Contributor Profile

Ajay Prakash

Job TitleFounder & President

Company NameIIPT India Chapter

About

Founder President of  IIPT-India Chapter (International Institute for Peace through Travel). IIPT is a 25 year old international non-profit organization. It is based on a vision of the world's largest industry, travel and tourism, becoming the world's first global peace industry; and the belief that every traveler is potentially an "Ambassador for Peace.

Immediate Past President of TAFI – Travel Agents Federation of India and ex Dy. Chairman of the WTAAA – World Travel Agents Association Alliance, a not-for-profit entity incorporated in Belgium which is a global alliance of travel agent associations from Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India.

Chief Executive of Nomad Travels, Mumbai which he set up in 1988 after working for 8 years with Air India in the Commercial department. 

Nomad Travels specializes in corporate travel and custom designed leisure tours in India and overseas.

Has participated in various tourism industry meetings across the world including addressing the European Tourism Forum in Bordeaux.

Graduate in History Honours from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Masters in English Literature from the Univ. of Rajasthan, Jaipur

Kite enthusiast – has attended many kite festivals overseas, and has organized international kite festivals like the Desert Kite Festival in Rajasthan, the Taj Kite Festival in Agra and the Goa Kite Carnival in India since 1997.

 

Conference Sessions

  • Peace: The Key to Sustainable Tourism Success

    Tuesday16:00 - 17:005 Nov 2019
    Press Conference Theatre- International Media Centre

    Today, more than ever, there's an urgent need to bring to the fore the role that tourism can - and should - play in the quest for peace. A virtuous circle exist...

    • Language: English