Posts Tagged ‘accessibility’
What is Accessibility in Tourism?
Travel is an incredibly life-enriching and rewarding experience, yet it is still inaccessible to many people. Twenty-five percent of the world’s population live with different forms of disabilities – but without widespread accessibility in the tourism industry, this segment remains untapped. This not only limits individuals who are unable to access destinations or services on…Read More
Diversity in Tourism: Takeaways from the Travel Unity Summit Southeast
By now, DEAI/DEI is a familiar topic and critical strategy component within professional settings. And while conversations surrounding diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are becoming more commonplace, representation of the diversity that surrounds us has always been more than a trend. Travel Unity is an organization that seeks to make the world of travel welcoming…Read More
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: 4 Tourism Resources
“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” – Karen Kaiser Clark Given all the racial injustice happening across the country, conversations around equity, diversity and inclusion – which were formally often reactive to specific situations – have transitioned to proactive discussions to effectively implement change. However, many are wondering the best place to start.…Read More