PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) will be organising its 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme ‘Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites’ on March 27, 2019 at WelcomHotel The Savoy, Mussoorie.
In a press statement issued on the occasion of curtain raiser held for the conclave, D K Aggarwal, Sr. Vice President, PHDCCI, said, “The Chamber is taking the legacy forward of hosting its India Heritage Tourism Conclave which first commenced in 2011. Through this conclave, PHDCCI aims at illustrating how World Heritage Sites can be integrated into broader regional and destination-level tourism management processes, creating a strong platform to exchange best practices, discuss challenges and opportunities in the heritage tourism sector.”
Radha Bhatia, Chairperson, Tourism Committee along with Rajan Sehgal and Kishore Kaya, Co-Chairman, Tourism Committee briefed the media and the travel trade fraternity about the objective and highlights of 8th India Heritage Tourism conclave.
The conclave will address all aspects of heritage, be it wellness, religion, cuisine, crafts, music and key tourism management issues, such as coordination between heritage management and tourism organisations, extending benefits to local communities, reducing tourism congestion and environmental impacts.
A Heritage Walk will also be organised on March 28 for all the stakeholders to enjoy the heritage of Mussoorie not only as past, but as a living tradition.