1986  : U.K., France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands

1987 : U.K. and USA

1989 : U.K., France, Switzerland ,USA and Canada

1991  : Nepal, U.A.E., U.K, France, USA

1993  : U.K, France, Spain

1995  : Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand

1997  : U.K. including Scotland, Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy

1999  : IATA,Switzerland for Pilot Testing Programme of the new IATA/UFTAA Course (one amongst 14 invitees out of 240 authorised training centres world over) – Malaysia

2000  : Portugal, USA and Montreal, Canada to attend the annual IATA/UFTAA/FIATA ATC and LC Meeting held on 14th and 15th November 2000

2001  : Invited by an Airline Audit Firm in the U.K. to develop an Airline Auditor’s Course for employees to be recruited for their operations in India.

2002  : Attended Lecturer’s Workshop with Chameleon Training, U.K. to offer the British Airways Fares and Ticketing Level 1, 2 and 3 courses in India.

2003  : Travelled on STAR CRUISE – SUPERSTAR VIRGO 3N/4Days covering Singapore-Langkawi-Phuket-Singapore

2004  : Completed SOUTH AFRICA FUNDI COURSE and visited South Africa on invitation from SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM- visited Gauteng, Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces

2004  : Visited SRI LANKA including Kandy, Bentota, Colombo, Nuwara Eliya, Pinnawela Orphanage

2004  : Visited Athens, Greece for the Olympic Games Event

2005  : Visited Dubai in May and attended the Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) – the third largest travel fair in the world

2005  : Visited EGYPT including Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada and Nile Cruise across Aswan to Luxor via Kom Ombo, Edfu and Esna

2006  : Attended ATB(Austrian Travel Business) in Vienna and visited Salzburg

2006  : Attended BIT(Buy Italy) in Milan and visited South Italy including Naples, Capri, Salerno, Amalfi coast, Positano and Paestum

2006  : Attended the International Destination Expo(IDE) organized by ASTA in Prague between 21-26 March and visited Ceský Krumlov, Karlovy Vary, Kutna Hora and Ceský Sternberk in the Czech Republic as well as UNESCO village of HolaSovice and Pisek

2006  : Visited Singapore and Krabi, Thailand

2006  : Attended BRITE  in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2006  : Visited TURKEY for Formula 1 Grand Prix in August (Second Edition) in Istanbul as well as visited parts of Eastern and Central Anatolia including Cappadocia, Kusadasi, Pamukkale

2006  : Visited NEW ZEALAND on SELF DRIVE FAMILY – places include Auckland, Bay of Islands, Bay of Plenty, Mt. Maunganui, Rotorua, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Christchurch, Franz Josef Glacier, Mt.Cook – experienced adventures such as Skydiving from 12000 feet, Bungee Jumping from 43 m, Swoop, Zorbing, Shotover Jet, Off road adventure, whale watching at Kaikoura, scenic flight to Cape Reinga, helicopter landing at Franz Josef Glacier, Middle Earth Tour by Nomad Safari, Sailing on ex-America Cup grand prix racing yacht at Auckland Harbour, Hagglund ride at International Antarctic Centre, etc.

2007  : Visited AUSTRALIA on TOURISM FAMIL – places include Cairns ,Sydney and environs – experiences include Snorkelling in the Outer Barrier Reef, Hot Air Ballooning, Kuranda Skyrail and Kuranda Village, visit to Tjapukai, Cairns Tropical Zoo, Green Island in Cairns;Discovery Bridge Climb; Skytower and Oztrek, Sydney Showboat in Sydney and Scenic World and Edge Cinema in Blue Mountains

2007  : London,U.K ;  Paris and Eurodisney, France

2007  : Visited Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt as well as St.Catherine Monastery, Moses Mountain and Ras Mohamed

2007  : Visited Poland on invitation of Poland Tourist Office – places include Warsaw, Kazimierz, Baranów Sandomierski, Krynica Zdroj, Little Poland, Beskid Sadecki Range, Peininy and Tatra Mountains, Zakopane, Gubalówka Mountain, Strazyska Valley, UNESCO listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow

2007  : Visited Saxony on invitation of Saxony Tourism – places include Dresden, Radebeul including    Wackerbath Castle State Winery, Saxon Switzerland, Rammenau Castle, Görlitz, Bautzen,  Upper Lusatia, Leipzig, Auerbach’s Cellar, Meissen

2008  : Visited South Africa as incentive tour leader for a Corporate Incentive group comprising of 143 participants and visited Johannesburg, Lion Park and Sun City

