25 Black Travel Groups To Follow On Instagram For Travel Inspirations

Black Travel Groups To Follow On Instagram

There is nothing like a community and Instagram is the place of many communities. A community, makes you feel a sense of belonging as you see people who look like you doing things that you would like to do. As such, you feel better about asking questions and sharing your thoughts. Black travel groups provide this sense of community.

In keeping with our Alliance pillar, we scoured Instagram and found 24 Instagram accounts you should follow for a sense of community and travel inspirations. Guess who is number 25?


beGirl.world – Empowering Black teenage girls through travel

beGirl.world (bGw) is a Philadelphia based organization that empowers teenage girls through global education and travel. bGw challenges girls to think beyond their neighborhood, dream bigger than their city limits, and create possibilities outside their country borders.

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Black & Abroad – A cultural collective dedicated to encouraging and celebrating Black travel.

Black & Abroad is a multi-platform travel & lifestyle company. Since 2015, their digital outlets, international events, and travel experiences have redefined experiences for the modern Black traveler.

They pride themselves on curating international, culturally conscious luxury & adventure travel moments for Black travelers while providing a crowd-sourced information hub for urban explorers. Seeing a need to elevate the community through world exploration, their collective of influencers have come together to share their travel experiences to assist them in showing familiar faces in unfamiliar places and expose the world to nuanced, diverse, narratives within the travel community.

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Black Adventuristas – Supporting the well-being of Black women by connecting us to each other & adventure experiences in our local communities & beyond!

Black Adventuristas is a platform created to inspire Black women to conquer their fears, pursue their dreams, and fully experience the adventure that is life. Whether it is tackling an epic bucket list, quitting a “good” job to pursue a non-traditional career, trying a daring new hair or lipstick color, or simply dining alone for the first time, all adventures are worthwhile. No adventure is too small and surely no adventure is too big. Everyone is different, therefore everyone’s definition of adventure is different.

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Black Girls Travel Too – A global travel community that creates tools, tips, and self-empowering trips for women travelers.

Black Girls Travel Too creates travel experiences that breathe life into Black women and span from the islands of Barbados to the crown cultural jewels of the UK and beyond. Though cultivating only the best partnerships across the globe, investing in premier quality customer care teams, immersing in education, and vetting the world’s most prized possession, a black woman to take trips of a lifetime with, your life is #goals post a BGTT experience!

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Black Voyageurs – Showcasing black travel, one pic or story at a time.

Blackvoyageurs is a travel lifestyle brand and a digital publishing platform that creates tools and resources for the savvy voyageurs. They represent the underrepresented demographic in mainstream travel. They are travel influencers and innovators. They showcase a global community of amazing individuals of African descent or from the diaspora, sharing insight on the world’s most unique places.

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Haywire Weekend – The BEST Weekend of Your Life
– Incredible Experiences. Exclusive Locations. Breathtaking Villas.

Haywire Weekend creates 5 days/4 nights experiences around the globe at exclusive locations. This is typically from a Friday to a Tuesday.

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Jet Black Travel – An exclusive brand aimed at curating life-changing experiences. Don’t just fly, #FlyJetBlack

Jet Black Travel has established relationships with people all over the world to serve as travel hosts/ambassadors. When you fly JetBlack, you will meet these individuals and gain an unmatched experience. They take care of the planning that comes with travel and provide each traveler with a comprehensive itinerary that outlines everything the trip entails and tidbits on important information to be mindful of in each country.

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Melanin Journey – Live. Love. Journey… and make it look good! Documenting the journeys of the melanated.

From Accra to Anaheim, Positano to Paris, Melanin Journey will undoubtedly inspire wanderlust. Get lost in a world of wander as Melanin Journey takes you on a voyage around the virtual globe, highlighting melanated people across the diaspora.


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Melanin On The Map – Melanin On The Map, a travel APP highlighting Black Travel, Global Black Business & curating memorable travel experiences✈️

Melanin On The Map is the FIRST travel mobile application dedicated to people of color. They serve as a one-stop-shop of inspiration, information, and affordable travel opportunity, geared at making the minority travel experience an easier one.

Their mobile application, catered to our global community of Black and Brown travel enthusiasts, has a number of features, making travel, effortless, affordable, and enjoyable.

