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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 Wisdom: Why Businesses Need to Embrace Diversity

For this month’s WIT Wisdom, top management and leadership coach Ros Taylor shares her insights into the under-representation of women in the boardroom, and offers her take on how companies can become more effective (and successful) by embracing diversity.  Read more

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Why Enter Industry Awards? By Stephanie Stubbs


Stephanie Stubbs, Deputy MD of Hickory – Winner of BWS Hospitality and Tourism Awards for Best Place for Women to Work 2017 and Winner of BWS Employer of the Year Awards 2017.

I’m fortunate to have gained first-hand experience of the tangible benefits that winning awards can bring to businesses, and the positive ripple effect that continues long after.  Read more

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Business Women Scotland Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2018: Top Tips for Applying

Business Women Scotland recently launched the second annual Women in Hospitality and Tourism awards and is encouraging businesses across Scotland to nominate women within their organisation that make a real difference.

In this guest blog, Lynne Kennedy, Managing Editor of Business Women Scotland magazine, explains how the awards came about.  Read more