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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

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Women to Write Home About: Kathi Kamleitner

For our latest Women to Write Home About interview, Women in Tourism are delighted to feature full-time Travel Blogger, Travel Writer and Photographer Kathi Kamleitner. Read more

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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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Women in Tourism Recap and Review

Women in Tourism are back after the summer break with news, views and reviews – read on for a recap of where we are and what’s next. Read more

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Young Women in Tourism Awards: Why You Should Apply

WIT Board Member Julia MacGregor of Apex Hotels writes about the first ever Young Women in Tourism Awards and offers great reasons for applying – entries accepted until 17 May 2019. 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

WIT IWD 2019
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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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Thoughts on the Women in Tourism YOYP Conference by Katie Jowett

In this guest blog, Katie Jowett, Masters Student,Tourism MA, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, shares her insights from the Women in Tourism Conference held on the 19 November 2018. Read more

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Ten Great Reasons to Join Women in Tourism

Do you know which direction you want your tourism and hospitality career to take? Need help or advice, training, a sounding board to help make the next step?

Whatever stage you’re at, being part of a strong network which can offer the right support, mentoring, and more, can make a significant difference to your professional development.  Read more