Hosted Buyer Criteria:
- Hosted Buyer (HB) has to be an agent / tour operator who has been functional in the outbound space for a minimum of 2 years.
- HB has to provide details of memberships of all Indian and overseas trade associations.
- HB has to have a clear focus on luxury travel and will need to share details of at least 3 big accounts handled by him / her.
- HB needs to have a functional website with a luxury feel.
- HB needs to share details of two big luxury itineraries booked and travelled on in 2013 with client references.
- HB needs to share details of two big luxury itineraries booked and travelled (about to be travelled on) till 30 September 2014 with client references.
- HB needs to provide 2 referrals from overseas NTO’s.
- HB needs to provide 2 referrals from luxury hotels.
- HB needs to provide details of any luxury events attended overseas in the last two years as an overseas buyer.
- HB has to agree to a contractual pre-event cancellation clause of D minus 15 days and a no show clause for ANY of their pre-scheduled appointments.
- HB needs to provide supplier referrals from 10% of the exhibitor list provided to them by 31st August 2014 for the VKonect luxury event on 4-5 October 2014 at The Oberoi, New Delhi.
Apex Travel & Tours
Mr. Sanjay Narula, Managing Director with Ms. Radhika Chhabra
Pure Luxe by Apex Travel & Tours handpicks and selects the very best hotels and services in the world's most amazing destinations . At VKonect Luxury, we hope to meet with products and service providers who can help us build our portfolio offering of Luxury experiences .Travel is a natural stimulant and we aim that our romantic getaways woo our clients with passion . We believe there’s always some place new to experience and the same in a new way, and our partnerships should embolden us to push our boundaries and create travel more exotically.
Ekido Holiday Tours
Mr. Kapil Malhotra, Director
EKIDO Holiday Tours is amongst the largest Outbound Tour operator from Chandigarh, Punjab and the HP region. We specialise in holiday packages and Cruises. Holiday Packages are sold within India and Abroad. Our Guest base includes the Leisure Market, Family Traveller, Honeymooners and High profile Kitty Parties. Our Database comprises of all major Corporate, Industrialists, high flying Professionals and of all those possible clients with SUPER spending power.
N Chirag Travels
Mr. Riaz Munshi, Managing Director and Vice President of OTOAI AND Ms. Samina Munshi, Director
Nurtured from the seed of a single great idea - to empower the traveler – N. Chirag went on to pioneer the entire online travel industry in India. N. Chirag has revolutionized the travel industry over the years.
N Chirag Travels is one of the fastest growing & reputed Travel Agencies in Delhi with a strong penchant to reach the Horizon. We are approved by IATA(International Air Transport Association) accredited by TAAI (Travel Agents Association of India) and we are ISO approved.
Mr. Sachin Sharma, Country Head
Odysseus India started its operations in March 2008 with a focus on the luxury business. We are one of the premier Luxury B2B wholesalers and operators in the India Market and specialises in Luxury Travel across the globe with their Network of 400 agents pan India spread out across Metros and regional Markets. Our Company is a luxury tour operator and consolidator focusing on "Individual Luxury Travelers" and has always been synonymous with “ Ultimate Luxury in Travel”.
We cover nearly 30 worldwide destinations with over 1800 carefully selected premium luxury hotels, lodges & cruises each personally visited and inspected . Some of our preferred Luxury hotel partners are as below:
- Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
- Ritz Carlton, Aman resorts
- Six Senses
- Mandarin Oriental,
- Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
- Anantara Hotel and resorts
- W retreat and SPA,
- St . Regis
- Boutique Luxury Hotels
Odysseus is constantly renewing its portfolio with the latest in luxury experiences and resorts.
Mr. Bhupesh Kumar, Director
Pristine Vacations, circa 1999, is an IATA authorised Travel Company based in Ludhiana, Punjab. Our product portfolio includes Eurail, International and Domestic Hotels/ air tickets / tour packages/ cruises / car rentals and most importantly - travel planning. With our team of professionals, Pristine Vacations operates from Ludhiana with a network of associates worldwide. Originally specialising in International Travel, Pristine has diversified into domestic travel as well; developing a loyal client base throughout Ludhiana. We are innovative, market driven and have a fierce commitment to clients. We have steadily increased our value-added services since conception and have grown with our client’s confidence. Recently, we have also successfully done high end weddings.
Mr. SwaytankMaheshwari, Director
Rainbow Vacations is a Young and Vibrant Organisation in the business of creating memories. We create unique vacations and holidays for Individuals and Small groups of Families and Friends. Backed by a combined experience of approximately 75 years, we pride ourselves in Luxury Getaways, Unique Vacations, Awesome Experiences and Niche Breaks to a multitude of International Destinations. Our strategy is to Create Unique Experiences in any vacation.
