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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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

Julia working on her event planning blog,
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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

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

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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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Ten Great Reasons to Join Women in Tourism

Do you know which direction you want your tourism and hospitality career to take? Need help or advice, training, a sounding board to help make the next step?

Whatever stage you’re at, being part of a strong network which can offer the right support, mentoring, and more, can make a significant difference to your professional development.  Read more

WIT Conference delegate
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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