Wali Khaled is a tourism professional with 25 years of experience in both industry and academia. He has a proven expertise in the domains of researching and designing products, operations management, marketing and sales management, channel management, revenue generation, human resource management, finance management, and customer service and relationship management. He has worked with regional, national, and multinational companies and have established successful businesses, planned their growth, and organized their operations.
Apart from running an experiential programs company, Sterling Vacations, and a skill-tech company Incredible Life Academy Pvt. Ltd., being UGC-NET qualified he had been a Senior Research Fellow, with a Central University in New Delhi researching on Accessible Tourism and teaching entrepreneurship and tourism management courses to MBA and Executive MBA students between 2018-2022.
He is a regular speaker at events hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Associations and Media Organisations and have authored research papers, book chapters, and books. He has designed and delivered experiential travel programs for national and international travel companies and associated with the cause of tourism in Rajasthan industry and serve as the Chairman of the Rajasthan Chapter of the Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India.