Tourism Diversity Matters’, Executive Director, Greg DeShields Shares A Reflection on “Black History A Year Later”
A year ago, I penned an article entitled “I’m Black, and I’m Proud” to celebrate Black History Month. The piece captured my black experience as a 10-year-old in 1968 and why I chose my career to make a difference in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. It tells the story of how I was inspired by […]
The Camden County Board of Commissioners is proud to announce the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal winners that will receive this honorable distinction. This ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, February 24th at 6 PM ET and will be streamed live. The MLK Freedom Medal is presented each year to civic leaders who have […]
The Green Book, Then and Now: Fireside Chat with Founders of Black Meetings and Tourism and Temple University’s School of Sports, Tourism and Hospitality Management
Join Temple University’s School of Sports, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) and the Founders of Black Meetings and Tourism, Gloria and Solomon Herbert, for an intriguing Fireside Chat on Wednesday, February 23rd at 1 PM ET. During this discussion, the Herberts will discuss their latest publication, “The Essential Green Book Beyond The Freedom of Travel […]
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 […]
Madison Butler, founder of HR and DEI consultancy Blue Haired Unicorn, wrote a LinkedIn post that became a directory of Black speakers, the Black Speakers Collection website. Madison posted a reminder on her LinkedIn page: “Do not wait until January 15th to try and book your speakers for Black History Month,” she wrote, “and do not […]
Visit Philadelphia’s New Initiative Invites Members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council to Explore Philly
Visit Philadelphia recently announced their new marketing effort to encourage the more than 2 million members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council® (NPHC), an umbrella organization composed of nine historically Black fraternities and sororities known as the Divine Nine, and African American travelers, to visit Philadelphia to experience the region’s history, culture, food, drink, and fun.
Black Travel Alliance, the newly formed group of Black travel content creators called for destination management organizations and travel brands to take their support beyond social media, by working toward a more meaningful representation of Black voices in the travel industry. The Points Guy (TPG) is thrilled to honor the organization with their Making a […]