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Relationship between women and the travel and tourism

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The relationship between women and the travel and tourism sector is one of the most interesting topics of World Travel Market 2014.

WTM-womenThere will be two new seminar sessions with one focusing on successful women travel entrepreneurs and the other addressing how the travel industry can play a role in enhancing the lives and future of women around the globe.

The Women in Travel programme kicks off on Tuesday 4 November, at 14.00, with successful female business owners sharing tips and discussing their individual career paths in Secrets of Successful Female Trav-Preneurs.

Speakers including Julia Feuell, founder and Managing Director of New Frontiers and OTT travel training, Mandy Nickerson, MD Hexagon Travel, and Sarah Johnson, Managing Director of PR company Lotus UK, will discuss what it takes to be a female entrepreneur in a male dominated sector, obstacles, advantages and work-life balance issues.

On Wednesday 5 November, at 12.30, representatives from charity organisations and distinguished travel industry women will take part in Women, Human Rights and the Travel Industry – Helping or Hindering the Future of Women?

The panel speakers include Tricia Barnett, Director of Equality in Tourism; Gavin Bate, Founder of Adventure Alternative, and Nora Russell, Fundraising and Development Manager at Women for Women International.

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