A one-stop-shop website aimed at matching Black professionals with tourism business opportunities just went live.
The Black Tourism Talent Directory features profiles of Black businesses, professionals and students and encourages destination marketing organizations, travel brands, associations and media to connect with them for employment opportunities.
The site is the brainchild of Stephanie Jones, owner of Cultural Heritage Alliance Tours and founder of the National Blacks in Travel and Tourism Collaborative. Jones hopes that the site can help level the playing field for Black professionals in the tourism industry.
“We don’t want them to continue to say we can’t find black talent,” she said in a recent interview.
In April, the National Blacks in Travel and Tourism Collaborative plans to expand the