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Sally Holtgrieve

Sally Holtgrieve is the senior editor at Women Leading Travel & Hospitality. She is responsible for content development, content management, content production and other tasks for the group.  Sally is from Northern Virginia and attended Christopher Newport University in Newport News. She moved to Austin, Texas in 2015 for an adventure and returned to the East Coast in 2021 with a husband, son, two cats and a dog. Sally enjoys hiking and camping, walking and eating her way through new cities, and waking up before anyone else to read and savor a cup, or four, of coffee. She can be reached at

How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur: Insight From Hera Aviation Group Founder Jessica Webster


Hera Aviation Group is a coaching and development-based consultancy group and nonprofit organization. It works with individuals, organizations and industry to transform culture by cultivating connections that disrupt the status quo of today’s workplace and empower women and primary caregivers to grow their careers in aviation. We asked Founder and President Jessica Webster a set...

5 Experts Say Travel Can and Will Get Back to a Pre-Pandemic Level


We asked five travel and hospitality leaders about the future of the industry and how drastically different it will or won’t be post-pandemic. Check out their insights below, and find more in-depth information about leading through the COVID-19 crisis in Women Leading Travel & Hospitality’s latest report, Leading Through Crisis.  Women Leading Travel & Hospitality:...

The Industry's Vision of Tomorrow's Hospitality


Anyone who has stayed in a hotel during this pandemic knows the overall experience has changed, Ron Swidler, chief innovation officer at The Gettys Group, a hotel design and development firm, said March 10. Swidler was speaking at The Industry’s Vision of Tomorrow’s Hospitality, a panel hosted by Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research at...