8th India International Hotel Travel and Tourism Research Conference - 2018

16th-17th February, 2018, New Delhi, India
Programme Schedule
Friday 16th February, 2018               				                     BACK/HOME 
09.15 Hrs Onwards
09.45 Hrs-14.45 Hrs

10.45 Hrs-11.30 Hrs

11.30 Hrs-12.00 Hrs
12.00 Hrs-13.30 Hrs

13.30 Hrs-14.30 Hrs
14.30 Hrs-16.30 Hrs

16.30 Hrs
19.00 Onwards
Welcome & Registration
Inaugural Ceremony at Auditorium: Mr. Rajindera Kumar, Director, Vivanta By Taj Ambassador, New Delhi & Former President, FHRAI & HRANI
Keynote by Professor Fevzi Okumus, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management & Professor of Leadership and Strategic Management in Hospitality, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA on “Publishing in Top-Tier Hospitality and Tourism Journals”
Morning Tea (Room No. 120)
Technical Session -I at Room 121:Emerging Trends in Tourism, Travel and Hospitality
Chairperson: Prof. Parikshat Singh Manhas, Director, SHTM and Professor, The Business School, University of Jammu, India
  1. Investigating the Impacts of Hedonic and Utilitarian Values on Satisfaction in Food Festival: A Cross Cultural Study - Guliz Coskun
  2. An Empirical Study on the Emerging Trends in Hospitality and Tourism Industry: A Case of Delhi-NCR - DR. Brijesh Kumar
  3. Wine Industry: An opportunity for the Development of Tourism Industry - Dr. Akhilesh Singh
  4. Gastronomy: A Resource for Creative Tourism - Dr. Bharti Gupta & Asma Bashir
  5. Event tourism in Goa – “A case study of Tripurarypurnima Sankhalim - Vanita Patil
Lunch Break (Room No. 120)
Technical Session -II at Room 121:Green Practices & Sustaining Environment in Hospitality & Tourism
Chairperson: Dr. Asif Ali Syed, Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, FMSR, Aligarh Muslim University
  1. Eco-Tourism, Green Practices & Sustaining Environment in Hospitality & Tourism – Rajshree Bhargava
  2. Environmental certification for hotels, tourism businesses and their supply chain partners – Dr. Parul Mathur & Bhavya Khamesra
  3. The Eco-tourism: New strategies to sustain green spaces in Maputo. The case of Inhaca Island - Cecília Isabel Guambe
  4. Repositioning Jammu and Kashmir as a tourist destination: A case of Post Disaster impact on Tourism - Dr. Parikshat Singh Manhas & Inder Puneet Singh Johar
  5. Museums: A Tourist’s Perception - Dr. Umesh Choudhary
Afternoon Tea (Room No. 120)
Conference Dinner in the Campus
Saturday 17th February, 2018               					             BACK/HOME 
09.15 Hrs Onwards
09.30 Hrs-10.15 Hrs

10.15 Hrs-11.45 Hrs

11.45 Hrs-12.00 Hrs
12.00 Hrs-13.30 Hrs

13.30 Hrs-14.30 Hrs
14.30 Hrs-16.30 Hrs

16.30 Hrs-17.00 Hrs
Welcome & Registration
Keynote by Dr. Manohar Sajnani, Dean, Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism & Director, Amity Institute of Travel & Tourism, Amity University on “Emerging Global Trends, Opportunities and Challenges in Travel and Tourism Sector”

Technical Session -III at Room 121: Managing Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism
Chairperson: Prof. Sanjiv Mittal, Dean, USMS, Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi
  1. Role of Education Institution in the growth of Tourism and Hospitality - Richa Sharma
  2. Innovative teaching methods in Hospitality discipline to achieve outcome based Education - Argha Chakravorty & Priyadarshan Lakhawat
  3. Attitudes of Tourism Students towards use of ICT: The case of an Indian University - Bhupinder Singh & Dr D. K. Dhusia
  4. Contribution of Role Modeling and Education Institutes in Promoting Tourism Entrepreneurship among Students – A Case Study of J&K - Dr. Suvidha Khanna & Ms. Sandeva Khajuria
Morning Tea (Room No. 120)
Technical Session -IV at Room 121: Tourism & Hospitality Marketing Strategies and Consumer Behavior
Chairperson: Dr. Sonia Sharma, Assistant Professor, STHSSM, IGNOU, New Delhi
  1. Impact of Destination Logo and Taglines on the Brand Awareness : A Case of Indian Silk Route – Dr. Parikshat Singh Manhas & Parvinder Kour
  2. Role of Social Networking Sites in Marketing 5 star Luxury Hotels of Delhi and NCR - Rekha V Maitre
  3. Perception of Service Quality of Budget Hotels in Delhi-NCR - Radhe Shyam Rai, Bandana Chadha & Varuna Punjabi
  4. A Home away from Home: Exploring the Online and Social Media advertising in the Hotel Industry in India – Ragini Bhati
  5. Promoting Tourism via Indian Silver Screen: An Insight into Bollywood - Akshi Bhagat & Sudhanshu Gupta
Lunch Break (Room No. 120)
Technical Session -V at Room 121: Hotel Operations and Food Service Management
Chairperson: Dr. Kumar Ashutosh, Teacher-In-Charge, Department of Tourism, College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  1. Reinventing the Traditional Guest Satisfaction Survey: An Exploratory Study - Sarah Hussain & Dr. Kavita Khanna
  2. Assessment of Service Quality in Chain Restaurants of Kolkata applying Modified DINESERV Scale - Amitabh Dey & Dr. Sutheeshna Babu. S
  3. Customer Behaviour Study for Sugar Free Food Products in 5 Star Hotels of New Delhi- Garima Parkash & Dr. Kavita Khanna
  4. Changing Food Habits Of People In Rajasthan - Dr. Sangeeta Dhar & Dr. P.K. Sharma
  5. Emerging Trend of Incorporating Ancient Grains into Modern Meals - Prasenjit Sarkar
Afternoon Tea (Room No. 120)

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