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AWTE host Mentoring Workshop in partnership with Women Ist

Posted 18th May 2012

Following the highly successful launch of the AWTE mentoring partnership with Women 1st, a morning seminar was held in central London for our members interested in becoming mentors. Alessandra Alonso chaired this informative session which set out to cover mentoring and the role of mentor and mentee. Alongside Mary Noble…

Karen Ramírez passes AWTE Chair’s baton to Amanda Taylor

Posted 13th May 2012

Karen Ramírez marked the end of her tenure as Chair of the AWTE at a Farewell Luncheon, hosted by Baroness Flather of Windsor and Maidenhead, at the House of Lords on 30 April. Guests enjoyed a Champagne reception in the only sunshine of the week on the terrace overlooking the…

New AWTE Board Elected

Posted 25th April 2012

This years’ Annual General Meeting took place on the 24 April at the University Women’s Club in central London. Amanda Taylor, new Chair, congratulated the outgoing board for their massive achievements in the past 12 months. Welcoming the newly-voted board members, Amanda re-emphasised that the AWTE is recognised as a…

AWTE & Women 1st launch exciting mentoring partnership

Posted 13th February 2012

The AWTE and Women 1st, the training, mentoring and thought leadership initiative from People 1st, are teaming up to launch a powerful new mentoring partnership. The scheme will benefit the members of both organisations and promote the skills and confidence of women in the travel, tourism, leisure and hospitality industries.…

Christmas Lunch raises over £8000 for Just a Drop

Posted 24th January 2012

The legendary AWTE Christmas Lunch sponsored by Dubai Tourism once again delivered a cracking line-up of big-name speaker, entertainment, charity auction and industry awards. Tricia Handley Hughes, former AWTE chair, won the AWTE Honorary Award (in memory of Joan Richardson), and Lorraine Barnes Burton, chief executive of the British Travel…