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 is proud to join organizations across the globe in support of the annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). Today, the industry celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID)—an international day of advocacy showcasing the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences, and conventions bring to people, businesses, and communities. […]
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 is proud to commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865, more than two years after President Lincoln declared all enslaved persons free, troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and free enslaved African Americans in Texas. Slave owners had immorally and illegally deprived these African Americans of their […]
Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during May and every day. We recognize and honor the significant influence the Asian Pacific American community has had on the history of the United States through their impactful achievements and cultural contributions.
Washington, D.C., USA – Destinations International, the world’s largest resource for official destination organizations and convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs), announced the release of their 2022 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Study on Destination Organizations which outlines the business case for diversity and offers data, insights, and opportunities for destination organizations. The study can be downloaded […]
On April 7, 2022, Tourism Diversity Matters goes BLUE, joining organizations across the globe in support of the annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). GMID, led by the Meetings Mean Business industry advocacy coalition, spotlights the proven value that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows, and exhibitions bring to businesses and the recovering […]
Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Diversity during the month of April and beyond. We value the authenticity of diverse communities as the woven fabric of society.
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 […]