MUMBAI
03-05 FEB 2020

Agenda 2019

January 23, 24 & 25, 2019

Mumbai, India

Agenda 2019

Day 01 | January 23, 2019
Time
Event
Curated/Conducted By
Time
10.30 AM - 1.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Inauguration
Time
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Event Onsite Meeting Session
Time
12.30 PM - 1.30 PM
International Lounge
India's Outbound Potential - What's different in 2019
Mahendra Vakharia, President, OTOAI
Manoj Gursahani, Chairman, US India Investors Forum
Amin Alhaimy, Sales Director, Kuwait Airways
Peter Brun, Chief Communications Officer, VFS Global
Time
01.00 PM - 1.30 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
How Millenials will Travel in 2019
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Naveen Perla, COO, JetSetGo
Ruchi Lahoti, Area Manager - India, Booking.com
Todor Gerovski, COO, 15toGO
Maitreyee Das Banerjee, Head of Marketing, Keys Hotel (Berggruen Group)
Time
2.00 PM - 2.30 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Masterclass - Creative and Strategic Engagement with your Target Audience in a Travel Trade Show
Nisha B., Founder, Elevated Consultancy Singapore
Time
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
International Lounge
Destination Presentation
Time
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
The Rise of Experiential Travel - Hear from leaders on opportunities and trends
Nisha B., Founder, Elevated Consultancy Singapore
Vijay Nair, AVP, National Geographic Expeditions
Aditya Bhat, Head, Jio Studios
Vikram Ahuja, Founder, Byond Travel
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Cox & Kings Presentation
15:00 hrs - Welcome & Opening remarks by Cox & Kings
15:05 hrs - Destination Presentation on Morocco (Embassy of Republic Of Morocco)
15:25 hrs - Packages by Cox & Kings
15:35 hrs - Q & A
15:40 hrs - Destination Presentation on Czech Republic (Tourism Board)
16:00 hrs - Packages by Cox & Kings Q & A
16:15 hrs - Hi-Tea/Coffee
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
International Lounge
Cine Tourism Workshop
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Reinvisioning the future of Hospitality & Hotel Distribution
Joerg Esser, Ex-Group Director, Thomas Cook Group
Ankush Nijhawan, MD, Travel Boutique Online
Karan Anand, Head – Relationships and Supplier Management, Cox & Kings
Joseph Xia, Founder, Yearth Group
Time
4:40 PM - 5:10 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Decoding the Use cases of AR-VR in Travel
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Aditya Bhat, Head, Jio Studios
Vikram Ahuja, Founder, Byond Travel
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Wedding Sutra - Travel Companies and their New Role at Indian Weddings
Hosted By
Neha Seth Arora - Var Vadhu
Nemish Sanghvi - WE Hospitality
Hemant Kale - Swahaa
Ambika Agarwal - The A Cube Project
Divya Chadha - A Klass Apart
Parthip Thyagarajan - WeddingSutra.com
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
International Lounge
Awards - OTM Top Travel Producers Award
Day 02 | January 24, 2019
Time
Event
Curated/Conducted By
Time
10.00 AM - 2.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Visit by Chief Guest - Shri KJ Alphons, Hon'ble Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Govt. of India
Time
11.00 AM - 11.45 AM
International Lounge
Airline Presentation
Time
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
CineLocales Lounge
CineLocales
Time
12.30 PM - 1.15 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Influencer Marketing and its Role in the Travel Path-to-Purchase
Hitesh Rajwani, CEO, Social Samosa
Varun Vagish, Leading Travel Influencer, YouTube.com/MountainTrekker
Ajay Awtaney, Founder & Editor, LiveFromALounge.com
Priyanka Chandola, Youtuber & Travel Vlogger, www.youtube.com/desigirltraveller
Sharanya Iyer, Travel Influencer, www.trulynomadly.com
Time
12.30 PM - 1.30 PM
International Lounge
The future of Travel industry - NETWORKING
Sunaina Chatterjee, Incentives & Conference Planners LLP
Time
1.00 PM - 2.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
EEMA panel discussion on 'Experientialising Mice'
Time
1.10 PM - 1.55 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
The Future of Travel Content Marketing - A Panel Discussion
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Sesh Seshadri, General Manager, Lonely Planet India
Abraham Alapatt, President & Group Head - Marketing, Thomas Cook India
Bhawna Grover, Head of Content, GoIbibo
Michael Lyngdoh, CEO, Tripoto
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Masterclass - Strategic Partnerships in Travel - Trends, Impact, and How To Go About It
Joerg Esser, Ex-Group Director, Thomas Cook Group
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
International Lounge
Workshop on Digital Marketing for Travel Companies
Saurav Chakraborty, Industry Manager (Travel), Facebook India
Surabhi Mishra, Client Solution Manager – Travel, Facebook India
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Cox & Kings Presentation
15:00 hrs - Welcome & Opening remarks by Cox & Kings
15:05 hrs - Destination Presentation on Greece (Embassy of Greece)
15:25 hrs - Packages by Cox & Kings
15:35 hrs - Q & A
15:40 hrs - Destination Presentation on Turkey (Consulate of Turkey)
16:00 hrs - Packages by Cox & Kings Followed Q & A
16:15 hrs - Hi-Tea/Coffee
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Opportunities in Indian aviation - Making it big in the world’s most challenging aviation market
Chetan Kapoor, Research Analyst - Asia-Pacific, Phocuswright Inc.
Rajkumar Paranthaman, Head of Marketing - India, AirAsia
Naveen Perla, COO, JetSetGo
Raj Sivakumar, Senior Vice President - Network & Revenue Management, Jet Airways
Time
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Masterclass - User Generated Content (UGC) and the Future of Content Marketing
Bhawna Grover, Head of Content, GoIbibo
Time
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Digital Marketing and Social Media in Travel: Hear from the Giants
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Rachit Uppal, Head of Industry (India & South Asia), Twitter
Saurav Chakraborty, Industry Lead - Travel, Facebook
Abhijit Mishra, Director, India & Middle East, Kayak
Girish Singh, Head of Marketing APAC, Uber for Business
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grande - Hall 2C
Event Onsite Meeting Session
Time
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
State of Travel State of Travel Startups in Taiwan and Greater China
Daniel Cheng, Founder & President, RTM - Redefine Tourism Mixer
Day 03 | January 25, 2019
Time
Event
Curated/Conducted By
Time
1.00 PM - 2.00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Tourism in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges
Ofiwang Sepotokele, Director, Mcallister Travel
Time
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Taiwan Tourism Bureau
Dileep Kumar
My life in Taiwan
Time
02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
CineLocales Lounge
CineLocales

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