World Tourism Forum Lucerne helps tourism-related start-ups to connect with investors, learn from industry experts and academic thought leaders, we well as grow to global markets.

The Indian Start-Up Innovation Camp 2019 is our exclusive event, where we were looking for start-ups with the most innovative social impact-based potential in the Indian Subcontinent. We are here to unleash entrepreneurship with a focus on innovation and sustainability.

What is
Social Impact
in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industry?

Be it revealing the harmful effects of micro plastics on tourism economy, exploring the biodiversity of our oceans, promoting inclusive tourism, dispersal of tourism or charting the devastating effects of palm oil on deforestation, understanding our changing planet is fundamental to our future wellbeing and prosperity.

From lab to real life, the inspiring impacts driven by small innovative Start-Up’s are the ones that often demonstrate the huge benefits that innovation can bring to our society and economy leading the way with transformational impact.


Start-Up Innovation Camp is a flagship initiative of World Tourism Forum Lucerne in Switzerland which aims to boost the innovation ecosystem in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry by connecting innovators across the industry to industry players, investors and helping scale and commercialise their innovative solutions.

With the first ever Start-Up Camp in India we hope to catalyse the strong start-up culture in the subcontinent and provide a one-stop platform to help bridge the critical gap between innovation providers and the needs of solution seekers in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.

The Start-Up Camp is designed, managed and implemented by the World Tourism Forum Lucerne team in Switzerland and welcomes all stakeholders in the start-up community to join us in Bangalore.


About World Tourism Forum Lucerne

The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is an exclusive platform where the world’s leading tourism, travel and hospitality companies meet to shape a more sustainable future. We provide decision-makers with in-depth insights into the core themes of the tourism industry and a unique global network. The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is the only platform to integrate start-ups, young executives and students in one program.

Over the past ten years, it has evolved into a year-round network of leaders and innovators who are driving positive change in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. This includes an influential network of leaders from the business, education, politics, finance and community sectors.

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