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ITB India Conference 2020 gets right to the heart of Indiaâ€™s emerging travel market
- 1 year ago
- Source: ITB India
India is one of the fastest-growing major
economies with the second-largest population in the world, rising middle class
and increasing disposable incomes. “Capturing the next great market”
is the overarching conference theme of the inaugural ITB India 2020, taking
place from 15 – 17 April at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. The
three-day conference will showcase an extensive programme of key presentations
and discussions by industry movers from the travel and tourism sector providing
insights on India’s vast potential for both inbound and outbound travel.
theme: Capturing the next great market
of the global tourism industry will deliver thought provoking and
- 4 conference
tracks to cover MICE, Leisure, Corporate Travel and Travel Technology
Talks @ Knowledge Theatre: A unique series with C-level executives
ITB India’s programme agenda brings together leaders and industry experts from
MICE, Corporate, Leisure and Travel Tech sectors, through four conference
tracks: Knowledge Theatre, MICE & Corporate Travel, Destination
Marketing and Travel Technology. The conference
tracks will offer insights and comprehensive views to National Tourism
Organisations (NTOs), travel and hospitality companies to capture this great
market opportunity. The organisers of ITB India Conference will launch an
innovative convention format entitled “C-Suite Talks”, a
unique series with C-level executives, providing insights on complex travel
issues in India. The topics to be covered include travel management, booking
strategies and latest digital trends.
“Reports from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), estimate that India will
account for over 50 million outbound tourists by 2022. At ITB India Conference,
delegates will gain access to the latest travel trends in the Indian travel
market with leading local and international companies. They will learn from the
best on how they plan to keep succeeding as the industry continues to move
forward and how they innovate their business models to remain competitive,”
said Sonia Prashar, Deputy Director General of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce,
the organiser of ITB India.
Opening keynotes delivered by the who’s who of the travel industry
Under the title “Why India? Why now? Get ready for the next wave of
growth” the conference kicks-off with a keynote interview on Day One,
15 April. Deep Kalra, Chairman & Group CEO, MakeMyTrip will outline what it
takes to succeed in the complex Indian travel market. “Capturing the
new outbound traveller” is the name of the keynote panel following the
interview, delivered by Rohit Kapoor, CEO, India & South Asia, OYO,
Amanpreet Bajaj, Country Manager, Airbnb India, Filip Filipov, VP Strategy,
Skyscanner and Abraham Alapatt, President & Group Head - Marketing, Service
Quality, Value Added Services & Innovation, Thomas Cook India.
According to Google and Bain & Company report, India's travel spends are
expected to grow at 13% to $136 billion by 2021. The keynote interview on Day
Two, 16 April, shares insights on how to win over today’s Indian
travellers. Following the interview is a keynote panel titled “Travel
technology: Differentiator, not enabler”. The panel will be led by
global leaders - Indroneel Dutt, CFO, Cleartrip, Bhanu Chopra, Founder &
CEO, RateGain and Prakash Sangam, CEO, redBus, focusing on India being the most
digitally advanced traveller nation in terms of digital tools being used for
planning, booking and experiencing a journey.
C-Suite Talks @ Knowledge Theatre
C-Suite Talks is a unique series of talks given by C-Level executives of both
Indian and international travel brands, taking place in the Knowledge Theatre.
This series of insightful sharing will get right to the heart of travel issues
in India, with topics covering Leisure, Corporate, MICE, Travel Tech and
beyond. Industry leaders will examine the growing significance of the Indian
market. Amongst notable industry experts are American Express Global Business
Travel (GBT), CWT, Egencia, PayPal India, SOTC Travel, Triptease, TripAdvisor
India and many others.
During the C-Suite Talks about Tours & Activities and Deal Booking
Sites, experts from Kiwi.com, Thrillophilia, and TUI India will explore
how industry players are creating relevant and memorable experiences at every
touchpoint. The Hotel Talks will identify business solutions for the hotel 2.0,
the future of accommodation and best practices to attract Indian travellers.
The discussion will be led by senior executives from Hilton, IntelliStay Hotels
For further information about ITB India Conference, visit www.itb-india.com/about-conference.
Registration for trade visitors: www.itb-india.com/visit-register.
For more information on ITB India 2020, visit www.itb-india.com