Women's Leadership

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News / Online
IATA leads effort to boost representation of women in aviation
By Kathryn Walson | March 28, 2023
The trade association for the global aviation industry is spearheading a voluntary initiative, called 25by2025, with the aim of increasing the number of women in senior positions and under-represented... Read More
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Opinion / Technology
3 keys to supporting women in travel tech
By Gal Levy – Faye Travel Insurance | March 9, 2023
International Women's Day should reflect everyday behaviors that make working in travel, tech and travel tech more accessible.   Read More
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News / Online
Phocuswright inducts Ellen Keszler, Kathleen Misunas into Hall of Fame
By PhocusWire | November 22, 2022
Phocuswright created the Hall of Fame in 2018 to honor individuals who have played an instrumental role in shaping the travel industry. Read More
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News / Technology
Sabre launches partnership with Girls Who Code
By Mitra Sorrells | November 21, 2022
Sabre's sponsorship will support after-school clubs and enable Sabre team members to participate in Girls Who Code events. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: AltoVita
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
AltoVita’s award-winning technology creates a cloud-based bridge between the highly fragmented property distribution system and Global 2000 companies, SMEs and business travelers. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Are women in the workforce facing extinction?
By Traci Mercer - Sabre Corporation | November 8, 2022
Women’s jobs were twice as vulnerable to being cut than men’s during the pandemic. Read More
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News / Online
The “Great Breakup”: Why women are leaving corporate jobs
By Jill Menze | October 25, 2022
According to McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace 2022 study, women leaders are leaving their companies at the highest rate in years. Read More
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News / Online
Phocuswright Conference 2022: Cultivating diverse cultures
By PhocusWire | October 24, 2022
Register now to learn about how travel organizations are cultivating diverse cultures at The Phocuswright Conference’s Diversity in Leadership event. Read More
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News / Online
Q&A: Hyatt exec on brand-building with community in mind
By Jill Menze | September 16, 2022
Crystal Vinisse Thomas, the global brand leader for Hyatt’s lifestyle and luxury brands, explains why hotels should hire, buy and support local. Read More
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News / Online
Google partners with Women in Travel CIC to support disadvantaged women in travel
By Jill Menze | September 9, 2022
The program will give disadvantaged women in travel in the U.K. access to upskilling, mentoring and development tools. Read More
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Interview / Online
In the Big Chair - Gilda Perez-Alvarado of JLL Hotels
By Kathryn Walson | August 8, 2022
As global CEO of JLL Hotels & Hospitality, Gilda Perez-Alvarado leads the group’s Global Hotel Desk. Read More
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News / Online
New alliance forms to advance women leaders in hospitality
By Kathryn Walson | July 27, 2022
The individual organizations will continue to work independently and will amplify their programs, messaging and initiatives through the alliance. Read More
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News / Online
WeTravel launches Women in Travel resource hub
By Jill Menze | May 26, 2022
WeTravel Academy’s Women in Travel vertical is designed to better support and represent individuals who identify as women in the travel industry. Read More
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News / Startups
Little change in diversity for director roles of private companies
By Linda Fox | March 30, 2022
Women hold 14% of board seats of the most heavily funded private companies, compared to 11% in 2020. Read More
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News / Startups
Accelerator for women and non-binary tourism entrepreneurs launches
By Mitra Sorrells | March 18, 2022
The program is structured as a 12-week experience with weekly instruction provided by industry leaders and mentors assigned to each participant. Read More