HotelPlanner Partners with Luxury Lifestyle Brand Haute Living

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HotelPlanner, a hotel booking engine and travel technology platform serving all travelers since 2003, today announced their first-ever affiliate partnership with a large media company, Haute Media Group, and their signature luxury lifestyle brand Haute Living. The deal includes a revenue share on commissions earned through all hotel rooms booked on’s Travel page via the HotelPlanner booking engine.

Haute Living is a one-stop destination for luxury lifestyle and upscale living, and is tailored for sophisticated and savvy travelers. Haute Living publishes market-specific content covering key centers of cultural influence including Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Nashville, and Washington D.C. Haute Living magazine is distributed at five-star hotels, elite car dealers, yacht brokers, and private jet airports around the country, as well as exclusive private events with high net worth guests and celebrities. Magazines are also placed in MLB, NBA and NFL locker rooms.

“Our partnership with HotelPlanner enables our readers to be inspired through relevant, unique and engaging travel inspiration content, while incentivizing them to book more than 1 million hotels and alternative accommodations globally via HotelPlanner’s booking engine, as well as the ability to take advantage of their 20 years of group travel expertise,” says April Donelson, Senior Vice President, Haute Media Group.

To date, HotelPlanner has published a handful of articles on travel trends including the company’s launch of a gig economy-based reservation call center, the unprecedented demand for destination weddings and fall weddings, as well as tips for traveling to Fashion Weeks around the world, and the Digital Nomad phenomenon.

And stay tuned for HotelPlanner’s Top 10 Travel Trends of 2023, scheduled for release tomorrow.

“The luxury and upscale travel lifestyle is one of the fastest growing markets to emerge in the past year. Partnering with Haute Living enables us to amplify our national and global reach as a preferred hotel booking provider of choice for the 4 and 5-star market. And our monthly articles and cross-promotion efforts provide the perfect forum to inspire luxury travelers to explore new corners of the world,” says Philip Ballard, Chief Communications Officer & Head of Investor Relations, HotelPlanner.


About Haute Media Group

Haute Media Group is a collective of print, web, and social platforms specializing in all things luxury. Haute Media Group has expanded its digital presence through @hauteliving, @hautetime, @hauteresidence, @hauteauto, @hauteyachts, and @totliving, keeping its clients and subscribers informed on what is hot in all facets of the luxury market. Haute Living Magazine is a premier national luxury lifestyle magazine published in three markets: New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. Haute Living features the top celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, luxury specialists, and notables in each market, highlighting the best in high-end consumer goods, fashion, timepieces, automobiles, private aviation, culinary hotspots, and events. Haute Living has an audience of high-profile individuals within major U.S. markets. It builds strategic partnerships with the world’s leading luxury brands—including those in the high-end watch, auto, fashion, children’s, jet, yacht, and liquor industries. Through these partnerships, Haute Living hosts highly curated, experiential events, allowing the brands and guests to make more personal connections in luxury environments.

Haute Living targets and caters to those who desire and have the means to experience the finest things in life, which also works hand-in-hand with its philanthropic “Haute Giving” initiatives. By working with reputable charitable groups and organizations, Haute Living is able to serve one of its biggest brand missions, which is to give back and have a positive impact on underserved communities.

About HotelPlanner

HotelPlanner is a leading travel technology company that combines proprietary artificial intelligence capabilities, and a 24/7 global gig economy-based reservations and customer service network. HotelPlanner is one of the world’s leading providers of individual, group and corporate travel bookings, specializing in unique “Closed User Group” discount rates offered in unpublished private sale environments. Founded in 2003, HotelPlanner has enduring partnerships with the world’s largest online travel agencies, well-known hotel chains, individual hotels, online wedding providers, ancillary lodging providers, corporations, professional and youth sports teams and franchises, universities and government agencies. Learn more at

Media Contacts:

Philip Ballard

Chief Communications Officer & Head of Investor Relations


[email protected]

April Donelson

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Haute Media Group

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