Diversity and Inclusion

The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Why are women in leadership positions in the travel industry so rare?
By Anne Dolan - Clink | October 14, 2021
Here's how the travel industry can push for more diversity and more roles for women on senior management teams and in the boardroom. Read More
Women leaders experience burnout, work unrecognized
News / Technology
Women leaders experience burnout, work unrecognized
By Jill Menze | October 11, 2021
According to McKinsey and LeanIn.org’s Women in the Workplace 2021 study, women leaders in corporate America are not being formally recognized for their work around diversity, equity and inclusion. Read More
VIDEO: Recentering, recruiting and rebuilding travel's future
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VIDEO: Recentering, recruiting and rebuilding travel's future
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright’s Diversity in Leadership event, a panel of experts discusses how travel brands can rebuild in an inclusive, sustainable way. Read More
VIDEO: Building a future with equality at its heart
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VIDEO: Building a future with equality at its heart
By PhocusWire | September 20, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright’s Diversity in Leadership event, UN Women UK’s Simon Gallow explains why travel leaders need to focus on equality in their rebuilding efforts. Read More
Sounding Off: Leaders must use this time to make a difference
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Sounding Off: Leaders must use this time to make a difference
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2021
Important issues around diversity and sustainability are the ones that perhaps are not front of mind in the recovery process - but they, arguably, the most important challenges facing the industry. Read More
VIDEO: How can the concept of hope help the travel industry thrive?
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VIDEO: How can the concept of hope help the travel industry thrive?
By PhocusWire | September 16, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright's Diversity in Leadership event, Accenture's Blair Taylor explains how the "persistent reality of hope" can help corporations confront challenges and find solutions. Read More
Tackling unconscious bias in travel marketing
Opinion / Online
Tackling unconscious bias in travel marketing
By Lizzy Duffy Anderson - Sparkloft Media | September 13, 2021
We know it helps everyone to see themselves in an advertisement to better imagine a meaningful and momentous vacation. Yet, far‐too‐often, there’s something missing. Read More
How a travel tech company is looking to foster a gender‐balanced workforce
Opinion / Technology
How a travel tech company is looking to foster a gender‐balanced workforce
By Sabine Hansen - Amadeus | September 7, 2021
Even before we consider how the last 18 months have taken their toll on the journey toward gender parity, it’s clear we still had a long way to go in the workplace. Read More
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News / Online
American Express GBT, Cvent add corporate responsibility questions to hotel RFP
By Mitra Sorrells | September 6, 2021
The initiative includes 47 questions focused on sustainability, diversity, equity and inclusion that are intended to help travel managers evaluate suppliers on these issues. Read More
TAKE A SURVEY: Let your voice be heard on gender equity
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TAKE A SURVEY: Let your voice be heard on gender equity
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2021
Help Phocuswright assess how the travel industry stacks up when it comes to gender equity and promoting women’s leadership. Read More
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News / Startups
VIDEO: Tracking the journey for women founders in travel
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2021
Three women who have created travel companies discuss their personal experiences and the role of gender in the industry at large. Read More
Taking mentorship in travel back to the basics
Opinion / Online
Taking mentorship in travel back to the basics
By Monya Mandich - Expedia Group Media Solutions | July 15, 2021
With travel and office culture returning, the industry faces new changes and challenges. Read More
More women, ethnic diversity needed in travel industry for lasting change
News / Online
More women, ethnic diversity needed in travel industry for lasting change
By Jill Menze | July 9, 2021
According to a new report from Women in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure, hospitality, travel and leisure companies have made progress around diversity and inclusion efforts over the past year, though... Read More
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News / Online
Younger travelers more likely to choose accommodation with inclusive policies
By Linda Fox | June 30, 2021
Social injustices of last year put a spotlight on equity and inclusion, and the ongoing discourse changed people’s ideas, behaviors and expectations when it comes to travel. Read More