Tourism students’ virtual fest on Oct 16-17

To bring together Govt, Industry, Academia

NEW DELHI, Oct 6 (BNC Network) Not-for-profit New Tourism Foundation will organise a two-day virtual Tourism Students Festival (TSF’20) from October 16.

The event aims to bring industry, academia and students of tourism into the mainstream for accelerating growth of tourism in the country.

TSF’ 20 will see two days of power packed activity with Indian and foreign tourism students engaging with stalwarts in the field from the Government, Industry and Academia. The Festival aims to bring forth the high potential, innovative ideas and bright minds of Students and Young Professionals into Travel, Tourism and Hospitality areas and infuse new energy and confidence within the young minds for making them more resilient to deal with the new global order.

Attendees can look forward to insightful sessions on relevant topics such as Skilling for New Normal, Community and Sustainable Tourism, Leisure Tourism, Technology in Tourism, MICE Tourism, Destination Marketing, Tourism Journalism, Tourism Research, Adventure and Sports Tourism, Heritage Tourism, Gastronomy Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Startups.

Vinod Zutshi, Former Secretary, Union Ministry of Tourism, president New Tourism Foundation and Chairman - TSF’20 said, “TSF’20 will be an apt platform, to help students of the sector to deal with their new challenges, to find solutions for their new skill requirement and to create more job opportunities through Government-industry-student-academia interface”.

According to Jyoti Mayal, Co-Chairperson TSF’20 and President TAAI, “TSF’20 is the much needed initiative, as the industry prepares for the new normal in tourism. A student academia led interface with industry will empower the travel professionals of tomorrow”.

“TSF’20 will transform the future of tourism by empowering the young minds and inspiring them to lead tourism to a new direction” said Prateek Hira, MD Tornos and  Co-Chairman TSF’20.

The Festival has been given ‘Incredible India’ Logo Support by Ministry of Tourism. The event is supported  by TAAI, ITDC, OTOAI, ADTOI, ATOAI, RTSOI, Public Relations Society of India and URJA as ‘Thought Partners’.  Galgotia University, Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University are the Supporting Institutions and Le Meridien, Pride Hotels and 5th Element Hospitality are the F & B Partners of  TSF’20.




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