London, 14 November 2018: Malaysia Airlines has proudly sponsored the 2018 IMB iX Everywoman in Travel awards.
The awards celebrate the travel industry’s top talent and seek to encourage more women to consider a career in the industry. Winners will be announced at a ceremony held at East Wintergarden, located between the iconic towers of Canary Wharf in London on 14 November.
This year’s finalists were hand-selected by some of the industry’s most high-profile leaders including Chris Browne, chief operating officer at easyJet; Jackie Wybrow, senior director, people operations, TripAdvisor; and Jo Rzymowska, vice-president and managing director, Celebrity Cruises.
With new categories introduced for 2018, the awards will celebrate a wider range of talent including the Male Agents of Change advancing the progress of women, and the International Inspirations who are role models for women around the world.
Malaysia Airlines invited key travel partners in the industry at their table for the event including Aimee Fogarty of Flight Centre, Helen Breen of Opodo, Louise Wiggins from Reed & Mackay, Maria Hamid from Emerald Travel, Priti Bhudia from Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts and Toni Roberts from STA Travel.
Izham Ismail, Malaysia Airlines’ Group CEO, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the awards and look forward to celebrating the industry’s top female role models. Malaysia Airlines is committed to developing women at all levels of their career and is investing heavily in its talent pipeline continually training more female pilots and having more women in senior positions.”
Malaysia Airlines operates twice daily between London and Kuala Lumpur on its new Airbus A350. To take advantage of the airline’s great prices guests can book their tickets at Malaysia Airlines’ participating travel agents or visit Malaysia Airlines’ website.