International Women's Rights Day should not be the only time of year to focus on the place of women in the workplace. In the tourism sector, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council, women account for 54% of the global workforce. This is a hopeful figure, but it masks inequalities that are still all too prevalent in the 21st century. Faced with this reality, players in the tourism and hotel industries are taking action to break through this glass ceiling.
Inequalities persist While 54% of employees in the global tourism sector are women, their proportion in management positions is much lower. In fact, the WTTC reports that in 56 of the largest companies in the sector, only 42% of middle management positions and 33% of senior management positions are...
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