Accelerate Women Leaders in Travel fosters a diverse community in hospitality, travel, and tourism, focusing on leadership development, relationship building, and empowerment. It inspires women to excel professionally and personally through an annual retreat with leadership workshops, keynote speeches, and coaching. Regular virtual meet-ups and group sessions further support continuous growth and relationships among women leaders in these industries.
AHED serves as an immediate call for leading hospitality companies to diversify at the highest levels of leadership. The Alliance, through its council, will offer strategies and implement concrete solutions to enhance pathways for Black and Hispanic hospitality management students to become leaders.
AHLA and the AHLA Foundation are committed to enhancing intersectional diversity and equity throughout the hospitality industry, creating equitable opportunities for the advancement of women through our ForWard and BUILD & ELEVATE initiatives.
Our organization has a focus to unite, inspire, and empower women of color in the hospitality industry. We will provide resources, support, and motivation to achieve personal and professional growth. We are devoted to increasing diversity and inclusion across hospitality, travel, and leisure. The Black Women of Hospitality Organization will carry out research, share best practices, create co-solutions, run webinars, hospitality conferences, and events dedicated to ensuring Women in our sector are not held back and can progress their careers into senior leadership.
To counteract corporate monotony and champion creativity. To forget the forgettable and forge the once-in-a-lifetime. To break down doors and link the most brilliant minds in the industry. To build on our now 13-year legacy of reimagining the multifaceted future of boutique - together.
FAB is an educational and inspirational workshop created by women, for women in the hospitality industry. Our mission is to create opportunities for all people attending, to build relationships and mentorships, and over all to inspire, support, educate, and empower one another.
Founded in 2022, Female Founders in Hospitality is a network of women building companies in the lodging and accommodations space.
AAHOA's program, HerOwnership: Opening Doors for Women in Hospitality, aims to foster, promote, and empower women entrepreneurs to shatter the glass ceiling and pursue their own entrepreneurial journey.
Launched in 2022, HerOwnership offers networking and educational opportunities for women hoteliers and hospitality industry professionals, and supports all women in their hotel ownership endeavors and aspirations, helping to ensure more stability and opportunities for generations of women to come.
Hertelier is an online media platform that enlightens and inspires women in hospitality to pursue, navigate, and nurture their careers at every stage, through sharing information and sparking conversation.
HERtels by Choice Hotels® is a program designed by women for women to empower female entrepreneurs throughout their hotel ownership journey.
IHG Hotels & Resorts believes anyone who aspires to own and develop hotels should have the opportunity to do so. IHG LIFT (Leadership, Inclusivity, Facilitation and Transformation) is an owner growth program, launched in the US and Canada, focused on creating more hotel development opportunities for historically under-represented groups within the hospitality industry. This program is a continuation of the company’s ongoing and firm commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The mission of the ISHC & Questex Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council is to lead the global hospitality industry on a path toward a more diverse and sound future where all associates and guests feel welcome and find belonging.
The Latino Hotel Association is dedicated to serving people with a passion for the hospitality industry. We are committed to expanding the community of Latino and Hispanic hotel owners and operators. LHA provides educational and networking opportunities for up-and-coming hotel entrepreneurs. We’re here to help the Latino community become leaders in the hospitality industry! We are here to serve our present Latino/Hispanic Hotel owners!
G6 Hospitality recently launched a women's initiative, Light Her Way, to help empower women in the hospitality industry. This program is a franchise roadmap providing knowledge and dedicated expertise for female entrepreneurs on the path to hotel ownership. Interested women will gain insight into construction and renovation, marketing identification, financing, the brand application process, as well as access to additional resources to support the launch and continuing operations of their franchise property.
Raizup was created to increase the success and engagement in the workplace for women and other underrepresented groups, and to enable companies to attract, develop and retain potential diverse talent, nurtured by a powerful community.
WITHorg operates as a network of collaborative-curated community members, who all use the network to leverage platforms for leadership and expansion of women’s training in removing barriers towards an equal society. WITHorg hosts an annual interdisciplinary professional development summit.
Women in Travel (CIC) aims to leverage a thriving global travel and tourism industry and its suppliers to provide women with the opportunity to fulfil their economic and individual potential through employability and entrepreneurship.
Witti’smission is to help elevate women to the most senior levels of leadership in the travel industry through the following:
--raising awareness of the issue through speaking engagements, panel discussions, and forums at tourism conferences and events;
--increasing connectivity among women by providing spaces for women's engagement and exchange;
--celebrating women's successes through our Women in Travel Leadership Awards;
--convening the industry and its associations and government agencies to address the need for comprehensive changes to workforce development and leadership development in travel and tourism.
Women in Travel THRIVE is a community, a movement that propels women closer to equality in the travel industry by providing connections, a network, education, and tangible resources designed to support the empowerment of women. It is our mission to fuel growth and development to eliminate the regression of women in the travel industry. Joining us has no barriers to entry, our resources, community, and network will never cost you anything.
Women Leading Travel & Hospitality’s mission is to unite, inspire and empower our community of executive women leaders by providing unparalleled resources, support and motivation to achieve personal and professional growth in the travel and hospitality industry.
Women Own the Room by Wyndham is designed to help overcome common barriers women face in hotel development and help them effectively open and run their hotels.
WORTH's vision is to be the leading association for women of recreation, tourism and hospitality leadership. Develop a membership of confident, connected women who accelerate their leadership ambitions through mentorship, networking, advocacy and professional development.