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International Women’s Day Lunch

On 8th March 2020 the world will again recognise International Women’s Day.  This year the theme is titled ‘Each For Equal.  Some think equality is a ‘women’s issue’ but it’s fundamentally a ‘business issue’.  Ensuring gender equality is essential for businesses and economies to thrive.  Over the last few years a number of organisations have developed alongside Women In Tourism.  Women in Technology, Women In STEM, Women In Journalism – with everyone sharing an ambition and desire to achieve greater equality in the boardroom, in media coverage, in the workplace and in our industries.  #EachforEqual.

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Women in Tourism Recap and Review

Women in Tourism are back after the summer break with news, views and reviews – read on for a recap of where we are and what’s next. Read more

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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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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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

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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

WIT Wednesday January 2019
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Make Connections at Women in Tourism WIT Wednesdays

Women in Tourism WIT Wednesdays are regular informal networking events open to all – these tend to be either pre or post work events, such as breakfast get-togethers or after-work drinks.  Find out more and join the community to make meaningful connections. Read more

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Thoughts on the Women in Tourism YOYP Conference by Katie Jowett

In this guest blog, Katie Jowett, Masters Student,Tourism MA, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, shares her insights from the Women in Tourism Conference held on the 19 November 2018. Read more

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Young Women in Tourism: Some WIT Conference Takeaways

Read the thoughts from some of our younger Women in Tourism conference delegates who attended our inaugural conference in November 2018. Organised by Women in Tourism YOYP Board Member Julia MacGregor, the #WITConf 2018 was a day intended to inspire and engage. What did some of our young people think?  Read more