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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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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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#IWD2021 – Choose To Challenge

International Women’s Day 2021 – Choose to Challenge

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’. It’s a call to action which we should embrace, not just for one day, but throughout 2021.  While the premise of the theme is to call out and challenge inequality; Women in Tourism have interpreted the theme as a way in which we can all embrace challenges. Read more

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Industry Resources and Support Winter 2021

As we continue to try to stay resilient in challenging times the Women in Tourism team endeavour to share ongoing sources of business support in various forms, which we hope may be of use. If you have more you want to share, please get in touch. Read more

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Learning, Development and Skills Opportunities 2021

Women in Tourism are delighted to share some great learning and development opportunities, the majority free, currently available to all those across the tourism and hospitality sector. Read more

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Women in Tourism WIT Wednesdays 2021

Women in Tourism are looking forward to a new series of WIT Wednesdays for 2021, with plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in shaping, hosting and participating in our online events this year. Read more

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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