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Top 100 Women In Tourism announced!

We’re delighted to announce the inaugural Top 100 Women In Tourism!  Earlier this year we launched a campaign to find the top women working across our sector and today we announce the 2018 list of inspirational and hard-working women.  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

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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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VisitScotland Young Legends Awards

In the Year of Young People VisitScotland Business Events team is looking for 3 Young Legends aged 18-26 who best represent the country’s spirit of pioneering innovation.  Read more

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Feasibility Study: Chef Training Academy Glasgow: Your Views Needed

A feasibility study, commissioned by Scottish Enterprise and delivered with support from Hospitality training specialist consultants from Hub International & Connect 3, aims to investigate options for the development of an industry leading, industry-led Chef Training Academy in Glasgow. Can you assist in the research?  Read more

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Women in Tourism: Our Progress So Far

As we prepare for our 2018 AGM, we thought it timely to consider how far we’ve come since Women in Tourism (WIT) was founded in June 2015.  Read more

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Gender and Tourism Focus Group: Equality in the Workplace

Work in tourism, hospitality or events? Share your thoughts on equality in the workplace. Focus group: Friday 15 June, Edinburgh Napier University, 12pm-2.30pm

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WIT Event 18 Apr
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Women in Tourism Event: Developing Future Tourism Leaders

WIT Event 18 Apr

What are you and your business doing to develop future tourism leaders?

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Women in Tourism Appoint Future Industry Leader

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Created to motivate, encourage, inspire and support women within the tourism sector, this morning it was announced that Julia MacGregor (pictured above) has been appointed to the Women In Tourism Board in celebration of the Year of Young People 2018.  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