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, […]

IWD22: Madagascar, France, South Africa

Day Two of our #BreakTheBias campaign for International Women’s Day takes us to Madagascar, France and South Africa and a call to action. We hear the words of women in tourism translated and spoken by Iaia Pedemonte, Founder of the Gender Responsible Tourism Association (GRT). Alexia explores her view of gender bias in tourism whilst […]

IWD22 #BreakTheBias: Kenya, Spain, India

Happy International Women’s Day! The theme for IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias. It asks us to consider our experiences of gender bias and what we can do to break it. Our answer: Every woman has a story. Check out our introductory post to find out more about what we’re doing this year and why. The first stage […]

Introducing IWD22 #BreakTheBias

International Women’s Day 2022 Tomorrow marks International Women’s Day, a vital date in the diary for so many organisations like us who advocate for gender equality. The theme for 2022 is #BreakTheBias. It asks us to consider our experiences of gender bias and what we can do to break it. Our answer: Every woman has […]

Words from WAMBOMA: Regeneration and Reflection

In January, we heard from Elizabeth, the manager of WAMBOMA Cooperative who sent us updates from two farmers in Namwai village, Tumaini and Marry. Our last update on the project focused on resilience and hope in the face of COVID19. In this post, Tumaini and Marry reflect on how their lives have changed since joining […]

Equality in Tourism and Associates Cop 26 Declaration on Gender Equality

During a time when the world’s eyes are on the Climate Crisis we want to ensure that Gender Equality isn’t left out of the conversation. Together with our associates we have writen a declaration focused on sustainable tourism and women’s place within it. Read our full declaration here.

Join the Team!

We’re excited to be seeking new Trustees to join the Equality in Tourism team. You will join a small, highly committed and passionate team to deliver on our mission and vision. We are two co-directors, three trustees and supportive volunteers and interns. Have experience in institutional and trust fundraising, diversity, relevant business, organisational or network […]

Tourism, Gender, Social (Im)mobility and Empowerment | Social Mobility Goes on Holiday

Join Dr Stroma Cole, Director of Equality in Tourism, at a virtual Keynote Lecture in association with the Association for Tourism Education and Resarch (ATLAS). Cole will be speaking on Tourism, Gender, Social (Im)mobility and Empowerment. The event is free to attend but registrating is necessary. Find out more information here and register to attend […]

Tanzania Update: Regaining Hope and Building Resilience

Covid-19 has Brought Tourism to a Standstill Our holidays have been high on the agenda in the media and in many of our lives; but the forecasts for the world to reopen for international tourism are bleak. The consequences for people all over the world who depend on hospitality and tourism have been very grim. […]