gender equality

Technology

Webjet pledges senior leadership will be 40 per cent female by 2030

The online travel player has joined the fight to overthrow the boys club dominating the top jobs of ASX-listed companies.

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Aviation

“There is still a pay gap”: Qatar Airways’ regional boss on gender equality in the travel industry

by Huntley Mitchell

There’s plenty of gold in this interview we did with Qatar Airways’ Cassandra Kerr, so we’re marking this one a ‘must read’.

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Tourism

STUDY: Women in leadership roles may be Australia’s secret to COVID-19 recovery

The report also uncovered some unsettling data about the gender pay gap and the startlingly low number of women in board chairs.

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Wholesalers

“Unconscious bias needs to be addressed”: Intrepid CEO James Thornton on gender equality in the industry

We chat to Intrepid’s boss about the gender equality challenges still facing the travel industry, and how the tour operator is playing its part in overcoming them.

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News

Virgin Australia smashes gender targets for pilot cadetship program

A whopping 56 per cent of those selected for the airline’s Pilot Cadetship Program were women! Who run the world?

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Aviation

WATCH: Airline recruitment ad turns industry stereotypes on their head

Adorable kids dressed as pilots to challenge gender stereotypes? Sign us the heck up!

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Cruise

P&O fights for gender balance in seafaring careers

The cruise line is fighting the good fight to get women front and centre in an industry where they make up only two per cent of the world’s seafarers.

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Aviation

Virgin announces new 50-50 gender target for pilot training

We love the smell of gender equality in the morning. Although, that might be our toast burning in the office kitchen…

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Hotels

TFE Hotels CEO talks pay parity and empowering staff

by Tara Harrison

We chatted with Rachel Argaman about the issues facing women in the travel industry and now we’re all pepped up on girl-power.

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Aviation

Qantas staff told to avoid “Manterruptions” and non-inclusive language

Qantas workers have been asked to avoid gendered phrases and to put an end to “manterruptions”, in a bid to create a more inclusive workspace.

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Travel Agents

Meet the Women in Travel: Helloworld’s Julie Primmer

The Women in Travel Awards don’t just mean a party is coming, it also means we get to talk with incredible women and tell them how much we love their scarfs.

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