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Articles tagged “diversity”

Hotels

Airbnb Investigates Allegations of Sexual Harassment Against a Top Chinese Exec

Airbnb launched an investigation into the complaint almost immediately after receiving a letter outlining the allegations. Good to see swift action to get to the bottom of what is being alleged.

Airbnb Investigates Allegations of Sexual Harassment Against a Top Chinese Exec

EventMB

Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action

Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action

Tourism

Don’t Miss This Seminal Moment for Racial Justice, Travel Industry

The U.S. travel industry is largely self-absorbed at the moment with millions of people out of work, and businesses struggling to survive. But it will ignore the pivotal moment that is unfolding across U.S. cities at its own peril.

Don’t Miss This Seminal Moment for Racial Justice, Travel Industry

Coronavirus

Pregnant Short-Term Rental CEO on Facing Work-Life Challenges During the Pandemic

Even in a time of uncertainty, new trends and opportunities are emerging, and startup founders are carrying on with the business of building companies, as well as families. Over the next 12 months, companies that can show strong unit economics, counter-cyclical resiliency and resourcefulness will rise to the top.

Pregnant Short-Term Rental CEO on Facing Work-Life Challenges During the Pandemic

Online Travel

6 Takeaways From Airbnb’s Manifesto on Stakeholder Capitalism Ahead of Davos

Airbnb has legions of critics, and it knows that its articulated stakeholder goals will get intense scrutiny. But if the company turns some of these corporate governance aspirations into reality, then it could emerge looking pretty good compared with many established travel industry companies offering just lip service.

6 Takeaways From Airbnb’s Manifesto on Stakeholder Capitalism Ahead of Davos
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Tourism

How Houston Turned Diversity Into Its Biggest Selling Point

With diversity driving Houston’s dynamism on many fronts, the city is well positioned to attract both leisure and business travelers in the years ahead.

How Houston Turned Diversity Into Its Biggest Selling Point

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Struggle to Attract Diverse Pilot Candidates

Some U.S. airlines are doing something that was unthinkable just five years ago. They're training pilots from scratch through what are called ab initio programs. This gives airlines a much bigger say in the racial and gender diversity of pilot candidates. Over time, these training programs should help them ensure their flight decks look a bit more like America.

U.S. Airlines Struggle to Attract Diverse Pilot Candidates

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

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Cultural tours to communities of color involve many parties: travel advisors, tour operators, service providers, travelers themselves, and more. So who's responsible for making sure that a trip to an indigenous community or a historically black neighborhood is carried out ethically?

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Meetings

Planners Need Better Education to Create Diverse and Inclusive Events

Meetings and events should reflect the wider world, not just the insular sphere of corporate executives. Planners, though, need better education to create experiences that welcome a more diverse set of attendees.

Planners Need Better Education to Create Diverse and Inclusive Events