Meet The Team
Shanticleer and Erica Graham are the owners and operators of Paper Planes and Passports LLC, a full-service travel agency based in Atlanta, GA. This experienced travel duo having visited over 50 countries and 47 of the 52 United States and its territories established Paper Planes and Passports in 2016 with goals to inspire and empower people of various economic levels to travel. With three core values, Explore(your destination), Immerse (in the culture), and Embrace(the people) at the heart of Paper Planes and Passports they offer unique perspectives, experiences, and first-hand travel knowledge to their clients.
Both hold degrees in Business Administration and over 12 years of project management the two are well organized and detail-oriented. Erica, a certified travel agent, is unparalleled in her passion for travel. She runs the day-to-day operations, organizes the trips, and is the face of the business. Her excellent customer service and communication is driven by pure joy for what she does. Shanticleer supports the business with strategic, finance and marketing plans. His passion for visual imagery, video production, and drones lends itself to capturing great footage from their travel which in turn is used for marketing material. The couple has have learned to work together well leveraging each other’s strengths.
As an IATAN Accredited company, we offer a full range of services from personal travel, destination wedding travel, girls/guys trips, class trips, mentor group trips, passport services, itinerary planning, and much more. The couple is most recognized for curating guided group trips several times a year where clients are hosted by the couple and experience a full itinerary of fun, adventure, and cultural exploration. These trips typically include accommodations, activities, and most meals. Economic empowerment is important to the couple so ensuring their clients can set up payment plans (including flights) to budget or plan effectively is a key service that they offer through various partnerships.