15 Inspiring Black People In The Travel Industry

15 Inspiring Black People In The Travel Industry

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:

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20 Travel Tips From Black Travel Bloggers

20 Travel Tips From Black Travel Bloggers

I love seeing my people travel and one of the goals of this blog is to encourage and help more black people to get out there and see the world.

As it is Black History Month in the UK, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share some travel tips from some amazing black travel bloggers. The tips cover everything from saving to travel, finding flight and accommodation deals and slaying on your travels.

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What to expect when travelling black

What to expect when travelling black

Travelling black is a whole different experience.

When travelling as a black person, it can be hella nerve-wracking. You never know how people are going to react to you. You never know how you are going to be treated.

We constantly find ourselves googling or YouTubing what it’s like to travel to a certain destination as a black person.

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Ten Black Travel Instagram pages that will keep your wanderlust alive

Ten Black Travel Instagram pages that will keep your wanderlust alive

To appease my wanderlust at times when I’m not out exploring the world, I follow a number of travel pages on Instagram.

However, I found that a lot of the pages I was following only showed one type of traveller.

I rarely, if ever saw someone who looked like me. Someone that I could relate to.

That’s why I think it’s so important for black people to follow black travel Instagram pages. Although we may not (or rarely) be included in the mainstream pages, we have been able to create our own mainstream.

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