Gastronomy Tourism: Concept, Growth and Future Prospects in India

Date: 22/08/2020

Venue: Google Meet

Brief Description of the programme:

A national webinar on the topic Gastronomy Tourism: Concept, Growth and Future Prospects in India was organised by the department and Tourism Club. The participants got a fair idea about the concept of Gastronomy tourism including its current and future scope in India.

Number of Participants: 120

Innovative Entrepreneurial Practices in Post - COVID Tourism Industry

Date: 30/07/2020

Venue: Google Meet

Brief Description of the programme:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell in association with Department of B. Voc. Tourism and Hospitality Management, IQAC and Tourism club organized a webinar on the topic ‘Innovative Entrepreneurial Practices in Post-COVID Tourism Industry’. The resource speaker for the webinar was Mr. Robin George, a tourism and hospitality educator and a research fellow. The participants were instilled with hope regarding the future of the tourism industry and various ideas were shared by the resource person regarding the skill development during the lockdown period.

Number of Participants: 157

International Webinar on Promoting Tourism through Technology

Date: 18/07/2020

Venue: Google Meet

Brief Description of the programme:

An International webinar on ‘Promoting Tourism through Technology Based Entrepreneurship’ was organized by the Department of B Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management. Three eminent resource persons were in the panel for discussion. Prof. Dipti Prakash Sahu, Prof. Bindi Varghese and Dr. Santus Kumar Dep handled the session. There were 541 responses for registration and 288 participants over the time in the live session. The session also streamed live on youtube channel Paulinemedia (https://www.youtube.com/watchv=bUkGbkaw5eM&feature=youtu.be)

Number of Participants: 288

International Seminar on Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Tourism Industry

Date: 13/02/2020

Venue: Seminar Hall

Brief Description of the programme:

The seminar was inaugurated by Dr T G Agitha, the Principal, Government Law College, Ernakulam followed by the keynote address by Prof. Bostjan Brumen, Dean of Faculty of Tourism, University of Maribor, Slovenia, Europe. Five different sessions were organised on various topics in a view to help the research scholars, faculty members and students, who work in the tourism industry and in tourism organisations.

Number of Participants: 96

India’s Monumental Heritage and Cultural Tourism

Date: 21/11/2019

Venue: Seminar Hall

Brief Description of the programme:

Dr. Jenee Peter, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Union Christian College, Aluva delivered a talk on ‘India’s Monumental Heritage and Cultural Tourism’. The talk was followed by an interactive session for the students. The objective of programme was to put an insight among students regarding ancient monuments and how heritage tourism is a major part of India’s tourism supply.

Tourism and Jobs – Better Future for All

Date: 23/09/2019

Venue: Seminar Hall

Brief Description of the programme:

Mr. Robin Raj, Deputy General Manager, Sita Travels Cochin, presented a seminar on the topic, Tourism and Jobs – Better Future for All on behalf of  International Tourism Day celebration. The talk gave students an insight to better job opportunities in the industry and what are the skills required for it.

Number of Participants: 67

Know Your Rights

Date: 08/08/2019

Venue: Seminar Hall

Brief Description of the programme:

It is a platform for the exchange of knowledge related to banks, capital markets, and other general topics. Ms. Avaneet Kaur, representative of CSR Research Cell, Vivel ITC group addressed 130 students of various departments and talked about the various rights of women laid in our constitution through an interactive presentation.

Number of Participants: 130