The travel industry very often seems to forget about the Black traveller. We rarely if ever see ourselves represented or considered. And while some may believe that Black people don’t travel, we are out here catching flights (pre-COVID 😭), seeing the world and changing up the game.
There are so many inspiring Black people in the travel industry who are playing a huge part in the Black travel movement and leaving their mark on the travel industry, so it was very difficult to only highlight a few.
However, these 15 individuals are people you need to know when it comes to Black travel. They are changing the way people think about travel, inspiring others to travel and playing a huge part in making travel more inclusive for Black people.
So here are 15 inspiring Black people in the travel industry:
With many of us stuck at home, we have a lot more time on our hands. This is the opportunity to learn a new skill or to do that course you’ve always wanted to do. There are so many free events and courses available at the moment, so I thought I’d put together a list to help you find something productive to do while you’re stuck at home.
I will be updating this list as I find out about more events and courses, so do check back for updates!
Last December, I attended the We Drifters’ event, where a panel of women shared their inspiring travel stories. Naudia, the owner of We Drifters, shared her own stories of travelling and how she was inspired to create anti-insect sleepwear.
Naudia was lovely enough to gift me a set of the anti-insect sleepwear and it was honestly the perfect timing. Just three weeks later, I was on a plane en route to Ghana!
So, I thought I’d share my experience of wearing the anti-insect sleepwear in Ghana.
I’ve always been in love with the idea of being able to see the world with bae. You can really get to know someone by travelling with them and just having that one-to-one time away from your norm. Being able to live your best lives and create beautiful, life-lasting memories with your other half is everything!
So, I asked a few amazing Travel Content Creators to share one of their favourite baecation destinations. If you’re looking for some inspiration for your baecation with your boo, check out this amazing list: