Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q2, 2022)

Hi there readers! I’m attempting to get right into a behavior of offering quarterly updates from the weblog, so right here goes with the second instalment for this yr…


We have now been doing increasingly more critiques currently, together with – amongst others – this lovely property within the Lake District. We have now at the least a dozen critiques already scheduled for the rest of the yr, masking all the things from the Greatest B&B within the World for 2 consecutive years (in line with Tripadvisor) to various totally different locations in Iceland. I’m at present writing from a fantastic luxurious shepherds hut in North Wales so maintain a glance out for that evaluate very quickly.

For anybody considering having knowledgeable journey author and consultant of A Luxurious Journey Weblog perform first-hand critiques for locations, DMOs, airways, luxurious lodges, resorts, trip leases and different lodging suppliers, cruises, yachts, eating places, points of interest, excursions, and many others., please submit a request utilizing this Google Kind.

TravMedia Awards

A Luxurious Journey Weblog was delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Influencer of the 12 months’ within the Travmedia Awards lately. We attended a black tie awards ceremony, at a desk kindly sponsored by the Croatia Nationwide Vacationer Board, at The Londoner in Leicester Sq. final week.

Sadly, we weren’t profitable this time, nevertheless it was a terrific occasion nonetheless! To have been shortlisted as finalist yearly for the reason that inaugural TravMedia Awards again in 2020, in addition to within the TravMedia sit-UP Awards that preceded them, is an honour in itself.

Arabian Journey Market

It’s trying like subsequent month, I’ll be representing A Luxurious Journey Weblog on a panel session titled “How one can work with influencers post-COVID” on the Arabian Journey Market in Dubai. The panel can be led by a very good pal and former journey blogger Matt Gibson, CEO of UpThink, an company specializing in content material and influencer advertising and marketing for journey manufacturers and locations.

The presentation will embrace key takeaways from analysis performed with influencers and trade stakeholders, in addition to suggestions for how you can work most successfully with influencers post-COIVD. Do please come alongside and say ‘howdy’ in case you are attending the convention – it’s nice to see in-person occasions slowly turning into extra regular once more.

Technical adjustments

We’re working with an organization in Romania on some behind-the-scenes technical updates to the location. In all probability nothing that you simply’ll readily discover on the front-end – issues like WordPress updates, eradicating some plug-ins we not use, fixing a number of the web site’s performance, and so forth. We’re additionally trying to automate one or two duties by Zapier, to make all the things run extra effectively and enhance the general efficiency of the location.

25,000 Tripadvisor followers

Not many individuals consider Tripadvisor having its personal social community… nevertheless it does! And we’ve a fairly wholesome variety of followers on there that has simply handed the 25,000 mark. If you’re not already following us on there, you’ll discover us at

A optimistic outlook for 2022

We’re eager for a robust return for the journey trade in 2022. Fingers crossed, we’re previous the worst of the pandemic now. And let’s all hope and pray that the tragic occasions in Ukraine quickly cease. Site visitors to A Luxurious Journey Weblog is certainly seeing a optimistic upturn and we’re experiencing a noticeable enhance in enquiries from the trade which must be a very good signal for tourism as an entire. Onwards and upwards!