Tag: Travel

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendant Alleges That Company’s Dress Code Discriminates Against Nonbinary Employees

Distinctive navy-colored slacks, skirts, jackets and cardigans may help to shape the brand identity of Alaska Airlines flight crew — but at least one company employee is now alleging that these uniforms discriminate against nonbinary workers, forcing them to adhere to gender standards that they may not be comfortable with…

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Disney Theme Parks Announce New Diversity and Inclusion Efforts for Workers

Following long-term COVID-19-related closures, Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort has opened back up for business and California’s Disneyland is slated to reopen on April 30th. The family-friendly company also took some time away from celebrating its big news to announce some inclusive and diversity-promoting efforts it had implemented during the…

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Texas Police Officer Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Black Man; COVID-19 Slamming Diversity Advancements in the Travel Industry; and More

Texas police officer charged in fatal shooting of a Black man. Jonathan Price was a “pillar of the community” in Wolfe City, Texas the Washington Post reports. The popular city employee, personal trainer and former college football player was attempting to help break up a fight outside a gas station…

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Reducing Waste: A Look at Hotel Sustainability Through Marriott International

The tiny shampoo and lotion bottles in hotel bathrooms can feel like a novelty and convenient freebie to sneak into your suitcase before checkout. Room service and continental breakfast buffets feel like luxuries compared to the weeknight meals at home. Turning up the thermostat without worrying about the heating bill…

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Breaking Down Travel to Cuba: Yes, You Can Still Legally Go There

With Cuba being only 90 miles away from American soil, many Americans have longed for the opportunity to travel to the Caribbean nation, freely. After nearly six decades of travel to the “Pearl of the Antilles” being practically impossible, Americans are making their way to the island in droves. Despite…

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Opinion: Should Americans Still Travel to The Dominican Republic?

The Dominican Republic has been the go-to vacation travel spot for Americans as of late with most of the island’s tourists coming from the United States. The Caribbean island has seen a massive increase in tourism since 2018. The Spanish-speaking island on Hispaniola had 6.5 million tourists and is the…