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Nomadness Travel Tribe – Travel Lifestyle Brand & Community: Curator of Trips, Events, Merch, and @audacityfest

NOMADNESS is an award-winning travel lifestyle brand. They represent the underrepresented demographic in mainstream travel through NOMADNESS Travel Tribe; travel influencers and innovators.

They are a tangible travel family of over 20,000 black and brown nomads, responsible for over $50,000,000 being injected into the travel industry annually. Their mission is to show the world that travel has no racial, gender, religious, economic, or interest limitations through their community representation and relevancy. They were the first to represent the millennial travel demographic, and are always looking to innovate this sector of the industry.

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Sisters Traveling Solo – Connecting, Empowering, Inspiring, Supporting Women

Sisters Traveling Solo™ was created to empower Sisters to travel solo; to travel in general. Their mission is to connect, empower, inspire, and support Sisters.

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Tastemakers Africa – We’ll Travel Africa again. Until then join our digital home for inspiration and community

Called the “sexy, dope way to experience Africa” by Fusion and heralded as an innovator by AFAR, Conde Nast Traveler, CNN, and more Tastemakers Africa offer unique tours created and hosted by artists, creators, and makers in Africa and beyond. They help you connect with people in authentic ways whether you are exploring nightlife with a DJ, learning food traditions from a chef, or experiencing living history with an icon.

Their goal is to build a world in which we value people on equal standing no matter where they are born or the color of their skin. They put a premium on culture, especially that created by people of African descent whether they are based on the continent or living in the diaspora – they are the keepers of the cool. Currently in Accra, Cape Town, Dakar, and Johannesburg and quickly expanding worldwide, Tastemakers is building community, fueling passions, and creating sustainable change in a way that values both the visitor and the person who calls Africa home.

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The Black Travel Club – Empowering Black Travelers ✊🏾

There are quite a few social media pages and blogs dedicated to Black travel, but as travelers and nomads ourselves, we always find something missing…community. Whether you’re traveling solo or with others, it would be great to be able to connect with fellow Black travelers all over the world, or have curated trips organized with Black travelers in mind.

That’s why they created The Black Travel Club and this site to help Black people build a community around the life-changing experience that is travel, and use our collective buying power to negotiate travel discounts on your behalf (like AAA for Black travelers).

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Travel Noire – Most travelers struggle to choose their own path. We equip them with a roadmap to design the journey of their dreams.

The Travel Noire app was founded with one goal in mind; to create a safe and valuable space for Black travelers who want to unlock their potential, build meaningful relationships, and change the world. They are in the business of inspiring travelers to discover and experience new communities, destinations, and global opportunities.

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Up In The Air Life – We help you travel the world through luxury, culture, food, and wine.

Up In The Air Life merges the art of connections with luxury travel experiences to create memories, milestones, and magic for individuals looking to explore the world. From luxury mega yachts in Croatia to champagne and wine tastings in France and Italy; the Up in the Air Life team handles each special detail in order to give you the freedom to enjoy your adventure and just show up.

Their mission is to inspire, connect, and grow with our clients from around the world with international trips, curated meetups, and hosting local events. Up in the Air Life hosts luxury group trips and leads an active online community that allows travelers to connect online and travel together later.

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Urban Events Global – A travel company of professional, African-American adventure seekers. Our travelers enjoy experiencing all that life has to offer through various group travel events, networking, and meeting like-minded individuals with an appetite for fun and exploration.

Urban Events Global (UEG) was founded in 2011 Kevin Knight. What started as a camping trip in Texas among friends grew to a small (but large) travel group of friends, and friends of friends looking to enjoy and experience all that life has to offer. UEG is a collective group of people looking for a fun and exciting time while networking and checking off their bucket list items. If you’re a solo traveler or a person that likes to travel in groups, they are the group for you.

Their travelers vary per event, however, our general audience consists of hard-working African American professionals from across the United States that are ready to take on the world! Their team and group are made up of many experienced travelers who have a genuine passion for connecting with people.

They’ve had the honor of servicing thousands of travelers throughout our history and look forward to sharing those experiences with you. Their core values center around having a good time and giving back to our communities. If this sounds like you, join them!

