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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 Appoints New Board Directors

As Women in Tourism nears its third anniversary the organisation is delighted to announce new appointments to its Board as it looks ahead to a period of growth and development. Read more

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HIT Scotland Scholarships for Women in Tourism Members

Women in Tourism members can apply to HIT Scotland for a number of highly prestigious industry scholarships, thanks to ongoing collaboration between the two organisations. Apply by 22 November 2019. Read more

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Women to Write Home About: Fiona Richmond

In this month’s Women to Write Home About  blog interview series we’re delighted to hear from Women in Tourism member Fiona Richmond, Head of Regional Food, Scotland Food & Drink. Read more

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Be Part of the Destination Leaders Programme 2019-2020

The award-winning Destination Leaders Programme offers a transformational investment for you, your business and your destination, and a new programme intake commences in October 2019. Read more

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Women to Write Home About: Iris Marhencke

Women to Write Home About is a blog interview series featuring Women in Tourism members. Find out more about what our members do, hear about important moments in their career and learn what motivated them to join Women in Tourism.

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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

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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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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