Thursday, November 21, 2013

SUN, SAND AND CEILINGS: WHY WE NEED WOMEN AT THE TOP OF THE TOURISM INDUSTRY??


Equality in Tourism invites both sexes to try to get to the heart of why there are so few women at the top of the tourism industry and what needs to happen to bring about gender equality. To help us achieve this, our panel will consist of women who have broken through the glass ceiling as government ministers and directors of tourism and those heading up tour operations and hotel groups.

Sun, Sand and Ceilings is the first report published by Equality in Tourism, an independent, non-profit think tank and consultancy that believes questions of gender discrimination have been largely omitted from frontline practice and that greater gender equality is an essential component of a thriving and sustainable tourism industry.  

Although the report focuses on the representation of women at the top of the tourism industry, Equality in Tourism is concerned with all women working in or affected by the tourism industry worldwide. We seek to work with the public and private sectors, providing specialist advice, research, training and capacity building using a global network of experts.Read More

Equality in Tourism invites both sexes to try to get to the heart of why there are so few women at the top of the tourism industry and what needs to happen to bring about gender equality. To help us achieve this, our panel will consist of women who have broken through the glass ceiling as government ministers and directors of tourism and those heading up tour operations and hotel groups.
Sun, Sand and Ceilings is the first report published by Equality in Tourism, an independent, non-profit think tank and consultancy that believes questions of gender discrimination have been largely omitted from frontline practice and that greater gender equality is an essential component of a thriving and sustainable tourism industry.
Although the report focuses on the representation of women at the top of the tourism industry, Equality in Tourism is concerned with all women working in or affected by the tourism industry worldwide. We seek to work with the public and private sectors, providing specialist advice, research, training and capacity building using a global network of experts.
- See more at: http://www.wtmlondon.com/page.cfm/Action=seminar/libID=1/libEntryID=1576#sthash.KTH7DPBY.dpuf

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