Winning spree also for JungleSutra, Creative Travel’s specialist wildlife brand
Creative Travel recognised as
• India’s Leading Destination Management Company 2018
• India’s Leading Luxury Travel Agency 2018
• South Asia’s leading Tour Operator 208
• India’s Leading Tour Operator (North) 2018
• India’s leading Travel Agent (North) 2018 and overall
JungleSutra Wildlife Journeys recognised as
• India’s Leading Experiential Holiday Company
Creative Travel, India’s largest family owned destination management company and their specialist brand, JungleSutra Wildlife Journeys, emerged as a clear industry favorite this week with top honors at two most prestigious global travel awards – World Travel Awards (WTA) and South Asian Travel Awards (SATA).
On September 3rd, at a red-carpet Gala at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia 2018 Gala Ceremony in Hong Kong, Creative Travel was awarded as ‘India’s Leading Destination Management Company’ (8th win) and ‘India’s Leading Luxury Travel Agency’ (5th win) and ‘India’s Leading Experiential Holiday Company’ (3rd win) for our specialist division JungleSutra Wildlife Journeys. This brings their tally to a resounding 20 wins of the globally-acclaimed WTAs. The awards were accepted by Creative’s Chief Operating Officer, Dimple Singh and JungleSutra’s Head of the Jungle, Varun Mathur.
This was also JungleSutra’s third consecutive win in this category.
Varun Mathur, Head of the Jungle at JungleSutra, said “Thank you World Travel Awards for recognizing our work and effort! At JungleSutra, we love exploring the wildlife! Our aim has always been to showcase Indian subcontinent’s most interesting, unique and even lesser known species. And this is only possibly because of a team that is truly enthusiastic and experienced with the wild! I am really proud of each one of them for their hard work which has brought home this honour for consecutive years.”
On September 15th 2018 at a glittering award ceremony at the icon Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, Creative Travel was awarded with 3 accolades at the 3rd South Asia Travel Awards. Creative was named India’s Leading Tour Operator (North), India’s leading Travel Agent (North) and overall South Asia’s leading Tour Operator. The award was received by Rajeev Kohli, Joint Managing Director, Creative Travel.
Held in India for the first time, the South Asian Travel Awards is the first ever regional Travel Awards endorsed by the UNDP and many Multi-National Associations providing the Tourism sector of the South Asian Region with recognition towards their facilities and service excellence. The independent judging panel consisted of high profile senior representatives selected from destinations with vast knowledge and background of the industry to assure an accurate and fair process.
There were over 550 nominees across 50 diverse categories. Winners included Taj Hotels, Leela Hotel, Jumeriah, Andaraan, Cocoon Maldives, and many other prestigious brands. Winners were chosen by global polling and by an independent jury who conducted interviews.
On winning these awards, Rajeev Kohli, Joint Managing Director, Creative Travel says, “We are humbled by the trust and confidence shown by our partners and the travel community, who voted for us from around the world. I want to also extend a big thank you to our amazing team of passionate individuals that have made the Creative brand what it is today!”
Hailed as ‘The Oscars of the Travel Industry’, World Travel Awards seek to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. 2018 marks WTA’s 25th year of celebrating and honouring the companies and brands that are pushing the boundaries of travel excellence.
The South Asian Travel Awards is the first ever regional Travel Awards endorsed by Multi-National Associations providing the Tourism sector of the South Asian Region with recognition towards their facilities and service excellence. The South Asian Travel Awards aims to encourage and raise service standards within the regions of the Tourism industry. The judging panel will consist of high profile senior representatives selected from destinations with vast knowledge and background of the industry to assure an accurate and fair process.