Women's Leadership


VIDEO: Recentering, recruiting and rebuilding travel's future
News / Online
VIDEO: Recentering, recruiting and rebuilding travel's future
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright’s Diversity in Leadership event, a panel of experts discusses how travel brands can rebuild in an inclusive, sustainable way. Read More
VIDEO: Building a future with equality at its heart
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VIDEO: Building a future with equality at its heart
By PhocusWire | September 20, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright’s Diversity in Leadership event, UN Women UK’s Simon Gallow explains why travel leaders need to focus on equality in their rebuilding efforts. Read More
VIDEO: How can the concept of hope help the travel industry thrive?
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VIDEO: How can the concept of hope help the travel industry thrive?
By PhocusWire | September 16, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright's Diversity in Leadership event, Accenture's Blair Taylor explains how the "persistent reality of hope" can help corporations confront challenges and find solutions. Read More
How a travel tech company is looking to foster a gender‐balanced workforce
Opinion / Technology
How a travel tech company is looking to foster a gender‐balanced workforce
By Sabine Hansen - Amadeus | September 7, 2021
Even before we consider how the last 18 months have taken their toll on the journey toward gender parity, it’s clear we still had a long way to go in the workplace. Read More
TAKE A SURVEY: Let your voice be heard on gender equity
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TAKE A SURVEY: Let your voice be heard on gender equity
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2021
Help Phocuswright assess how the travel industry stacks up when it comes to gender equity and promoting women’s leadership. Read More
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News / Startups
VIDEO: Tracking the journey for women founders in travel
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2021
Three women who have created travel companies discuss their personal experiences and the role of gender in the industry at large. Read More
Taking mentorship in travel back to the basics
Opinion / Online
Taking mentorship in travel back to the basics
By Monya Mandich - Expedia Group Media Solutions | July 15, 2021
With travel and office culture returning, the industry faces new changes and challenges. Read More
More women, ethnic diversity needed in travel industry for lasting change
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More women, ethnic diversity needed in travel industry for lasting change
By Jill Menze | July 9, 2021
According to a new report from Women in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure, hospitality, travel and leisure companies have made progress around diversity and inclusion efforts over the past year, though... Read More
Overturning orthodoxies: How hotel CEOs can accelerate diversity
Opinion / Online
Overturning orthodoxies: How hotel CEOs can accelerate diversity
By Alexander Mirza - Mogul | June 24, 2021
Hotel CEOs must identify the toxic orthodoxies in hospitality and be challenged to accelerate diversity. Read More
Sounding Off: Who is leading the leaders in recovery?
Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Who is leading the leaders in recovery?
By PhocusWire | June 4, 2021
Brands compete and the recovery will renew the intense rivalries that exist across the sector, but the wellbeing of the sector and its people can be achieved with cooperation and sharing of knowledge in... Read More
Coaches and mentors can help the industry think through the recovery
Opinion / Technology
Coaches and mentors can help the industry think through the recovery
By Carrie Fabris - CareerFrame | June 2, 2021
Uncertainty is everywhere and each of us is 100% responsible for what we say, think, do, and feel. It’s up to each of us to take our professional destiny into our own hands. Read More
Female leadership in travel remains lacking
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Female leadership in travel remains lacking
By Jill Menze | April 30, 2021
Despite the heightened awareness around women in leadership and diversity in the travel industry over the past year, “the needle barely moved,” a report from the Castell Project reveals. Read More
Why is it taking so long for travel tech to get women to the top?
Opinion / Technology
Why is it taking so long for travel tech to get women to the top?
By Lisa Barker - IBS Software | March 8, 2021
We all know there is an issue, but as there is a general lack of appetite to engage in the debate - a trend that cannot continue. Read More
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News / Distribution
Room for improvement - diversity in the hospitality boardroom
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2021
A new report says about a third of publicly listed hospitality companies have just one or no women in board of director positions. Read More
New initiatives launch to promote diverse leadership in travel
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New initiatives launch to promote diverse leadership in travel
By Jill Menze | February 2, 2021
Two new programs, Tourism Diversity Matters and WiHTL's Ethnic Minority Future Leaders in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure, are designed to help build and retain diverse leadership teams in travel. Read More