2008  : Visited Kenya on invitation from Kenya Tourism and Kenya Airways – places include Nairobi, Samburu, Maasai Mara and Mombasa

2008  : Attended the International Destination Expo (IDE) organized by ASTA in Lyon between 12-16 April and specialized as destination expert on France, Rail Travel in Europe,  River Barges and Cruises in France, Top 10 European Honeymoon Experiences that will WOW customers and capturing France’s Best Spots for Soft Adventure Clients. Also visited Beaujolais Wine Region including Villefranche-sur-Saône, Vaux-en-Beaujolais and  Chateau of Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin

2008  : Visited Germany including Frankfurt; Ruedesheim, St.Goar and Koblenz as part of the scenic cruise on the Rhine river covering the Upper Rhine Valley(a UNESCO World Heritage Site);Heidelberg; Freiburg; Scenic Rail Tour thru the Black Forest covering Titisee, Donauseschingen and Triberg; Europapark in Rust;Munich;Legoland;Garmisch-Partenkirschen and Zugspitze- the top of Germany; Linderhof Palace, Oberammergau and Neuschwanstein Castle

2008  : Visited Germany on invitation from GNTO to Magic Cities including Frankfurt; Ruedesheim ; Hannover- royal gardens of Herrenhausen, Marienburg Castle ; Hamburg – Miniatur Wunderland, Harbour city and Alster lake cruise; Berlin- City tour and Schloss Charlottenburg

2008  : Visited Shanghai, China to attend Kiwilink organized by Tourism New Zealand

2009  : Attended Germany Travel Mart (GTM) in Rostock and did a post convention tour covering Dessau, Wörlitz (Saxony Anhalt), Weimar and Erfurt (Thuringia) and Dresden (Free State of Saxony)

2009  : Visited Turkey – Istanbul, Princes Island, Bodrum, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Adaland and Sirince Village

2009  : Attended India Mega Famil and Workshop (IMFW) in Gold Coast, Australia and also visited Ayers Rock and Tangalooma (ex-Brisbane). Experiences around Gold Coast included Dreamworld, Glow Worm Tour, Tweed River cruise, Tropical Fruit World , Catch-a-Crab, Conrad Jupiter show. Northern Territory experiences included were Sounds of Silence, visit to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park including Valley of Winds and Helicopter ride, Camel to Sunrise Tour and Kuniya Sunset Tour. Tangalooma experiences Include Quad Biking, Whale Watching and Dolphin Feeding

2009  : Visited Jordan for Site Inspection on a FAM organized by Jordan Tourism Board covering Amman, Aqaba, Jerash, Ajloun, Petra, Dead Sea, Jordan Beyond Bethany, 2009 Madaba including Mount Nebo and Wadi Rum.

2009  : Visited ITB Asia in Singapore

2009  : Visited South Africa – Johannesburg, Capetown, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Spier, Hermanus and Gaansbaai for site inspection organized by South African Tourism and Southern Sun Chain of Hotels. Also attended Miss World 2009 held in Johannesburg

2009  : Pench, Madhya Pradesh

2010    : Visited Spain on invitation of the Spanish Tourist office – Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Barcelona, Sierra de Guadarrama, Montserrat and Sitges

2010 : Visited Kenya and Tanzania accompanying a group – Kenya: Aberdares National Park, Ark, Equator Crossing, Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Thomson Falls and Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara National Park, Nairobi. Tanzania: Arusha, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park.

2010 : Visited Argentina on a PRESS FAM – Buenos Aires, El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier, Iguazu Falls and covered adventure activities such  as 4×4 drive to Hulachey, Zip line, abseiling and hike in Iguazu National Park.

2011: Pangkot and Jilling in Uttarakhand and Agra in Uttar Pradesh

2011: Visited Plettenberg Bay, George, Knysna, Outdshoorn, Hermanus and Capetown for site inspection of hotel properties including visits to Cango Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves and Ostrich Farm in Outdshoorn as well as Bloukrans’ Bridge(Eastern Cape), Birds of Eden, Elephant Park and Monkeyland in Plettenberg Bay

2012: Visited the region of Aquitaine in France – Biarritz, St Jean de Luz, Arcachon, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux as well as Paris(Ile de France)

2012: Visited Kanchanaburi, Bangkok and Krabi in Thailand including Tiger Temple and Elephant’s World as well as Singapore.

