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2023 Travel Noire Awards: Favorite Individual Travel Influencer
The next category in the 2023 Travel Noire Awards is Favorite Travel Influencer. This category nominates individuals who are making waves in the travel industry. You’ve likely seen them on social media. Their passion for travel inspires Travel Noire readers and has us hitting the “like” button on TikTok and Instagram. The gorgeous imagery they capture and the destinations they explore leave us with a feeling of wanderlust and an excitement for travel. Let’s take a look at this year’s picks.
Ashlee Major Moss (@ashleemajormoss)
Based out of London, Ashlee Major Moss is a world traveler and lifestyle content creator. Her lust for travel and affinity for beautiful destinations shines through her Instagram page. Her curated photos and videos take us on a journey to countries, like Indonesia, Greece, Morocco and London.
Ashlee has the unique talent of making far-out-places look both dreamy and accessible. Care to glamp in the Agafay Desert, run with wild horses on the beaches of Bali, or sail with friends through the waters of Kenya? This travel influencer shows us that all things are possible, and for added fun, take your friends along for the ride.
Ashlee has over 154,000 followers on Instagram and 43,000 followers on TikTok. Follow this “London Girl” for amazing travel inspo.
Iza T (@izathindwa)
Iza Thindwa, also known as Iza T, is a solo luxury travel influencer with a growing social media presence. For anyone who doubts solo traveling is worthwhile, Iza shows us otherwise. She proves that you can go anywhere, be your own best travel companion and look good while doing it.
We particularly love Iza’s aerial view shots of the places she explores. Get a bird’s eye view of her swimming at Victoria Falls or basking in an infinity pool in Thailand. Then, get a close-up of her petting elephants in East Asia, feeding giraffes in Zambia and exploring underwater caves. She inspires us to be fearless while traveling, get out of our comfort zones and explore the world around us. Iza also creates travel guides for those looking for more trip planning ideas beyond her gorgeous photos.
Iza T has amassed nearly 70,000 followers on Instagram and 18,000+ on TikTok. Be on the lookout for this rising travel star.
Daniel T is a luxury travel creator based out of the Bay area. To put it simply, Daniel makes travel look fly. His instagram account is curated by the unique places he’s traveled to, including Tanzania, Guatemala and Malaysia. We adore that Daniel not only goes to popular destinations, like Cabo, but he goes out of his way to explore hidden gems in countries like Saudi Arabia, Denmark and Armenia.
The number of countries that Daniel has traveled to makes him a true world-wide explorer and that’s why he topped our list. Travel Noire readers also appreciate his trusted travel advice and tips, including where to go as a Black traveler. He goes beyond beautiful photos to show us the unique culture, art, landscape and people within the countries he explores.
Daniel has 110,000 followers on Instagram and 1,400 on TikTok. He’s also open to collaborations through the email account listed on his Instagram page.