Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Pride Day

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Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Pride Day! Pride Day is celebrated on June 28 every year, during Pride Month. June 28, 1969, marks the beginning of the Stonewall Uprising, a series of events between police and LGBTQ+ protesters that stretched over six days. One year later, on June 28, 1970, the first pride march was held […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Diversity Month

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Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Diversity Month!  April is Diversity Month to recognize and celebrate the beauty of our unique cultures, backgrounds, and traditions. It is a time to recognize and understand our differences, be it gender, race, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and other factors while honoring the common essence of humanity. 

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) is excited to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. An entire month to recognize, celebrate and acknowledge the contributions and diverse culture of Native People. In 1990, President George H. W. Bush along with Congress, signed a joint resolution into law, “which designated November, as the first National American Indian Heritage Month”. […]

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 Celebrates Filipino American History Month

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Filipino American History Month. This year the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) announced the theme for Filipino American History Month: “Celebrating Our History and Legacies:” 50 Years of Filipino American Studies 40 Years of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) 30 years of Filipino American History […]

Tourism Diversity Matters’ Executive Director Speaking about the 5 Keys to Diversity

Tourism Diversity Matters’ Executive Director, Greg DeShields, speaks with Arival on the business sense of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and how tour and experience operators can take steps to improve DEI… and their bottom line. It is not only practical, it is what our Executive director calls “a business imperative.”  “You have to approach all […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) is excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long exploration of the Latino experience in the United States. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15…celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and […]

Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) is partnering with the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) to support the GBCVB’s inaugural Apprenticeship Program

Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) is partnering with The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) to support the GBCVB’s inaugural apprenticeship program. The collaboration is designed to support workforce development and economic enhancements within the tourism and hospitality industry. TDM’s Apprenticeship Program is a 600-hour paid rotational opportunity for diverse professionals interested in tourism and hospitality […]