Diversity and Inclusion


Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
By SAP Concur | November 26, 2020
In 2021, the global travel community will continue to see significant changes in nearly every sector. Read More
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Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
By Jill Menze | November 23, 2020
According to a report from MMGY, there were 458.2 million Black U.S. traveler stays in 2019, which represent 13.1% of the U.S. leisure travel market. Read More
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming environment to attract and retain diverse talent. Read More
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Sounding Off: Forget who you know - what is it you want to achieve?
Sounding Off: Forget who you know - what is it you want to achieve?
By Jill Menze | November 13, 2020
As travel brands build back, they need to assess what leadership competencies are necessary to get them to where they want to be. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Google hiring exec reminds travel industry that diverse talent is out there
VIDEO: Google hiring exec reminds travel industry that diverse talent is out there
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2020
Ginny Clarke, director of executive recruitment for Google, says it's not true that talent is lacking and that it has never been the case - and, in her experience, talent is untapped. Read More
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Black Travel Alliance campaign reveals lack of diversity in travel industry
Black Travel Alliance campaign reveals lack of diversity in travel industry
By Jill Menze | October 21, 2020
Results of the Black Travel Alliance's PullUpForTravel campaign reveal that Black people are under-represented at all levels within the travel industry, and there is a great need to address the... Read More
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COVID-19 a “critical moment” for corporations at risk of losing women leaders
COVID-19 a “critical moment” for corporations at risk of losing women leaders
By Jill Menze | October 19, 2020
According to McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org’s Women in the Workplace study, one in four women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce due to the challenges brought on by... Read More
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VIDEO: How travel companies can create a more “equal and human” workplace
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2020
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, Festive Road's Caroline Strachan shares three concepts employers should keep in mind to create an inclusive workplace. Read More
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COVID-19 could damage diversity and inclusion efforts in travel
By Jill Menze | October 5, 2020
According to Women in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure, the coronavirus crisis has exacerbated existing inequalities in the hospitality, travel and leisure sector – though it could prove a catalyst for... Read More
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VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2020
The Booking.com chairwoman discusses her career path at the business and the challenges the industry needs to address as it faces up to its responsibility to be inclusive and diverse, both to staff and... Read More
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Reevaluating travel risk through the lens of equality, diversity and inclusion
Reevaluating travel risk through the lens of equality, diversity and inclusion
By Rhiannon Parker - Intertek Cristal | September 22, 2020
Notably missing from the dialogue around diversity and inclusion in the travel industry is critically evaluating the way we manage travel-related risk and the lens through which it has traditionally... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Delta CEO: Time for all travel sectors to “join arms” to drive safety and rebuild traveler confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2020
The airline CEO spoke about collaboration, hygiene efforts, the future of business travel and the need for accountability and transparency on racial issues. Read More
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VIDEO: Pluto on its pledge for antiracism, diversity and inclusion
VIDEO: Pluto on its pledge for antiracism, diversity and inclusion
By PhocusWire | September 14, 2020
 So how do you arrive at a pledge for antiracism, diversity and inclusion in the travel industry? Pluto CEO Alex Rainey explains his travel startup’s strategy during an interview recorded at... Read More
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Sounding Off: Stop burying your head in the sand over diversity in travel
By PhocusWire | September 4, 2020
Action around diversity is the important thing because it’s a step forward. It’s a drawing of a line in the sand (rather than burying your head in it) for what has gone before and a commitment to... Read More
Interview | Online
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How diversity in travel can move from ideas on paper to leadership action
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2020
During the Diversity in Leadership panel at Phocuswright Europe, diversity and inclusion experts advised companies on how to create a balanced workforce. Read More
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