TD-IWTA Awards 2023 winners announced
The inaugural Journey Each day Media – Inspiring Girls in Journey (Asia) Awards 2023 honoured a number of the superb girls within the journey trade. The awards had been offered at a gala ceremony at Montien Lodge Surawong Bangkok on June 24.
TD-IWTA Awards honoured girls who’ve made excellent contributions to the journey trade, demonstrating distinctive management, innovation, and a dedication to driving constructive change. The awards purpose to encourage and empower extra girls to pursue their goals and excel in varied roles inside the journey sector.
“It was an unbelievable night being surrounded by and celebrating the superb girls in our trade throughout Asia. Congratulations to all of the awardees and to the excellent line up of inspirational nominees. We actually have so many superb girls in our trade. I’m immensely impressed to maintain the IWTA motion shifting ahead. We can be listening to extra tales of unbelievable girls, spherical desk discussions, and assembly male champions in our trade,” Michaela Connor, co-founder and chairperson, Inspiring Girls in Journey Asia (IWTA).
This 12 months’s winners had been chosen from a report variety of entries, and the judging panel was impressed by the excessive degree of innovation and creativity on show.
The winners of the TD-IWTA Awards 2023 are:
Girls Entrepreneurs in Journey Asia
- Excellence in Mentoring – Celia Lao, Vice President, GBA Aviation Affiliation & GM – China, AirAsia Teleport
- Lady Foodpreneur – Pichaya Soontornyanakij, CEO & Chef, Potong
- Inspirational Entrepreneur – Might Wang, CEO and Founder, Linens N Love
Girls of Company Social Duty
- Sustainable Improvement Advocate – Carissa Nimah, Chief Advertising and marketing Officer, Division of Tourism – Bhutan
- Neighborhood Champion – Mariglo Laririt, Director Of Sustainability, Ayala Land Accommodations And Resorts Company – Ten Knots Group
- Humanitarian of Journey – Tanya Pirapokin, Govt Director, Siam Specific and FCM Journey Options
Girls of the Future
- Tourism Innovator – Christine Galle-Luczak, Founder And Managing Director, Heavens Portfolio
- Tech Trailblazer – Nanki Singhachthep, Co-Founder, Avalon Analytics
- Ahead Thinker in Journey – Rigzin Lachic, Proprietor, Dolkhar Resorts
Essence of Girls
- Constructive Disruptor – Caroline Shen, Director Of Gross sales & Advertising and marketing, Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa
- Lady Synergy – Aline Boulom, Director Of Industrial Relations & Compliance, Accor
- Lady of Advantage – Cathy Hsu, Chair Professor, Faculty Of Lodge And Tourism Administration, The Hong Kong Polytechnic College
Girls Champion in Journey
- C-Stage Lady Champion – Vitna Achour, Human Components Officer, Cebu Pacific Air
- Rising Star in Journey – Cleofe Albiso, Managing Director, Megaworld Accommodations And Resort
- Lady of Resilience – Tracy Cosgrove, Founder, VRHTI
Male Champion for Gender Equality – Mike Stewart, Basic Supervisor, Intrepid Journey
Most Inspiring Lady in Journey – Anchalika Kijkanakorn, Founder & Managing Director, Akaryn Lodge Group
Corridor Of Fame – Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi, Govt Vice President, Sukosol Accommodations And The Siam Lodge
TD-IWTA Awards is sponsored by Ponant Cruises, BCD Journey, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Shiji, Myanmar Airways Worldwide, Thaiger, Abercrombie & Kent, Paulaner, Regent Seven Seas, HotelBeds, TBO.com, Thailand Conference and Exhibition Distribution, Air Astana, Rival, Cebu Pacific, Intrepid Journey, Campbell PR, B-Idea. In the meantime, Cision – PR Newswire is TD-IWTA Awards’ official information distribution companion.
“I’m in awe of the exceptional achievements and trailblazing spirit exhibited by the winners of the TD-IWTA Awards 2023. I’m grateful to our invaluable sponsors, whose help has been instrumental in making the occasion a powerful success; the esteemed judges for his or her tireless efforts in evaluating the submissions and choosing the winners; and to the devoted committee members who’ve labored relentlessly behind the scenes.
“I wish to lengthen my admiration and appreciation to the unbelievable girls who’ve participated within the TD-IWTA Awards 2023. Your braveness, resilience, and distinctive expertise have shattered glass ceilings, impressed generations, and paved the best way for a extra inclusive and various trade,” Gary Marshall, CEO, Journey Each day Media.