Women's Leadership


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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
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Opinion / Technology
Four ways to help women win in STEM
By Sharon Doyle - Travelport | March 9, 2022
Despite the push for gender equality in STEM careers, women are still the minority in these fields. Change doesn’t happen overnight, but there are actions we can all take to balance the scales. Read More
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News / Online
Black representation in hospitality leadership not making gains
By Jill Menze | March 9, 2022
According to a Castell Project report, Black representation in leadership for the public face of the hospitality is not making the gains necessary to show opportunity for Black employees. Read More