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Travel Trails

IIM Lucknow’s Manfest-Varchasva along with the Directorate of UP Tourism Board presents the exciting case study challenge - UP Tourism Travel Trails. This competition deep dives into the managerial aspects of organizing Kumbh Mela, an event of incredible scale and unprecedented challenges. With total cash prize of INR 50,000 the competition will get you scratching your grey cells to employ the theoretical knowledge in a real-life scenario. Participants will also be tested on their competence to handle possible contingencies of management gone wrong. Be a part of this challenging opportunity incorporating the classical management concepts with real world issues of state business and tourism.

Cash Prize Worth: INR 50,000

Winner: INR 30,000 | Runner Up: INR 20,000

Participation Guidelines

  • Each team to consist of 3 members
  • Cross-college teams are not allowed
  • No limit on the number of participants from each college
  • No limit on the number of events one can participate in
  • No registration fee
  • A person can register as part of only one team for one event. Violation of this rule will lead to disqualification of the entire team
  • The organiser’s decision shall be final in all matters

Round 1 Details

  • Participants need to submit the solution to the given case
  • Case will be uploaded on website by 2300 hours, October 29, 2017


  • Registration deadline: 2300 hours, November 03, 2017
  • Case submission: 2300 hours, November 03, 2017
  • Selected teams from the above entries will be invited to the campus to present their solutions to the judging panel from UP Tourism during Manfest- Varchasva 2017
  • If any team fails to make it to the campus for final round, the waitlisted teams will be called


  • On campus final round: 17th - 19th November, 2017
Terms and Conditions
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Cash Prize
Rs. 50,000

Team size

  •   Timelines
  • Registration deadline: 3rd November 2017
  • Case Submission: 3rd November 2017
  • Campus Round: 17th - 19th November 2017
  •   Contacts
  • Akash Kejriwal: (+91) 987 129 3085
  • Preetham Krishna: (+91) 888 498 8799
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