In a recent release, Topco Media announced the finalists for the 16th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards. As a leader in gender empowerment, XL Millennium Travel has been nominated in the TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: TOURISM category.

As one of South Africa’s most prestigious gender-empowerment events, the Standard Bank Top Women Awards recognises those organisations and individuals whose efforts are uplifting women in business and society in general.

Linda Benwell, Managing Director of XL Millennium Travel, says: “We are delighted to be shortlisted for this award. It represents the endorsement of what we set out to achieve when founding the business some 20 years ago – to empower women in our organisation and the industry as a whole. This is a great moment for us.”

XL Millennium Travel is one of five finalists for the award which will take place at the Standard Bank Top Women Awards ceremony on 15 August in Johannesburg. Winners will be announced at a gala dinner on the evening attended by business and government leaders, VIPs and members of the media.