The only hospitality product directly controlled by the Indian government, Maharajas’ Express is an icon of the domestic tourism market. Here chairman M. P. Mall tells Breaking Travel News what the train offers to luxury travellers from around the world.
Walking away with the trophy for the World’s Leading Luxury Train, Alok Mathur, group general manager, services, at Maharajas’ Express, tells Breaking Travel News about the product he represents and what it brings to Indian hospitality.
Redefining luxury train travel since 2010, Maharajas’ Express is the most luxurious train in India. Offering five fascinating journeys crisscrossing some of the most vibrant destinations and significant attractions of India, as well as offering a vista of breath-taking landscape, culture and heritage with which the country is blessed; the Maharajas’ Express offers journeys to the very depth of the soul. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more.
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.