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Women in Travel Asia have been defying norms and driving their own way in the Travel Industry.

This is what the IWTA is all about - honoring women in the travel sectors - airlines, airports, cruise, hospitality, HR and careers, luxury travel, MICE (meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions), tourism, travel tech, and travel agencies.

The IWTA awards 14 major awards celebrating women and men who have made a difference in Asian travel.


NOMINATIONS CLOSING


Friday 1st March 2024

This award pays homage to an unstoppable force in the realm of Asian travel and tourism. This accolade celebrates her extraordinary influence, kindling hope and faith in others.

 A true disruptor, she reshapes norms and crafts the industry's future. A champion and embodiment of inner strength, she radiates inspiration throughout the travel industry in the region.

This award honours her as a beacon of empowerment, a catalyst for change, and a radiant symbol of resilience, igniting a path for others to follow in the ever-evolving landscape of travel across Asia.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants can be from any level, from new employee to Executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This lifetime achievement award celebrates a true luminary in the travel industry. With an exceptional career spanning over two decades, this woman has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to shaping and enriching the landscape of travel.

Her profound impact is evident in her contributions, which has not only propelled the industry forward but she has also left an indelible mark in travel in Asia through visionary leadership, pioneering initiatives, and an unyielding passion for excellence.

This award is a testament to her remarkable journey, which has inspired many others.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must have minimum of twenty (20) years of work experience in the travel and hospitality industry.

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RISING STAR IN TRAVEL 

This award celebrates young women with 1-3 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry and have made a significant mark in their workplace.

Recognising their impactful contributions, this accolade honors their role in driving business growth and shaping the industry's positive future. These emerging talents embody dedication, inspiring others while spearheading transformative change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must have less than three (3) years’ experience in their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates young women with 1-3 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry and have made a significant mark in their workplace.

Recognising their impactful contributions, this accolade honors their role in driving business growth and shaping the industry's positive future.

These emerging talents embody dedication, inspiring others while spearheading transformative change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must have less than three (3) years’ experience in their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates young women with 1-3 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry and have made a significant mark in their workplace.

Recognising their impactful contributions, this accolade honors their role in driving business growth and shaping the industry's positive future.

These emerging talents embody dedication, inspiring others while spearheading transformative change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must have less than three (3) years’ experience in their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates young women with 1-3 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry and have made a significant mark in their workplace.

Recognising their impactful contributions, this accolade honors their role in driving business growth and shaping the industry's positive future.

These emerging talents embody dedication, inspiring others while spearheading transformative change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must have less than three (3) years’ experience in their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates young women with 1-3 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry and have made a significant mark in their workplace.

 Recognising their impactful contributions, this accolade honors their role in driving business growth and shaping the industry's positive future.

These emerging talents embody dedication, inspiring others while spearheading transformative change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must have less than three (3) years’ experience in their respective travel sector.

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MANAGEMENT CHAMPION AWARD 

This award celebrates an inspiring woman in middle management who exemplifies exceptional leadership within the travel sector.

This accolade recognises her remarkable capacity to guide teams with vision and determination, driving innovation and excellence.

Nominees demonstrate a deep understanding of industry dynamics, fostering collaboration and growth.

This award honors their pivotal role in shaping the industry's future, setting an inspiring example for colleagues and propelling the organization towards success.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in middle management level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an inspiring woman in middle management who exemplifies exceptional leadership within the travel sector. 


This accolade recognises her remarkable capacity to guide teams with vision and determination, driving innovation and excellence.


Nominees demonstrate a deep understanding of industry dynamics, fostering collaboration and growth.

This award honors their pivotal role in shaping the industry's future, setting an inspiring example for colleagues and propelling the organization towards success.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in middle management level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an inspiring woman in middle management who exemplifies exceptional leadership within the travel sector.

This accolade recognises her remarkable capacity to guide teams with vision and determination, driving innovation and excellence.

Nominees demonstrate a deep understanding of industry dynamics, fostering collaboration and growth.

This award honors their pivotal role in shaping the industry's future, setting an inspiring example for colleagues and propelling the organization towards success.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in middle management level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an inspiring woman in middle management who exemplifies exceptional leadership within the travel sector.

This accolade recognises her remarkable capacity to guide teams with vision and determination, driving innovation and excellence.

Nominees demonstrate a deep understanding of industry dynamics, fostering collaboration and growth.

This award honors their pivotal role in shaping the industry's future, setting an inspiring example for colleagues and propelling the organization towards success.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in middle management level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an inspiring woman in middle management who exemplifies exceptional leadership within the travel sector.

This accolade recognises her remarkable capacity to guide teams with vision and determination, driving innovation and excellence.

Nominees demonstrate a deep understanding of industry dynamics, fostering collaboration and growth.

This award honors their pivotal role in shaping the industry's future, setting an inspiring example for colleagues and propelling the organization towards success.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in middle management level within their respective travel sector.

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EXECUTIVE WOMEN CHAMPION 

This award celebrates an exceptional female executive whose impact extends beyond her role, driving remarkable contributions in gender equality and diversity awareness.

