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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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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

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IWD2022 – Meet Iris Marhencke

In the second in our #IWD2022 spotlight on our members, we’re delighted to introduce you to Iris Marhencke.  Iris is the Guest Relations Manager at the 5-star Gleneagles Hotel, and is also a Blue Badge Guide – welcoming visitors from all over the world.

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IWD2022 – Meet Emma Clark

On Tuesday 8th March 2022 we celebrate the achievements of women from around the world on International Women’s Day.  A moment to recognise the historical, political and cultural achievements of women – it’s also an opportunity to shine a light on those who are leading the way in our industry today.  In recognition of #IWD2022 we caught up with a few of our members to find out what inspires them, how the pandemic has impacted their business, and who they look up to.

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Jennifer Neil
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Women to Write Home About: Jennifer Neil

For our latest Women to Write Home About Blog, Women in Tourism are delighted to hear from Jennifer Neil, Coach and Consultant, who shares insights from her career path and latest pivot during COVID. Read more

Prep Starts Now
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Traveltech for Scotland: New Innovations for Hospitality and Tourism

Traveltech for Scotland, launched in August 2020, is supporting a growing community of traveltech SME’s which offer a host of technological innovations aimed at tourism and hospitality businesses; from contactless food and drink ordering to chatbots and many more. Find out more about the Prep Starts Now Campaign to help hospitality businesses reopen with confidence, and brand new innovations to assist chefs and suppliers. Read more

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Women to Write Home About: Amanda Brown

Introducing Amanda Brown, one of Women in Tourism’s newest members. Like many across the industry, Amanda, in her role of UK Sales Director for Sodexo Sports and Leisure has been on ‘pause’ for the last year.  In the latest ‘Women to Write Home About’ blog, Amanda shares her career progression, how she has adapted during COVID, and how living life as a ‘WILLIE’ has changed for the better.

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Women in Tourism Cheers 2020
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Women in Tourism WIT Wednesday December: Event Recap

Over 70 participants from the Women in Tourism community joined from across Scotland on Wednesday 2 December to  celebrate the 2020 WIT Top 100, hear thoughts from some of the WIT Top 100 themselves, and look ahead to 2021 with guest speakers from VisitScotland and Brand Scotland in our last virtual WIT Wednesday of the year. Read more

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Women to Write Home About: Stephanie Lee

Our Women to Write Home About blog is back and we’ll be featuring Women in Tourism members and their thoughts and experiences, often including the diverse impacts of Covid-19 on our industry professionals. We were delighted to have a cuppa and a catch up with WIT member, Stephanie Lee. Read more

WIT Top 100 2020
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Celebrating Tourism Leaders in 2020

During what has been one of the most challenging years to date for the Scottish tourism industry, Women In Tourism are honoured to announce the 2020 Top 100 Women In Tourism. Read more