Articles tagged “black travel”

Tourism Marketers Must Now Go Beyond Optics to Reach Black Travelers

Tourism Marketers Must Now Go Beyond Optics to Reach Black Travelers

Rosie Spinks, Skift

It’s long been the case that destination marketers have largely ignored Black travelers. But with the widespread protests following George Floyd’s murder, the industry is rightly being called out. It's time to go beyond mere representation and focus on holistic change from the inside out.

3 months ago

Black-Owned Agencies in the U.S. Carve a Successful Niche in African Tourism

Black-Owned Agencies in the U.S. Carve a Successful Niche in African Tourism

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Henderson Travel, a black-owned agency founded back in the Civil Rights era, pioneered roots travel to Africa. Its continued success is a testament not just to the popularity of genealogical tourism, but a booming African-American travel market.

2 years ago

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

Maria Lenhart, Skift

When Danielle Washington plans trips for busy black entrepreneurial women, she draws heavily on her own experiences. That means taking an inner journey as well.

2 years ago