The third edition of the Outlook Responsible Tourism Summit 2018 is all set to be held on February 10 at ITC Maurya in New Delhi. The platform aims to bring together India and its South Asian neighbours to share ideas and brainstorm on common challenges.
Since 2015, the Summit has been encouraging and supporting best practices in India, and bringing public and private stakeholders of India’s responsible tourism movement together to ideate, troubleshoot and inspire each other. With prominent speakers, including leading international experts in the field, opportunities for case study sharing and focused networking, the event hopes to consciously change the way India travels.
The Summit will start with a keynote on the future of travel by Megan Epler Wood, Director of International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Harvard University. The event will also have sessions on ‘Rethinking Policies to Enable Better Practices’, the ‘Importance of Data to Measure Impact’, and an ‘Ask the Expert’ session where participants, including Daksh Sharma, Managing Director TravHQ Media and Iffort, will conduct workshops.
Here’s the complete agenda of the day –
The winners of the Indian Responsible Tourism Awards (IRTS), a regional partner of the WTM (World Travel Market) Responsible Tourism Awards, London, will also be announced at the Summit. The awards recognize pioneers in the field of ethical travel across the country to inspire and motivate the local fraternity, highlight replicable RT models, and spread the word through online and print platforms, including those owned by the Outlook Group.