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About Plannin.

Welcome to Plannin, a global travel platform that believes in the power of recommendations over reviews. We're more than just a booking site; we're on a mission to restore the human connection in your travel experiences and foster authentic, inspired and personalized journeys.

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Our purpose.

Our purpose is simple: to enhance and enrich the travel experience of people worldwide. We aim to cultivate a vibrant community of creators united by their passion for exploration and desire to inspire travelers, changing the way you explore the world.

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Our mission.

Our mission is to infuse trust into online travel by providing qualitative recommendations from creators who have been there — making it easier to choose the best experiences that resonate with you.

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Our manifesto.

One recommendation from the right person is worth more than a thousand anonymous reviews.

Our story.

Founded in 2023 by two former executives of, our platform brings over two decades of expertise to the travel industry. It is rooted in an understanding of travelers' booking preferences, aiming not to alter these habits but to enhance them. Navigating through thousands of anonymous reviews can be overwhelming, which is why we are dedicated to enriching travel experiences by providing personalized, authentic and trustworthy recommendations from familiar faces. This ensures travelers can exceed their expectations every time.

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“I wanted to build a platform that I would use. Finding trusted recommendations is difficult today but with Plannin, you'll be able to find recommendations from creators you follow and trust. One recommendation from the right person is worth more than a thousand reviews”

Randy Schartner

Plannin, Co-founder

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“When online booking took off, people no longer needed travel agents to book travel. In this process, we lost the personal recommendation. The goal of Plannin is to help connect people to hotels, experiences and restaurants to bring back that recommendation from somebody you trust.”

Andrew Loewen

Plannin, Co-founder

Our trusted providers.

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We have established trusted partnerships with key players in hospitality, dining, and tour services. We've built our foundation on trust, ensuring you can confidently enjoy the benefits of these valuable connections.

Our investors.

We're proud to have our funding led by Golden Ventures & N49P. Other strategic investors include Jeffrey Boyd, former CEO & Chairman of Booking Holdings, as well as additional former Booking Holdings executives.