Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Key EDI & B Concepts in Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation

This section of Key Concepts highlights resources available which reflect many of the EDI & B issues and trends in hospitality, tourism and recreation. This is not an exhaustive list. Suggested strategies and keywords for searching the library databases and the Internet are provided at the bottom of this page.

Suggested Search Strategies

The library provides great resources on topics such as tourism sustainability, cultural tourism, disability and ageism in recreation, and gender diversity and minorities in hospitality management. This includes industry periodicals such as Hotel Management, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education and Travel & Leisure Close-Up which are relevant to read. The Internet provides key industry reports, current trends and association activities from those working in hospitality, tourism and recreation.  To find more information about equity, diversity and inclusion in these sectors, some search terms to consider in the library's databases and the Internet include:

  • Inclusive tourism
  • Tourism sustainability
  • Tourism diversity
  • Indigenous cultural tourism OR Indigenous tourism industry
  • Inclusive outdoor activities OR outdoor recreation
  • LGBTQ+ tourism
  • Diversity and inclusion in recreation
  • Cultural diversity in hospitality
  • Racism in tourism and hospitality industry


Google Web Search

Recommended Associations & Key Reports

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