The one day conference on sustainable of tourism was primarily on the various aspects of sustainability directly or indirectly linked with tourism industry. Conference started on high note with top officials from the government sector with inaugural lamp lighting followed by speakers’ presentation. Each speaker was allotted 15 minute time and question &answers after their presentation.
Registration for the conference was open to student, academic professor/ teacher, Industry participants , visitors Research Scholars. Prior registration was more than on spot registration.
i. Students and professors from MBA colleges across the country.
ii. Students and professors from Hotel Management colleges
iii. Deputy Director General, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
iv. State Tourism boards in India.
v. VP Technical Head of 5 star Hotels.
vi. Student and professor of state university.
vii. Student and professor of private University.
viii. Private company engaged with tour business.
To encourage student participation in the conference, students were supported to attend through travel grants from their respective institutes, complementary attendance certificate and subsidized registration costs. Students and emerging scholars accounted for approximately 30% of the total participants.
Conference Speakers’ Presentation As reported in Touriosity Travelmag, August 2019 :
Inaugural Lamp Lighting was done by Special Guest: Sri J. P. Shaw, Former RD (East), Indiatourism and Sri R. K Suman as Chief Guest, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
Tourism, Government of India. A short introduction on the conference, the first International conference on sustainable Tourism of Eastern India was organised by Touriosity on 23rd August
2019 at the venue of IIHM Global Campus, Kolkata. It was a day of extensive brainstorming, research, presentation fo paper, debate and discussion amongst thought leaders from various fields who came together under one roof to discuss sustainable tourism.