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Indian Luxury Trains shine at 2013 World Travel Awards, Qatar


By Karan Saxena on Dec 02, 2013

Indian Luxury Trains - World Travel Awards 2013
Indian Luxury Trains - World Travel Awards

Indian Luxury Trains wins big at The 2013 World Travel Awards Grand Final at La Cigale Hotel in Doha, Qatar on 30th November 2013. One of India’s widely recognized Luxury Train, Maharajas’ Express emerged victorious for the consecutive second year in the World’s Leading Train category. The other nominees in the category included Venice Simplon Orient-Express, Hiram Bingham, Eastern & Oriental Express, Rocky Mountaineer - Gold Leaf Service, Royal Canadian Pacific, The Blue Train, The Golden Chariot, The Queen of Scots Luxury Touring Train, The Indian Maharaja Deccan Odyssey and Andean Explorer.

The glory for Indian luxury trains did not just stopped at that and another Indian Luxury Train, The Golden Chariot emerged victorious in Asia’s Leading Luxury Train 2013, beating the three-time consecutive winner in the category, The Indian Maharaja, which is another luxury train from India herself.

The award ceremony in Qatar became witness to major renowned and eminent personalities from the tourism industry, including government ministers from various countries, chiefs of tourism boards of several countries and CEOs of several leading tour and travel companies. Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz al-Thani and Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad al-Thani, chairperson of Qatar Museums Authority were the chief guests of honor at the event. The awards are decided on the votes given by travel agents from all across the world.

India also made its mark in tourism with an award victory in World’s Leading Heritage Hotel which went to The Raj Palace, Jaipur. Also, Incredible India became victorious in World’s Leading Tourist Board category.

All these awards going to India is a major boost to Indian tourism and clearly is a sign of India’s top position in the business. Indian tourism department is elated with the success and promises to work harder to raise the bar higher than ever before.

Even as the Maharajas’ Express was declared World’s Leading Luxury Train at the World Travel Award, we are offering you an opportunity to live like a Maharaja. As a part of our Christmas Holiday offers, look out for attractive deals on Maharajas Express.

Avail great discounts on the Gems of India departure scheduled for 25th of December 2013. Travel on board world’s most luxurious train and walk the red carpets and sip the high teas with maharajas of India.


Karan Saxena

Karan Saxena is a literature student, with keen interest in writing about India and the world. His write-ups give an intricate, detailed version of the cultures and surroundings of the locations, he is writing about. All his write ups are thoroughly researched and completely accurate in providing factual details.


Posted on Dec 02, 2013

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