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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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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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Celebrating the Women in Tourism Top 100

Women in Tourism are delighted to invite you to celebrate our Top 100 Women in Tourism, in person and online, on Monday 13 December. Read more

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Destination Leaders Programme: Apply Now

The award-winning Destination Leaders Programme is a transformational investment for you, your business and your destination.  Fully funded online programmes are open now for application, focusing on areas Aberdeen/Dundee, Glasgow/Edinburgh and Pan Scotland. Get full details and application deadline dates for each area. Read more

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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

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WIT Event: School’s Out Social: 23 June 2021

Can you believe it’s almost summer? There is no doubt it’s been a (another) whirlwind of a year so far, and as industries begin to unlock, there’s lots of reflect on and to look forward to. We invite you to bring your favourite tipple and join Women in Tourism for a School’s Out Social on Wednesday 23 June, at 4.45pm: our last WIT Wednesday before the schools break up. Read more

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Tourism Industry Surveys: Assist the Sector

To enable an accurate picture of the current status of Scottish tourism, several key organisations are running business surveys. Deadline dates for two are Friday 4 June. The combined findings of this entire cross-sectoral study will provide an invaluable tool to benefit Scottish tourism – please help by completing the surveys relevant to you. 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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