As governments across the globe loosen COVID restrictions and shift their approach to accepting Covid-19 as a manageable part of everyday life, the travel industry is growing hopeful that 2022 will be the year travel comes roaring back. In this webinar, find out from the Ministry of Tourism and Industry Leaders on their marketing plans to re-build India's tourism industry.


The webinar was held on 09th of March 2022.

Fireside Chat: How is India positioning itself as a tourist destination in this new normal?


Hear from G. Kamala Vardhana Rao, IAS Director General Ministry of Tourism, Government of India & Managing Director (ITDC) on the Ministry’s plan to revive the tourism industry. Talks in detail on how India holds advantage over other locations on Wellness, Adventure and Medical Tourism.

Panel Discussion: How can you get your state/destination into the wish list of travelers in this new normal?


In this panel discussion, Industry experts explain on the most popular travel trends emerging out of the pandemic and how they are ready to capitalizing on them. Moderated by: Devina Gupta, Senior Journalist and Presenter, BBC News


G. Kamala Vardhana Rao, IAS

Director General

Ministry of Tourism Government of India &
Managing Director (ITDC)

Devina Gupta

Senior Journalist and Presenter

BBC News

Nikhil Desai

Managing Director

Goa Tourism Development Corporation

Dr Punita Singh

Joint Director

Rajasthan Tourism

Puneet Dhawan

Senior VP Operations, India & South Asia

Accor India

Vikram Madhok

Managing Director

Abercrombie & Kent (India)