The sleepy hamlet of Kumarakom, Kerala is all set to host the Global RT Summit 2023, an International Responsible Tourism Network connecting countries across the globe. With 15 years of experience, the RT mission in Kerala has achieved landmark recognition by connecting the local communities to the tourism sector through experiential tourism. The Global RT Summit 2023 will also see the revision of the 2008 RT Kerala Declaration based on the Responsible Tourism charter signed and launched on Magna Carta Island on 6th November 2022.
Leaders from Kerala will share Kerala’s model of Responsible Tourism and its possibilities with the world
A galaxy of leaders from across the globe will share their ideas
Country Representative, UN Women, India (UN Women & Gender Inclusive Tourism)
Director - Responsible Tourism Partnership, Founder, Director - ICRT 2002 Adviser to WTM on RT
Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Transfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD), South Africa
Responsible Tourism Consultant - Austria & Founder - School of Responsible Tourism
Managing Partner Grass Routes, Rural Tourism Consultancy, Skye Scotland and Co-founder Village Ways, India
Director, Responsible Borneo, Malaysia Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Responsible Management
Founding Director - Responsible Tourism Partnership Sri Lanka & ICRT Director, Sri Lanka
Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Taiwan India Ayurveda Association & Promoter of Responsible Ayurveda
Additional Director (General), Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala
Founder - Help Tourism Adviser - Rural Tourism & Home stays, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Adviser - Govt of Sikkim
Senior Vice President - IATO & Member - Kerala State Tourism Advisory Committee
Senior Technical Expert- Social Management Framework and Gender, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
CEO & Executive Director, Kerala Institute for Entrepreneurship Development
Founder & Chairman - KEF Holdings, Founder & Chairman - Faizal & Shabana Foundation
Mr Anirudh Singh Bhati is the Founder, Dev Farm Stay at Anadra, Sisohi District Rajasthan, India
Exchange of Ideas
An International Responsible Tourism Network Platform connecting countries across the globe.
The Kerala Declaration on Responsible Tourism will be revised based on the 15 years of experience of the RT mission in Kerala and the Responsible Tourism charter signed and launched on Marta Carta Island on 6th November 2022.
The Global Summit in Kerala opens door to a grand exchange of ideas on sustainable tourism with experts around the globe
Kumarakom is the first Responsible tourism village in Kerala that gave a glimpse of the enriching rural life experiences of the state to travellers across the globe.
10 Exclusive Sessions
The four-day Kerala Global RT Summit 2023 serves as a global stage where speakers holding esteemed positions and practitioners of Responsible Tourism from around the globe come together to share innovative ideas on sustainability.
Kerala - 686563, India
Experiential Tour Packages