Our Range of Services includes A - Z of Travel, covering all aspects of creating a beautiful Vacation. Our client enters our office with just an Idea and we turn that Idea in reality. We pride ourselves in pricing our experiences very competitively backed by our expert advice.
Ms. Ranjana Sharma, Managing Director
TNT International is a Travel Management Company based in Delhi NCR with sound financial background and credibility.
We offer Premium Travel Services at competitive costs to our Corporate houses, Individuals and MICE Travelers who wish to experience complete exclusivity and personalised services.
Our Vision is to identify significant long-term trends in the trade and develop a strategic approach for growth and prosperity.
TNTI is proud to be the Founder and Executive Member with “Outbound Tour Operators Association of India” – OTOAI.
Mr. Ankur Khanna, Partner
We at Tristar, specialise in the field of highend luxury MICE. We cater to all aspects of Conference organising, Business Meetings, Event Management, Seminars, Exhibitions and Incentives. Every event is tailor made to suit the specific requirements of our client and every detail handled with care, right from the pre event preparations, during the event itself and through to post event settlements. Extensive planning and considerable research ensure the most comprehensive & memorable conference for all our clients.
We at Tristar also cover the field of highend FIT travel, group & series tours, golfing tours, skiing holiday packages, sporting trips, honeymoon packages, special interest packages for VIPs and student visits.
Mr. Ashish Arora, General Manager
Vision is an IATA approved Travel Agency offering bespoke travel services to the discerining corporate clientele and high net worth sophisticated traveller . Accomadation is booked directly with the hotels thus offering full flexibility and benefit's of the hotel's loyalty programme. We are members of TAAI TAFI IATO IAAI .
Welgrow Travels Pvt Ltd
Ms. Radhika Khanuja, Managing Director / Mr. Faizan Ahmed
We are an established luxury travel and tour operator, which has been providing luxury travel and tour related services since 1997. With a vision to provide the travller with superior quality travel solutions, Welgrow Travels has been designing and delivering state-of-the-art services with value additions and a dynamic blend of creativity, reliability and integrity.
Our mission is to be our clients’ advocate in every aspect of their travel by providing award service, service, top line technology and determine a definitive travel programme customization on a global success,
A Travel Duet
Mr. Pritish Shah, Honeymoon Crafter & Ms. Divya Binani, Honeymoon Crafter
A Travel Duet is India's premier travel brand catering solely to honeymooners. The company was founded in 2012 and already services about 200 - 250 high end couples each year travelling to various parts of the globe. With our presence in Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai we are looking to expand to other cities rapidly.
Mr. Sanjay Kumar Kothari
Just Holidays is in the business of Tourism formed by experienced people. ‘Just Holidays’ aims at covering all aspects of Package Tours Management. The focus remains on quality services and customized solutions. Our competitive advantage comes from our hardcore understanding of the subject and undivided focus on the business. We stand committed to give innovative products and services to the market with a personal and caring attitude.
Just Holidays specializes in various kinds of tours, viz., Honeymoon Holidays, Family Holidays, Corporate Incentive Tours, Religious Tours, Cruises, Community & Closed-Group Holidays, Fixed Departure Group Tours, Event-based Holidays, Activity-based Holidays, Edutainment Group Tours etc.
One of our specializations and focus areas is Designer & Concept Holidays, for our high-end clients.
Alifiya Calcuttawala, Regional Director
The Wanderers was formed with a view to promoting unconventional and offbeat and luxury holidays for the discerning traveller. Our tours are for those who would like to explore the land and its people, for those who wish to uncover the superficial layers that can never reflect the truth of a great culture and to finally discover the real gem that shines within. The idea is to show people a world that exists beyond brochures and boundaries, beyond luxuries and beyond imagination! While most tour operators offer run of the mill tours, The Wanderers go a few steps beyond and offer you a diverse mix of tours to choose from. Our clients are those who stand out from the crowd and demand in depth, offbeat, personalised and uncommon experiences on our tours to fulfil their travel wish list. They push the limits of travel to enrich their lives. In the process, they push us to create a different genre of travel that we call 'travel without boundaries'.
Travel & Rentals
Ms. Anupama Singhi, Director Tours
Travel & Rentals Lufthansa City Centre is an established travel management company in India with a strong network presence of more than 600 locations in 80 countries. We cater to all the travel requirements of large corporate houses under one roof. T&RLCC manages the travel business for several multi-national and national accounts providing Travel Solutions which are in keeping with the mindset and latest technological trends of services, by seasoned and well trained experts in our office.
Ms. Supriya Kandhari, Managing Director
Chrysalis Holidays is a full service travel agency specializing in the planning of Holidays.
Customisation of Holidays with an emphasis on Experiences is our forte. We have on our team, professionals with a combined experience of over 60 years. We design holidays for families, educational institutions and corporates.
