South Asian Travel Awards

Experts Talk About the Return of Events & Entertainment

Experts Talk About the Return of Events & Entertainment
The South Asian Digital Travel Conversation is a digital conversation organized by the South Asian Travel Awards to discuss in-depth, to create awareness and to voice the challenges that are being faced in the Travel Trade & Hospitality Industry of the South Asian region.

The conversation has been purposefully designed as a series, spread across multiple episodes of 60 minutes each, with special guests from the South Asian region’s Travel Trade & Hospitality Industry. Each episode will highlight a specific topic, and industry professionals will be sharing their voice with regional factual data.

The conversation will be guided by a moderator who will ask questions based on the topic of the day, and the guests will share their views, experiences, opinions and hindrances. The show will be viewed live on Facebook ( and broadcasted LIVE on Raajje Television. Different episodes will be presented with diverse industry stakeholders and moderators.

Episode Ten will be hosted by the VP of South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) Mr Suraj Khan and News Director – International Affairs of Raajje TV, Aishath Shaany. The topic of episode Nine is; Events & Entertainment - The Forgotten Industry

Guests for Episode 10 are:

Amit Malhotra -  Co-Founder & Director, Events Solution 
Amit Malhotra ventured into Events Industry over 10 years with the idea and realization of Events Solution with his brother Kapil Malhotra. Events Solution has made history last year by organizing the first dive show in India, they have also had managed and organized multiple events for high value brand across India and the region. 

Adheel Ismail - Think Advertising, Co-Founder & CEO
Adheel the creator of Visit Maldives – The Sunny side of life started his event management and advertising agency “Think Advertising” over 14 years ago. His organization is one the most know advertising agency in the Maldives delivering services to the top brands in Maldives.

Neelabh Kapoor - Creative Director & Founder, Studio Neelabh 
Neelabh Kapoor is known as a serial start-up Entrepreneur, active Angle investor & an Artist at heart. Design & Art. He owns and operates successful businesses in UAE & India. Over two decades of experience in Event Industry he has created a global brand "STUDIO NEELABH". One of India's most awarded & internationally acclaimed Design & Wedding Co.

Nalina Wanasinghe - Chief Impressionist, Impress Events, Sri Lanka
Nalina Wanasinghe is the Chief Impressionist and Founder of Impress Events (Pvt) LTD. Nalina has been involved in conceptualising and producing theme events over the past 10 years. He's constantly pushing the limits of audience engagement at events through experiential interactions.