Equality in the workplace has long been a pressing issue. Historically, the travel and technology sectors have underperformed in bringing women into leadership roles. Even before the pandemic, travel had begun to backslide in hiring women into senior leadership roles.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021 is a global examination of how employment practices affect gender equality. It shows that between 2019 and 2020, the number of women in leadership in consumer, recreation and travel decreased by 1%. Only 33.9% of senior roles were held by women, while they make up 43% of those employed in the sector.
We are highlighting 31 C-level women in tours and activities tech and distribution.
See the list of women in travel on Arival
This is an excerpt from a press release by Ben Finch, originally published by arival.travel.