Programme*


23/24 FEBRUARY, 2018
PULLMAN HOTEL, AEROCITY, NEW DELHI


23th FEBRUARY, 2018
DAY 1
12:00pm 2:00pm Registration
over working lunch
2:00pm 2:15pm Inauguration
2:15pm 2:45pm Keynote Making Delhi a World Class Global Tourist City
•  SK Misra, Chairman, IRTHD and former Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister
2:45pm 3:45pm Panel Presentations Making Delhi a World Class Global Tourist City
•  JB Singh, President, Interglobe Hotels
•  Saeed Sherwani, MD, Sherwani Hotels
•  Kishore Singh, Director, Delhi Art Gallery
•  Sourish Bhattacharya, Founder Director, Tasting India Symposium
•  Jitendra Singh, Head, Airline Marketing& Route Development, Delhi Airport
•  Sharupa Dutta, Teamwork Arts
•  Senior officials of Delhi Government have been invited
3:45pm 4:15pm Keynote •  **Vijay Goel, MoS Parliamentary Affairs; Statistics & Programme Implementation
4:15pm 5:30pm Keynote Presentations Crystal Ball Gazing: Looking ahead for travel and tourism
•  Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, Taj Hotels
•  Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO
•  KB Kachru, Chairman Emeritus, Carlson Rezidor India
•  Harsh Verma, Technical Cooperation,UNWTO
•  Kapil Kaul, CEO, South Asia, CAPA
5:30pm 6:00pm Keynote The Infra Game Changers: Facilitating Travel and Tourism
•  Alkesh Sharma, MD, DMICDC
6:00pm 6:30pm TBA
6:30pm 7:00pm Keynote •  Hardeep Puri, MoS (IC), Housing & Urban Affairs
7:00pm 7:30pm Keynote •  Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board
7:30pm 8:00pm Keynote •  Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog
8:00pm 8:30pm BITB Honours
8:30pm 10:30pm Networking Cocktails & Dinner

 


24th FEBRUARY, 2018
DAY 2
11:00am 12:00pm Interactive Session Is the Indian industry giving up on Inbound?
•  Kapil Chopra, Chairman, EazyDiner
•  Vikram Madhok, MD, A & K India
•  Rajiv Kaul, President, Leela Hotels and Resorts
•  Subhash Goyal, Chairman, STIC Group
•  EM Najeeb, Chairman & MD, ATE Group
•  Raj Rana, CEO, Carlson-Rezidor India and South Asia
12:00pm 12:15pm Keynote Can hospitality whip up numbers and how?
•  Vinod Duggal, Former Governor & Home Secretary
12:15pm 12:30pm Can hospitality whip up numbers and how?
•  Presentation on LG Hospitality Solutions – Hemendu Sinha, B2B-Business Head, LG
12:30pm 1:30pm Interactive Session Can hospitality whip up numbers and how?
•  Ashish Jakhanwala, CEO & MD, SAMHI Hotels
•  Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President – South Asia – Marriott International
•  Jean-Michel Casse, Senior VP-Operations, Accor Hospitality, India
•  Peter Fulton, Group President, Hyatt – EAME & SW Asia
•  Dipak Haksar, CEO, ITC Hotels
•  Rohit Kohli, Joint MD, Creative Travel
1:30pm 3:00pm Lunch
3:00pm 4:00pm Interactive Session Cities as Future Drivers: Making tourism inclusive
•  Harsh Verma, Technical Cooperation & Services, UNWTO, Madrid
•  Deepak Joshi, CEO, Nepal Tourism Board
•  Lakshyaraj Singh, Executive Director, Historic Resort Hotels
•  Farooq Ahmad Shah, Commissioner/Secretary Education, Jammu & Kashmir
•  Subrata Sen, Business Head, Enterprise Business, Havells India
4:00pm 4:20pm Keynote Going Niche and Experiential is the way Forward
•  Sanjeev Kapoor, Founder, Khana Khazana
4:20pm 5:00pm Interactive Session Going Niche and Experiential is the way Forward
•  **Jose Dominic, Chairman, CGH Earth Group
•  Steve Borgia, Founder and CEO, INDeco Hotels
•  Ajeet Bajaj, Owner, Snow Leopard Adventures
•  Rishi Narain, RNG Golf management
5:00pm 5:30pm Keynote •  Anurag Thakur, Hon’ble Member of Parliament
5:30pm 5:50pm Keynote Money Mania: Acquire, Consolidate and Lead
•  Ashwini Kakkar, Vice Chairman, Mercury Travel
5:50pm 6:45pm Interactive Session Money Mania: Acquire, Consolidate and Lead
Session anchor: •  Chetan Kapoor, Phocuswright
•  Ankush Nijhawan, MD, Nijhawan Group and Co-founder & CEO, Travel Boutique Online
•  Alok Vaish, Group CFO, Yatra Online
•  Tej Kapoor, MD and Head, Fosun RZ India
7:00pm 9:30pm Networking and Dinner Golfers Only Evening
•  Competitions  •  Prizes  •  Food & Drinks

* subject to change