TD aims to inspire women in travel
TD, a leading travel trade news agency, aims to inspire more women (and men) in the travel industry with features highlighting the incredible stories of women in travel who are successful in their own right – from prodigious top executives who ascended the competitive corporate ladder to extraordinary women at the grassroots level.
Inspiring Women in Travel Asia (IWTA) is the brainchild of TD owner and CEO Gary Marshall and Michaela Connor, Peopleworks Leader at Discova, which is the first step in championing the critical role of women in travel.
Awards Entry Deadline
1. Select the category you wish to enter.
2. Follow the instructions to create an account and register.
3. You will receive an email, to validate your account add the validation code.
4. Finally, complete the entry form for your submission.
CSR / Sustainable Practices Champion
This category aims to celebrate those who have had a positive impact driving sustainability strategies (environmentally, economically or socially) in their business and influencing communities, people and supplier chains around them to be champions of change for a better world
Diversity & Inclusion Champion
This award recognizes an individual who is a role model in creating a culture and world of inclusiveness and diversity with the courage and action they take by supporting, driving and developing strategies that positively impacts our industry,
Fearless Leader of 2021
This category aims to celebrate a leader who is focused on growth (business and people), challenging status quo, a risk taker and someone who's not afraid of failure. Someone who's authentic and humane that you would weather any storm with.
Female Entrepreneur of the Year
This award category celebrates someone who has, with their entrepreneurial skills, achieved something extraordinary. Someone who perhaps risked it all, dreamt big, believed in their passion and made it a success.
This entry is very much open to start-ups.
Happiest Place to Work / Employer of the Year
This awards category is for an organisation who champions gender equality, empowerment of women, live and breathe diversity and inclusion and takes the lead as an employer in our industry.
As an organisation, what measures have you taken to reduce the gender salary gap, advocate working parents with flexibility opportunities, equality in the promotions of senior roles and encouraging young talent to progress within the organization?
Inspiring Champion of LGBTQI
This award category spotlight and celebrate a Female champion for LGBTQI rights and issues within our industry who bravely leads by example towards an inclusive and fearless future.
Leadership Mentor of the Year
This awards category celebrates a leader or individual who has mentored, empowered and inspired women of all ages and a champion and promoter for gender equality within their organization and beyond.
IWTA of the year
This award celebrates all nominations that were nominated from 1st September 2021 - 31st August 2022 with an overall winner who's journey and story made a significant impact and is the epitome of why the IWTA series were born.
Male Champion of the Year
Gender Equality can not exist without the influence of male champions. This award category celebrates someone who has used their influence and position to create a more inclusive world (workplace and beyond)
Marketeer / Innovator of the Year
This award recognizes Marketeers and Innovators who has achieved and influenced growth for a brand or related group of brands in the past 12 months with their unique ideas.
The Spirit Resilience Award? Resilience / Changemaker
This award recognizes someone who has fazed great adversity and with great resilience and courage, inspired and initiated change with great success
Rising Star (1-5 years experience)
This award celebrates women who commenced their career in the travel industry after January 2017 and who's story show tremendous achievements and drive for excellence in their journey so far
Sales Person of the Year
This category celebrates women working in any sales role within the travel industry. An award that shows innovative way to bring in revenue or exceptional customer service and client relationship experts or product champions
Tech Trail Blazer
This category is open to the women who are technology experts within their business.
You may work for a travel tech company or be within a travel trade business working in a technical capacity.
Tourism Board Representative of the Year
This category is open to women working in any role within a tourism board/destination brand. It celebrates women who has shown excellence in their field, overcome challenges in the last year, who inspired other through their resilience and innovation and who displayed great leadership qualities along the way (regardless of title)
TDs Inspiring Women in Travel Asia Awards 2022
Tuesday 8th March 2022
Carlton Hotel Bangkok and VIRTUAL