It signifies that how many people actually read your trip and saw your photo/video blog. More no. of views may also result in your article being visible on segments like 'recommended reads' and 'trending trips'. Further, it may result in increase in the no. of people who follow you. 😊
Pls keep in mind that the credit you get has no value, it is just for keep your moral high such that you keep on writting for the website.
Followers are for no use.who counts how much followers u have in this platform.
Just one thing,if you love the place and want to share your beautifull experiance such that peoples also fell in love for it... then it worth sharing your story and not for any credit benefit.