In its constant endeavor to provide diverse corporate exposure to its PGDM students, GLBIMR organised a corporate talk series by leading Travel & Trade company- Cox and Kings on October 26, 2016 at its Greater Noida Campus. Mr. Imran Sharief, Senior Manager, Cox & Kings was the key resource person for this session. This excellent initiative was taken by Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General; GLBIMR to update PGDM students with current industry trends in the Travel Trade Business and to prepare students for their corporate launch.
Dr. Makkar welcomed Mr Sharief and expressed her gratitude for taking out time and guiding the students. She emphasized the importance of being dynamic & multi- talented as this is the need of current market scenario. She also shared that travel and tourism industry is the one of the most promising and fastest growing industry with lots of career opportunities for PGDM students.
Mr. Sharief enlightened the students with the growth perspective in the travel and tourism industry. He shared that according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, India will be a global tourism hotspot from 2012 to 2018. Interestingly, most of the foreign tourists spend more in India than in any other country across the globe and tourist arrivals in India are expected to escalate by 22 percent each year. He also shared brief intricacies related to this sector and stated that if one wants to enter Tourism sector, strong and updated knowledge related to current trends in the market and major players in this industry is a must.
This session helped students in getting understanding of current National and International trends in Travel Trade Business which will be useful for them for securing a career in Travel and Tourism Industry.