Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism Week

Join us in celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week and help highlight our industry’s undeniable impact! Make your voice heard for what the travel industry needs. The travel industry fuels every industry. From manufacturing and agriculture to defense and healthcare, industries across America rely on travel to drive growth, innovation, education, training, and operations forward America’s […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Opens Registration for 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference in Philadelphia

Tourism Diversity Matters Opens Registration for 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference in Philadelphia

  Interactive Cross-Cultural Forum to Provide Innovative Strategies for Influencing Corporate Social Responsibility and Eliminating Advancement Barriers ST. PAUL, MN, April 25, 2023 —Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) today announced that registration is now open for its flagship Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) conference on October 23-24, 2023, in Philadelphia. The 2023 DEI conference, The Collective […]

Tourism Diversity Matters is Excited to Share Our Brand Refresh

TOURISM DIVERSITY MATTERS BRAND REFRESH Tourism Diversity Matters is excited to share a refresh to our brand! TDM is a brand that carries a powerful command presence in its name alone. The TDM brand is dedicated solely to all dimensions of diversity, equity, and inclusion, therefore serving as a guiding light in the tourism industry. TDM is on an […]



Women Leading Travel & Hospitality recently presented its third annual Top Women in Travel & Hospitality report. The 2023 honorees represent sectors from across the travel and hospitality industry, including hotel,airline, airport, rail, cruise, tourism, online travel agencies, car rental, shared economies, and more. While as an industry we have much work ahead of us […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. March is a dedicated month to reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to United […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Black History Month

The Next Generation of Black Tourism and Hospitality Leaders By: Greg DeShields Executive Director Tourism Diversity Matters Let us be clear; Black History is every day carrying the impact of history and the promise of the future. However, February marks Black History Month, a time for African Americans to acknowledge critical figures from our past […]

Choose Chicago and United Airlines Announces Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Apprenticeship

Choose Chicago understands that while tourism and hospitality play a pivotal role in the city’s workforce development and economic vitality, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) talent and leadership is underrepresented in the tourism and hospitality industries. To that end, Choose Chicago is proud to collaborate with United Airlines on an all-new Equity, Diversity […]

U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Diversity Matters Announce Partnership

The U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Diversity Matters announce a new strategic partnership that will strengthen the association’s focus and support of the industry on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and provide greater access to Tourism Diversity Matters’ subject matter expertise, research, and resources. Tourism Diversity Matters was founded in 2021 to address blind […]