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Articles tagged “women”

Tourism

Opinion: Why solo travel is still safe, no matter what happened in Istanbul

Author Laura Bly is right: The unfortunate death of an American traveler in Istanbul isn't an indictment of solo travel, it's a reminder about what keeps us safe and how travel can change us.

Airlines

Analysis: Do women have a place at U.S. airlines outside of stewarding?

The history of how women ended up serving snacks rather than selecting new routes is one that applies to almost all businesses, but Branson is one of the most outspoken in the industry that sees a need for change.

Analysis: Do women have a place at U.S. airlines outside of stewarding?

Airlines

British Airways surveys women and finds they don’t enjoy spontaneous trips

This survey information should be used to market deals for vacations dates far in the future, but kept far away from last-minute airfare booking sites.

British Airways surveys women and finds they don’t enjoy spontaneous trips

Hotels

Whose responsibility is it to protect women who travel through CouchSurfing.com?

It’s a question that causes friction in social travel sites all the way to up to the Peace Corps, but organizations’ past actions suggest that it is up to individuals’ discernment to stay out of harm’s way.

Hotels

Hotels take a page from the history books and create women-only floors

Women were kept in a separate wing for discriminatory reasons in the past, but today enjoy beefed up security, additional privacy, and extra amenities.

Hotels take a page from the history books and create women-only floors