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India's First Travel and Hospitality Entrepreneurship Summit 2010 : 26 March

Team YS
18th Mar 2010
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Are you interested in Travel, Tourism or Hospitality sectors? Want to understand the rules of the game? Want to emulate a successful model? Then this is the place to be.

Meet more than 300 VCs and entrepreneurs across India. The Indus Entrepreneurs and Tourism Department of Andhra Pradesh present India's first Travel and Hospitality Entrepreneurship Summit. YourStory is the online media partner for this event.

Date and Time :

26 March 2010

8:30 AM

Location:

Westin Hyderabad Mindspace   

Suite Number: Mindspace IT Park

K Raheja Group

Madhapur

Hyderabad , AP

INDIA

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Travel, Hospitality and Tourism – Entrepreneurship Summit 2010

Largest Gathering of Investors and Entrepreneurs in Travel Trade in India

March 26, 2010 at Westin, Raheja Mindspace, Hyderabad

8:30 – 9:15 AM: Registration and Breakfast

9:15 – 9:30 AM: Cultural Welcome to Delegates by Artists from All corners of AP

9:30 – 9:45 AM: Welcome Address by Dr. Ramesh Babu, President TiE-Hyderabad

9:45 – 10:15 AM - Industry Overview – What is Hot, What is Not by TechnoPak (Delivered by Mr. Sateesh Andra, Venture Partner DFJ)

10:15 – 11:30 AM - Tourism and Infrastructure – Moderated by Maheshwar Peri, Publisher, Outlook Magazine: -

  1. Sri. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Secretary Tourism, AP Government
  2. Sri. K Jothiramalingam, IAS, Principal Secretary Tourism, Karnataka
  3. Thiru Dr. V. Irai Anbu Secretary, Department of Tourism, Tamilnadu
  4. Sri. N.V.S Reddy, IRAS, MD, Hyderabad Metro Rail
  5. Shri Sanjay Kothari, Additional Secretary, Government of India Dept of Tourism < To be confirmed >
  6. Dr. G. Anupama Kumar, Director, Government of India Dept of Tourism <To be confirmed >

11:30 – 11:45 AM - Key Notes Speaker – Insights to Entrepreneurs – Mr. Neel Raheja – K Raheja Corp.

11:45 – 12:15 AM - Networking Break over Hi Tea

12:15 – 12:30 PM - Key Note Speaker – Insights to Entrepreneurs – Mr. Deep Kalra – CEO, Makemytrip.com

12:30 – 1:45 PM - Hotels, Resorts and Restaurants:

  1. Mr. Murthy - MD, Riverbay Resorts
  2. Mr. Murali Bukkapatnam – Co-Founder & Director, Mandava Spas & Hotels Pvt. Ltd.
  3. Mr. Srinivas Dasari– CEO, People Combine Hospitality ‘7’
  4. Mr. Ajay Bakaya, Executive Director, Sarovar Hotels
  5. Mr. Nikhil Machharam, VP – Devpt., Starwood Hotels and Resorts

1:45 – 2:30 PM - Lunch Break

2:30 – 4:00 PM - Distribution or Sales Channels: Moderated by Ramu Kallepalli, TravelSpice.com

  1. Mr. Hari Nair – Founder & CEO, Holiday IQ
  2. Mr. C V Prasad - IRISS
  3. Mr. Deep Kalra – CEO, Makemytrip
  4. Mr. Satya Prabhakar - President & CEO, Sulekha.com
  5. Mr. Yogesh Rathi, CEO, EtoursCRS

4:00 – 4:15 PM – Opportunities in Village Tourism – TiE Buddies’ (TiE Kids’) Perspective – Jaya Rayapati, 9th Std

4:15 – 4:30 PM – Public Private Partnership Opportunities in AP: Chief Guest’s valedictory Speech by Mrs. Geetha Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for I&PR & Tourism, Government of Andhra Pradesh

4:30 – 5:00 PM – Networking Break over Hi Tea

5:00 – 5:15 PM - Key Note Speaker - Insights to Entrepreneurs – Prabhat Pani, CEO, Ginger Hotels

5:15 – 6:45 PM - Round Table discussion on Investor Perspectives: Moderated by Mr. Sateesh Andra, Venture Partner Draper Fisher & Jurvetson

  1. Prashanth Prakash, Partner, ACCEL PARTNERS
  2. Mukul Singal, Associate, SAIF Partners
  3. Deepak Gowda, Partner, Ascent Capital
  4. TBD
  5. TBD

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM: Cultural Festival with Cocktails (Deepika Reddy & other artists from Tourism Departments of Karnataka, Tamilnadu & Kerala)

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM: Networking Dinner

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