MUMBAI
04 - 06 FEB 2021

Agenda 2020

03, 04 & 05 February 2020

Mumbai, India

Agenda 2020

Day 1 | 03 Feb 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM : Morning Inaugural Session
Harris Theocharis, Minister of Tourism, Greece
Satpal Maharaj, Minister of Tourism, Uttarakhand
Aditi Sunil Tatkare, Minister of State, Maharashtra
Along with other VIPs and delegates
01:00 PM - 01:15 PM : Tech Stage
Chair's Introduction: The changing facets of technology and travel
Paul Richer
Senior Partner,
Genesys Digital Transformation
01:30 PM- 02:10 PM : Tech Stage
Driving the digital transformation of India and Asia's travel industry
Gaurav Chiripal
CEO,
QuadLabs
Apurva Chamaria
Chief Revenue Officer,
RateGain
Amit Madhan
President & Group Head-IT & E-Business,
Thomas Cook India
Ankush Nijhawan
CEO & Co-founder,
Travel Boutique Online
Moderator
Paul Richer
Senior Partner,
Genesys Digital Transformation
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM : Grande - Hall C
VFS Global & Travel Agents : Enhancing Customer Experience & Value together
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM : Tech Stage
Corporate Travel Outlook: How business travel is being rebuilt
Mritunjaya Chandra Mohan
Global Travel Manager, Procurement
Adobe
Carl Jones
Head of Travel, APAC and Greater China,
SAP Concur
Ajay Bali
Managing Director,
BCD Travel India
Rakesh Negi
Vice President & Brand Leader,
FCM Travel Solutions India
Moderator
Paul Richer
Senior Partner,
Genesys Digital Transformation
03:00 PM - 05:30 PM : Grande - Hall A
OTM Connect: Onsite Meeting Session for Travel Trade Buyers
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM : Tech Stage
The future of business travel in Asia is the future of business travel — Period
Rajesh Chaprala
Global Travel Manager,
Lupin
Mathew Panicker
Head - Travel,
Cipla
Gaurav Chiripal
CEO,
QuadLabs
Nitin Narula
Head – Administration & Infra Projects,
Elara Technologies
Moderator
Ketki Prabhat
Head of Strategic Partnerships,
Travelstop
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM : Grande - Hall C
Presentation - Visit Greece by Ms Eleftheria Fili, Head of GNTO Committee
04:10 PM - 04:50 PM : Tech Stage
Holidays and Experiences: The next great untapped market in online travel?
Chitra Gurnani
CEO,
Thrillophilia
Rupendra Yadav
Chief Business Officer - Holidays,
MakeMyTrip
Anirudh Gupta
Co-founder & CEO,
Tripoto
Vaibhav Sisinty
Head of Marketing-India,
Klook
Moderator
Daksh Sharma
Managing Partner,
Iffort/TravHQ
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM : Tech Stage
How to choose a GDS & decode NDC, for travel buyers
Martin Herbert
Managing Director for India and Sri Lanka,
Travelport
Sandeep Shastri
Regional Director - South Asia,
Sabre Travel Network
Moderator
J Grant Caplan
President,
Procurigence
05:30 PM - 06:00 PM : Tech Stage
Opportunities for disruption in India's hotel sector and the scope of alternative accommodation
Shampa Dhali
Area Director National Sales - India,
Marriott International
Hemal Thacker
VP & Head of Acquisitions,
Vista Rooms
Mercedes Serra
Business Development Manager,
AirDNA
Devendra Parulekar
Founder & Chief Growth Hacker,
SaffronStays
Moderator
Daksh Sharma
Managing Partner,
Iffort/TravHQ
05:30 PM - 06:45 PM : Evening Inaugural Session
Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Tourism (I/C), India
Harris Theocharis, Minister of Tourism, Greece
Satpal Maharaj, Minister of Tourism, Uttarakhand
Along with other VIPs and delegates
Day 2 | 04 Feb 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM : International Lounge
Presentation - Discover Wingspan Holidays at OTM
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM : Tech Stage
The Rise of Immersive Travel and Future Trends
Suzanne Pereira
Sr. Vice President Trade Relationships, Communications & Service Quality
Thomas Cook (India)
Daniel D’souza
President and Country Head,
Leisure, SOTC
Bernard Corraya
General Manager - Indian subcontinent,
Wego
Ramin Saherwala
Chief Marketing Officer,
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts
Mahendra Vakharia
Managing Director,
Pathfinders Holidays
Moderator
Mo Talukder
Sales Director,
Geotourist
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM : Grande - Hall C
Swipe Right at OTM - Travel Blogger Speed Networking
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM : Tech Stage
HappyEasyGo-ing well on its way to dethrone India's online travel giants
Boris Zha
CEO,
HappyEasyGo
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM : Tech Stage
What India reveals about the future of online travel
Ritu Mehrotra
Country Manager - India, Sri Lanka & Maldives,
Booking.com
Boris Zha
CEO,
HappyEasyGo
Peter Yoshihara
General Manager,
Trip.com Japan
Moderator
Sesh Seshadri
Director,
Lonely Planet India
01:00 PM - 01:40 PM : Tech Stage
How to effectively engage buyers with your destination
Dr. Trust Lin
Director,
Taiwan Tourism Bureau
GB Srithar
