Barkathunnisha Abu Bakar

Founder and Director at World Women Tourism, World Women Tourism

Women Business Leaders, Inspiring Women
Women Empowerment, Women Empowerment

Barkathunnisha Abu Bakar


Dr.Nisha is a tourism consultant, practitioner, academic and corporate trainer with more than 25 years extensive management experience in the Tourism, Hospitality and MICE industry. Her academic, research and consultancy expertise is in the areas of MICE, Destination marketing, Women in Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Halal Tourism and Tourism education. 

She is the founder of World Women Tourism, a network intelligence platform that provides opportunities for women in tourism to connect, grow and flourish. Dr. Nisha is the host of the Women We Watch in Tourism podcast series, the first global podcast featuring women leaders in tourism and hospitality businesses and their achievements. She also the Asian Women Leadership Program, which aims to equip Asian women leaders to unleash their knowledge, skills, and competencies.