2012: Attended ILTM in Shanghai and thereafter visited Beijing including the Great Wall, Summer Palace and the Forbidden City along with Tiananmen Square

2012: Participated in the Amsterdam Marathon and completed 42.195kms in 4 hrs 11 mins 11 sec, thereafter visited North and South Holland including Volendam, Marken, Zaanse Schans, Delft, The Hague, Madurodam

2012: 8 days cruise on the Legendary Danube starting from Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Linz, Melk, Vienna and Budapest, followed by stopover in Istanbul

2013: Participated in Indaba – largest African Tourism fair held in Durban, South Africa

2013: Visited Hong Kong and Macau including Tai O Fishing Village, Ngong Ping, Hong Kong and Lantau Islands

2013:Accompanied an incentive group to Toronto, Niagara Falls(Canada), Niagara on the Lake and thereafter visited New York City and Hackensack, New Jersey

2013: Adventure Tourism workshop in Ireland including visits to Dublin, Avoca, Cork-kayaking, Baltimore-whale watching, Dingle, cycling from Durris(Sheep’s Head) to Kilcrohane on Goat’s Path until Glengarriff, Killarney- horse back riding, Gap of Dunloe in jaunting cars, Ventry and Blasket Island-wildlife viewing, Doolin including Doolin Caves, Cliffs of Moher, Ennistymon, Clare, walk in the Burren National Park

2013: Completed Basel Marathon(42.195 kms)  in 4 hrs 42 seconds and visited Zurich and Geneva in Switzerland as well as Mulhouse, Chamonix and Les Houches in France including adventure activities of Paragliding and Rock climbing in Chamonix

2013: Attended Showcase Canada Asia workshop in Hangzhou, China

2013: Attended International Luxury Travel Mart in Cannes, France with a visit to Istanbul prior to ILTM and a post tour to Nice, Eze and Monaco

2014: Grand Pacific Drive Study Tour, NSW, Australia with visit to Symbio Wildlife Park and Harley Davidson ride along the Grand Pacific Drive, Tandem Skydive on North beach from 14000 ft, Harbour and Flagstaff Hill visit, Wollongong; Kiama Blowhole and Township; Dophin cruise at Jervis Bay; Fitzroy Falls and Kangaroo Valley, Southern Highlands; Bradman International Cricket Hall of Fame and Centennial Vineyards Winery, Bowral; Captain Cook Cruises , Sydney Cricket Ground, Bridge Climb, Madam Tussauds, Sydney Tower, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Showboat, Sydney

2014:  4 days study tour of Salzburg and Innsbruck, Austria as well as Bavarian Mountains, Germany – experiences include Sound of Music Tour, Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens and Nordkettenbahn in Innsbruck and the Salt-Mines in the Bavarian Mountains

2014– Attended a Monaco Tourism workshop at The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

2014: Discover Oman specialist trip – visited Muscat, Wadi Dawkah, Bimmah Sinkhole, Wadi Tiwi, Sur, Ras Al Jinzz, Wahiba Sands, Nizwa and Jebel Akhdar

2014: Attended NO-FRILLS in Bergamo, Italy and thereafter Franciacorta Outlet Village, Almenno San Bartolometo and visit of Azienda Agricola Lurani Cernuschi, Brescia Province as well as Milan

2014: Visited Portugal for city and site inspection of Lisbon; Belem; Estoril; Cascais; Sintra; Porto; Douro Valley; Fatima; Evora; Beja; Lagos, Sagres and Albufeira in Algarve

2014: MICE tour of Israel with visit to Tel Aviv – Rotschild Boulevard, Carmel Open Market, Sarona, Marina, Neve Tzedek, Hatachana and Herzliya; Jaffa- Ilana Goor Museum, Na Lagaat, ; Jerusalem – Old City, David Museum, Jewish Quarter, Christian Quarter with the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Israel Museum, Mahne Yehuda Open Market; Dead Sea region; Kibbutz Ein Gedi; Masada; Judean Desert; Eilat – Dolphinarium, Timna Park and Valley

2014: Attended ILTM in Cannes, France; Pre-tour Paris; Pont du Gard; Palace of the Popes and Pont d’Avignon – Avignon; post-tour of Monaco and Port de Fontvieille; Istanbul, Turkey

2015: Attended Rendezvous en France in Paris; pre-tour of Alsace – Strasbourg, Colmar, Mulhouse – Cite d’Automobile, Ungersheim- Ecomusee d’Alsace, Kayerberg, Lower Rhine, Haut-Koenigsbourg, Obernai and a post tour of Picardy region – Chateau Chantilly, Musee du Cheval, Imperial Palace of Compeigne, Pierrefonds, Amiens – old city, Floating gardens, Bay of Somme-Saint Valery sur Somme, Chateau Thierry

