Melissa Lau, @wanderfultraveler, on London’s Albert Bridge. Photo: Instagram / @wanderfultraveler
Melissa Lau, @wanderfultraveler, on London’s Albert Bridge. Photo: Instagram / @wanderfultraveler

Covid-19 has grounded travel influencers – after being called ‘freeloaders’ by some in the travel industry, is that such a bad thing?

  • In 2019, many followers woke up to the fact that the ‘independent’ opinions of influencers were often paid for with free stays, meals and hard cash
  • With little to offer beyond sumptuous photography and vicarious thrills, it’s unclear what the future holds for these Insta celebrities

Melissa Lau, @wanderfultraveler, on London’s Albert Bridge. Photo: Instagram / @wanderfultraveler
Melissa Lau, @wanderfultraveler, on London’s Albert Bridge. Photo: Instagram / @wanderfultraveler
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