Travel & Tourism Summit 2011 @ New Delhi, 30th June 2011

Travel & Tourism Summit 2011 @ New Delhi, 30th June 2011

 

About The Event

The whole variety of travelling is present at IAMAI- Travel Conference: Destinations, tour operators, booking systems, carriers, hotels and all other suppliers who want to embellish their customers' most beautiful weeks of the year. IAMAI –Travel Conference brightens your business.

The Travel Conference organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) aims at looking at the convergence of technologies that will give a boost of creativity to the new travel strategies being formulated.

IAMAI is the B2B-Platform for trade visitors – an excellent opportunity to meet business partners and to do business. For all other visitors IAMAI- Travel Conference is a wonderful possibility to discover the whole

AGENDA

30 June 2011
09:30:10:00 hrs Registration
10:00-10:15 hrs Inaugural Session
11:10- 11:20 hrs Tea/ Coffee Break
11:20-11:40 hrs Session 1: Online Travel Landscape in India
  Travel industry is going through exciting times. Internet users are growing all across the world. Technology has enabled customers to stay connected 24/7 from practically anywhere. In this session the speaker would discuss the numbers concerning Indian online travel market, the evolution of the online travel model, industry growth & segmentation, broad trends and innovations in the Indian online travel space
11:40-11:45 hrs Change Over
11:45-12:30 hrs Panel Discussion 1: Taking Online Travel to the next level - Challenges & opportunities
  Online travel although experiencing stupendous growth, has also been bogged down by various challenges, challenges that have to be addressed to sustain the high growth rate. OTP for telephonic credit card transactions, internet penetration, high taxation, lack of enough inventory, etc are some factors plaguing the sector. In this session panelist shall brainstorm to identify top 5 challenges faced by the online travel industry and how we can address the same.
12:30-12:35 Hrs Change Over
12:35-13:20 hrs Panel Discussion 2: Flying together – Reshaping the integration between suppliers and Intermediaries
  Disputes among Airlines, GDSs and OTAs are now things of past. With hotels, packages and other travel extras like cars emerging hot online properties, integration of these services with the intermediaries is more critical than ever. In this session panelist shall discuss on how to reshape the integration model between all these parties i.e. travel suppliers and intermediaries.
13:20-14:10 hrs Lunch
14:10-14:45 hrs Panel Discussion 3: Leveraging online marketing and digital distribution for Travel in India
  With growing internet penetration, digital media has become the most effective way to connect with and sell to an online customer. How can travel companies use digital media to effectively market their services? What value proposition does a digital medium offer over other marketing channels?
14:45-14:50 hrs Change Over
14:50-15:35 hrs Panel Discussion 4: Social Media and Mobile Technology= Inspirer to Online Travelers
  What is the future of tourism industry with the increasing incline towards social media and mobile applications? Increase in the number of interactive bookings tips on social network and with travel tours on mobile will travel industry grow more?
15:35-15:40 hrs Change Over
15:40-16:35 hrs Panel Discussion 5: Increasing Penetration – Hotels & Packages Online
  Flights & ground transportation dominate the online travelspace in India. With increased competition and in their quest to provide complete travel solutions to shoppers, online travel retailers are increasingly looking at H & P segment to differentiate themselves from the crowd and boost their margins. However, H & P as a category still commands dismal penetration online. How do we increase online penetration for a category where 'see, touch & feel' before buying rules the roost?
16:35-16:40 hrs Tea/Coffee Break
16:40-17:50 hrs SPEED DATING
  Networking is the soul of a business conference. At IAMAI, we take it a step further. Groups of 50 will be formed. Each group will be divided into groups of 25 who would occupy 2 rows of chairs facing each other. Clock ticks every 1 minute; exchange pleasantries, business cards, get set to know the person sitting opposite to you.
  Conference Concludes

SPEAKERS

Amit Somani
Chief Products Officer, MakeMyTrip.com
  Amitabh Pandey 
President e-Business, Thomas Cook India
Aloke Bajpai
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, iXiGO.com
  Devdutta Banerjee
Regional Director - Revenue Management, 
India, Bangladesh and Nepal, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Gaurav Chiripal
Chief Executive Officer, Quadlabs 

 

  Himanshu Singh
Chief Executive Officer,
Travelocity India & Chairman – Online Travel and e-commerce
Committee I Internet And & Mobile Association of India 
Manoj Gurshani
Chief Executive Officer, TravelMart
  Maya Hari 
Director, Digital for India, Conde Nast India
Nalin Singhal
Director, IRCTC
  Neelu Singh
Chief Operating Officer, Ezeego1
Neeraj Dotel
Managing Director, Compuware
  P.K. Sinha
Regional Vice President- SAARC, Jet Airways
Rahul Pandit
President & Chief Operating Officer, 
Lemon Tree Hotel
  Sandeep Singh
Business Head, Quasar
Sanjay Bhasin
President, Goibibo.com
  Sidhant Sachdev
Associate Director- APAC, Air2Web
Sunita Rajan
Senior Vice President,
Advertising Sales- Asia BBC Worldwide Channels
  Tushar Vyas
National Director, Group M
Urshila Kerkar
Chief Executive Officer, Cox & Kings India

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