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Hospitality and Tourism

Congress 2019

Hotel Accord, Ranjiv Gandhi Statue,Thilagar Nagar, Puducherry, India


Hospitality and Tourism Congress 2019

Hospitality and Tourism Congress (HTC) designed as a one-day event to build relationships between the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, to take over develop and manage places of touristic interest in the Union Territory of Puducherry and to promote tourism by all the ways and means to adopt such methods and devices necessary to attract tourists in large numbers, and also to call upon the new business of running Hotels, Restaurant and Watersports & Theme parks. It provides an exclusive platform for inspiration, innovation, and debate. It is our ambition to ensure the future success of our industry and a level playing field for hospitality and tourism businesses that operate in the Puducherry .

Theme of HTC 2019

Explore the hospitality & Tourism industry

Conference on Hospitality and Tourism aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Hospitality and Tourism. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Hospitality and Tourism.The hospitality and tourism industry is of central importance to the continued success and development of many countries and is a major contributor to economic growth. Designed as a one-day event to build relationships between the concierge community, meeting and event planning industry, and businesses that cater to Pondicherry’s visitors, this show highlights the best of what a business or leisure traveler could experience in Pondicherry and an opportunity to network with principals of businesses that cater to the city’s visitors.
Looking forward to see you there!


January 2019Hotel Accord, Puducherry, India

30 speakers
6 Panel Discussions
100 Registrations
200 delegates



Dr. T N Vallinayagam

Judge – Lok Adalat & Former Judge - High Court of Madras & Karnataka.


Independent Director - Food Corporation of India


Chairman - Entrepreneurs Council of India

Event Schedule

9.30 AM to 10.00 AM


10.00 AM to 11.00 AM


11.00 AM to 11.15 AM

Tea Break

11.15 AM to 11.30 AM

Presentation I

Pudhucherry - The International Tourism Destination.

11.30 AM to 11.45 AM

Presentation II

Tourism and hospitality Investment opportunities in Pudhucherry.

11.45 AM to 12.30 PM

Panel I

The hotels of the future (Luxury, Affordability, Technology, Safety).

12.30 PM to 1.15 PM

Panel II

Bringing the world class attractions to Pudhucherry (Entertainment, Water Sports and Eco-Tourism).

1.15 PM to 2.00 PM

Lunch Braek

2.00 PM to 2.15 PM

Key Note Address

2.15 PM to 3.00 PM

Panel III

Government & Its Governance towards Domestic and International Tourism.

3.00 PM to 3.45 PM

Panel IV

How to make India as a Tourism Giant by 2030.

3.45 PM to 4.00 PM

Tea Break

4.00 PM to 7.30 PM

Culturals & Awards

7.30 PM

Network Dinner

Hospitality & Tourism Congress Awards

The Hospitality & Tourism Congress Awards aims to promote the hospitality & tourism industry in India by giving recognition and to encourage companies and organizations involved in this industry nationally. We provide a reliable platform for participants to exhibit and compete for the hospitality & tourism industry awards in marketing, developing and delivering improved their experiences in India and increasing the number of visitors coming to India. .



Service Apartments

Villas / Resorts

Travel Agents

Gaming & Sports

Tour Operators

Technology & Marketing Companies

State Tourism Boards

Transport Companies


The industry employs 2 million people.


Understand the national and international employment opportunities available in the hospitality industry


The restaurant industry is the largest in terms of jobs, employing half a million people.


The industry employs a young workforce – just over a third of the staff are under25.


Balancing the needs of the host population and the needs of visitors will be critical for the success of the future.


Asian Tourism and Hospitality is often seen as offering superior experiences to visitors and guests.


Tourism and Hospitality is often seen as offering superior experiences to visitors and guests.


We would analyze a range of tourism and hospitality businesses and organizations and explore dynamic innovations to maintain competitive advantages.


Event Venue

Hotel Accord, Thilagar Nagar, Aruthra Nagar,

Puducherry, 605009