Mr. Sanjar Imam, Director
Panache is a boutique travel company specializing in organizing customized trips in India and all over the world. Dedicated to excellence in leisure MICE & corporate travel, Panache delivers unrivalled product knowledge of which unique travel experiences are an important ingredient.
Our clients are informed, aware and discerning. They like to ‘travel real’ seeking life’s unique and varied
experiences, small or big. At Panache we believe that a good trip involves a journey away from home that includes enriching and memorable experiences and returning home transformed. This in a way improves how one connects with the one’s close-ones and the world. Our clients today are all over the world and are a mix of bitten-by-the-travel-bug to high net worth individuals as well as top executives of corporations such as Accenture, Dell, GE, IBM, ING, Intel, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Price Waterhouse Coopers to name a few.
Team Panache consists of experienced travel consultants who take into consideration customer interests and budget and then tailor-make a trip offering detailed insight into select destinations and the choices available. Our clients enjoy the experience of getting involved in building their trip and it heartening that all of our clients are either repeats or referrals.
In its 10th year of existence now, we have built capabilities, relationships and knowledge base through a
network of like-minded ground handling partners all across the globe. We have catered to a range of trips that have included vacations, offsites, incentives, meetings & conferences, corporate travel, weddings and special interest trips. Redefining travel management to better meet the diversified needs of today's discerning traveller is our objective. Our promise is to deliver the best options to the traveler with thoughtful planning. We do this with a distinct style and with flamboyance.
Mr. Manish Kriplani, Managing Director
Baywatch travels p Ltd is a 20 year old Boutique style agency and takes pride in organising Bespoke holidays for our luxury clients . All our Holidays are personalised as per our clients requirements and duration and we enjoy offering different experiential holidays to clients for whom money is not a criteria .
Pegasus Travels and Tours Pvt Ltd
Ms. Indumathy Venugopal, Director
Pegasus is an IATA ccredited agency incorporated in 1990. We have two branches and 50 employees and have a committed, experienced team with a reputation for integrity and professionalism.
Approved by the Minsitry of Tourism and a member with TAAI, IATO and PATA, we are Aussie and Kiwi specialists and a preferred partner with many tourism boards – notably Canada and South Africa. We are amongst the top ticketing agents in Chennai and have relationships with GTA nad Hotelbeds etc. asides of a network of reliable DMC’s in key destinations that we work with.
We create customised packages for HNI’s, incentive travel and film groups too.
Dream Designer Holidays
Mr. Monik Dharamshi, Director
Dream Designer Holidays...is a brain child of a dynamic young travel professional whose objective is to transform holidays into memorable experiences - ensuring that customers plans unfold with absolute precision and convenience, with interest specific packages that enable them to enjoy select aspects of a country, hobby, or leisure pursuit.
Our luxury facilities cater to exclusive tastes. Our customers are people who love to travel - individuals who have taste for the finer things in life and who settle for nothing but the best.
Our choice of destinations spans everything from the exotic to the scenic, culturally famous places and countries that offer adventure.
So when you THINK HOLIDAYS, THINK DREAM DESIGNER HOLIDAYS - your one stop travel shop that suggests, plans, executes and delivers.
Ms. Bhawna Rao, Director
Lifestyles is a small, boutique travel agency which is focused on exclusive luxury travel. We are able to discover the pearls because we invest dedicated time, effort and resources completely on each project. We sift through an overwhelming number of potential destinations and experiences and ensure that your itinerary is filled with the most luxurious, most elusive and discerning moments. And finally, we ensure that it is unique – we find those “extras” that make each trip innovative and exhilarating.
Mr. Mahendra Vakharia, Managing Director
Established in 1997, PATHFINDERS HOLIDAYS, earlier known as Pathfinders, is specialising in arranging customized and tailor made itineraries to different destinations around the world like Australia, New Zealand, Europe, USA, Scandanavia, South Africa, Far East, Mauritius, Dubai, Egypt, Turkey, Greece etc.
Pathfinders Holidays provides varied services which include all ground arrangements, 24 hours standby and tourist support. We offer a variety of options for the discerning tourists (FIT & Groups), to different destinations around the world.
Pathfinders Holidays offers a one stop shop, having a young knowledgeable, experienced, professional and enthusiastic team to take care of all your travel requirements. We take pride in catering to a very discerning, demanding and well travelled clientele and fulfilling all their requirements.
Jagsons Travels Pvt Ltd
Mr. Harmandeep Singh Anand, Managing Director
Jagsons is a pioneer in travel agents in central India being 36 years old in the industry. We not only provide tailor made luxury, corporate, honeymoon & incentive packages; but also host an annual event – the yearly Global Panorama Showcase (GPS), for suppliers in the travel industry. Our B2B wing also offers a wider spectrum to our associated partners for exploring their various business travel and ancillary needs.
