The Group leads the travel industry in female representation

The Group leads the travel industry in female representation

SHANGHAI, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On International Women’s Day, the world’s leading travel services provider, Group, announced its latest company data reflecting its position as a powerhouse of representation women and gender equality in the sector. To further use its industry-leading position to promote women’s stories, the company published an online magazine sharing the experiences of women from across the travel industry and beyond.

The group has demonstrated its commitment to equal opportunity for women and to championing female leadership in the recruitment and promotion of its female staff. Today, women make up more than half of Group employees, far exceeding the average for tech companies, with women occupying 43% of mid-level management positions and almost a third of senior management positions. at the level of Vice President and above. Travel Group data also shows that in 2021, half of new employees joining Group were women; and an equal number of women and men were promoted last year.

To demonstrate its support for working families, a financial maternity gift and maternity allowance are given to female employees entering pregnancy. Women during their maternity period can also benefit from a travel allowance during working days, in which the group invests more than 1 million RMB every year. To further support families and promote a healthy work-life balance for all employees, the 1st March 2022the company has set up a global hybrid working modeloffering employees the option to work remotely up to 2 days a week.

The Group continues to be recognized for its efforts in promoting female representation, gender diversity, female empowerment and showcasing female achievement as part of its corporate culture at enterprise scale. In 2021, Group Received UN Award for Women’s Empowerment (WEPs) in the Inclusive Workplace category.

For women’s stories in the industry platform, Group released its 2022 Women on the road digital magazine, featuring 12 inspiring and inspirational female figures. The digital magazine compiles inspiring stories through a series of interviews, Q&As and testimonials, which promote female achievement and highlight women’s experiences in pursuing gender equality.

“As a female business leader, International Women’s Day is an important day to highlight and promote global efforts towards a more harmonious and equal society. Our 2022 Women on the road digital magazine celebrates the achievements of 12 incredible women and continues efforts for a more inclusive society,” said Jane Sun, CEO of Group. “This day is an opportunity to raise awareness of gender issues and ensure that gender equality is part of an inclusive corporate culture, which I strongly advocate and implement within the group”

Women are changing the way companies and teams work together in times of uncertainty. Julie SimpsonCEO and President of the World Travel and Tourism Council, sums up her career in “Women in Travel” as “electric” and believes that women are very creative and driven but are not always valued in the corporate world. Julie Simpson calls for more support for women in decision-making roles, “Women make the spending decisions when it comes to family travel. It’s important that we see more women in leadership positions in the travel industry.”

Click here to see the 2022 Women on the road electronic magazine

From CEOs to housekeeping staff to travelers, each story focuses on the women who share how they found their own path as a woman in the industry, drove innovations forward, or found success at through trials and tribulations. Group 2022 Women on the road digital magazine also highlights four key areas in which the Group excels and contributes to an inclusive workplace.

About Group Group is one of the world’s leading travel service providers comprising, Ctrip, Skyscanner and Qunar. Across all of its platforms, Group helps travelers around the world make informed and profitable reservations for travel products and services, and enables partners to connect their offerings to users through content aggregation. and comprehensive resources related to travel and advanced transaction. platform consisting of apps, websites and 24/7 customer service centers. Founded in 1999 and listed on NASDAQ in 2003 and HKEX in 2021, Group has become one of the world’s best-known travel groups, with a mission “to pursue the perfect journey for a better world”. Learn more about Group here: Group Logo (PRNewsfoto/ Group) Group Logo (PRNewsfoto/ Group)