Webinar On Travel, Culture and Society: Opportunities and Reflections
The Department of Sociology and Social Work observed the World Tourism day 2020 by organizing a Webinar on the topic “Travel, Culture and Society: Opportunities and Reflections” by Mr. Niyog (Co-founder, Guide From Beyond and Board Member, Manthan Kotri, Rajasthan) on 27th September 2020, Sunday from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm. World Tourism Day is an opportunity to recognize the potential of tourism in building a better future for all. Covid-19 pandemic has changed the tourism scenario of the world. World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27 across the world. Tourism has the capacity to unite people, which will play an important role in global cooperation in fighting job losses due to the pandemic. As Covid-19 pandemic has hit the tourism industry hardest, World Tourism Day 2020 is an opportunity to recognize the potential of tourism in building a better future for all.
The program began with the welcome address by Ms. Hida Hashili., II BA Sociology, DSSW. She further introduced the speaker and handed over the session. Following the inaugural session, Mr. Niyog, took the lead of the webinar, illustrating the key points of every perspective of the theme. All relevant areas were comprised including the actual meaning behind the words ‘Travel, Culture and Society’. He also explained the opportunities and reflections in the same field. A Question and Answer session was handled to allow participants to get their doubts clarified. Dr Mirshad Rahman T M, HOD, DSSW, concluded the session by summing up the vital points addressed by the resource person. Ms. Najiya Febin, II BA Sociology, DSSW, took the privilege of winding up the session by addressing the vote of thanks.