Articles tagged “DEI”

Online Travel

Women in Leadership Dominate at Expedia Conference

Expedia's leadership is unique among major online travel companies in the West.

Women in Leadership Dominate at Expedia Conference

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IDEAS: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Promotes Inclusivity with New Certification

In the United States, 1 in 6 people have sensory needs or sensitivities, and 1 in 36 children are diagnosed with autism, so the importance of accessible spaces has never been so important. With this in mind, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has become a Certified Autism Center™, thanks to a new partnership with…

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IDEAS: Park Hyatt New York Debuts Art Installation Created by Hyatt Colleague 

Park Hyatt New York has unveiled a new art installation from local contemporary abstract artist and hotel bellman for nine years, Jeffrey Okyere-Agyei. Credit: Park Hyatt New York The “Sankofa" art collection features a mixture of modern abstract art and Ghanaian cloth prints that have been created to highlight Okyere-Agyei's 'connection to his Ghanaian heritage…

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IDEAS: IHG Hotels & Resorts Launches Initiative to Support Under-Represented Groups in Hospitality Industry

IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) have launched a new program - known as IHG LIFT - which has been designed to create more hotel development support for historically under-represented groups within the hospitality industry. Credit: IHG Hotels & Resorts The program will include support, access to capital and guidance along the hotel lifecycle, and is…

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IDEAS: San Francisco International Airport Embraces Pride with Themed Experiences

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has revealed the itinerary for the latest instalment of its 'SFO Celebrates' program, which aims to bring San Francisco’s neighborhoods and cultural events to airport guests. Credit: San Francisco International Airport The Pride Series will feature live entertainment in Harvey Milk Terminal 1 to showcase the talent and creativity of…

Hotels

Hotel Cultural Managers Add Diversity and Community Engagement

Some hotels are hiring "culture managers" to broaden their community programming. It's a promising move, given the rising numbers of guests seeking local discovery and cultural tourism.

Hotel Cultural Managers Add Diversity and Community Engagement

Hotels

U.S. Hotel Companies Promote More Women, But Challenges Persist

Women in hospitality leadership have made strides in representation in marketing and human resources roles, finds a major U.S. study. But hotel companies must do better, especially for other chief roles.

U.S. Hotel Companies Promote More Women, But Challenges Persist

Hotels

Swiss Hotel Is a Model for Hiring Staff With Intellectual Disabilities

Two out of three staff members at Martigny Boutique-Hotel in Switzerland are people with intellectual disabilities. We could all learn a lesson or two from the hotel's inclusive workplace and how the property maintains boutique standards.

Swiss Hotel Is a Model for Hiring Staff With Intellectual Disabilities

Hotels

Hotels Open Doors to Women for Ownership and Leadership

The hotel sector needs more women in leadership. Thankfully, a handful of companies are getting savvier about the importance of mentorship, flexibility, and other support.

Hotels Open Doors to Women for Ownership and Leadership

Hotels

The Foundry Hotel Helps Engage With Asheville, NC’s Black Community

Historical preservation in hotel design isn't new, but it remains relatively rare for hotels to honor the rich histories of their Black neighborhoods. The industry need more leaders like Larry Crosby, general manager of The Foundry Hotel, part of Hilton's Curio Collection.

The Foundry Hotel Helps Engage With Asheville, NC’s Black Community