“Charles is a unicorn in the world of content creation!” — Erin Rosetti, Coastal Mississippi CVB
Charles McCool is a dynamic, innovative, and powerfully effective travel expert. In addition to being one of the top travel bloggers in the world, he speaks at consumer and industry travel conferences, teaches travel classes, and loves helping others create memorable and joyous travel memories.
Work With McCool Travel
McCool Travel promotes fun and compelling travel experiences to highly engaged, passionate, and active travelers around the world. If your brand or destination wants to reach consumers with the ability, means, and desire to travel, then partnering with McCool Travel is sensible and savvy, and will make you a superstar to your partners.
“There aren’t enough good things to say about my experience with Charles! … He was quick to produce his very detailed stories and made all of our partners happy!” — Sarah Boyd, Visit Phoenix
McCool Travel excels at fostering audience engagement to maximize potential for visits and bookings.
“Charles has a unique understanding of the travel industry and how to showcase how each market’s differences drawing in readers who want to know more” — Emily Gonzalez, Visit Mobile
Several dozen destinations and travel brands have benefitted from partnering with McCool Travel (see full list below).
“It is always a pleasure to collaborate with Charles as the results are truly a benefit.” — Barbara Golden, Florida’s Historic Coast (St. Augustine)
What McCool Travel Can Do For You
- Brand Ambassador
- Twitter Account Management and Optimization (NEW for 2021)
- Hosted Twitter Chats
- Custom Content Creation
- Represent your DMO/Brand at Media Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences (NEW for 2021)
- Assess and Attract Qualified Media (NEW for 2021)
- Press, Media, and FAM Visits. Social Media Trips.
- Amplify Content
- Social Media Training for CVB Staff or Partners
- Advertising and Other Promotion
- Ask us. We love creative projects!
“I have had the pleasure of hosting McCool in several destinations I have worked in. He is excellent to work with and he tells great stories. I am impressed with his work on #USGulfCoast …” — Ed Caum, Visit South Padre
McCool Travel Client List
✈️✈️✈️ Some travel brands I have worked with >>> Ireland Blue Book, Failte Ireland, Margaritaville, The Ritz-Carlton, JUCY, Carnival Cruise Line, Viking Cruises, UnCruise Adventures, Maine Windjammer, Expedia, iExplore, Collette Tours, CheapOair, OneTravel, Vantage Deluxe, Allianz, Santa Claus Holiday Village, South Seas Island Resort, Subaru, Mazda, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, AutoEurope, Flipboard, TBEX, Condor Airlines, Frequent Traveler University, NY Trav Fest, Roaming Man.
✈️✈️✈️ Some destinations I have worked with >>> St. Kitts, Visit Donegal, Visit Virginia, Visit Florida, USVI (St. Croix), Costa Brava, Visit Rovaniemi, Düsseldorf Germany, Visit Britain, Victoria British Columbia, Nepal, Coastal Mississippi, South Padre Island, Paradise Coast (Naples Florida), The Beaches of Ft Myers and Sanibel, Florida’s Historic Coast (St. Augustine), Tampa Bay, Bradenton and Gulf Islands, Crystal River, St. Petersburg Clearwater, Sarasota, Real Pure Florida, Experience Kissimmee, Central Florida, Charlottesville, Downtown Napa, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Gallup NM, Daytona Beach, Annapolis, Gettysburg, York PA, Charlotte, Cabarrus County, Outer Banks, Mobile AL, Gulf Shores, Louisiana Northshore, Thibodaux, Houma, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Tualatin Valley, Richmond VA, Conejo Valley, Torrance, Roanoke, Shenandoah Valley, Prince William County VA, Laurel Highlands, Beloit WI, Janesville WI, Olde English District SC, Old 96 District SC, Beaumont Texas, Port Arthur Texas, Amarillo, Lubbock, Fayetteville NC, Wilmington NC, Wilmington DE, Rehoboth Beach, Southern Delaware, Pocono Mountains.
“The content Charles generated for our destination brought great exposure and engagement for our channels.” — Stephanie Molina, Visit Beaumont
Read the full text for listed recommendations (and others) on my LinkedIn profile.
About McCool Travel
At McCool Travel, Charles McCool shares insider travel tips and compelling destination information in hundreds of articles. My 8 Great article series in very popular. Also, I have interviewed over 175 travel experts in my 5 Minutes interview series—from author Paul Theroux to Travel Channel host Samantha Brown to extreme sports superstar Travis Pastrana—and love sharing their travel tips for saving money and having happy travel experiences.
Charles McCool shows travelers how to increase travel happiness and reduce stress on every trip. For over twenty years, I have analyzed trip planning methods and strategies, and, in turn, empower Happy Travelers through my articles, book, classes, and talks. My travels have taken me to all 50 states in the USA, to several dozen countries, and to five continents. In fact, I once traveled to four continents without paying a dime—read about it in 4 Continent Free Flight Adventure. I have been called “one of the most creative minds in the travel industry” and was profiled in World’s Smartest Traveler.
McCool Travel Achievements and Impact
#1 on Top 1000+ Travel Blogs (Rise Market Insight)
#1 on 5 Terrific Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on Flipboard
#2 Travel Expert in the World (Klout)
#6 on Top U.S. Travel Bloggers on Twitter (Cision)
“Top 20 Boomer Travel Bloggers” list (TripAdvisor)
USA Today 10Best expert for Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
Speaker, TBEX Catania (March 2020 / cancelled), TBEX Billings (September 2019), TBEX Ireland (October 2017)
Frequent Twitter travel chat host
Speaker, FTU (August 2018)
Speaker, NY Trav Fest (April 2016)
Author of Winning the Airfare Game: Save Money and Stress on Every Flight
Charles McCool news and articles
A few “numbers:”
- Twitter monthly reach over 1.7MM
- Flipboard impressions over 1.5MM (one post!)
- Pinterest monthly views over 330K
Work with McCool Travel today!