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Hire The Travel Mama Colleen Lanin for brand promotion, broad cast media appearances, Twitter party hosting, speaking engagements, travel writing, editing services, and blogging/social media consultations.

Broadcast Media Promotion

The Travel Mama can help you spread the word about your travel-related product.

Travel expert Colleen Lanin has given travel tips on 20 television programs, and nearly 40 radio stations. Hire her for your next media tour!

As a spokesperson for brands, Colleen builds buzz for brands via articles, blog posts, and media appearances.

Travel Mamas Founder Colleen Lanin on The Daily Buzz

Speaking Engagements

Hire The Travel Mama to present family travel tips at your next parenting event!

With humor and useful advice, Colleen teaches how to travel with babies and children.

Presentations are tailor-made to meet your group's needs.

She has spoken at events for Bump Club and Beyond, San Diego Public Libraries, Parent Connection, and more.

Colleen available to present about blogging and social media. She taught blogging classes through University of San Diego California Extension and San Diego Writers, Ink for five years.

The Travel Mama taught “Build a Vision Board for Your Blog” at the Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) in Cancun in 2014.

Email her directly to inquire about pricing.

The Travel Mama is available to speak to parenting groups about how to travel with babies and children

The Travel Mama speaking at a Bump Club and Beyond event in Chicago (Photo courtesy of Bump Club and Beyond)

Travel Writing

Looking for an experienced travel writer? Hire Colleen!

Colleen has worked as a regular contributor to the “Today” show's travel section on, 101 Things To Do San Diego Magazine and the CheapOair blog.

Her articles have appeared in print and online in Parenting Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, San Diego Family Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, and more.

Colleen is the author of The Travel Mamas' Guide, a book on how to vacation with babies and children which is recommended by Working Mother Magazine, “The Ricki Lake Show” and the Orlando Sentinel.

Editing Services

Whether you have a one-time project or ongoing need, Colleen can provide proofreading, editing, and editorial calendar management.

Colleen has been the editor-in-chief of since she founded the site in 2009. Travel Mamas consistently ranks among the top 50 travel blogs (according to Google Analytics). Colleen manages a staff of contributors and is responsible for all site revenue including ad sales and post sponsorships.

When Colleen worked as travel editor for, she recruited and managed freelance staff made up of some of the best travel bloggers in the industry, developed and managed the channel's editorial calendar and edited all stories. Travel was named one of the 11 Best New Travel Blogs of 2011 by renowned National Geographic Traveler and syndicated travel journalist, Christopher Elliott, on his well known blog,

Read more about The Travel Mama and learn about her latest media appearances. To inquire about hiring Colleen, send her an email now.