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    • Realizing Gender Equality's $12 Trillion Economic Opportunity 

      Woetzel, Jonathan; Madgavkar, Anu; Manyika, James; Ellingrud, Kweilin; Hunt, Vivian; Krishnan, Mekala (McKinsey & Company, 2016-05-16)
      It is estimated by McKinsey Global Institute that the world could add $12 trillion to the annual gross domestic product by 2025, 11% higher than it would be under the business as usual scenario. MGI has a follow-up paper ...
    • Diversity in Hospitality: How Gen-Y Is Transforming The Industry 

      Goad, Gracie (TalentEgg, 2016-06-05)
      Companies are looking for diversity and a range of work experience to better serve today’s communities. The meaning behind diversity has changed because it no longer just refers to cultural and religious background. Today ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Diversity in the Hospitality Industry 

      Charles, Tommy (azcentral, 2018-05-19)
      Diversity in the tourism industry provides a unique opportunity for employees and tourists to engage in new cultural experiences. It reinforces and encourages the understanding of various cultures and backgrounds. Diversity ...
    • U.S. Airlines to Add New Gender Option for Non-Binary Travelers 

      Lagrave, Katherine (Conde' Nast Traveler, 2019-02-19)
      U.S. Airlines American, Delta, United, Southwest, and Alaska airlines will add gender option for "unspecified" or "undisclosed" passengers booking tickets in addition to the "male" and "female" options after Airlines for ...
    • 7 Strategies To Improve Recruitment For Diversity In Hospitality 

      Greaves, Rosie (harver, 2019-07-22)
      If you are looking to boost productivity within your company, you need to be proactive about diversity. Along with a larger talent pool, diversity within a team offers many other perks such as a better representation of ...
    • Meet the Women Who Travel Advisory Board 

      Spurrell, Megan (Conde' Nast Traveler, 2019-10-08)
      The Women Who Travel platform has grown astronomically in the last two and a half years and has expanded from a collection of stories celebrating female travelers is now also a podcast, a 150,000 member Facebook group, and ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hospitality ‘making progress’ on diversity 

      Doggrell, Katherine (Hotel Management, 2020-02-05)
      The Hospitality Industry is making progress towards improving gender diversity within the workplace, but the industry has fallen behind in ethnic diversity in senior positions.
    • What the Meetings Industry Gets Wrong About Diversity—and How to Fix It 

      Ogletree, Kelsey (TSNN, 2020-06-05)
      The death of George Floyd has caused the Meetings Industry to reevaluate how they are approaching diversity in meetings and events. Due to the exploitation of the word “diversity,” organizations should strive for inclusion ...
    • Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action 

      Dunn, Jason Sr.; Williams, Keneisha; Roby, Andrew; Blalock, Tamela; Solaris, Julius (EventMB, 2020-06-08)
      The event industry is hindering from inaction and lack of representation. With the guidance of four black leaders, Jason Dunn Sr., Keneisha Williams, Andrew Roby, and Tamela Blalock, there are concrete steps that the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Black Travelers Are Always Depicted as Locals, Never the Explorers 

      Richards, Nneya (2020-06-17)
      There is a lack of representation in mainstream travel including travel agents. In 2016 79.6% of travel agents identifies as Caucasian while just 6% identified as Black. There is a lack of access to these opportunities. ...
    • Black Travel Alliance Wants to Hold Travel Brands Accountable 

      Beni, Shauna (2020-06-20)
      For many Black people, travel begins by acknowledging that the tourist experience is not the same for everyone. The Black Travel Alliance is a new initiative launching in support of true diversion across the industry, for ...
    • Do Events Really Include LGBTQ+ Attendees? 

      Tupper, Angela (EventMB, 2020-07-01)
      The events industry has made slow progress in terms of diversity and inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community. However, many events are still lacking initiative and many other areas of the hospitality industry are not as ...
    • Derrick Johnson on Being a Voice for Diversity and Inclusion in the Industry 

      Shepphird, Ann (2020-07-02)
      This introduces how Derrick Johnson, director of the event strategy at Talley Management Group, has been designated to a new position - Chief Diversity Officer. And this article shows his great endeavors to foster communication ...