Regional Director, India, Middle East & South Asia,
Singapore Tourism Board
Zulkifly Bin Md Said
Deputy Director General,
Tourism Malaysia
Sudhir Patil
Director,
Veena World
Rahim Aslam
Founder,
One Above
Moderator
Sanjiv Agarwal
Editor & Publisher,
Travel News Digest
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM : International Lounge
Presentation by Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI)
01:45 PM - 02:15 PM : Tech Stage
Why effective payment strategies are key to travel’s frictionless future
Siddharth Dhamija
Director,
PayPal India
Rajeev Narayanan
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer-India,
Ingenico ePayments
Tarun Malhotra
Director of Sales,
Razorpay
Diwakar Kaushik
Operating Partner,
GoVenture (GoJek)
Moderator
Paul Richer
Senior Partner,
Genesys Digital Transformation
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM : Grande - Hall C
WeddingSutra Engage - Networking Session with Top Wedding Planners
02:15 PM - 02:45 PM : Tech Stage
How digital advertising is creating new pressures for travel marketers
Burhanuddin Pithawala
Vice President Growth & Conversions,
OYO Hotels & Homes
Abraham Alapatt
President and Group Head - Marketing,
Thomas Cook
Daniel Wishnia
Chief Digital Transformation Officer,
Aroundtown SA
Moderator
Peter Yoshihara
General Manager,
Trip.com Japan
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM : Grande - Hall C
WeddingSutra Engage Panel: Travels for Pre/Post Wedding Photography
Wedding Planners
Megha Israni
Varun Kodoclicker
Parminder Sahni
Sneh Dalal
Jobin
02:45 PM - 03:30 PM : Tech Stage
Conversational AI and Chatbots in Travel: Benefits & Best Practices
Kartik Poddar
SVP & Business Head,
Haptik
Chetan Kumar
Strategic Partnerships,
WhatsApp
Moderator
Daksh Sharma
Managing Partner,
Iffort/TravHQ
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM : Grande - Hall C
WeddingSutra Engage Panel: RSVP & Travel Logistics - The Wedding Planner’s Perspective
Wedding Planners
Neha Seth Arora
Muralitharan
Divya Chadha
Rishi R
Vishaal Shah
Vikram Mehta
Darshan Shroff
Nemish Sanghvi
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM : Tech Stage
Transform how travel is sold: How to drive conversions in a data-driven, hyper-personalised world where CX is king
Nitin Sethi
VP - Digital,
IndiGo
Sunish Sadasivan
Vice President, eCommerce & Revenue Management,
Chroma Hospitality Inc.
Apar Sureka
Vice President - Online Products,
MakeMyTrip
Jatin Sharma
VP & Business Head,
TUI India
Moderator
Paul Richer
Senior Partner,
Genesys Digital Transformation
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM : Grande - Hall A
ICTF Connect: Onsite Meeting Session
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM : Tech Stage
Live Events: Revival for the meetings & events industry?
Mohomed Morani
Managing Director,
Cineyug Entertainment
J Grant Caplan
President,
Procurigence
Harshad Donde
Country Director - India,
BCD Meetings and Events
Moderator
Nisha
Founder and Principal Consultant,
Elevated Consultancy and Training & World Women Tourism
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM : Grande - Hall C
WeddingSutra Engage - Networking Session with the Indian Wedding Community
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM : International Lounge
CineLocales: Presentations & Networking with Top Film Production Houses
04:45 PM - 05:15 PM : Tech Stage
YouTube: A transformational tool in Tourism
Gaurav Taneja
Lifestyle/Travel Vlogger,
Airline Captain
Ritu Rathee
Fashion/Travel Vlogger,
Airline Captain
Kamiya Jani Verma
Founder & Editor in Chief,
Curly Tales
Moderator
Daksh Sharma
Managing Partner,
Iffort/TravHQ
05:15 PM - 06:00 PM : Tech Stage
Wander Women: The rise in solo women travel and girlfriend getaways
Rashmi Chadha
Founder & CEO,
Wovoyage
Sunila Patil
Founder & Director,
Veena World
Maitrayee Patel
Director,
Pathfinders Holidays
Anna Alaman
Founder,
Open Eyes India
Moderator
Nisha
Founder and Principal Consultant,
Elevated Consultancy and Training & World Women Tourism
Day 3 | 05 Feb 2020
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM : Tech Stage
Exploring the state of Accessible Tourism around the globe
Hideto Kijima
President,
Japan Accessible Tourism Center
Shekhar Mhaskar
Chief Growth Officer,
Isobar India
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM : Tech Stage
How to get The Winning Edge in this Digital War as a Travel Agency?
Gaurav K Gupta
CEO & Founder,
helloGTX
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM : Tech Stage
OTM Awards Ceremony
Chief Guest: Shri Yogendra Tripathi, IAS, Secretary Tourism, Government of India
02:00 AM - 02:30 PM : Tech Stage
Insta Tourism: Creating Instagramable and Instagenic experiences at Destinations & Hotels
Nisha
Founder and Principal Consultant,
Elevated Consultancy and Training & World Women Tourism
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM : Tech Stage
Session by United Travels Events & Networking (UTEN)