TOP 7 TOURISM DIVERSITY TRENDS FOR 2024

TOP 7 TOURISM DIVERSITY TRENDS FOR 2024

by Greg DeShields via Arival | 8 January 2024 TDM Executive Director, Greg DeShields, reviews the state of diversity initiatives in the U.S. going into the new year and shares his top seven trends for travel industry leaders in 2024. In this article, Greg will review several key factors influencing DEI initiatives in 2024, and end with […]

25 Unexpected Hospitality Trends

By JT Long JT Long from SmartMeetings shares how after a year of covering the twists and turns required to manage 0 to 60 events, editors compared notes to come up with their annual list of the 25-course corrections no one saw coming and tips about how to manage the G-forces involved in the sudden accelerations […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates the Festival of Lights: Hanukkah

Hanukkah

As the winter season unfolds, so does the warmth of traditions and celebrations. Among the diverse festivals observed around the world, Hanukkah stands out as a radiant beacon of light and joy for the Jewish community. This Festival of Lights, marked by the lighting of the menorah, holds a special place in the hearts of […]

Freeman Announces Janet Dell to Succeed Priest-Heck as CEO

Today, we celebrate the ascension of a remarkable leader. Janet Dell is a transformational leader whose career journey has included success in global sales, digital transformation, process improvement, and worldwide client management. Janet joined Freeman in 2018 as EVP and first-ever chief growth officer. Her dual-role leadership made a tremendous impact on strategy and performance.  […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Universal Month for Human Rights

Celebrates Universal Month for Human Rights

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to join in celebrating and commemorating the Universal Month for Human Rights. As we step into December, we not only mark the end of the year but also embrace the Universal Month for Human Rights. In 2023, this significant period carries a theme that deeply resonates with it. It’s a […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance

  Today, November 20th, marks Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), a solemn occasion dedicated to honoring the lives of transgender individuals who have lost their lives to violence and discrimination. It serves as a stark reminder of the challenges faced by the transgender community and the urgent need for greater understanding, acceptance, and advocacy.  Transgender […]

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Diwali

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to recognize and celebrate Diwali

  Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to recognize and celebrate Diwali’s significance to the South Asian community. Deepavali, or Diwali, is known as the “Festival of Lights” and is a Hindu holiday widely celebrated in India, South Asia, and across the Hindu diaspora. This year, Diwali is celebrated on November 12. Diwali is one of […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Puts Access, Advancement and Economic Power Center Stage at its 2023 Conference

The Collective Experience

The Collective Experience United 250 Leaders Across Industry Sectors ST. PAUL, MN, November 2, 2023 —Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) concluded its flagship Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) conference, The Collective Experience, on Oct. 24, 2023 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. The tourism-led convening brought together leaders across corporate, non-profit, government and […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

  Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to join in celebrating Native American Heritage Month! November is a month of vibrant colors and falling leaves, but it’s also a time to celebrate the rich tapestry of Native American cultures, traditions, and contributions. Native American Heritage Month, observed throughout the month of November, provides an opportunity for […]