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    • 2021 LGBTQ Travel in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona LGBTQ PAUL HENEY MARCH 14, 2021 

      Heney, Paul (Travel Pulse, 2021-03-14)
      Queer travelers thinking about Phoenix may think rightly first about the Melrose neighborhood. The city’s gayborhood, which runs along N. 7th Ave., is a fun district, featuring great nightclubs like Stacy’s at Melrose, Pat ...
    • 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 ...
    • 8 Destinations for Female Solo Travelers, According to the Pros 

      McMahon, Shannon (Conde' Nast Traveler, 2021-05-05)
      Pre-pandemic research shows that solo travel is on the rise, especially for women. It can be difficult to get through all of the data available about the "safest" places for women to go alone, and some of the best places ...
    • Alaska Airlines Unveils New Plane as Part of Commitment to Education, Racial Equity 

      Clarke, Patrick (Travel Pulse, 2021-04-27)
      Alaska Airlines has unveiled a new aircraft to showcase its commitment to increasing racial diversity, cultivating an inclusive culture and working alongside community-based organizations to promote education and career ...
    • Asheville Is a Dreamy LGBTQ Getaway 

      Heney, Paul (Travel Pulse, 2020-11-14)
      Asheville has been getting quite a buzz over the last few years in LGBTQ circles—a dynamic, progressive town nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina. It’s been touted as having a great foodie scene, numerous ...
    • Be The Change You Want to See on Diversity 

      Biesiada, Jamie (Travel Weekly, 2021-01-27)
      As our country struggles with systemic and overt racism the travel industry needs to do its part to address the issue. Acknowledging the issue is the beginning and the travel industry must consider both the traveler as ...
    • Being Black in Travel 

      Travel Weekly Staff (2021-04-26)
      Seven Black travel professionals participated in a roundtable discussion that explored their experiences in the industry. To get a better understanding of the perception gap a roundtable was conducted to get a better ...
    • 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 ...
    • Black History and Culture Rank Highly in People's Travel Planning Study Says 

      Clausing, Jeri (Travel Weekly, 2020-10-16)
      A survey conducted for the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor in the southeastern U.S. found that 36% of all travelers ranked Black heritage as important in their choice of destination. The potential leisure travel ...
    • Black hospitality employees disproportionately lost jobs during COVID, remain under-represented in leadership 

      Menze, Jill (2021-05-19)
      Black hospitality executives declined 5% from 2019 throughout 2020. The percentage of Black executives across roughly 801 hotel companies remains only at 11%. The importance of exemplifying inclusion across the hotel ...
    • Black Parents on Choosing Where to Take Family Trips 

      Onadele, Ashley (Conde' Nast Traveler, 2020-09-10)
      Most families take into consideration if a destination is safe for family travel but people of color have additional steps some feel they must take to ensure that their family will not be discriminated against while ...
    • Black Tourism Talent Directory Launches 

      Biesiada, Jamie (Travel Weekly, 2021-02-16)
      The Black Tourism Talent Directory hopes to make it easier for destination marketing organizations, trade associations, travel brands, and media make it easier to locate Black talent in the hospitality and tourism industry.
    • Black Travel Alliance campaign reveals lack of diversity in travel industry 

      Menze, Jill (PhocusWire, 2020-10-21)
      Although the statistics regarding the #PullUpForTravel campaign organized by the Black Travel Alliance were extremely low, the alliance believes that campaign was a stepping stone for the future. The statistics highlight ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Boeing Lets Go Of 65 Workers Following Unacceptable Conduct 

      Loh, Chris (Simple Flying, 2021-05-01)
      Citing conduct deemed to be racist, discriminatory, or hateful, Boeing has fired 65 of its employees and disciplined another 53 within the span of 11 months. The company has been focused on addressing racism, with the plane ...
    • Building a More Diverse Tourism Industry Through Apprenticeships 

      Dienst, Jennifer N. (PCMA, 2021-04-11)
      PCMA sat down with Tourism Diversity Matters Apprenticeship Coordinator, Deedra Mills-Hall, to get a better understanding of their apprenticeship program. Tourism Diversity Matters provide students the hands on opportunities ...
    • Castell Project Partners with She Has a Deal to Build Fortuna's Table 

      Lodging Staff (Lodging Magazine, 2021-04-23)
      The Castell Project and She Has a Deal have partnered together to create a joint venture called Fortuna's Table. She Has a Deal specializes in the real estate investment platform that works with hotel ownership and development ...
    • Castell Project Releases 2021 Report on Women Leaders in Hospitality 

      Lodging Staff (Lodging Magazine, 2021-04-28)
      Although the pandemic escalated to new heights during the COVID-19 pandemic, industry leaders understand that this does not mean we have to go back to the way things were pre-pandemic. The Castell Project highlighted for ...