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    • Diversity perception and reality 

      Harris, Sydney (Travel Weekly, 2020-10-30)
      A study done by Travel Weekly in November of 2020 indicated major flaws within the travel industry. Unsurprisingly, survey respondents were dissatisfied with the lack of diversity in upper level management and sales ...
    • New Black Talent Directory Aims to Diversify Travel Industry 

      Schoening, Elise (Northstar Meetings Group, 2021-02-12)
      Black Tourism Talent Directory is a database that was founded to promote inclusivity and diversity throughout the hiring processes within the hospitality and tourism industries. The Directory comes from the National Blacks ...
    • New initiatives launch to promote diverse leadership in travel 

      Menze, Jill (PhocusWire, 2021-02-02)
      A new imitative, Tourism Diversity Matters, aims to add additional support to diversifying the tourism and hospitality industries. The imitative focuses on four pillars of apprentices programs, workforce development, ...
    • Room for improvement - diversity in the hospitality boardroom 

      Fox, Linda (PhocusWire, 2021-02-19)
      The call to diversify boardrooms around the hospitality industry grows larger as the lack of representation of minority groups continues. Research done by the Castell Project indicated that the number of Black and Asian ...
    • This SVP Says The Hospitality Industry Must Achieve Gender Equality 

      Forbes (Forbes, 2020-12-23)
      54% of the jobs lost as of December 2020 were jobs that had previously been held by women. In addition to extended job loss, women have been taking on the extra duties of childcare throughout the pandemic. Forbes noted ...
    • The state of diversity in the hospitality industry 

      Nagra, Natasha (Hiring Success, 2020-08)
      The hospitality industry is not the only industry to fall behind with inclusion across all levels of the hierarchy leadership pyramid. Studies indicate that the education and retail industries also lag behind. However, ...
    • Delivering through diversity 

      McKinsey & Company (McKinsey & Company, 2018-01-18)
      McKinsey & Company published their most recent Delivering through Diversity report in 2018. The report highlights the importance of diversity throughout every industry and most notably details the tie between diversity and ...
    • What Are The 4 Types of Diversity? 

      Alliant International University (Alliant International University, 2018)
      Not only is diversity and inclusion the fundamental and expected standard across the United States, it is also benefits the overall organization's success. Research shows that an organization that has a deep understanding ...
    • Black U.S. Leisure Travelers Spent $109.4 Billion on Travel in 2019 According to New Report 

      MMGY Global (MMGY Global, 2020-11-19)
      A survey conducted by the MMGY Global indicated, the sadly unsurprising results, that Black tourism is extremely undervalued in the United States. Domestically, Black Americans spent 458.2 billon dollars towards U.S. leisure ...
    • REPORT: Gender diversity in the travel industry 

      Ting, Dean (PhocusWire, 2021-02-25)
      Although the travel industry has been noted to be better than other industries surrounding gender equality, there is still major work to be done throughout diversity and inclusion. Men continue to dominate senior level ...
    • Leading by Example: Lessons in Race and Racism 

      Dow, Roger (U.S. Travel Association, 2020-06-11)
      Roger Dow, President of U.S. Travel, moderated and engaged with a group of industry thought leaders surrounding the topic of race and equality around the hospitality industry. The podcast was posted in the wake of the ...
    • An Open Letter to Our Colleagues & the World From Black Destination Industry Leaders 

      Black Meetings & Tourism (Black Meetings & Tourism, 2020)
      Black industry leaders across the destination industry published an open letter surrounding their stance on the murder of George Floyd and the continued inequality throughout the travel and tourism industries. The letter ...
    • Guest Column: A Travel Industry Discussion of Race and Racism 

      Ferguson, Elliott II (U.S. Travel Association, 2020-01-12)
      Elliott L. Ferguson, II of Destination D.C. conducted a panel comprised of lead executives from U.S. Travel surrounding diversity and inclusion within the hotel and hospitality industries. The conclusion of the conversation ...
    • A Measured Response: Hotel industry hires for diversity but fails with inclusion 

      Hines, Betty; Tutt, Douglas; Berg, Peggy; Dunn, Jason; Stoudemire, Tyronne (Long Live Lodging, 2020-01-01)
      Key Human Resource professionals across the hotel and hospitality industry met via a podcast to discuss diversity and inclusion within the hospitality industry. These professionals noted that although, many hotels have ...
    • Hotel Brands' Position On Diversity & Inclusion 

      Hcareers (Hcareers, 2020-09-09)
      A 2020 study done by Hcareers noted that 65.5% of hotel employees view the hotel industry as diverse. However, those who completed the survey who were not white viewed the hotel industry's stance on diversity differently. ...
    • The Welcome Transformation: Why Inclusion is Key to Success in Today's Hospitality Industry 

      Spencer, John; Dillion, Sarah (Accenture, 2019-12-19)
      Diversity & Inclusion has quickly become the most sought after aspect of brands across the United States and world. A 2019 survey done by Accenture found that 3 out of every 4 travelers are prepared to switch loyalty brands ...
    • Pandemic hits diversity 

      Doggrell, Katherine (Hotel Management, 2021-09-29)
      Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic ripped havoc on the breakdown of the hospitality industry, but it has left minority employees out of a job, or put on reduced hours, at a higher rate than white employees. Unfortunately, ...
    • Travel Industry Asking Congress to Provide More Assistance to Travel Agencies 

      Wood, Donald (Travel Pulse, 2021-02-25)
      A group of travel companies sent a letter to federal legislators representing Florida in Washington D.C. asking for relief for the travel agency industry. The letter claims that 98% of U.S. travel agencies are small ...
    • The Latest CDC Guidelines for Events 

      Schoening, Elise; Shapiro, Michael J. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2021-02-01)
      The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has announced new guidelines meeting planners must follow in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask mandates are sweeping the nation with the Biden Administration's recent ...
    • Airbnb Says it Beat its Revenue Projections for 2020 

      Jelski, Christina (Travel Weekly, 2021-02-26)
      In its first earnings call since going public Airbnb reported that its earnings were higher than projected. The company is expecting a significant travel rebound due to pent-up demand and increased flexibility with remote ...