Get ready for Women in Travel 2018!

Get ready for Women in Travel 2018!

Yes, you read the headline right. Women in Travel is ba-ack for 2018! And better than ever. Do yourself a favour and keep reading.

Come one, come all, because everyones fave industry awards night is mere months away!

This year, we’ve moved the event up a few months – you know, because no one could wait until November. Seriously.

Inspirational women are all around us – leading, innovating and mentoring the next generation, and Travel Weekly is set to recognise this with it’s annual Women in Travel Awards.

Running for the third year, these awards recognise those exceptional women who have achieved astronomic success in their professional arenas and celebrates their invaluable contribution through their leadership, innovation and courage to the travel industry.

Are you one of these inspirational women? Obviously you are, so enter now to win (or nominate a friend)!

This year, there are a whopping 18 categories to enter:

1. Employer of the Year
2. Social Media
3. Road and Rail
4. Retail
5. Corporate
6. Rising Star of the Year
7. Marketer of the Year
8. Mentor of the Year
9. PR of the Year
10. Sales Person of the Year
11. Wholesale
12. Cruise
13. Aviation
14. Tourism Board
15. Technology
16. Hotel
17. Entrepreneur of the Year
18. Male Champion of Change

You don’t even have to enter yourself, either. You can nominate one of your fabulous, hard working friends right here OR enter yourself or another industry champ here.

This years awards will be held on June 21 – and that’s right, we’re returning to our fave venue partner for the second year running: Doltone House! This time, it’s being held at the heritage listed Jones Bay Wharf, so even if you don’t win any awards you’ll still get some killer insta shots out of it.

Some general rules and award guidelines:

1. The deadline for entries is 5pm AEST, Thursday 11 April.
2. You are eligible to enter more than one category, as long as the work submitted meets the criteria.
3. Previous Women in Travel award winners ARE eligible to enter again.
4. Peer and self-nominations are accepted.
5. Judging is done by a panel of industry experts and entries are given a score out of 100.
6. Please ensure all details are entered accurately, and please include nominee’s profile photo (in Attachment tab), as this will be used for the Awards presentation. For those entering Employer category, please include a team photo.
7. All nominees and finalists must purchase ticket to attend awards gala cocktail event.

All other info can be found on the Women in Travel website here, but if you’ve been living under a rock or had your memory wiped by aliens, relive some of the magic in last year’s awards winners here and the rockstar glitz and glam photos from the awards night here and here and here.

We can’t really inspire you more than that, can we? Happy entering!

We’re also super stoked to welcome back (for the third time, no less) our principal sponsor and launch partner for the event, Intrepid Travel! Big love guys!


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