Seminar On “ Kerala Tourism – Strategies For The Future”

Kerala Management Association, Kerala Travel mart Society and the Association of Approved & classified hotels of kerala, is organizing a seminar titled  “ Kerala Tourism – Strategies For The Future”.

 

With the tourism being one of the major income sources for the state, proper implementations of plans for the development of this sector is important. Also, a downward trend has been noticed in the past few years in the tourism industry. The number of tourists visiting the state has seen a sharp decline. Keeping the above points in mind, the associations will aim at educating the people associated with the tourism industry,  on how to improve the sector, and make Kerala a tourist friendly destination.

There will talks and seminars, with dignitaries including the Honorable tourism minister and other government officials presiding over the function, it will be an eye opener for everyone.

There will be no registration fee. All are invited to attend the seminar.

The Schedule for the seminar is all follows :

Welcome Address : Mr.K.N.Shastry
President
Kerala Management Association

Introduction of the Theme : Mr.Riaz Ahmed
President, Kerala Travel Mart Society

Address by Chief Guest : Mr.A.P.Anilkumar
Hon’ble Minister for Tourism
Government of Kerala

Keynote Address : Ms.Rani George, IAS
Director – Tourism
Government of Kerala

Vote of thanks : Mr.G.Gopinathan
President, Association of Approved &
Classified Hotels of Kerala

 

Session I (10.45 – 11.45 a.m.) : ‘Tourism Infrastructure’

Chairman : Mr.Riaz Ahmed
President, Kerala Travel Mart Society

Speakers :

1. Mr.T.Balakrishnan, IAS
Managing Director, INKEL

2. Mr.K.J.Sohan
Convenor, INTAC, Kerala Chapter
Chairman : Mr.K.N.Shastry
President
Kerala Management Association

Tea Break (11.45 – 12.00 Noon)

Session II (12.00 – 1.00 p.m.) : ‘Vision for Future’

Speakers :

1. Ms.Rani George, IAS
Director – Tourism
Government of Kerala

2. Mr.Jose Dominic
Managing Director & CEO
CGH Earth

Lunch (1.00 – 2.00 p.m.)

The seminar will end soon after lunch.

Venue : Hotel Abad Plaza, MG road, Cochin

Date: 22nd November

For more details, contact , Mathew Philip at Telefax: +91 484 2203156   mob: 9847338338