2nd, 3rd and 4th on Google for a search for ‘luxury travel’

As regular readers will know, A Luxury Travel Blog is more of a sideline interest for me rather than my main business, although I do work in online tourism marketing.  I do not (and have never) spent money on advertising this site, but I’m pleased to be able to tell you that it’s up there in the Google rankings, competing with the big boys and their equally big budgets.  In fact, it’s doing more than just competing – it’s ahead of them – and is currently ranked 2nd, 3rd and 4th on Google for a search for ‘luxury travel’ (quotes not required), bettered only by luxurytravel.com which, because of its domain, is always going to be difficult to overcome!  Here’s a screenshot from Google: Obviously, this alone brings its fair share of traffic.  If you’re involved in the luxury travel industry and you’d like to get involved with the site, be it with free or paid opportunities, do please get in touch. You can also become a fan on Facebook, follow me on Twitter (I’ll be passing 100,000 followers later this month), or add me to your Google+ circles.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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  1. A few people have tweeted me to say that, on the screenshot, I have personalised search switched on. This is true as I was logged into my Google account at the time. However, I had tested for the same search on my iPhone (without personalised search) and the blog is still in 2nd place on there for the same search term.

    It defaults to Google.co.uk in both cases. I would be interested to hear how it ranks for those of you searching from other countries.

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