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Join Women in Tourism on International Women’s Day 2017

Women in Tourism is delighted to invite you to join us at The Place Hotel, Edinburgh from 6pm on Wednesday 8 March 2017, International Women’s Day, for industry networking, a panel discussion with questions and debate, and more.  Read more

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Save The Date: First event of 2017!

We’ve been a bit quiet working behind the scenes, but Women In Tourism (WIT) is delighted to announce our first event of 2017 – during International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8th March!

Join us from 6 pm (venue tbc) for an evening of networking and shared insights from a fantastic panel of speakers.

We’ll also be announcing details of how you can join WIT and work with us to support, motivate and develop as a women in the industry.

We’ll send out final confirmed information next week – but for now please SAVE THE DATE!

Best wishes,
Susan – Chair of Women In Tourism

Julie Grieve
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Women In Tourism Industry Spotlight: Julie Grieve

We recently caught up with Julie Grieve to find out more about her move into the tech world – it’s been an exciting year for this woman in tourism!

Cathy Craig
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Women In Tourism Industry Spotlight: Cathy Craig

As we continue our Women in Tourism Industry Spotlight series, we hear from Cathy Craig, Commercial Director at Abellio Scotrail and board member of VisitScotland.

Women In Tourism event roundup

On Thursday 17th March Room-picthe very first Women In Tourism (WIT) event took place in Edinburgh’s EICC in partnership with Tourism Society Scotland.  The event was part of the Signature Programme at the annual STA Conference during Scottish Tourism Week and was an opportunity for the WIT team to lead an open discussion on both the challenges and opportunities of being a women in tourism. Read more

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Passion for Industry Drives Women in Tourism

A desire to reach a senior level within the sector, the opportunity to be mentored by a colleague and a highly motivated workforce with a passion for the industry are all key findings being announced today with the publication of the 2016 Women In Tourism survey results. Read more

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Behind Every Successful Man: Are 211,000 Passionate Women

Reaching a senior level within the sector, a desire to be mentored by a colleague and a passion for the industry are all key findings being announced today with the publication of the 2016 Women In Tourism survey results.  Read more

International Women’s Day

Women from all over the world are coming together today to share their voices through the recognition of International Women’s Day (IWD), as a moment to spotlight the issues and challenges women face in addressing gender equality. Read more

Industry Spotlight Helen Adams
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Women In Tourism Industry Spotlight: Helen Adams

In the second of a new series of blog posts for Women in Tourism, we’re going to be finding out more about our colleagues across the industry. In this post we interview Helen Adams, Marketing Manager for Lothian Buses, Edinburgh Trams and Edinburgh Bus Tours.

Women in Tourism Seminar at Scottish Tourism Week

Women In Tourism (WIT) is delighted to host our first official event in partnership with Tourism Society Scotland (TSS) during Scottish Tourism Week 2016.  Read more