Melanin Travels Magic (MTM) is a tour operator specialized in providing cultural & heritage group trips primarily for people of African & Caribbean descent in Africa, Latin America & Caribbean destinations.
At the height of the #blacktravellersmovement and the need for African and Caribbean diaspora to uncover their history and culture and for you to love and enjoy the wonders of our unseen worlds.
This is why Melanin Travels Magic MTM was founded.
Melanin Travels Magic is here to bring you the discovery of the diversity with the African descent diaspora via traveling experience. What better way to discover, learn, and to experience each other cultures.
Melanin Travels Magic would like to answer the question: Where are all the Black Millennials and Gen Z Travelers traveling to?
MTM has partnered up with some exceptional tour guide companies to take you through our world in our eyes. You will receive the utmost customer service from the guides as they will be taking you to new heights. We have experienced previously the quality of their services.
Christina Belloge is a Multilingual Social Media Marketing expert and experienced traveler, with about 40 countries in the last 14 years mainly in Europe, Africa, North America, Latin America, and Asia.
Christina is a 2nd generation Guadeloupean, French Caribbean born and raised in France. She is also an ex-pat who has lived in the UK, Guadeloupe, Netherlands, and Germany. She is a keen lover of Afro Caribbean dances like salsa, kizomba, Kiduru and Zouk.
Christina is living her dreams of having an international career in Marketing & Media. She has worked on complex Social Media Advertising campaigns for major media agencies (OMD UK, iProspect, PHD Media Global) for some of your favorite brands: Gucci, Guess, Max Mara, Puma, Nike, Boots, Pepsi, Heinz Kraft, American Express, Woolmark, Tommy Hilfiger, Hewlett- Packard, Sandisk, Easyjet, Club Med ...
Client-side in Fashion Retail and e-commerce for C&A, Misguided, Travel and tourism for PRCO/ John Henry Productions working on Digital projects for Luxury hotels restaurants and Tourism Bureau.
She has been traveling extensively in the last 6 years while freelancing as a Social Media Consultant. From reconnecting with her Caribbean heritage in Cuba, experiencing the Northern Lights in Sweden, to dancing Kizomba in Brazil and Cap Verde under group dance trips, to being blown away by the duality of the traditional & modern Japan, the re-energizing in Playa-del Carmen (Mexico) to and more recently embracing the Year of Return in Ghana in December 2019.
She is keen on supporting new upcoming talents whether by mentoring younger colleagues or by investing in startups and supporting fellow black businesses. She has been a secretary of an MBMB the only French Caribbean charity in London, always connecting people with great cultural events and empowering their knowledge of self. She would be keen to support more charities in children’s education and which encourage the re-insertion of homeless people.
Travel and Business Autorities
Travel Professional Bodies and Business Association
We have recently joined the American Black Travel Professional Association based in the USA.
About The ABTP
The Association of Black Travel Professionals (ABTP) was created in 2020 to enhance the Business Development of travel professionals of color and to be the premier organization providing industry certification, education, advocacy, and networking opportunities to the Black travel professional community.
We have also joined the Black Business Association network, associated with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, based in the UK.
About The BBA
The BBA is dedicated to lobbying and supporting the effective business activity of Black entrepreneurs and owners, demonstrating the investable credibility of Black business and significantly influencing the government's agenda on racial injustice, discrimination, and economic empowerment.
The association brings together Black business owners and employees to create a purposeful outlet, enabling networking and promoting Black entrepreneurs and business owners in the capital. The BBA group will also provide a forum to collectively address barriers to equality in London’s economy.