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Join Women in Tourism to Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024

Join Women in Tourism on Thursday 7 March 2024 from 5pm to Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024 at venues across Scotland! #IWD2024 #InspireInclusion Read more

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Women in Tourism IWD 2024: Louise MacLean, Signature Group

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, Women in Tourism is hosting five events across Scotland on Thursday 7 March, from 5pm. Meet our Keynote Speaker for #IWD 2024: Louise MacLean, Director of Business Development, The Signature Group. Read more

Women in Tourism Events
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Women in Tourism: Celebrating female leaders in 2024

In recognition of International Women’s Day 2024 and its theme to inspire inclusion, we want to inspire you with some fantastic speakers across Scotland.

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Women to write home about: Cat Leaver

In the latest in our Women to Write Home About series, we caught up with Cat Leaver, Head of Brand & Global Marketing at VisitScotland.  Cat shares her background and what brought her to work for the national tourism agency; as well as highlight the opportunities for Scottish tourism in 2024.

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Women to Write Home about: Sheila Gilmore

In our latest in our Women to Write Home About series, we caught up with Chief Executive of VisitArran & The Arran Trust, the powerhouse that is Sheila Gilmore.  Sheila is known to many across the tourism industry, and in 2022 was recognised by WIT through our very first Regional Destination Award.

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Believe in Yourself
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Maximising your Social Capital

On 27 March we were delighted to welcome Synden Grieve, Process Solutions Programme Manager at the Expedia Group, to our first WIT event of 2023.  During the evening, Synden presented research and insights she’d gained from her recent MBA studies, which considered the importance of networking and social capital.

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Join Women in Tourism for an Evening of Social Capital and Networking

How do women entrepreneurs build their networks? How do social capital and networking enable women to tackle challenges? Join Women in Tourism on Monday 27 March 2023 at the Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh  (6-8pm) to hear more on the subject from Synden Grieve of Expedia Group. Read more

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Introducing the 2022 Top 100 Women In Tourism!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce the 2022 Top 100 Women In Tourism!!  A campaign which we originally launched back in 2018, this year we received nearly 250 nominations – the highest level since we created the Top 100!  Those working across Scottish tourism were encourage to nominate, and recognise, colleagues doing amazing things from our industry.

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Nominate your Top 100 Women In Tourism 2022!

Nominations for the 2022 WIT Top 100 are now closed!  The full Top 100 list will be announced on Tuesday 17th May 2022.  Huge thanks to every single person who took the time to nominate someone amazing in Scottish tourism!

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Vanessa Wegstein
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IWD22 – Meet Vanessa Wegstein

In the third in our #IWD2022 spotlight on our members, we’re delighted to introduce you to Vanessa Wegstein.  Vanessa is the Marketing Manager at the South of Scotland Destination Alliance, and delivers a key role in promoting the destination to visitors from home and abroad. Read more