Diversity and Inclusion

Report reveals poor gender diversity at top of travel tech
News / Technology
Report reveals poor gender diversity at top of travel tech
By Kevin May | January 13, 2022
Just 12.5% of the top 350 travel technology companies are led by a woman, with a similar figure for chair roles held by women, new research has shown. Read More
Airbnb makes change to guest profiles in Oregon to combat discrimination
News / Online
Airbnb makes change to guest profiles in Oregon to combat discrimination
By Jill Menze | January 7, 2022
Airbnb will block hosts in the state of Oregon from seeing guests’ full names in an effort to prevent racial bias. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Sojern on diversity, sustainability and startups
By PhocusWire | December 23, 2021
PhocusWire chats to Sojern's Noreen Henry at The Phocuswright Conference 2021 about some of the bigger challenges facing the travel industry. Read More
Travel organizations falling behind on diversity and leadership initiatives
News / Online
Travel organizations falling behind on diversity and leadership initiatives
By Jill Menze | December 15, 2021
According to Phocuswright’s 2021 Gender Equity Study, the number of organizations that are taking no initiatives to increase diversity has more than doubled compared to 2019. Read More
VIDEO: Google on trends, recovery marketing and sustainability
News / Online
VIDEO: Google on trends, recovery marketing and sustainability
By PhocusWire | December 13, 2021
Nelson Boyce goes into detail on marketing tactics, the company's role as a facilitator within the sustainability debate and segments in the industry that it has yet to dive into fully. Read More
Gender equity in travel event listing
Event
The evolving story of gender equity in travel
December 7 2021
Learn how leaders can use new research to inform hiring and strategic planning for building diverse, equitable, sustainable teams that can help us to thrive into the future. On Demand
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Opinion / Online
Why gambling on women in travel is a good bet
By Carrie Tayloe Keplinger - Go City | November 25, 2021
How fostering an uplifting environment for women has spurred growth for one travel company. Read More
Google highlights travel trends that will shape travel in 2022
News / Online
Google highlights travel trends that will shape travel in 2022
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2021
According to the online search giant, travel will become more meaningful, inclusive and purposeful moving into 2022. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Femmebnb
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Femmebnb
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Femmebnb provides an end-to-end travel solution to alleviate safety issues associated with women travel. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Wheel The World
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Wheel The World
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Wheel the World is a platform making the world accessible for travelers with disabilities. Read More
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News / Online
Intrepid Travel unveils brand, product refresh
By Rebecca Tobin - Travel Weekly | October 25, 2021
The company has retooled its tour lineup, committing to a new product statement of sustainable, experience-rich travel and "the joyful travel experience." Read More
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
News / Online
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