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CSW61 – The Global Tourism Industry’s Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls
March 21, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tourism, as one of the largest industries in the world, offers economic opportunities for women and girls from indigenous groups in least developed countries, to hourly and daily work, to lifelong careers. Representatives of international hotel and cruise companies share their best practices and policies toward ‘women’s rights to decent work and full and productive employment as a critical means of achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls’ throughout the world in this important panel discussion.
Wyndham Worldwide: Named ‘2017 World’s Most Ethical Company’.
Fathom Travel: A purpose driven travel platform – Carnival Corporation PLC
InterContinental Hotel Group: Responsible business supporting the UN SDGs.
Accor Hotels: 4100 hotels in 95 countries practicing ‘Positive Hospitality’.
MCW Global: Addressing communities’ pressing needs by empowering and readying leaders of tomorrow.
Florida International University: Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management educating women for careers in global tourism.