International Conference on Tourism

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srinivas goud

The National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management (NITHM), Hyderabad – INDIA & Vidzeme University of Applied Science, LATIVIA are jointly hosting the 2nd Joint International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Sustainable Development Goals from the 08th – 10th February 2020, at the NITHM campus – Gachibowli, Hyderabad, TS.

The conference was inaugurated by Minister for Tourism Srinivas Goud.

More than 72 International delegates from over 18 countries or more, along with delegates from within INDIA as well will be participating. The following five International Universities are collaborating, University of Africa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, South Valley University- Luxor Branch, Arab Republic of Egypt, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana, The Engineering and Pedagogical College of Dushanbe, Tajikistan and the University of Birjand, Birjan, Iran.

The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to the wide range of scholars, policymakers, practitioners and other tourism stakeholders to discuss debate and deliberate on the role, issues, and challenges of achieving SDGs through Tourism and Hospitality. NITHM is hosting this conference for faculty, research scholars, industry stakeholders from both the Tourism & Hospitality Industry’s to help enrich their knowledge with panel sessions; paper presentations and use this platform to its maximum benefits.

As part of the conference around 70 researchers are presenting papers in two days. This includes professors from foreign universities and Indian Universities. Apart from researchers, around 40 speakers are various panel discussions spread over Adventure Tourism to Entrepreneurship.