How the Tourism Industry Can Accommodate More Individuals with Impairments
By Reese Jones After two years, the tourism industry is finally making a significant recovery. In January, Spectrum News 1 reported increasing demand for both international and domestic travel. Travel expert Jeanenne Tornatore added that people are spending more on longer trips to make up for lost time. With many globally participating in this travel boom, it […]
Au Pair in America Wins Global Youth Travel New Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Award
Congratulations to the Global Youth Travel Award winner, Au Pair in America, for launching their New Diversity and Inclusion Initiative in 2021. Au Pair in America launched a 21-Day DEI Learning Journey Series that brought together team members globally to learn and discuss opportunities centered around equity and inclusion. Many congratulations to the other nominees […]
Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates The Lunar New Year
Feb. 1 marks the first day of the 2022 Lunar New Year. The celebration lasts 15 days in China, with the Spring Lantern Festival on the final day. While this is the biggest holiday celebrated in some East Asian countries, each recognizes the occasion differently.
Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Black History in Support of “Black Health and Wellness”
The evolution of Black History is beyond inspiring, in fact, it is quite compelling. The celebration of Black History Month is a time to reflect on the many successes and achievements of the Black community. Most importantly, it commemorates the community’s impact on society and contributions that have influenced culture in the United States. The […]
The Ohio State University Hospitality Management Program Launches DEI Hospitality and Tourism Series
The Ohio State University’s Hospitality Management Program is excited to partner with Experience Columbus and Tourism Diversity Matters to launch a virtual DE&I Hospitality and Tourism Series. The goal of this series is to expose, inspire, and equip future and current Tourism and Hospitality leaders with the knowledge and tools necessary to lead with a racially conscious and social […]
Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Today we honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Society for Diversity’s 5.0 Conference Post Event Recording is Now Available!
The Diversity 5.0 virtual conference was amazing! You can catch highlights from the event on our social media sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter. Additionally, you can still experience the full conference– on your own time! For $199, you can access the Diversity 5.0 slides and recorded sessions on the vFairs platform for up to […]
Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate LGBT History Month
Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) is proud to celebrate LGBT History Month. LGBT History Month celebrates the achievements of 31 lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender Icons. LGBT History Month began in 1994, when Rodney Wilson, a Missouri high school teacher, believed a month should be dedicated to the celebration and teaching of gay and lesbian history. […]
The DMC Network DEI Committee Presents: Keys to Inclusive Hiring
Join The DMC Network as they explore how prioritizing diversity in the workplace can increase your organization’s profit margins, innovation, and organizational flexibility. Inclusive recruitment is a powerful tool designed to identify and eliminate unconscious bias, but the work doesn’t end with an offer letter. This stimulating session will help you unlock strategies to support […]