International Womens Day

Hotels

Resort CEO suspended after making sexist IWD joke

Staff at the CEO’s former workplace have come forward to say he made a comment that made them feel “uncomfortable, substandard and embarrassed.”

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Wholesalers

Trafalgar celebrates International Women’s Day with new Women’s Only Tours

In the wise words of Destiny’s Child, ladies leave your man at home because Trafalgar has launched its own range of women-only tours… or something like that.

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Travel Agents

How working from anywhere can empower women in the travel industry

Nicola Veltman from 1000 Mile Travel Group shares her thoughts on why remote work can empower women and how she manages the lifestyle with three kids.

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Aviation

Qantas called out for high heel and makeup requirements ahead of IWD and Mardi Gras

With both Sydney’s Mardi Gras and International Women’s Day coming up, a union has urged Qantas to bring its uniform into the 21st century and make it inclusive and accessible for all team members.

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Wholesalers

Insight Vacations launches new ‘Wander Women’ trip to Venice and the Croatian coast

Tell your clients to get their girl gang together for this blockbuster women-only trip that aims to empower local communities.

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Destinations

VisitScotland celebrates ‘women in whisky’

Scotland’s tourism marketing body is raising a glass to all the fantastic women who have shaped the world of whisky.

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Cruise

Aurora Expeditions dedicates new expedition ship to female conservationists

by Sponsored by Aurora Expeditions

The new ship, Sylvia Earle, will have each of its public decks named after a leading female conservationist. If that’s not a spectacular way to celebrate IWD, we don’t know what is.

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Wholesalers

OPINION: Why we need women to tackle the climate crisis

by Dr Susanne Etti

Here, Intrepid Travel’s environmental impact specialist, Dr Susanne Etti, makes the case for empowering women as a way of fighting climate change.

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Tourism

IWD Wrap: G Adventures’ new community projects, Insight Vacations launches ‘Wander Woman’ + MORE!

Seeing as there is nothing on God’s green earth that could make us work on a Sunday, we’re celebrating International Women’s Day a couple of days early with this wrap.

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Tourism

EXCLUSIVE: Bea Tollman’s thoughts on International Women’s Day

by Bea Tollman

As we count down the days to International Women’s Day, we’d like to share with you some wise words from the matriarch of The Travel Corporation.

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News

Here’s how the travel industry is celebrating International Women’s Day

From ship captains and pilots to India’s female-only chauffeurs, the industry has a lot to celebrate this International Women’s Day.

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Events

Tourism

Celebrate International Women’s Day and enter the Women in Travel Awards!

Planning to celebrate IWD with a long lunch and endless bottles of plonk? Why not make it more meaningful by submitting a Women in Travel Awards entry!

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