Mr. Himanshu Patil, Director
Kesari strongly believes and follows the concept of Kaizen "change for the better". This refers to the philosophy of continuous improvement of processes which will provide maximum satisfaction to our Guest. And, keep us flexible in a dynamic environment to serve them better! Kesari believes in providing innovative holiday ideas to their guests. We have therefore, created unique concepts to cater to travellers' ever-evolving needs, which have been acknowledged as innovations in the Indian Tourism Industry. Naturally, they have also translated into wide smiles on the faces of our happy guests!
Kesari is passionately committed to Total Quality Travel, with continual delivery of value added services.
We uphold the highest ethical standards and believe in creating new benchmarks in the industry.
Sunday Pure Holidays
Mr. Jyot Jhaveri, Director
Sunday in a Nutshell ! We are a Holiday Company providing customized services to the FIT and Corporate World exclusively. Our admin office in Mumbai is capable to cater majority of passenger visitors to any part of the world.
Our services include:
- Travel Consultation with bookings across the World
- - Ticket Reservations
- Visa application service for our clients
- Worldwide Hotel Reservation
Our International tours include:
- Tours and excursion products
- Soft adventure activities
- Special event organizing
- Meet and conference organization
- Incentive Travel support
- Free and Easy itineraries to allow flexibility of choice
To live in the lap of Luxury:
- Let Sunday take your breath away, make you relax and feel the luxury in our range of fabulous and exclusive locations.
- From Azure seas and golden beaches to incredible places, these destinations will make your dream a reality
Mr. Rohit Bijlani, Managing Partner
Vacation World is the holiday travel division of Business and Pleasure Travel world - a 24 year old reputed corporate travel management firm with an annual turnover of over 4 Million Pounds headed by Mr. Sunil Bijlani. Our luxury and small incentive division is handled by – Rohit Bijlani, Managing Partner.
We have been promoting France for the last 17 years due to our association with French Multinational Advertising companies in India like Publicis. Besides this we have been promoting the Cannes Lion Festival, due to which we created a separate division called Bonjour France, that promotes over 45 different French tourism products in India. We work closely with the Atout France India office and have been regular Official Buyers to Paris for Rendezvous France for last 6 years in our Endeavour in Promoting French tourism in India
We are a leading independent tour operator specialising in tailor made International luxury holidays, luxury safaris and luxury honeymoons & Luxury MICE at exclusive resorts in some of the most spectacular locations in the world and work with some highly reputed Partners like Travco , Jac Travel, CTN , Jonview and several others around the world.
Our core clients are media networks, multinational advertising agencies, reputed solicitor firms and Mumbai’s crème de la crème. HNI Families , Celebrity clients from the Indian Movie World, Music & Television Industry, MNC companies besides a network of good travel agents on a Pan India basis.
Mr. Ramesh Godia, CEO
Varun Worldwide Vacations is a “LUXURY TRAVEL OPERATOR” established in 1989.
OUR Company provides professional travel solutions and comprehensive proposals with a high quality service at highly competitive prices in the following service areas:
- Leisure groups, and high end FIT programs with prime focus on Luxury Travel
- Wedding event planning
- Special interest & study tours
Tourism for people with special needs, a new vision for the tourism industry.
OUR main area of focus has always been to introduce and offer Global Luxury products to the discerning and high profile travellers not only from India but from all over the world.
Mr. Apurva Marda, Director
Vibrant Holiday Destinations is a premier venture of avid travelers in the realm of the travel industry.
Vibrant caters to the leisure market of FITs & MICE travel requirements for Corporate to destinations
worldwide. We believe in making a difference to your heart & your spirit. From Bali to Barcelona & Queenstown to Las Vegas, we have wholeheartedly done it all with grace & gusto.
A team of HR consultants & Para Science experts are involved in designing our holiday products &
programs ensuring that the tour achieves the desired experience.
The returns on MICE conducted for Dealers, Employees, Suppliers & Clients cannot be questioned.
World of Vacations
Mr. Kaushal Bhuva, Director
World Of Vacations specializes in small group escorted tours to places of interest for those seeking a unique holiday experience. We specialize in personalised, escorted tours to various destinations with intimate numbers in groups. We will leave no stone unturned in providing for your safety, comfort and security.
We offer a variety of speciality tours, depending upon whether your focus is spiritual, cultural, historical, and ecological, for health and well-being, adventure seeking, walking or simply experiencing a natural paradise off the beaten track!
IN- TIME TRAVELS
Mr. Ajay Chhabria, Partner
IN-TIME has been operating in Mumbai for the last 20 years, catering to the travel requirements of the media industry, as well as to the prominent jewelers, builders and the Page 3 crowd of Mumbai.