Travel influencers are everywhere – quite literally – but what is a travel influencer?
In the most basic sense, they are influencers who create content focused on their travels and the places they visit. Showing off amazing locations around the world is these people’s bread and butter. And thanks to the wonders of social media we can feel like we’re there too through their content!
Luckily it can be done in a variety of ways. For example, if your brand is having an event in another country you could invite and pay for the influencer to fly out and cover it. You can also use the influencers and their audience to give away a trip drawing in followers and engagement.
If this sounds good you can find our list of the top 20 best travel influencers below!
The top travel influencers to follow on Instagram right now
Making it into the top 3 spots on Forbes’s travel influencers list you could say Marud Osman is one of the best Travel Influencers in the world, and arguably be right. He creates stunningly visual content of the places he travels, grabbing your attention and making you wish you were there.
Jennifer brings the vacation vibe everywhere she goes. With her flowery and colourful content, she always seems to find places that match her style perfectly – making for a stylish and scenic collection of photos.
As a photographer and filmmaker, Chris creates stunning images of the places he visits – really showcasing the beauty in nature and our planet. If you’re looking for picturesque pictures his Instagram is the place to look.
8 years ago they decided to sell their house and start travelling the world. Now they create fantastic content in the USA and beyond. They are also involved in numerous charities, spreading positivity through their videos.
Sun, sea and beautiful places are all over Onieka’s account. Jordan, The Maldives and the Caribbean islands are just some of Onieka’s recent destinations, though you can find just about all paradise destinations on her account if you look hard enough!
Alex is another amazing travel photographer. Showing off his exploits across the world of the beautiful places he’s stayed, to the ice-cold peaks he’s skied. He shows what life could be like in the natural world rather than in the urban environment of the cities.
Tanzania travel content creator, Fahad, has some incredible pictures showing the country’s beauty. From wildlife to the culture and the people, his account can give you a glimpse into life in Tanzania, adding it straight to the top of your list!
The first thing you notice about Altug’s Instagram are the dream-like places he visits. From a mountainside of Bhutan to a wellness centre in Bucharest, his feed tells us that Altug has been and done it all!
Janni effortlessly mixes fashion content in with her travels. She showcases the places she visits for her fashion brand, which can often be found skiing in the mountains. Style and sunsets you are also sure to see.
Based in Bali, Daniel showcases nature’s beauty through his photography. His picture brings a real sense of the surreal to the places he goes, as they almost look too good to be true!
The breathtaking views don’t stop on Senna’s Instagram. Switzerland and Zanzibar are only a handful of the places he’s been to recently. One thing for sure he never stays in one place for too long.
Chelsea has added her own twist on her travel adventures, by combining them with her passion for acro yoga. She not only goes to incredible places but also performs incredible yoga at this insane location adding to the wonder.
Moving to Sweden hasn’t stopped this travel influencer, Jon, from exploring the world and in cars, boats and even helicopters. His account is the exact place where adventurous travels meet fast and furious methods of transport.
Travis’s content is as incredible as his travel locations. Breathtaking views and pictures from around the world are only some of the extraordinary things you can find on his account.
Claire and Laura’s story is a great example of how therapeutic travel can be. They use their platform to not only show the fantastic sites around England and beyond, but to also help others who may be anxious to travel themselves.
Travel influencers, Cam and Nicole take us – and their children – on their travels around the world from French Polynesia to Tahiti to Sweden. You can find great inspiration for your next trip all over their account.
If you’re looking for stunning views and stylish outfits, Jamie’s Instagram is the place for you. Jamie highlights the world’s sun, seas and sandy beaches in dreamy locations, making you wish you were there.
As an attorney and travel influencer, you can see Kelley is a very busy woman. From Tampa Bay all the way to Dubai you can follow her journey on her Instagram.
Kiki adopts all that is quintessentially “travel influencer”. As of writing, she has just finished exploring Italy, travelling through iconic locations like Florence and Venice. Her account is not one to sleep on!
Hildegunn also known as Hilvees is currently residing in Norway which has breathtaking views in itself. However, you can also find her exploring palaces in India and chilling on beaches in the Maldives.
There you have it, our list of the top 20 travel influencers we think you should be following on Instagram in preparation for your next big adventure!
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