Category: A Luxury Travel Blog

7 top tips for travel PR companies pitching to bloggers

7 top tips for travel PR companies pitching to bloggers

A while ago I wrote an article titled 7 top tips for running a successful travel blog.   It proved quite popular so hear I am back again, but this time with a slightly different slant on things.  As a travel blogger, I receive pitches from PR companies on a daily basis – often many […]

10,000 likes on Facebook... and counting!

10,000 likes on Facebook… and counting!

In social media circles, we’re perhaps best known on Twitter where – at the last time of counting – we had over 185,000 followers (click on @luxury__travel for the latest figures).  More recently, though, we’ve been investing a bit more time in our Facebook page too and I’m pleased to report that that’s gradually paying off. […]

A record day for A Luxury Travel Blog

A record day for A Luxury Travel Blog

I’m pleased to report that traffic is booming on A Luxury Travel Blog at the moment and we enjoyed a day of record traffic yesterday. Sundays are typically less popular days on the site but instead we received 6,394 visits, significantly up from the previous record day of 4,988 visits from Monday 19th November 2012. […]

7 top tips to running a successful travel blog

7 top tips to running a successful travel blog

I’m often being emailed for tips by people starting out with a travel blog, but replying to those emails can be a little time-consuming. For this reason, I’ve decided to jot down my thoughts in a blog post – this way I can simply refer any future similar enquiries here, and hopefully some aspects of […]

A new look for A Luxury Travel Blog

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m pleased to report that A Luxury Travel Blog now has a new look and feel to it. After almost 7 years using the same design we started with, the blog has finally been given the overhaul it so badly needed.  We hope you like it and welcome […]

The 25 most popular posts on A Luxury Travel Blog

The 25 most popular posts on A Luxury Travel Blog

With our competition to win a stay at a luxurious hotel suite in London recently achieving more than 1,000 recorded re-tweets, I thought it would be interesting to see where that post ranked compared with others on A Luxury Travel Blog, fully anticipating that it would be one of the most popular posts on the […]

Win an incredible luxury London hotel stay

Win an incredible luxury London hotel stay

Love London? Love luxury? Would you like the opportunity to win a fantastic  stay at the Cora Pearl Suite (pictured below) at the newly refurbished Grosvenor Hotel from Guoman Hotels? Then read on! The Grosvenor hotel in Victoria has re-launched following a multi-million pound refurbishment and restoration with the creation of this luxurious Victorian ‘Courtesan boudoir’ on the top floor. […]

A Luxury Travel Blog on social media

A Luxury Travel Blog on social media

Much of this is already covered on the ‘Subscribe for updates’ page on this blog but, if you happen not to venture that far, here’s a quick summary of where to find A Luxury Travel Blog on various social media. First off, there’s a fan page on Facebook.  Secondly, you can join over 100,000 followers […]

Win a luxury romantic getaway!

Win a luxury romantic getaway!

A Luxury Travel Blog – in conjunction with Voyage Privé – is offering one lucky winner (and a person of their choice) the chance to win a luxury getaway worth £1,500. This could be the perfect surprise for Christmas or the New Year! Chose between any of their luxury four and five star hotels or […]

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

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 […]

Travel your passions with Excursionist!

Travel your passions with Excursionist!

Excursionist.com is a new members only site that connects travelers with their passions by providing a menu of curated and expert-led trips around the world. Excursionist offers hundreds of once-in-a-lifetime experiences across 40 passion areas, making it easier than ever to plan unique excursions based on your personal interests. Whether you want to trek across Greenland with […]

A Luxury Travel Blog - one of the top 100 on Twitter

A Luxury Travel Blog – one of the top 100 on Twitter

I’m pleased to share the news that A Luxury Travel Blog has been included in a list of the top 100 Twitter users for travellers, as published by TravelersPress.  Not only did our @luxury__travel Twitter account get included in the list, but we were delighted to also achieve a second showing in the top 100 […]

Luxury travel blogger of the month

Luxury travel blogger of the month

Azamara Club Cruises, a world leading luxury cruise line owned by the Norwegian-American company, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., has decided to commend those who share their passion for luxury travel with a new ‘luxury travel blogger of the month’ award. They have just written to me saying that we are their first ever winner: “Every […]

Iglu Travel Awards 2011

I’m pleased to announce that A Luxury Travel Blog has won a 2011 travel award from Iglu Cruise.  In their own words: Most people who write blogs do not produce useful material for travellers. In fact, few blogs are of any use to anybody at all. That’s why the Iglu team spend hours (if not […]

Find me on Google+

Find me on Google+

Many of you will be aware that Google’s answer to Facebook is very much doing the rounds.  It’s still earlier days but I have an account on there so, if you’d like to add me, please do so.  You’ll find me at http://gplus.to/luxurytravel Also, if any of you don’t yet have a Google+ account but […]

26.2 miles through Edinburgh

26.2 miles through Edinburgh

This Sunday I shall be running in the Edinburgh Marathon to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.  If I’ve helped you in some way with A Luxury Travel Blog, or if you’re just feeling mighty generous, I really would appreciate it if you could sponsor me.  I have set up a JustGiving page at […]

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