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We Work To Travel – ▪️We are like a Black “Tripadvisor”. 📗 Modern Day Green Book. 5000+ Tips by Black Travelers

WeWorkToTravel/GreenBookGlobal, is a travel platform that was created after the founder quit their job to travel to over 30 countries and all 7 continents. I realized as I was planning for each destination it took an absorbent amount of time to plan for each city. Even with massive travel sites already in play (you know the ones), it still takes an average of 10-20 hours to plan a trip. Well, why is that? I think it is for 3 main reasons:

  • Travel content is not broken out by travel style
  • Travel content is fragmented across multiple sites or even within a single site
  • Once you find good travel content, you still need to vet the user(s)

WeWorkToTravel/GreenBookGlobal, tries to help ease the burden of these travel paint points with our unique offering. They provide comprehensive city guides by travel style and couple that with a custom rating tool where instead of rating an activity you rate your overall experience of a city. In other words, we give you a ton of travel content with a consistent structure and then enhance it with tips and experiences from travelers. They even have a proprietary search algorithm to help you find destinations that meet your criteria.

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Wind Collective – Creative Travel Collective

They are a global travel community expressing freedom through adventure and creativity. They travel not to escape but to truly discover how to be better, do more, and embrace this beautiful place that we call Earth. They host monthly group travel experiences for the constantly curious, the daringly brave, who have a sense of wonder about the world and know life is too short not to explore it.

Every trip is crafted alongside local partners in our destinations in collaboration with our creative team to provide you with an immersive experience from the moment you land to the moment you leave. You’re invited to join us on this journey as we engage in cultural experiences, build our community, and live our best lives creatively. They cannot wait to travel and #LiveLikeTheWind with you!

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Yacht Week East Africa – No One Does East Africa Like Us.

Yacht Week East Africa is the premier travel and sailing company in East Africa. Our focus is on the beauty and culture of the Eastern coastline of Africa and its neighboring islands. They sail for the culture and are committed to the African Diaspora. Our team is based in East Africa and we’re ready to showcase what the region has to offer. Join us for one of our adventures and let’s have an experience of a lifetime.

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You Me Travel Co – A Black travel community designed to connect you with cool across the diaspora. We’ve created a members-only club just for you. Come thru 🙌🏾

To the most resilient people in the world: we see you 👀 Connecting you with cool across the diaspora. Cool people, places, events & Black-owned businesses. Who knows? You might just find your next travel buddy, bae, or co-founder.

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Last and by no means least, is us, Black Travel Alliance.

Black Travel Alliance – With our three pillars of alliance, amplification, and accountability, we strive to create a world where Black people are supported and accurately represented in the travel industry.

Black Travel Alliance is a new group of Black Travel Content Creators from across the globe. Our three pillars of the community are alliance, amplification, and accountability. As travel authors, bloggers, broadcasters, journalists, photographers, podcasters, social media influencers, and vloggers, we unify to amplify. We also aim to provide training and business support to our members, as well as hold destinations and travel brands accountable on the issue of diversity in travel marketing and storytelling.

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Did you know that from September 15th thru October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month? Latin American heritage is also celebrated during this time. Which means it’s a great time to dive into a new TV series on @pbs by @kimhaastravels on her Latin American Travels! She was recently featured on @jetsetlisette podcast. Check it out! Repost from @jetsetlisette • ★ Episode 54 has landed. I talk with Kim Haas, Executive Producer, host and creator of the new PBS travel series Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas (@kimhaastravels). Link in bio 🎧 ⠀ The series celebrates the historical and cultural contributions of Latin America’s African descendants in countries like Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. The show premieres TODAY with a two-part special featuring Costa Rica in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. 👏🏾 ⠀ Kim talks about what sparked her love of travel and languages, her work in Spanish media, and what led her to create the show. She also shares how she overcame funding challenges, how she’s navigating the pandemic, and how travel has changed her. ⠀

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10 thoughts on “25 Black Travel Groups To Follow On Instagram”

  1. Brenda Y Duiguid

    My reason for visiting your site is to access information on African American senior travel groups of over 55+. Please share any information such groups.

  2. Looking forward to hearing from you. Your group sounds exciting,
    I really need to access information on African American Senior Travel groups over 55+.
    Please send info on such groups.

  3. I am interested in knowing whether or not anyone has found any African American women’s travel groups for 55+

    Thank you

    1. Hello Rita,

      I too, am interested in travel with those of the 55+ age group. Please advise if you’ve had any success?

      With thanks!

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