Tourism Diversity Matters Awards Dinner to Honor the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Leaders Across Corporate, Non-Profit, Government and Academic Sectors Convene at 2023 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference Powered By Tourism Diversity Matters ST. PAUL, MN, July 27, 2023 — Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) today announced the inaugural Tourism Diversity Matters Diversity & Inclusion Award will be presented to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored […]

Tourism Diversity Matters is a Proud Partner of IGLTA

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As we continue to celebrate Pride Month, Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to highlight our partnership with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA). IGLTA was founded in 1983 and is the world’s leading network of LGBTQ+ welcoming tourism businesses. They provide free travel resources and information while continuously working to promote equality and safety within LGBTQ+ […]

Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to celebrate Juneteenth


Tourism Diversity Matters is proud to join in celebrating, commemorating, and honoring Juneteenth!  Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th is about the journey and achievement of African Americans – from a horrific period […]

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 […]

Experience Columbus Collaborated with Tourism Diversity Matters to Complete Third Apprenticeship Cohort

Experience Columbus in Collaboration with Tourism Diversity Matters Ended Third Cohort

Tourism Diversity Matters is thrilled to announce the completion of Experience Columbus’ Third Apprenticeship Cohort! To help overcome underrepresentation in the tourism industry, Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission partnered with Tourism Diversity Matters to launch the Diversity Apprenticeship Program (DAP). Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship program, the participants were each offered […]



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 […]


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Entrepreneur and Equity Champion Dr. Brandi Baldwin Named Board Chair as TDM Celebrates Two Years of Organizational Milestones ST. PAUL, MN, March 2, 2023 —Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) today announced the Executive Committee of its Board of Directors has elected Millennial Ventures Holdings CEO Brandi M. Baldwin, PhD as board chair. The executive leadership transition […]

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 […]

Join us in celebrating our 2nd Anniversary!

Save the date DEI Conference 2023

We are dedicated solely to all dimensions of diversity, equity and inclusion, guiding the tourism industry forward with exceptional expertise and leading strategies. Save the date for the 2023 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference! Dedicated to the exchange of insights and concepts about DEI best practices, the conference will provide a learning forum focused on […]