Hosting partner

Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Florida International University

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management is a Top 10 hospitality school among U.S. Public Universities and ranked 35th in the world. More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the globe choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous campus locations in Miami, expert faculty, rich curriculum and real career opportunities in the international hotel, foodservice, beverage management, travel, tourism, revenue management, entertainment, and mega and large scale event industries. For more information, visit http://hospitality.fiu.edu

Academic partner

Department of Tourism Management, Sabaragamuwa University,
Sri Lanka  

The Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka is a public university in Sri Lanka. The Department of Tourism Management, offers undergraduate courses in three separate academic disciplines viz.Tourism Management, Eco-Business Management and Hospitality Management as well as opportunities for graduate studies in various sub disciplines. The innovative academic programmes conducted by a well-qualified and experienced academic staff provides students with the knowledge, flexibility and the skills needed for the future world.
For more information, visit https://www.sab.ac.lk/mgmt/tm_home


Tourism and Hospitality Educators and Researchers Association of Asia (THERAA)

Tourism and Hospitality Educators and Researchers Association of Asia is a non political, non commercial organization of Tourism and Hospitality experts from member nations of Asia. It was formed on 28th Oct. 2013 by Group of Leading Tourism and Hospitality Experts of Asia in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with the purpose to enhance the standard of teaching, training and research of those engaged in the Human Resource Development, to promote its orderly growth and to fulfill the global demand and need of tourism and hospitality industry in general and Asia in particular.
For more information, visit http://theraa.asia/

Academic partner

Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

Universitas Gadjah Mada serves as a pillar of educational awakening in Indonesia and purports to be a defender and disseminator of Pancasila. 1st of the Best Universities in Indonesia 2020 (The Ministry of Education and Culture of Republic of Indonesia)
At Universitas Gadjah Mada, students are provided with a vast array of opportunities to develop creativity and innovation in their realms through the support of modern infrastructure and information technology. As a world-class research university, UGM has been paying great attention to research activities by motivating faculty members as well as students to conduct and publish their research. Furthermore, this effort is invigorated through developing 25 study centers on diverse scientific fields. UGM is equipped with sheer resources of 3,608 faculty members and 4,324 employees who are strongly committed to supporting UGM as the best university and the salient educational reference in Indonesia. For more information, Visit https://ugm.ac.id/en/

Academic partner

La Consolacion University Philippines

Official Newspaper

Daily FT

The Daily FT is Sri Lanka’s first and only national daily business paper. With its value proposition “Be Empowered”, the Daily FT caters to the new economy of post-war Sri Lanka, with a sectoral focus as well as local and global politics, business, social issues, sports, and lifestyle.
For more information, Visit https://www.ft.lk/

Strategic partners

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau is the Government arm established under the Tourism Act 38 Of 2005, for the development Of the Meetings Industry in Sri Lanka. which is functioning under the Ministry of Tourism.

Strategic partner

Global Spiritual Forum
Global Hospitality Forum

Global Spiritual Forum and Global Hospitality Forum, were founded by well-known Hospitality Management Consultant, Dean, Tourism Professor, Author and Hotelier, Dr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena. There are over 1000 people from different religions and faiths, as well as many spiritual free thinkers from 38 countries have joined this group. For information and if interested in joining this Facebook group, check https://www.facebook.com/groups/2020GSF/

Strategic partner



The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) is an entity that facilitates the purpose of knowledge transfer by constructing the career of the research fraternity, empowering decision making in the corporate sector and promoting on quality decisions for policy makers through academic Conferences. A vision of transforming the Asian research culture to betterment is made possible in TIIKM Conferences by setting novel standards for better people engagement, promoting international exchange through research and bridging study to industry. Researches serve as the fundamental component for the development of ideas and concepts leading towards the emergence of innovations that result in a deviation from what was traditionally executed and practiced. TIIKM creates that platform to address the need of researchers to showcase their work to the outside world and contribute towards constructing a meaningful future.
For more information, visit https://tiikm.com/