Tricia in Tanzania: Vibrancy and Hope

Wamboma womens collective sat in a meeting with EiT director Tricia Barnett

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 […]

Are Your Our Next Communications Volunteer?

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.

Webinar Three: Tourism, Gender and Disaster

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 […]

Webinar Two: Tourism, Gender and Resource Efficiency

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 […]

Webinar Series: Stengthening Tourism Futures through Gender Equality

We’re excited to announce that Equality in Tourism Director, Dr Stroma Cole will be speaking, alongside Lucy Ferguson, Heather Jeffrey and Teddy Chuwa, in the webinar series, ‘Strengthening Tourism Futures through Gender Equality’. Over three seminars, the speakers will explore why and how gender equality can be integrated into tourism operations and why this is […]

The Truth Behind the Tweets: Tourism Companies, International Women’s Day and Purple-Washing

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 […]

New Volunteer: Agrita Dandriyal

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 […]

New Associate: Dr Elaine Chiao Ling Yang

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 […]

We’ve planted 2,419 trees!

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 […]

Climate Change, Gender and Indonesian tourism

Director Dr Stroma Cole on climate change and gender for International Women’s Day, hosted by Women in Tourism Indonesia Women in Tourism Indonesia (WTID), a non-profit promoting women’s participation in tourism (and associate of Equality in Tourism), held a series of fascinating talks for International Women’s Day 2022. Dr Stroma’s presentation features with a number […]

New Associate: Nyamirambo Women’s Center

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Nyamirambo Women’s Center in Kigali, Rwanda as our newest associate. The project was launched by 18 women in 2007 with the aim of addressing gender-based violence, gender inequlity and discrimination. You can find out more about them on our associates page.

IWD22 #BreakTheBias: Zimbabwe, Croatia, Greece, UK

It’s the final day of our International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias journey around the world and we’ve come full circle. Sheila, a retired tourism professional in Zimbabwe tells of the discrimination she has experienced as an indegenous Zimbabwean in the industry, and the importance of more people like her participating. Next, we revisit two inspiring […]

IWD22 #BreakTheBias: Indonesia, London, Portugal, Italy

This week, to celebrate International Women’s Day, we have been travelling the world to hear reflections and stories from women working to #BreakTheBias in tourism. The first part of our journey took us to Kenya, Spain and India thanks to the Kenya Association of Women in Tourism, Albasud and Equations (Equitable Tourism Operations). Next, we travelled to Madagascar, […]