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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Today we honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The U.S. Travel Association will host a webinar on January 20, 2022, about the State of the Workforce: 2022 Challenges and Opportunities with Gallup’s Chief Scientist of Workplace Management & Wellbeing, Jim Harter. This webinar is part of the U.S. Travel Association’s Assessing Recovery Webinar Series and will explore the current workforce environment, what is driving the […]
Peggy Berg, founder and chair of the Castell Project, will receive the 2022 Hunter Conference Award for Excellence and Inspiration at the upcoming Hunter Hotel Investment Conference on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Peggy founded the Castell Project in 2017, launching with a mission “to see women in more than one […]
Temple University’s School of Sports, Tourism, and Hospitality (STHM) envisions inspiring and empowering people through transformational experiences. This strategic plan strengthens the University’s foundation and focus on student experiences by producing impactful research and fostering meaningful partnerships within the tourism industry.
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is a powerful, internationally known speaker, trainer, consultant, author, and publisher who walks her talk. Dr. Rossetti speaks to and consults with meeting professionals to help them create a welcoming inclusive environment to ensure that they exceed requirements mandated by the venue and the meeting organizer for inclusion and diversity. In her […]