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Room for improvement - diversity in the hospitality boardroom
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2021
A new report says about a third of publicly listed hospitality companies have just one or no women in board of director positions. Read More
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Silos must be broken down to bring diversity to the hospitality workplace
By Linda Fox | January 12, 2021
Tracy Prigmore wants more of a mixture of women of all races working together in hospitality so that everyone is elevated. 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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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
News | Online
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Investors ponder the travel startup landscape and being contrarian backers
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2020
Investments in travel companies currently are nowhere near the scale of 2019 - for obvious reasons. But while some financial backers are sitting tight, others are prepared to give new businesses their... Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
By PhocusWire | August 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Rohit Talwar, CEO at Fast Future, one of the world's leading organizations looking at the fields of futures and foresight. Read More
News | Technology
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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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STARTUP STAGE: Clear Channel
By Linda Fox | May 16, 2020
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Toristy wants to make it easier for travelers to find local experiences
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2020
Toristy recently received a funding round, which it will devote towards speeding up its white label pilots with a plan to have them in place for summer 2020. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Hotel websites hold firm in booking rankings, Airbnb makes progress
By Linda Fox | February 14, 2020
SiteMinder reveals the top sources of online bookings for hotels in 2019. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Amit Saberwal of RedDoorz
By Linda Fox | October 28, 2019
RedDoorz was founded five years ago and has raised $115 million in 2019. Expansion to new markets is part of the strategy, as is technology development. Read More
Interview | Distribution
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Greg Abbott
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Next up: Greg Abbott of DataArt Solutions. Read More
Interview | Technology
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Erik Blachford
By PhocusWire | October 15, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Today it's the turn of Erik Blachford. Read More
Interview | Startups
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In The Big Chair - Keith Tan of the Singapore Tourism Board
By Linda Fox | September 26, 2019
Tan joined the Singapore Tourism Board midway through its 2016-2020 travel marketing strategy, which focuses on stories, fans and channels.  Read More
Interview | Online
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AvantStay locks in $20M in funding, looks to expand short-term rental portfolio
By Linda Fox | September 18, 2019
AvantStay is looking to bring in more properties for its short-term rentals for groups concept following $20 million in funding. Read More
News | Startups
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