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Black Travel Summit Presents “Travel In Color” Global Summit

[MIAMI]Black Journey Summit present color journey, a multi-day global summit and celebration of black culture in travel and the achievements of black travel professionals, taking place June 17-19, 2022. Key industry leaders – including Hyatt’s Chief Commercial Officer , Mark Vondrasek, and Global Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Tyronne Stoudemire – will be featured at the event sessions, which will take place at the Hyatt Hyatt Regency Miami. Black travelers represent a 160 billion dollars of business per year.

Attendees will benefit from the Voyage in Color series of lectures, career development and content creation workshops and cultural heritage tours, and will have access to a vibrant global bazaar and exhibition of entities related to the ‘industry. Additional tickets are available for a gala and awards show, as well as a brunch on a yacht or an all-day party. A press launch for media and contributors will precede the events.

“At Black Travel Summit, we are of the community and for the community, and I truly believe that we are stronger together,” said Anita François, Founder and CEO of BTS. “There is an underappreciated amount of talent in the industry that often goes unrecognized, and many of us are overlooked. BTS thrives as an ecosystem builder.

Program topics

Program topics will include:

  • ​’​Becoming a hotelier​’​ ​
  • “The Fate of the Black Travel Agent”
  • “Significant influence”
  • “Being a Black Professional Travel Editor” and More

Careers in the tourism industry

One of the primary goals of the Black Travel Summit is to educate Black travelers and travel professionals on finding and refining their career paths in tourism, creating generational wealth and growing businesses. a business, and to educate the travel industry as a whole on representation in marketing campaigns and best DE&I practices. A facilitator of collaborative and learning spaces.

Black Travel Summit is the first organization, founded in 2019, to create conference-style events. They specifically address the worldAfro-​​D​iaspora travelers, travel professionals and influencers. Especially with a focus on Millennials and Gen Z groups.

“Diversity, equity and inclusion have been fundamental to Hyatt since day one, and our goal remains the same as when we first opened our doors: to create welcoming and inclusive environments where all guests and colleagues feel like they belong,” said Tyronne Stoudemire, global vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion at Hyatt. “As travel continues to recover, we look forward to working with the Black Travel Summit community to better rebuild our travel to make travel more inclusive for all, while enabling Black travel professionals to continue to pursue careers. and grow within this industry.

Registration and tickets

All Color Journey Participants will be entered into a draw to win among several holiday gifts. A brief itinerary is available now. With paid in-person tickets starting at $50 and virtual tickets starting at $75 for the entire weekend.

The event is made possible thanks to the support of Black Travel Summit sponsors, partners and suppliers. They reflect a small spectrum of the black travel industry. Plus, allies who consistently work with the organization to advance collective community efforts.