Programme at a glance

Day One - Sunday 27 NovemberFull Programme

19:00 - 22:00

Networking Reception hosted by His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena - President of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Tourism Club

Day Two - Monday 28 NovemberFull Programme

8:30 - 9:15

Registration, Morning Coffee & Pastries in the Exhibition Area

9:15 - 9:30

WELCOMING REMARKS & OFFICIAL OPENING

9:30 - 10:00

Opening Address

10:00 - 10:30

Address by WTTC Chairman Gerald Lawless

10:30 - 11:15

The Presidential Perspective

11:15 - 11:45

COFFEE BREAK IN THE SPONSORS’ EXHIBITION

11:45 - 12:15

Investment destination snapshot: Around Emerging Asia and the Indian Ocean

12:15 - 13:15

Investor Sentiment - International and local perspective

13:15 - 14:30

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30 - 15:30

Government policies

15:30 - 16:15

Hotel Management Agreements

16:15 - 17:00

A Case Study on the Dusit Thani Sri Lanka Beachfront Balapitiya Development

17:00 - 18:00

Speed Business Card Exchange

19:00 - 21:00

Networking Reception hosted by Honourable John Amaratunga Tourism Development Minister of Sri Lanka

Day Three - Tuesday 29 NovemberFull Programme

8:30 - 9:15

Morning Coffee & Pastries in the Sponsors’ Exhibition

9:15 - 9:30

Welcome Back

9:30 - 9:45

Air Travel Trends in Asia

9:45 - 10:30

Investing in resort properties

10:30 - 11:00

Around the Region: Investment Initiatives in Emerging Markets

11:00 - 11:30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE SPONSORS’ EXHIBITION

11:30 - 12:15

The finance outlook

12:15 - 12:30

Nature-based Tourism in Sri Lanka

12:30 - 12:50

A Colombo Case Study

12:50 - 13:30

Effective project management

13:30 - 14:30

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30

AHTIC 2016 CONCLUDES