Tanzania Project: Dativa Frank Elia

Dativa working on her Farm

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.

Women in Tourism: Lessons Learned or Lessons Forgotten?

Women in Tourism scientific conference logo.

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.

Our Associate is interviewed by TrainingAid

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 […]

Making women’s lives better: Quezon City, Philippines 

Equality In Tourism would like to recognise the Gender and Development Council Office in Quezon City in the Philippines as a “Highly Commended Participant” in the Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award to be presented at ITB Berlin 2023.  Quezon is the largest and most populous city in Metro Manila, the region around the […]

Introducing our shortlist for the Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award 2023

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 […]

Gender Equality Champion Award

Gender Equality Champion Award Logo

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.

Gender Justice in tourism through the lens of feminist alternative tourism economics (FATE)

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 […]