Women Business Travelers: Back on the Road in a Post-pandemic World

After navigating a global pandemic for well over two years, what’s your new normal? In a new podcast series – “Back and Better Than Ever” – learn from incredible women coming together to discuss what “returning” means to them. In this episode, Kate McDevitt Nichols, Founder of Go Jane, Go, a global community of 1,000+…

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GBTA Foundation Relaunches to Advance People and Planet Initiatives for the Business Travel Industry

The Foundation’s newly appointed Board of global travel industry leaders will provide governance on climate action, DEI and workforce development initiatives Alexandria, VA – Helping the global business travel industry create a positive impact and a better future for people and the planet is the mission behind the Global Business Travel Association’s relaunch of its charitable arm,…

Spotlight on Silke Koehnecke, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

Proudly connecting People to what is important in their lives since 1999. Silke began her Southwest Airlines journey in Marketing and has since served in a variety of Leadership positions in Corporate Sales, Business Development, and currently Southwest Business where she is part of the Leadership Team responsible for the business travel sales strategy for…

Spotlight on Katharine W. Farrell, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

Katharine W. Farrell serves as President of Dots & Lines, Inc., an independent marketing and communications consultancy that specializes in B2B technology and travel. She currently serves as an Alumni Advisor for the GBTA Ladders mentorship program and previously served as Co-chair of the GBTA Ladders Media & Communications committee. Katharine is an active member…

Spotlight on Christina Woronchak, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

Christina is passionate about global travel. She has traveled the world and has devoted her career to the business travel industry, leading sales and client management teams for leading global, hospitality and travel management companies. As Deem’s Chief Revenue Officer, Christina leads the sales and customer experience teams. In that capacity, she is responsible for…

Spotlight on Susan Lichtenstein, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

As Managing Partner of DigiTravel Consulting, Susan leads the company in building next-generation consulting services for the business travel industry. Prior to DigiTravel Consulting, she served as Director of Global Procurement Services for Cisco Systems Inc. and Vice President of Corporate Markets for Experient. Why is WINiT vital to you? I joined WINiT because my…

Spotlight on Beth Marino, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

Beth started her career as a travel advisor and over two decades, grew to serve in strategic senior leadership roles in TMC operations and technology. In her current role as chief experience officer, Beth is responsible for vision, growth strategy and operational excellence for Fox World Travel’s three business lines: business travel, vacation travel, and…

WINiT by GBTA Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Now Open

WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards. The WINiT Awards recognize the women, men and companies who together, are driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates the outstanding career of a woman leader whose activities have fundamentally advanced women within the…

WINiT by GBTA Awards Call for Nominations Now Open

WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards. The WINiT Awards recognize the women, men and companies who together, are driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. There are 11 WINiT Awards representing three categories: The Pinnacle Awards celebrate the most talented and impactful women in…

WINiT Summit 2019 – Chicago To Feature Business Disruptor and Author Joanna Martinez on the Main Stage

Alexandria, VA (May 8, 2019) – WINiT by GBTA, a network driving positive change for the career mobility of women in the travel-related industries, today announced speaker, author and change-agent Joanna Martinez will be a featured speaker at WINiT Summit 2019 – Chicago on August 3rd at McCormick Place. Martinez will draw from experiences and lessons showcased in her book “A Guide to Positive Disruption” to navigate attendees through her proven process for driving positive change within organizations.