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AviationGreater diversity a focus for United as it prepares to open pilot schoolThe airline is working with minority-focused advocacy groups to help recruit candidates to its Aviate Academy this fall.
Wheels UpAirlines making diversity a priorityAirlines have made some strides on diversity. But better metrics are needed.
Hotel NewsMarriott creating a college hospitality program in Arne Sorenson's nameThe Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership will be housed within the business school at Washington's Howard...
ToursFork Tours digs into Black history and culture in D.C.In Washington, D.C, a local tour operator serves up tours focusing on the city’s Black culture offering tastes of Ethiopian,...
Hotel NewsBlack chefs expanding perceptions and palatesConversations with two James Beard Award-winning Black chefs who are expanding the menus on cruise ships and in hotels and...
USA / CanadaNeon Museum honors Las Vegas' first integrated casino-hotelArtifacts from the Moulin Rouge Casino and Hotel are on display in the museum's visitor center.
Hotel NewsRoom for improvement -- diversity in the hospitality boardroomA new report show significant underrepresentation of women and Black people on the boards of public hospitality companies.
RetailBlack Tourism Talent Directory launchesCreated by the National Blacks in Travel and Tourism Collaborative, the directory is designed to help Black businesses,...
USA / CanadaFood, music and arts: Celebrating Black culture through travelContemporary African American performances, art and restaurants provide insight into the unwritten chapters of American life.
RetailFlorida advisor wants to be an agent of change on diversityCompass Collective's founder, a travel agent, wants to help bring diversity to the industry.
ToursBackroads, Outdoor Afro partner on Underground Railroad tripThe tour from Savannah, Ga., to Charleston, S.C., will offer outdoor activities and a deep dive into the history and...
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Food, music and arts: Celebrating Black culture through travelPhoto Credit: Andrea Zucker, courtesy Memphis TourismFood, music and arts: Celebrating Black culture through travelContemporary African American performances, art and restaurants provide insight into the unwritten chapters of American life.



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