The Travel Corporation announced the appointment of Darshan Maheshwari as the Country Manager of the company based in Mumbai. He will be in charge of the Indian outbound sales.
Based in India, Mr Maheshwari will be responsible for servicing the general and preferred sales agents of Insight Vacations, Trafalgar Tours, Contiki Holidays and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. He will work closely with the team in Singapore.
Brett Tollman, President & CEO of The Travel Corporation noted “We are so pleased that Darshan has joined our fourth generation family business. His long standing, excellent background and reputation in the industry complement our superb brands very nicely. Each brand has the same core values – we are all committed to establishing lasting relationships with our customers, by exceeding their expectations, the first time and every time. We do so by delivering a consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value. We look forward to Darshan helping establish our brands in the local community by working closely with our travel agency partners.”
“We are pleased that Darshan is joining us as we embark on our growth strategy in Asia,” said Robin Yap, Managing Director of The Travel Corporation Singapore. “His depth of experience and marketing expertise will further strengthen our sales efforts and he will be fully supported by the Singapore team.”
Mr Maheshwari has 15 years of cross functional experience in the travel industry including business development, marketing and operations. With growing affluence of the outbound Indian market, Mr Maheshwari’s appointment is timely as The Travel Corporation Pte Ltd is strengthening its position in the industry with its Look East for Growth strategy.
Prior to joining The Travel Corporation Pte Ltd, Mr Maheshwari worked in Kuoni Travel India Pvt. Ltd – SOTC, a subsidiary of the Swiss based travel giant KOUNI, where he was the Senior General Manager responsible for managing a team of over 70 staff, the marketing and sales campaigns.