YWIT Winners with Sponsors
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Young Women in Tourism Awards – The Winners!

Women in Tourism are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Young Women in Tourism Awards. We raised a glass to our worthy winners on Wednesday 12 June 2019 with an evening of fizz, canapés and networking at The Place Hotel, Edinburgh. Read more

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Board Director Vacancies

Women In Tourism are seeking two new Board Directors to join the membership organisation.

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Young Women in Tourism Awards 2019
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Young Women in Tourism Awards 2019 Shortlist

It gives Women in Tourism great pleasure to announce the shortlist for our inaugural Young Women in Tourism Awards. The standard of entries has been incredibly high, and we wish all our finalists the very best of luck. Read more

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YWIT Awards: Tourism Influencer of the Year: Advice from our Sponsor, Expedia

It will come as no surprise that the tourism industry is Scotland is full of talented young travel writers, bloggers, vloggers and content creators. Part of the Young Women in Tourism Awards, our ‘Tourism Influencer of the Year’ category aims to seek out those talented travel addicts and celebrate all that they contribute to the Scottish tourism sector, and who better to sponsor this category than travel giant, Expedia. Read more

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YWIT Awards: Rising Star of the Year: Advice from our Sponsor, HIT Scotland

Women in Tourism are thrilled to have four incredible industry sponsors on board for the Young Women in Tourism Awards, in this blog we hear from David Cochrane, CEO at HIT Scotland. Read more

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Young Women in Tourism Awards: Why You Should Apply

WIT Board Member Julia MacGregor of Apex Hotels writes about the first ever Young Women in Tourism Awards and offers great reasons for applying – entries accepted until 17 May 2019. Read more

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Event Recap: Tourism, Tastings & Time Out Wednesday 24 April

Women in Tourism were delighted to welcome over 50 guests to Tourism, Tasting and Time Out, on the evening of Wednesday 24 April 2019, staged against a backdrop of stunning castle views from the Heights restaurant at Apex Grassmarket Hotel. Read more

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Women in Tourism: Gender Equality within Scottish Tourism

A letter to Marc Crothall of the Scottish Tourism Alliance, from Susan Russell, Chair of Women in Tourism  Read more

WIT IWD 2019
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Women in Tourism Scotland: International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action to accelerate gender parity and is a year long campaign, #BalanceforBetter, which the Women in Tourism community supports.

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, Women in Tourism has put together a range of reading and videos to inspire you – much of this comes from our own activity with the Women in Tourism membership, and our wider community.  Read more

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WIT Aberdeenshire Event: Career Opportunities in Tourism and Hospitality

Join the Women in Tourism community at the Carmelite Hotel, Aberdeen, on Thursday 28th February 2019 from 5.30pm – 8pm for our first tourism industry event in the North East.  Read more