2015 – Visit to Budapest, Szeged, Tihany & Balatonfured- Lake Balaton, Danube Bend – Szentendre, Visegrad & Esztergom, Hungary; and Prague-the Czech Republic

2015: Visited the Flanders region, Belgium on a Brewery tour of Cantillon Brewery and Beer Weekend in Brussels; Bourgogne des Flandres and De Halve Maan Brewery, Historium and Bruges Beer Museum in Bruges; Stella Artois Brewery, Bike Tour of city, Beguinage, M-Museum and Domus Brewery in Leuven; De Lambiek Museum and Gueze brewery Timmermans in Pajottenland;Brewery and Experience Center de Koninck and Best Beer Cafes in Antwerp; Brewery Het Anker and city walk through the center of Mechelen

2015: Visited Guatemala for the Guatemala Travel Mart and the regions of Guatemala – Guatemala City,  Antigua Guatemala; Peten – Tikal, Flores City, Yaxha, lake Peten Itza; Highlands – Lake Atitlan – Jaibalito and Tzununa;  Panajachel and Las Trampas including adventure activities from cross country mountain biking to trekking to Pacaya volcanic mountain climbing and kayaking. Experiential travel includes visit to textile making at Santiago Zamora; coffee plantations in San Miguel; Macadamia Nuts farm at Valhalla; tortilla making in Chichoy. Also visited New Jersey and New York city and Bear Mountain, North of New York City

2015: Visited Amritsar, Punjab including Golden Temple, Atari-Wagah border, Jallianwallah Baug, and Himachal Pradesh – Dharamsala, Khajjiar, Kalatop, Pathankot, Dalhousie and Chamba regions

2015: ILTM Cannes, France as well as Mougins, Ile Saint-Honorat (Cote d’Azur) and thereafter Istanbul, Capaddocia – Goreme National Park, Avanos including Hot Air Balloon experience over Capaddocia

2016: Destination Presentations in Delhi, Bhopal, Bengaluru, Pune

2016: Croatia – Zagreb, Plitvice National Park, Krka, Zadar, Trogir, Split, Hvar Island, Ston, Cavtat, Dubrovnik ; Slovenia – Ljubljana, Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle, Lake Bled; Bosnia & Hercegovina – Mostar and Medjugorje ; Montenegro – Perast, Kotor, Budva, Sveti Stefan; Istanbul(Turkey)- Gulhane Park for Tulip Festival

2016: Austria – Vienna including Prater, Naschmarkt, Innsbruck – Nordkette, Grassmayr Bell Foundry, Alpine Zoo, Swarovski-Wattens, Ambras Castle, Hallstatt, Salzburg; Eagle’s Nest and Berchtesgaden – Germany

2016: Victoria, Australia Familiarisation Tour – Phillip Island: Arctic Journey Exhibition, Eco Boat Adventure Tour to see the fur seal colony, Penguin Plus Experience with Underground viewing – Penguin Parade, Phillip Island Chocolate Factory – Panny’s, A Maze N Things; Maru Koala & Animal Park, Dandenong Ranges, Belgrave – Puffing Billy Railway upto Menzies Creek, Rochford Wines, Melbourne: Eureka Skydeck 88, MCG- Melbourne Cricket Ground & National Museum Tour, Queen Victoria Market; Great Ocean Road including Helicopter experience over the 12 Apostles, Apollo Bay; Ballarat & Sovereign Hill

2016: South Africa Premium Conference Tour – Capetown: Cape of Good Hope , Boulder’s Beach, Seal Island; Johannesburg: Lion & Rhino Park

2016: Attended PURE Life Experiences in Marrakech, Morocco and thereafter travelled to Kasbah du Toubkal, base of the High Atlas Mountains;  traversing the Tizi n’Tichka pass to Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou, Skoura Oasis, Todra Gorge, Merzouga, sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, Midelt, Ziz Valley Gorge, Azrou, Fez

2016: Istanbul en route to attend TTG in Rimini and post tour to Mantua, Verona, Lake Garda region, Cremona, Milan, Lake Como and Serravalle, Italy .

2016 : Attend the Private Luxury Forum in Athens, Greece

2016: Visited Kolkata and thereafter Sunderbans National Park, West Bengal – UNESCO site and one of the largest mangrove forests in the world

2017: Attended Grand Ski in Chambery, France and did a pre-tour from Lyon to Val Thorens, Meribel including ski activities, snow shoeing and snow sledging

2017: Attended Essence of Luxury Travel Show organised by Traveller Made in Deauville, followed by post tour to Lisieux, Livarot – Cheese tasting, Le Breuil en Auge -Calvados tasting(Lower Normandy) and Paris, France

 

 

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