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Women in Tourism: ‘More respect, recognition and representation’

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Women in Tourism

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Cape Town – Tourism has been recognized as a pillar of economic growth as well as a social unifier.  Within the industry, women make up nearly 70% of the workforce.  However there is a marked under-representation of women in senior positions, with women holding less than 40% of all managerial positions, less than 20% of general management roles and between 5-8% of board positions.  By Selene Brophy. Read more.



September 08 2015 – The Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards are an opportunity for shining stars in sustainability to gain international recognition for their efforts to create better places to live and better places to visit. The Winners represent leadership in commitment to benefiting their local communities and natural environment, whilst providing authentic and meaningful travel experiences for visitors from around the world. Wild Asia Read more.