International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism

About the Conference

Tourism in India is experiencing tremendous growth and is one of the major economic generators. Recent data shows a major contribution in GDP of the country and a major tool for employment generation. Tourism and hospitality industry need new innovation, trend setter development and a progressive approach to extract the optimal potential from the available resources of the country. For the purpose of the same, International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism ICHT 2021 will help in the generation of new ideas, new literature, reviews and models towards the objective. As it is a multi disciplinary approach conference is open for other related field of studies to like, management systems, sports, social sciences etc related to tourism

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Speakers at the ICHT 2021

Inaugural Ceremony

Prof. Nafees Haider Naqvi

Conference Director
Director, JLU School of Hospitality and Tourism
Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Prof. (Dr.) Vivek Khare

Patron
Registrar, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Shastri

Patron and Guest of Honor
Vice-Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Dr. Maharaj Vijay Reddy

Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker
Coventry University Business School, Associate-Research Centre for Business in Society, Coventry University, UK Previously, Associate Professor & Head of Subject for the Department of Tourism, Aviation and Event Management within the University of West London, UK

Prof.(Dr.) Sheeba Hamid

Guest of Honor
Department of Commerce, Course Coordinator (MTTM), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Prof. (Dr.) Marco Valeri

Special Guest
Senior Lecturer Faculty of Economics, Niccolò Cusano University, Rome (Italy)

Dr. Sarah Hussain

Special Guest
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Dr. Faizan Ali

Special Guest
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator MUMA College of Business Sarasota-Manatee, University of South Florida, USA

Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan

Conference Convener (ICHT-2021), Program Leader: Ph.D., MBA (H&T) and BBA Tourism, Research Coordinator, School of Hospitality and Tourism Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Valedictory Ceremony

Prof. Nafees Haider Naqvi

Conference Director
Director, JLU School of Hospitality and Tourism
Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Prof. (Dr.) S. C. Bagri

Guest of Honor
Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies, HNB, Garhwal University, Editor in Chief of Journal of Tourism, Formerly Vice Chancellor, Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun

Prof. (Dr.) Nimit Chowdhary

Special Guest
Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Dahiya

Special Guest
Director- Centre for Life Skills & Soft Skills M.D. University - Rohtak, Haryana

Mr. Ajay Kumar Singh

Special Guest
Joint Director (Skill & Training) Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board

Prof. (Dr.) Vivek Khare

Patron
Registrar, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Shastri

Patron and Guest of Honor
Vice-Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Mr. Abhishek Mohan Gupta

Chief Patron and President
Pro - Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan

Conference Convener (ICHT-2021), Program Leader: Ph.D., MBA (H&T) and BBA Tourism, Research Coordinator, School of Hospitality and Tourism Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

Panel Discussion on
“Recovery and Beyond: Future of Hospitality and Tourism after COVID-19”

Prof. (Dr.) Marco Valeri

Special Invited Guest
Senior Lecturer Faculty of Economics, Niccolò Cusano University, Rome (Italy)

Prof. (Dr.) Nimit Chowdhary

Special Invited Guest
Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Dr. Santanu Dasgupta

Special Invited Guest
Head of Department, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata

Dr. Bhupesh Kumar

Special Invited Guest
Principal, Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition (SIHM), Ranchi

Special Session on
“Entrepreneurship Education in Hospitality and Tourism”

Dr. Sarah Hussain

Special Invited Guest & Speaker
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Focused Session on
“Renaissance for the Hospitality Industry through Hospitality 5.0”

Dr. Souji Gopalakrishna Pillai

Special Invited Guest & Speaker
Associate Scholar and Scientist, Florida State University, Florida, USA

Panel Discussion on
“The New Normal of Hospitality and Tourism”

Prof.(Dr.) Sheeba Hamid

Special Invited Guest
Department of Commerce, Course Coordinator (MTTM), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Dr. Sarah Hussain

Special Invited Guest
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Mr. Rishabh Tandon

Special Invited Guest
Area Director - Human Resources Intercontinental Hotels Group, New Delhi

Mr. Arindaam Banerjeea

Special Invited Guest
General Manager-HR, Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai

Workshop on
“Sustainable business practices in Hospitality & Tourism Industry: A Future perspective”

Mr. Vikas Tembhare

Special Invited Guest
Founder & Managing Partner at DTORR, India Principal Consultant - Ind Trade Consultancy Middle East FZE, UAE Advisor - Welldone Foundation, India

Dr.A. Lajwanti Naidu

Special Invited Guest
Assistant Director- Strategy, Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authorities.

Mr. Matthew Esper

Special Invited Guest
Sustainability consultant of Hospitality and Tourism, Founder & Principal of RHT Advisory, Inc., Toronto, Canada

Mr. Pankaj Pradhananga

Special Invited Guest
Director of Four Season Travel & Tours, Charter President of Tourism Toastmasters Club, Consultant of International Development Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal

Special Session on
“Travel or Not to Travel?” Exploring possibilities of post pandemic”

Dr. Velan Kunjuraman

Special Invited Guest & Speaker
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness University of Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia

Conference Schedule

Day-01, June 28, 2021
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Inaugural Ceremony
12:05 p.m. to 12:10 p.m. Break
12:10 p.m.-01:15 p.m. Panel Discussion on “Recovery and Beyond: Future of Hospitality and Tourism after COVID-19” by Prof. (Dr.) Marco Valeri, Prof. (Dr.) Nimit Chowdhary, Prof. (Dr.) Santanu Dasgupta, Dr. Bhupesh Kumar
Moderated by Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan
01:15 p.m. to 02:00 p.m Lunch Break
02:00 p.m.-03:00 p.m. Technical Session (Track 01 and Track 02)
03:00 p.m.-04:00 p.m. Technical Session continued (Track 01 and Track 02)
  Special Session on “Entrepreneurship Education in Hospitality and Tourism” By Dr. Sarah Hussain Moderated by Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan
04:00 p.m.-04:40 p.m. Special Session on “Renaissance for the Hospitality Industry through Hospitality 5.0” by Dr. Souji Gopalakrishna Pillai
Moderated by Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan
Day-02, June 29, 2021
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m Panel Discussion on “The New Normal of Hospitality And Tourism” by Professor  (Dr.) Sheeba Hamid, Dr. Sarah Hussain, Mr. Rishabh Tandon, Mr. Arindaam Banerjeea
Moderated by  Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Workshop on “Sustainable business practices in Hospitality & Tourism Industry: A Future perspective” by Mr. Vikas Tembhare-Coordinator, Dr. Addala Lajwanti Naidu, Mr. Matthew Esper, Mr. Pankaj Pradhananga
Moderated by Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan
12:15 p.m. to 12:20 p.m. Break
12:20 p.m.-01:00 p.m. Special Session on “Travel or Not to Travel?” Exploring possibilities of post pandemic” by Dr. Velan Kunjuraman
Moderated by Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan
01:00 p.m. to 02:00 p.m. Lunch Break
02:00 p.m.- 04:00 p.m. Technical Sessions (Track 3 and Track 4)
04:00 p.m. onwards Valedictory Ceremony
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