Rajni Hasija, group general manager, Maharajas’ Express, speaks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Market 2016. On the agenda are the luxury tour options on offer on the train, the importance of winning at the World Travel Awards and what the group has planned for the future.
Operated Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation, Maharajas’ Express is considered the finest in the world of luxury travel. Here Breaking Travel News takes a guided tour of what is on offer.
Shri Nalin Shingal, director tourism & marketing, Maharaja’s Express, India, speaks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Awards 2012 Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Delhi, India.
Operated byt the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation, Maharajas’ Express is considered the finest rail journey in the world of luxury travel.
The Maharajas Express, launched last year as India’s most luxurious rail holiday idea, has fast become a once-in-a-lifetime India experience. The UK trade has been integral to the train’s success with UK passengers accounting for around 70 per cent of total bookings.
A spectacular new journey through Imperial India Delhi – Jaipur – Kota – Ranthambore – Agra – Delhi.
Sitting precariously on the roofs of trains may be an iconic image of travelling across India, but now the country is poised to make its mark in the luxury rail market with a new “Palace on Wheels”. Equipped with LCD TVs, panoramic windows and WiFi, the new Maharajas’ Express promises to make the journey from Kolkata to Delhi an experience fit for royalty.