WINiT and Young Travel Professionals (YTP) partner to bring resources and build awareness of career opportunities to the next generation of professionals
The Travel and Tourism industries continue to grow at a rapid rate. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the industry will contribute US$11 trillion (US$3.4 trillion directly) and support 347 million jobs around the world. In order to keep pace with this growth and stay competitive, companies in the Travel and Tourism sectors are in need of quality talent to help differentiate their brands as well as create new product and service offerings.
WINiT and Young Travel Professionals (YTP), non-profit organizations focused on providing industry-specific professional development services, have a united commitment to supporting the growth and success of the Travel and Tourism industries. WINiT and YTP leverage the collective power of our resources and member networks to build awareness of career opportunities in these industries among the next generation professionals. Through our new program, WINiT University, we aim to collaborate with colleges and universities to extend our services to students interested in careers in the Travel and Tourism industry.
Together, YTP and WINiT seek to:
- Educate – about careers in Travel and Hospitality
- Connect – with professionals in careers in Travel and Tourism
- Launch – an internship or career in Travel and Hospitality
- Expand – the number of students seeking industry related degrees
To learn more about WINiT and YTP, visit us at womenintravel.org and www.youngtravelprofessionals.com.
For more information about WINiT University, contact Dawn Repoli at Dawn.Repoli@WINiTforWomen.org