Articles tagged “diversity”

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Names Veteran Media Exec Matt Goldberg as New CEO

Tripadvisor likely had a difficult time to fill this role. Several potential candidates begged off. This will be a heavy lift as the team tries to figure out the best future options.

Tripadvisor Names Veteran Media Exec Matt Goldberg as New CEO

Tourism

Puerto Rico Empowers Locals for First Post-Pandemic Tourism Campaign

Humanizing local communities in popular global tourism destinations is still frighteningly not happening as it should, but Puerto Rico's new campaign shares local stories told about, and by, real individuals to portray a genuine picture of who they are.

Puerto Rico Empowers Locals for First Post-Pandemic Tourism Campaign

Airlines

United’s New Pilot School Readies Its First Class for a More Inclusive Cockpit

For the longest time, especially to minority communities, becoming a pilot has been been an out-of-reach career. Today, United's Aviate Academy is taking strides to change that, defining true accessibility for everyone and along the way addressing a pilot shortage holding all of aviation back.

United’s New Pilot School Readies Its First Class for a More Inclusive Cockpit

Tour Operators

Qatar’s Tour Operators Prepare for World Cup Despite Safety Concerns for LGBTQ Fans

Although Qatari tourism officials are projecting a welcoming image for their country, it will take more than one more tournament to prove it. The answer would come with the treatment of LGBTQ visitors later on when Qatar is out of the spotlight.

Qatar’s Tour Operators Prepare for World Cup Despite Safety Concerns for LGBTQ Fans

Business Travel

A Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Helping Under-Represented Students See the World

Studying abroad doesn't have to be a pipe dream for young Hispanic and African Americans. Bola Ibidapo's Too Fly Foundation is on a mission to help young people overcome the barriers they face in their communities that prevent them from traveling the globe.

A Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Helping Under-Represented Students See the World

Tourism

Calling Out Travel’s False Promise on Diversity in 2021

Sometimes, delivering on the promise for change is not about adding a chair to the table, but in giving the chair already in place to someone entirely different and new.

Calling Out Travel’s False Promise on Diversity in 2021

Tourism

Oregon’s Animated Tourism Ad Is An Antidote for the Pandemic Fatigued

Some of it may be aspirational, but Travel Oregon's ad is hitting the right notes at a time when we're all looking to feel the magic of travel again.

Oregon’s Animated Tourism Ad Is An Antidote for the Pandemic Fatigued

EventMB

Bevy Firing Sparks New Debate Around Diversity Policies in the Event Industry

The latest controversy in the Twitterverse centers on the recent firing of a Bevy employee following public allegations of racist behavior. Looking beyond the publicity storm, what can this incident teach us about managing diversity policies in the event industry?

Bevy Firing Sparks New Debate Around Diversity Policies in the Event Industry

Tourism

Can Tourism Go Outside Its Comfort Zone by Confronting Social Issues Head-On?

The message from these two outspoken speakers was clear: the travel industry must go beyond easy rhetoric on diversity to be inclusive, and community-minded. Copping out is not an option.

Can Tourism Go Outside Its Comfort Zone by Confronting Social Issues Head-On?

Online Travel

Have Price-Based Travel Decisions Lost Their Appeal?

While climate change and the pandemic clearly ratcheted up travelers' concerns about factors other than price, are we at the point that Airbnb will compete against Vrbo, and Booking will battle Expedia over which companies have the lighter carbon footprints? That would indeed be progress.

Have Price-Based Travel Decisions Lost Their Appeal?