Diversity and Inclusion


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
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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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How the pandemic can accelerate gender balance in the digital workforce
By Christel Cao-Delebarre - CWT | August 28, 2020
Now that we know technology and data can play a critical role in saving lives, we should also prepare for a post-COVID-19 world in which women play a bigger role in digital advancement. Read More
Opinion | Online
Orbitz launches microsite geared toward LGBTQ travelers
Orbitz launches microsite geared toward LGBTQ travelers
By Jill Menze | August 25, 2020
The brand's new Pride microsite lists LGBTQ-welcoming hotels that meet specific inclusivity standards. Read More
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This travel startup is pledging antiracism, diversity and inclusion – and wants founders to do the same
This travel startup is pledging antiracism, diversity and inclusion – and wants founders to do the same
By Jill Menze | August 19, 2020
London-based travel tech startup Pluto has outlined an extensive 10-point plan to become an antiracist, diverse and inclusive business and is calling for fellow startups to follow suit. Read More
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Why hotel marketing strategies should include LGBTQIA travelers
Why hotel marketing strategies should include LGBTQIA travelers
By Expedia Group | August 18, 2020
As destinations reopen, industry experts expect to see the LGBTQIA community be among the first to hit the road. Here’s how to market to this key demographic. Read More
Opinion | Online
Paving the path to equality: 5 tips for building diverse boards that drive growth
Paving the path to equality: 5 tips for building diverse boards that drive growth
By Cady Wolf - Sojern | July 30, 2020
By taking strategic steps, women can increase their presence on the boards of travel companies. Read More
Opinion | Online
Uber commits to being “anti-racist” company, pledges change in leadership and $10M for Black-owned businesses
Uber commits to being “anti-racist” company, pledges change in leadership and $10M for Black-owned businesses
By Jill Menze | July 20, 2020
“Black representation and opportunity at Uber is not where we want it to be, especially on our technical teams and in leadership,” says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Read More
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Beyond “vanity metrics”: Why travel marketers need to diversify influencer campaigns
By Jill Menze | July 16, 2020
Diversity in travel influencer marketing has been a problem since the beginning. Here's how brands can fix it. Read More
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Black voices in travel, part 2: The work to be done in marketing
Black voices in travel, part 2: The work to be done in marketing
By Travel Weekly | July 15, 2020
The second part of Travel Weekly's discussion on how the industry can do more to welcome and include Black travelers, advisors, professionals and executives. Read More
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Hospitality and travel companies sign workplace diversity pledge
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2020
Fifteen travel and hospitality companies have signed up so far, including Bourne Leisure, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels Group. Read More
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