What we do

WiH2020 is devoted to increasing women's, BAME representation and diversity as a whole in leadership positions across Hospitality, Travel and Leisure

We believe that through collaboration we can amplify the impact of individual diversity initiatives, together we can have a bigger, louder voice for the good of the HTL industry


We conduct research that is relevant and inspiring


We nurture collaboration and sharing across the industry, putting in place tangible actions that will make a difference


We support companies and executives in committing to the D&I agenda



13th November 2019 - Masterclass: Career advancement of women in the hospitality, travel and leisure industry: barriers and enablers to career progression

4th December 2019 - Masterclass: Be conscious of your unconscious bias

10th December 2019 - Masterclass: BAME in Hospitality, Travel and Leisure

5th February 2020 - Launch of WiH2020 Annual Report - Gender and BAME Diversity From Intention to Action

Click here to view our full list of upcoming masterclasses

A Huge Thank You!

To all those who have supported us in creating more diverse and inclusive workplaces for over 1.6 million employees!

Comeback to Hospitality, Travel & Leisure

The first ever cross-industry returners programme that helps make the transition back to work easier and a success

Comeback to HTL is an industry wide initiative aiming to rally the whole industry around key objectives of making the sector attractive to returners by fostering a culture of inclusivity, supporting more flexible working practices and resulting in greater diversity in leadership positions

Thanks to all those who joined our Comeback to HTL workshop on the 2nd of October 2019!

Stay tuned for future workshop dates or email info@wih2020.com

The Women to Watch in HTL Index (2019) was launched on the 8th of October 2019 by WiH2020 and The MBS Group (kindly hosted by 1762 from Brewin Dolphin).

The Women to Watch Index features interviews with 90 women from across the hospitality, travel and leisure sector who are an inspiration to younger generations whilst also highlighting women leaders ready to step into ExCo and Board positions at the helm of large and small organisations either now or in the future.

To view the full list of the 90 women highlighted in the Index along with the insights shared, download your copy here.

For press enquiries and more information about the Index, please contact info@wih2020.com


26 November 2019

10:30 -12:30

14 January 2020

10:30 - 12:30

20 April 2020

10:30 - 12:30

16 September 2020

10.30 to 12.30


View details of our Masterclasses here


We are proud to have the following companies championing WiH2020

Their support is invaluable to our success

The Diversity in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure (HTL) Charter

Dozens of HTL brands have already signed up to The Diversity in HTL Charter and committed to a 10 point action plan. Find out how you can join them by clicking the link below