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Articles tagged “women”

Airlines

Sun Country CEO Aims to Diversify C-Suite in Rebuilding Period

Legacy carriers have a responsibility to lead the way on diversity and inclusion for women, but it might be the smaller, more nimble airlines that make faster progress.

Sun Country CEO Aims to Diversify C-Suite in Rebuilding Period

Business Travel

Safety Issues Severely Impact Women During Business Travel

Women who travel for business need more resources and support from the companies that dispatch them around the world. Raising awareness of the issues they face can only do so much.

Safety Issues Severely Impact Women During Business Travel

Business Travel

Skift Global Forum Preview: Startup Seeks to Turn Vacation Into Art

These days, not all experiences are created equal. In-depth, time-consuming, even taxing activities will actually do the word "experience" justice, though they may not attract the mainstream.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Startup Seeks to Turn Vacation Into Art

Tourism

New Orleans Still Seeing Boost to Women’s Group Travel From Girls Trip Film

Many women who saw Girls Trip were inspired by seeing representation of the black travel movement on the big screen. Combine that with the buzz of the longstanding Essence Festival and women’s group travel to New Orleans is up.

New Orleans Still Seeing Boost to Women’s Group Travel From Girls Trip Film

Announcements

The 6 Most Popular Skift Stories Ever

Our readers — perhaps aimlessly clicking on compelling-looking stories from remote hamlets around the globe — have voted these stories up as the Skift most-popular stories of all time. Think of it as the wisdom of the crowds.

The 6 Most Popular Skift Stories Ever

Business Travel

The Travel Industry Strains to Gain Momentum in Reaching Diversity Goals

Diversifying a travel company's C-suite is proving to be a protracted battle. It's one thing to follow anti-discrimination laws and react to sexual harassment claims, and another to practice real inclusion.

The Travel Industry Strains to Gain Momentum in Reaching Diversity Goals

Business Travel

Women in Luxury Travel Share Perspectives on the Glass Ceiling

Although women are particularly well-positioned to lead in the nuanced luxury market, it will take the effort and collaboration of men and women already within the industry to bring about change and more equal leadership teams.

Women in Luxury Travel Share Perspectives on the Glass Ceiling

Hotels

Female Travelers Finding Creative Solutions in Homesharing Economy

Solo female travelers often pay more to be safe on the road. Paying less for safety is certainly novel, and if Overnight can get enough female-friendly listings onto its platform, that could be promising.

Female Travelers Finding Creative Solutions in Homesharing Economy

Business Travel

Female Business Travelers Demand Equality From Their Employers

Supervisors who don't send women on business trips, in a misguided effort to avoid dealing with women's safety issues, are doing their companies a disservice by suppressing that talent. Companies that tackle that duty of care head-on are playing with a full deck.

Female Business Travelers Demand Equality From Their Employers

Business Travel

How Women in the Travel Industry Are Tackling Gender Discrimination

Grassroots activism is now the go-to tactic for achieving gender equality in the Trump-era travel industry. Lobbying male executives one-on-one isn’t working, so women are employing their collective influence, reminiscent of recent movements like the Women’s March in Washington, D.C.

How Women in the Travel Industry Are Tackling Gender Discrimination