This accolade celebrates her outstanding commitment to fostering an inclusive corporate landscape.

This award lauds her profound influence, shaping a future where leadership is defined by authenticity, empathy, and diverse perspectives, setting an enduring example of empowerment and change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in executive level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an exceptional female executive whose impact extends beyond her role, driving remarkable contributions in gender equality and diversity awareness.

This accolade celebrates her outstanding commitment to fostering an inclusive corporate landscape.

This award lauds her profound influence, shaping a future where leadership is defined by authenticity, empathy, and diverse perspectives, setting an enduring example of empowerment and change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in executive level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an exceptional female executive whose impact extends beyond her role, driving remarkable contributions in gender equality and diversity awareness.

This accolade celebrates her outstanding commitment to fostering an inclusive corporate landscape.

This award lauds her profound influence, shaping a future where leadership is defined by authenticity, empathy, and diverse perspectives, setting an enduring example of empowerment and change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in executive level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an exceptional female executive whose impact extends beyond her role, driving remarkable contributions in gender equality and diversity awareness.

This accolade celebrates her outstanding commitment to fostering an inclusive corporate landscape.

This award lauds her profound influence, shaping a future where leadership is defined by authenticity, empathy, and diverse perspectives, setting an enduring example of empowerment and change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in executive level within their respective travel sector.

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This award celebrates an exceptional female executive whose impact extends beyond her role, driving remarkable contributions in gender equality and diversity awareness.

This accolade celebrates her outstanding commitment to fostering an inclusive corporate landscape.

This award lauds her profound influence, shaping a future where leadership is defined by authenticity, empathy, and diverse perspectives, setting an enduring example of empowerment and change.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be in executive level within their respective travel sector.

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This award lauds a woman who with their company promotes cohesion, uniting colleagues in a shared purpose of supporting one another and honours her unwavering devotion to maintaining equality, respect, and inclusivity within the workplace.

The award celebrates her as a champion of inclusivity, her enduring commitment fostering an environment where mutual support and empowerment flourish.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants can be from any level, from new employee to Executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This award honours an exceptional woman entrepreneur driving a transformative start-up in the travel sector.

This award recognises her visionary leadership, fuelling innovation that redefines how people explore the world.

Focused on businesses under two years old, it applauds their pivotal role in advancing travel through technology and their profound impact on the industry's evolution.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be with a travel start-up trading for less than two (2) years

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This award celebrates an empowered woman from all levels driving positive transformations and innovations in the travel sector.

It honors one who fearlessly navigate uncharted waters, reshaping the tourism industry by challenging conventions and inspiring a reconsideration of established practices.

This accolade shines a light on the woman who boldly embrace change, becoming catalysts for reimagining the way we travel.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants can be from any level, from new employee to Executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This award celebrates a woman who is shaping the future of the travel industry.

She creatively enhances products, services, and efficiency through innovative business models and technology.

She drives industry evolution by introducing fresh ideas and new solutions that future-proof the field.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants can be from any level, from new employee to Executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This award honours the woman who exemplifies a profound commitment to nurturing meaningful tourist experiences while fostering a deep appreciation for local cultural, social, and environmental issues.

This accolade celebrates her unwavering dedication to safeguarding both natural and cultural heritage through exceptional CSR frameworks that clearly outlines sustainability, stakeholder engagement and values alignment.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants can be from any level, from new employee to Executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This award lauds a woman leader fostering profound connections with local communities, crafting respectful and transformative travel experiences.

This accolade recognises achievers who enhance lives through active community engagement, while preserving tradition. Nominees embody empowerment, merging culture and progress seamlessly.

This award also spotlights a philanthropic woman dedicated to channeling travel for charitable causes.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants can be from any level, from new employee to Executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This award honours a woman who encourages and empowers others in their personal development through the creation of a productive, engaged, and skilled workforce through an effective mentoring program.

Nominees harness the potential within others, fostering their evolution into empowered contributors within the travel and tourism sector.

This award spotlights those who shape tomorrow's leaders, paving the way for a thriving industry by nurturing the best versions of those they guide.


To be eligible for this Award, applicants must be from mid-level management to executive level working within the travel and hospitality industry.

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This award honours a visionary woman entrepreneur and business owner of at least three years whose pioneering spirit leaves an indelible mark on the tourism landscape.

Her influence ignites a spark, inspiring other women to embark on their own journeys within the industry.

This award celebrates her fearless determination to defy limits, carving a path that showcases the boundless possibilities within the realm of business ownership and inspiring a new generation to embrace the same entrepreneurial zeal.


To be eligible for this Award, the applicant must be with a travel business trading for at least three (3) years.

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This award honours a man who champions gender equality and fostering an environment that values women's contributions within the workplace.

This accolade applauds his unwavering commitment to elevating awareness, reshaping perspectives, and fostering fairness.

This award salutes his resolute dedication to dismantling barriers and inspiring a culture where all talents thrive, setting a profound example for their peers and forging a path toward lasting positive change in the professional arena.


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