WIT/TSS Women In Tourism seminar

WOMEN IN TOURISM & TOURISM SOCIETY SCOTLAND PRESENT

17TH MARCH: A MORNING SEMINAR:

wit-logo“THE FIRST OFFICIAL WOMEN IN TOURISM EVENT TO HIGHLIGHT THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF BEING A WOMAN WITHIN THE TOURISM SECTOR.”

Women In Tourism (WIT) and Tourism Society Scotland (TSS) are delighted to host the first official WIT event to highlight the challenges and opportunities of being a woman within the tourism sector.   During the event delegates will be the first to hear the results of the survey commissioned by WIT in early January to gather thoughts and opinions from the sector on issues relating to gender equality, career development and leadership opportunities.

the-tourismWe will be joined by an exciting panel of female experts from across the tourism industry who will each present their thoughts on their roles and opportunities within the sector.  This will then be followed by a Q&A with the panel and an excellent opportunity to pose questions to this group.

We expect this event to be popular and encourage you to sign up to confirm your place.


10:50  Arrival and event registration
11:10 Welcome from Helen Adams, Chair of Tourism Society Scotland
11:15 Welcome from Susan Russell, Chair of Women In Tourism 
Announcement of survey results
11:30 Catherine Holden, Director of External Relations at National Museum Scotland will chair a panel discussion with:
- Juliana Delaney, Chief Executive, Continuum Attractions
- Rebecca Brookes, Managing Director, Abbey Tours
- Amanda Wrathall, Sales & Marketing Director, EICC
- Melissa Singh, Marketing Assistant, VisitScotland
11:55 Review
12:00 Panel Q&A
12:30 Close and move to full Scottish Tourism Alliance conference

Members of either Tourism Society Scotland or the Scottish Tourism Alliance can purchase 'member' tickets to this event.

If you have any queries concerning booking a place at this event please contact:

Susan Russell MTS, Elected Chair – Women In Tourism
einfo@womenintourism.co.uk | t: 0131 529 6763 | m: 07914 846 619

Helen Adams MTS, Elected Chair - Tourism Society Scotland 
escotland@tourismsociety.org | t: 0131 475 0617 | m: 07788 253 227