WITIA - Women In Tourism International Alliance ‘Linking Tourism Professionals Globally'
Women in Tourism International Alliance Ltd (WITIA) is a networking association, global in scope, for people employed in travel, tourism, hospitality and related industries. WITIA’s goals are to promote and enhance business opportunities between members, to speak out for peace and cultural understanding worldwide, to support charitable causes that offer care and protection to women and children, to mentor and assist young people in the industry, and to foster the protection of our planet’s natural resources. WITIA is a non-profit association of tourism professionals - women and men! - that facilitates the exchange of accurate and trusted tourism information worldwide and is created by travel professionals from Australia, USA and Canada.
WITIA does not meet except for Educationals/AGMs which are held annually and these Educationals provide an opportunity to meet face to face with WITIA members throughout the world. Previous annual Educationals have been organized to Hawaii , Beijing, Italy, Costa Rica, Kenya and the last year to USA. Sri Lanka was the selected destination for the year 2014 and Mahaweli Reach Hotel had the honour of being the venue for the AGM .
Pictured are moments of their memorable stay at the hotel.