Black and Abroad: International Black Travel Month

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In July we celebrate International Black Travel Month (IBTM),  inspiring, encouraging, raising awareness, shifting narratives and provide resources related to people of African diaspora traveling internationally.

In the spirit of Black History Month, IBTM is a global campaign that spans all 7 continents. It is a coordinated effort between organizations centered around the African Diaspora.

Black Business Directory by RankTribe™ has compiled a list of our favorite Black-owned Companies Abroad, from resorts/hotels, bed & breakfast, fashion, banks, restaurants etc. for you patronize during your travels abroad.


Villa La Maison Michelle (Barbados)

Found in the romantic splendor of the Platinum Coast of Barbados, this picturesque five-star hotel has only seven suites perfect for a private escape. This luxury boutique hotel is owned by husband and wife Michelle and Guy Jenkins.

La Creole Beach Hotel (Guadeloupe)

With 211 bedrooms spread around a tropical garden by the side of the sea, La Creole Beach Hotel has become one of the island’s most prized possessions. Visitors will get a firsthand experience of true Creole dining and see just what relaxation looks like.

La Créole Beach Hotel & Spa(Guadeloupe)

Taste authentic Creole dining and hospitality in this hotel with 211 rooms nestled in a tropical garden by the sea. Though it may not be very easy to get to the island where it is located, the experience is definitely one for the books.

Primate Lodge (Uganda)

Live in the wild and experience warm hospitality in the heart of the Kibale Rainforest National Park, a home to over 13 species of primates and other animals. Adventurous travelers love staying here for its ‘live in the nature’ feel.

Wiwashimara (Guadeloupe)

C’est avant tout une aventure de passionnés, de rêveurs, amoureux de la nature et désireux de faire partager une expérience unique. Nous avons découvert les sphairs (bulles) en Europe et tout de suite eu l’envie de les installer.

iKhaya Lodge (South Africa)

Witness the wonders of combined modern and traditional South African designs in this property next to the Table Mountain. The word ‘ikhaya’ literally means ‘home’ in Bantu language of Xhosa, so expect to feel at home throughout your stay.

Spice Island Beach Resort(Grenada)

At Spice Island Beach Resort, we believe the best vacations unfold effortlessly so we include virtually everything you could ever want – from beachfront gourmet dining and drinks to ocean kayaking to WiFi – right in our rate.



Quepos Fishing Charters(Costa Rica)

If you are planning your next Quepos fishing adventure, look no further than Costa Rica fishing in Quepos with us as your partner for all your booking and planning needs! Quepos Fishing Charters will make sure that you have the time of your life.


Travel Services

Nomadness Travel Tribe(Global)

Evita “Evie” Turquoise Robinson, an African-American woman known for her role as a pioneer of the urban travel movement, was born and raised in New York. She is the founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe and Nomadness TV.

Passport Required (Global)

We exist to talk about the places we must see, the foods we must try, the people we should find when we arrive, and the amazing or awful time we had. We exist to make this world smaller, better, and more delicious.

Discover Panama with Poopy’s Tours (Panama)

Poopy’s Tours is a premier, personalized transfer and tour guide service covering Panama City and interior regions of Panama. Whether looking for the transfer service to ferry you to the International Airport or simply a comfortable ride back to your

The Real South Africa (South Africa)

A luxury upscale personally curated experience to Johannesburg, South Africa. See what they don’t want you to know for yourself. It’s simply amazing!

Oneika the Traveller (Global)

Oneika gives you a fun, diverse adventure in her vlogs. She’s traveled to almost 90 countries on six continents, according to her channel, and her vlogs don’t skimp on the tips, the details, and the advice for world treks.


World Smart provides opportunities for underrepresented high school students to expand their horizons through studying abroad and was born from a passion for education and the way traveling to new places cultivates opportunities for learning.

Afrolatino Travel

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Haitian Nomad

Promoting Haiti to change people’s misconception of this beautiful country

The Blog Abroad by Gloria Atanmo

A self-professed “adventure junkie,” Atanmo gives honest insights on traveling while black to countries including Germany and Bangkok, and she also offers budgeting tips for aspiring nomads and production tips for those who want to document…



To serve authentic great tasting food alongside fantastic service which we hope leaves our customers wanting to come back again and again

Corey’s Soul Chicken (Italy)

Corey McCathern was born in Paducah and grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. His story is a bit ‘romance, because the passion for cooking and for the typical dishes of the southern United States was passed on to him by his grandmother


Our meals come in a variety of sizes to satisfy your appetite and are all served with veg and a selection of rice and peas, white rice or hard food.

THE PREP KITCHEN (United Kingdom)

We Create Fresh Gourmet Health Meals To Suit Our Customers Specific Needs, With Our Main Focus Being The Development, Growth & Repair Of Lean Muscle.

El Caribe (Panama)

Caribbean, Latin, Seafood

Raggas Caribbean Cafe and Takeaway (Liverpool)

Let me give you a little run down of who we are, where we are, where we are going and where we are right now. We’re a family run business…but it hasn’t always been that way. Myself (Verdain) and Ragga himself & a small shoestring budget



PAPA L’S KITCHEN (United Kingdom)

PAPA L’s Kitchen is a pioneer of modern African cuisine. We are passionate about creating a unique, shared dining experience, combining the exotic ingredients and flavours of Africa with cuisine from around the world.

Bacchus Roti Shop (Canada)

Caribbean-style goat, chicken & veggie rotis are the mainstays at this relaxed spot with draft beer.

East Africa Restaurant (Canada)

Unassuming family-run eatery with made-to-order Ethiopian dishes served with injera flatbread.

Nil Bleu Restaurant (Quebec)

Vegetarian-friendly Ethiopian tasting menus in a chic, zebra-accented space filled with African art.




Hidden Bay Realty (Costa Rica)

Hidden Bay Realty has many options if you’re looking to buy property in Costa Rica


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