Articles tagged “diversity and inclusion”

Travel Technology

5 Key Takeaways From Skift Design the Future Forum

If necessity is the mother of invention, its first cousin must be travel demand. The coming rebound is spawning a surge in innovative thinking.

5 Key Takeaways From Skift Design the Future Forum

Business Travel

Business Travel Trade Group Looks to Move Past Pandemic, Internal Controversies

The Global Business Travel Association has had a rough ride over the past two years. Its convention in Orlando later this month represents a chance to turn a corner, and it wants to bring the industry along with it.

Business Travel Trade Group Looks to Move Past Pandemic, Internal Controversies

Luxury

Meet the Charleston Executive Diversifying the Profile of Future Tourism Leaders

For Marc Gibson, building a more diverse travel industry requires creating a path to leadership for youth. Explore Charleston's new internship collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities shows it can be done when everyone commits to change — tourism boards, hospitality businesses, universities, and students.

Meet the Charleston Executive Diversifying the Profile of Future Tourism Leaders

Airlines

United Commits to Pilot Diversity by Launching Its Own Flight School, Scholarships

Following the global reckoning of a lack of diversity and inclusion, will United Airlines' push for a more inclusive cockpit be the way of the future, or will it fizzle out? As more pilots retire, the new faces will tell their own story.

United Commits to Pilot Diversity by Launching Its Own Flight School, Scholarships

Coronavirus

Hilton Sets Leadership Diversity Goals Ahead of Hotels Jobs Revival

Diversity in leadership makes a company better — period. While to be commended for laying the groundwork for advancing diversity when hiring picks back up, Hilton and other hotel companies can't stop with their latest diversity targets. This needs to be a long-term initiative across the entire industry.

Hilton Sets Leadership Diversity Goals Ahead of Hotels Jobs Revival

Tourism

South Africa Launches Historic Tourism Equity Fund That May Serve as Global Model

Work to transform diversity and inclusion, particularly in tourism, takes guts — like South Africa’s groundbreaking new public-private fund for Black-owned tourism projects. It might just be precedent-setting.

South Africa Launches Historic Tourism Equity Fund That May Serve as Global Model

Tourism

The Top-Down Diversity Push That U.S. Tourism Desperately Needs Is Here

The first full-time, diversity-focused organization for U.S. travel launched this week as destination marketers, trade groups and publicists are also collaborating on solutions to equity, diversity and inclusion barriers in tourism. It’s long and shamefully overdue — but promising, since change begins from the C-suites down.

The Top-Down Diversity Push That U.S. Tourism Desperately Needs Is Here

Coronavirus

Hilton’s Diversity Strategy Underscores Recruiting Efforts in a Time of Deep Job Cuts

Hotel companies like Hilton can't let the catastrophic impact of coronavirus deter diversity and inclusion initiatives at all levels of employment and ownership.

Hilton’s Diversity Strategy Underscores Recruiting Efforts in a Time of Deep Job Cuts

Luxury

The Wellness Industry Needs a Diversity Overhaul

It will likely take years for the wellness industry to really fix its diversity problem. But the process could speed up if more people start to speak out about it.

The Wellness Industry Needs a Diversity Overhaul

Tourism

U.S. Attractions Fail to Satisfy Minority Visitors

U.S. attractions could do a much better job of serving travelers of color. It's not just a matter of marketing and content curation but hiring practices as well.

U.S. Attractions Fail to Satisfy Minority Visitors