Bringing Effective DEI Into Your Events

  Skift Meetings, a trusted publication that global meetings and event professionals turn to for guidance and inspiration about innovation in the meetings industry, recently published an enlightening article that explores ten effective ways to incorporate DEI into events.   Skift’s article emphasizes the importance of DEI in events and how it has become an increasingly significant […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month 2024: African Americans and the Arts Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Black History Month, an opportunity to honor, recognize, and pay tribute to Black individuals’ remarkable accomplishments and contributions throughout history and educate, inspire, and promote understanding and awareness of rich cultural heritage. The theme for Black History Month 2024 […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to join in celebrating, commemorating, and honoring the life, legacy, and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) has been a global destination, resource center, and community institution for […]

Events Industry Council (EIC) Releases 2022 Equity Benchmarking Study

Tourism Diversity Matters was honored to support and participate as a member of the Events Industry Council (EIC)’s Equity Task Force to create a framework for action, amplify the task force work, and serve as a catalyst for turning vision and intentions into action. The EIC, in partnership with its global EIC Equity Task Force, […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Partners with Independence Business Alliance (IBA) and TransWork for Apprentice Program

An Apprenticeship Leading to Full Time Employment in the Hospitality Industry The Independence Business Alliance (IBA) and TransWork are partnering with Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) to support the organization’s national apprenticeship program. The collaboration is designed to support workforce development and economic empowerment within the trans community.TDM’s Apprenticeship Program is a 600-hour paid rotational opportunity for diverse professionals […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month; it marks the 1990 enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a landmark U.S. rights law that extended civil rights protections to persons with disabilities and assured that all Americans would benefit from their talents. Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to acknowledge and celebrate the Able Disabled community in July […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Juneteenth

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865, more than two years after President Lincoln declared all enslaved persons free, troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and free enslaved African Americans in Texas. Slave owners had immorally and illegally deprived these African Americans of their […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during May and every day. We recognize and honor the significant influence the Asian Pacific American community has had on the history of the United States through their impactful achievements and cultural contributions.