Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the world? We are looking for two research volunteers to join our dedicated team.
In a significant organisational update that we are eager to share, Equality in Tourism International (EiT) is pleased to introduce two outstanding individuals, Jaklien van Melick and Dr. Yasmin Begum as our new trustees.
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In the scenic village of Namwai, on the western side of Kilimanjaro, a remarkable woman named Tumaini welcomes us into her new brick home, surrounded by the signs of a transformed life.
Stories from the field How Wamboma Co-operative is using the Local Tourism and Hospitality Industry to transform the lives of women Farmers. In the heart of Tanzania, an incredible initiative is making a profound impact on the lives of women farmers and the local community. The Wamboma Co-operative, driven by the vision of empowering women […]
Our women’s empowerment supply chain work, which enables impoverished farming women in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania to supply local hotels with their produce, continues to inspire. Read Farmer Dativa Frank Elia’s story.
Our own Dr. Stroma Cole shared her wealth of knowledge in her key note presentation at the Women in Tourism Conference 2023. The event brought together academics and industry professionals focused on furthering gender equality in the tourism industry.
Travel Excellence, a Costa Rican travel operator wins the first Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award for the hospitality and tourism sector on the 8th March at ITB Berlin.
For International Women’s Day this year, our Associate, Charmarie Maegle was interviewed by TrainingAid to discuss the importance of gender equality in tourism. In the article, Gender Equality: Why Engaging More Women in Tourism Benefits Everyone, and How to Promote Positive Change, Maegle shares insights into the challenges and opportunities around the topic, and provides positive examples of […]
The Gender Equality Champion Award for the tourism and hospitality sector will be presented at ITB Berlin on 8th March, International Women’s Day. Applications for the Award have now closed and our team has whittled down over 40 applicants to four shortlisters. The shortlist includes businesses that are based across three continents: ETUR – Ecuador […]
Here at Equality in Tourism, we are excited to have launched the first award of its kind in the tourism sector: the Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award.
Equality in Tourism Director, Dr Tricia Barnett provides an overview of the project team’s recent field visits to Maili Sita, Kimashuku and Namwai.
We’re excited to announce that we will soon be launching our Gender Equality in Tourism award!
Equality in Tourism Director, Dr Stroma Cole, speaks at the RESET Summit.
Written by Dr Angela B. Kalisch Discussions on sustainability in tourism, have tended to ignore the interdependency between tourism and the capitalist economic system determining global society. Such discussions also tend to largely ignore the importance of gender relations and power dynamics within that system. This system is historically fuelled by the wealth of colonial […]