Conference

The very first edition of International Conference of Sustainable Tourism completed succecsfully.

GP News
24 August 2019 - 05:45 PM
Conference
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.


 Attendees:

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.  



Student Involvement:

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 :


Opening session:

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.