Nominate ladies for the Women in Travel Power List!

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Are you a woman who’s at the top of your game in the industry; a juggernaut of travel, a trailblazer of retail a magnate of marketing? If so – we want you!

We’ve surveyed the industry and put together a list of top-notch women in the industry for this year’s Top 15 Power List (see who’s in the running at the bottom of this article).

But we’re opening it up to our eagle-eyed readers to see if we’ve missed anyone. Once all nominations are received, we’ll shoot over the list to our elite judges to cast their final vote on who makes it to the Top 15 – revealed at the Women in Travel Awards on November 27.

So it’s now your time to nominate either yourself or a colleague/boss in the prestigious Women in Travel Power List. 

We’ve opened the nominations to the Travel Weekly audience, which is open to any woman to enter. Then with the combined list of women, we throw it over to our judging panel to select their top picks, thus arriving at the final 15.

Hurry and submit your nominations for the Power List – we’ve already got heaps of them but we want more – see below! All submissions are anonymous!

Entries for Power List nominations close Friday 3 November, so get cracking people!!

And remember, if you’re yet to buy tickets to Women in Travel awards on 27 November at Doltone House Darling Island, Earlybirds are selling out fast here.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Can female judges of the awards enter the Power List?

A: Yes, so long as when judging rolls around, you do not vote for yourself.

Q: Is the Power List a popularity contest?

A: No, each person is only entered once and a panel of external judges form the Power List based on the nominees.

Q: How do you judge the Power List?

A: Once the nominations close, we hand the total list over to a stack of judges on the judging panel and they whittle it down to the top 15.

Q: Do you have to be CEO to get on the Power List?

A: No you don’t – you just have to be deemed an influential female in the industry by our judges so everyone’s got a chance!

Current list in alphabetic order:

Áine LeonardSuresave
Ainslie HuntTMS Asia Pacific
Alex O’ConnorInsight Vacations
Amber WilsonSilversea
Andrea RobinsonSTA Travel
Ann SherryCarnival Cruise Line
Anna GuillanOne&Only
Beth ScottLufthansa
Brigita DevriesStar Cruises
Carole CooperFlight Centre
Cinzia BurnesHelloworld
Deb CorbettTravel The World
Debra FoxAPT
Diane BivianoQatar
Donna BarlowDonna Barlow Travel
Fiona DaltonUniworld
Gai TyrrellHawaiian Airlines
Ginni PostAccor
Hayley BaillieBaille Lodges
Helen WongHelen Wongs Tours
Jacqui WalsheThe Walshe Group
Jayne AndrewsCarnival Cruise Lines
Jennifer VandekreekeCarnival Cruise Line
Jo O’BrienTramada
Jo PalmerGate 7
Joell OgilvieAunt Betty
Judith CromptonCover-More
Julie KingDubai Tourism
Julie PrimmerHelloworld
Julie ReidUnited Airlines
Justine WhiteCook Islands
Kanchan KukrejaIndia Tourism
Karen ChristensenCrystal Cruises
Karin SheppardIHG
Katrina BarryContiki
Kaylene ShuttlewoodTravelport
Kerri AndersonHawaii Tourism
Kylee KayAPTMS
Laura RufflesCorporate Travel Management
Lisa RonsonTourism Australia
Lynne ClarkeMSC Cruises
Marion BunnikBunnik Tours
Mary RossiMary Rossi Travel
Melanie-Walters RyanFlight Centre
Melissa SchembriC&M Recruitment
Merryn McArthurVirgin Australia Regional Airlines
Mona TannousOman Tourism
Nicole BackoBritish Airways
Olivia WirthQantas
Pearl LeeTaiwan Tourism
Penny LionTourism Australia
Penny SpencerSpencer Travel
Rachel ArgamanTFE Hotels
Robyn NixonIntrepid Group
Sarah AndersonGTI Tourism
Sarah BuiltEtihad Airways

 

Sarina BrattonPonant
Sue MarrThai Airways
Wendy WuWendy Wu Tours

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