Today,, Conde’ Nast Traveler, and more than 30 broadcast TV outlets across the country. With more than 16 years experience as a brand ambassador for companies such as Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Expedia, Disney, Kimpton Hotels, Bing, Farecast, and others, Hip Travel Mama helps brands inspire and engage influential travelers via broadcast media, social media and the blogosphere.

Experienced Travel Industry Speaker [pullquote]“I have worked with Anne on two occasions now as a speaker for an industry event. First at PhoCusWright and recently at The Mountain Travel Symposium. Anne is a true professional. She ensures that the speaking engagement is well planned, that all participants are prepared and on the same page and that the results match the objectives of the event organizers. Anne has great stage presence and understands her audience so that she communicates in a way that adds value during her session.” – Bruce Rosard, Executive Director, Mountain Travel Symposium.[/pullquote] Anne is also a frequent speaker on the topics of travel, blogging and social media and has been a speaker at the following influential industry conferences including:

  • PhoCusWright
  • Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX)
  • Mountain Travel Symposium
  • Travel Weekly Hawaii Leadership Forum


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