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 […]

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

Dr Elaine Yang, Equality in Tourism Associate

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 […]