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 […]
Equality in Tourism and Associates Statement in Response to the UNWTO’s World Tourism Day, ‘Rethinking Tourism’.
Equality in Tourism launch call for contributions ahead of the International Scientific Conference 2023.
Stroma to speak at the RESET Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Sustainability Summit
Equality in Tourism Director, Tricia has just returned from a long-awaited trip to Tanzania. After several pandemic-related postponements, she was delighted to be back and reconnecting with the incredible team that have kept our Empowering Women Farmers through Tourism work alive throughout the pandemic. So what do things look like for the women involved in […]
We are looking for an enthusiastic & dedicated communications volunteer to join our small team part-time. If you have experience with digital marketing and communications and are passionate about gender equality and women’s rights, we’d love to hear from you! To find out more about this position, please visit our Vacancies page.
The Equality in Tourism team has just finished an exciting and inspiring webinar series with the United Nations Enivronment Programme (UNEP) as part of the Transforming Tourism project with support from German Government’s International Climate Initiative. The series addressed Gender Equality in Tourism in three stages: integrating gender equality in tourism operations; tourism, gender and […]
We’re excited to celebrate the third webinar in the series, ‘Strengthening Tourism Futures through Gender Equality’. This webinar centred on tourism, gender and disaster risk recovery. Moderated by Janet Robinson, we heard some incredible experiences from members of the Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction thanks to Liza Hernandez-Betancourth, GNDR Regional Lead […]
We’re excited to announce the second webinar in the series, ‘Strengthening Tourism Futures through Gender Equality’. This webinar will centre on tourism, gender and resource efficiency, focusing on mitigating climate change. Chaired by Karen Simmonds, Equality in Tourims Associate and founder of Travel Matters, we will hear the core facts and inspiring case studies from […]
Marta Muslin talks about her ground-breaking work in Indonesia promoting plastic recycling and the empowerment of women I live in Labuan Bajo. I earn my living renting out a boat to dive companies. I am the coordinator of several NGOs including the Indonesia Waste Platform. When the pandemic hit it really took everyone by surprise. […]
By Dr Elaine Chiao Ling Yang The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) plays an important leadership role in setting the agenda that drives tourism development. The organisation is the leader in tourism knowledge production and dissemination through research and business events such as industry meetings and conferences. In response to the pronounced and persistent […]
How tourism companies and organisations celebrated International Women’s Day through purple-washing their claims of gender equality This International Women’s Day (IWD), the world of business came together as it does every year, to celebrate women’s achievements and raise awareness for gender equality across sectors. However, just like any internationally recognised day for the celebration of […]
We are delighted to welcome Agrita Dandriyal to Equality in Tourism as a Research Assistant. Agrita has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Queen Mary, University of London, and specialises in research and report writing for third sector organisations. She is particularly interested in community empowerment and environmental justice. You can find out more […]
We are excited to welcome Dr Elaine Chiao Ling Yang as our newest associate. Elaine is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at Griffith University and Tourism Researcher at Griffith Institute for Tourism in Australia. She has investigated various issues pertinent to women in tourism as workers, entrepreneurs, and travellers. Her goal is to work on projects that bring positive changes to women […]
With thanks to Laura-Gelder Robertson at Glow Innovation and Ecologi In early March 2022, Directors and trustees gathered for a weekend of inspiration at stunning Flatford Mill with Laura Gelder-Robertson. Laura’s incredible energy, enthusiasm and experience helped us turn some big corners at Equality in Tourism. We can’t wait for what’s next! To say thank […]