Gopinath Parayil (Gopi) is the founder of The Blue Yonder, a pioneering and multiple award winning Responsible Tourism company.View All Speakers
Gopinath Parayil (Gopi) is the founder of The Blue Yonder, a pioneering and multiple award winning Responsible Tourism company.
As a for profit social enterprise ,The Blue Yonder was launched to celebrate the aunthentic and unique civilisation of Bharatapuzha ( River Nila) , while ensuring that better avenues are created for people to sustain the river culture.
Trained in Disaster management at the Royal Military College of Science, UK Gopi is an MBA from ENPC. With two decades of experience in community based Palliative Care in the country, Gopi is a core team member of Compassionate Kozhikode, which has won many laurels including being the top 50 inspiring stories of the world.’Our business model work around the principles of Gandhian Talisman where we explore possibilities of how our business can make a difference to the underprivileged while ensuring her dignity is celebrated.” Founding Board Member of Asian EcoTourism Network, Gopi is also one of the jury members of prestigous National Geographic World Legacy Awards. Official Responsible Tourism Advisor to ITB Berlin, World’s Largest Travel Trade Show, Gopi was featured amongst 50 Social Entrepreneurs by Outlook Business Magazine.