Tech Valley Conference 2019 Aims to Enhance Tourism Through Technology

Tourism Development has been in debates in Pakistan since the past three years. With concepts such as globalization and economic empowerment, it is essential to discuss the impact of tourism on the overall performance of any country because tourism matters.

With this aim, Tech Valley organizes its Annual Flagship Event, the Tech & Tourism Conference in the region. The conference has been going on since the last 4 years, inviting prestigious speakers and notable industry leaders and policymakers from all across Pakistan. The most tangible result from last year’s conference was the launch of a Tech & Tourism incubator in KP.

This year, the Tech Valley Conference 2019; Tech, Tourism & Trade is going to happen on Saturday, 20th April 2019 at Nathiagali, Abbottabad. This year’s conference revolves around creating sustainable job opportunities for the community in the tourism sector. This will not only enable us to go down a long term path for tourism but also opens a market for the technology enthusiasts leading towards digital tourism.

From mountain ranges to beautiful deserts, Pakistan has a mountainous landscape shaped by Hindu Kush & Himalayas, stunning alpine forests, iconic wildlife, rich cuisine & historic culture, making it an ideal destination for tourists from all over the world and showcasing this to the world is exactly what Tech Valley Conference 2019 aims for.

It is of no surprise that, Pakistan is on its way to becoming a developed country. With almost 64% of the population categorized as youngsters, it is essential to invest and take advantage of the passion & creativity they have to offer for economic empowerment.

Tech Valley Conference 2019, is laid out with the objective of discussing the many challenges faced by all the stakeholders of this community & aims to connect the government bodies & private sector organizations to resolve this issue.

The amazing & well thought out line of speakers is laid out with the objective of addressing the issues related to tourist influx, data collection & reporting, infrastructure development & international standard hospitality practices.

Furthermore, the conference aims to familiarize the audience with the concept of sustainable & responsible tourism in order to ensure that, the foundations of the work done in this sector is well preserved & taken care of.

Tech Valley Abbottabad is also setting up its very first Tourism Centre of Excellence, with the aim of promoting local startups in the tourism industry & encourage entrepreneurs to work and contributing to the bigger picture. Tech Valley believes that “Tourism Center of Excellence” is the next big thing and will be launched with all the stakeholders and policymakers across Pakistan.

Overall, this year’s Tech Valley Conference is biggest tourism event of the year, bringing together all industry professionals, stakeholders, government and academia to discuss, strategize and develop agenda for the future of tourism in Pakistan.

The conference will include notable speakers and panelists with their expertise to highlight the potential in the untapped market of tourism to motivate students to initiate businesses related to tourism, the current status of the tourism industry and will foresee the future of the tourism industry with technological advancements in Pakistan.

The sponsors that are helping make this event happen are Galiyat Development Authority, World Bank, TCKP, Hashoo Group and British Council for the biggest tech & tourism event of the year. Media partners for this event are ProPakistani, ARY News, Siasat.pk.

Not only will you get an opportunity to interact with the authorities in the tourism sector, but you also get to actively participate in conversations that will shape the future of tourism eco-system in Pakistan. For more details visit  https://techvalleyabbottabad.pk/tvc19



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