Category: Gender

What should feminism in travel look like? Five influential women share their views

When it opened in Washington DC, Hotel Zena was billed as ‘the world’s first feminist hotel’. The Viceroy-owned property’s pink pool tables, artwork depicting Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

How a travel blogger built a community of Muslim travellers

Elena Nikolova converted to Islam in 2009. Four years later, she channelled her wanderlust into a new endeavour: helping other Muslims travel the world. Muslim Travel Girl is now one of the largest Muslim-friendly blogs in the West.

UNWTO and the GSMA join forces to improve digital skills of underserved communities in tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the GSMA, the global association unifying the mobile ecosystem, have announced a partnership to promote the upskilling of...

The tactics employed by Las Kellys to fight stigma and improve working conditions

The protests organized by room attendants in Spain and other countries where tourism is a key economic player are increasingly frequent and better coordinated....

Putting women’s empowerment centre stage in tourism’s recovery

The World Tourism Organization has launched the ‘Centre Stage’ project to support the tourism sector in placing women’s empowerment and gender equality at the heart of recovery plans following the COVID-19 pandemic. With Women making up more than half of the tourism workforce at a global level, this is an opportunity to address the gender inequality in the sector.

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