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 Unites Leaders Across Sectors at The Collective Experience

Nationally Recognized DEI Advocate Jonathan D. Lovitz and Best-Selling Author and Philanthropist Steve Pemberton Named as Keynotes for the 2023 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference ST. PAUL, MN, Sept 7, 2023—Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) today announced its full conference agenda and speakers for The Collective Experience: 2023 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference in Philadelphia from […]

How CEOs Can Make DEI a Priority

Recently shared by McKinsey & Company,  Jan Shelly Brown, Diana Ellsworth, and Dana Maor mentioned that there is increasing evidence that when organizations are diverse, inclusive, and equitable, everyone benefits.  For instance, companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on their executive teams were more likely than less-diverse peers to have above-average profitability, according to one study. Nevertheless, companies […]

The Importance of Belonging

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Our Executive Director, Greg DeShields, recently shared with Smart Meetings about The Collective Experience and the Importance of Belonging. The Collective Experience: 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference, driven by the thought leadership of Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM), is dedicated to exchanging insights and concepts about best practices for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). TDM is […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates 4th of July

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Tourism Diversity Matters joins in celebrating 247 years of independence for the United States. Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, is a significant day in the United States that celebrates the country’s freedom and independence. However, it’s important to acknowledge that not all communities in the US have experienced freedom and equality […]

Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates Pride Month

Pride Month×-614-px.mp4 Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Pride Month. We have and will continue to support the LGBTQ+ community 365 days a year. To demonstrate our support, TDM will display the symbolic colors of the LGBTQ+ community throughout Pride Month on all of our platforms. While this is a time for us to celebrate […]

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. 



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 […]