“Great Things in Business are
never done by one person”~
Team & Culture
The core strength of our team is each individual member. Our ability to approach problems from varied perspectives ensures that the options we bring to the table are not the obvious ones, but the best ones.
Mr. Sham Nijhawan ChairmanMr. Sham Nijhawan Chairman, Nijhawan Group
Mr. Sham Nijhawan is one of the leading Indian industrialists and Chairman of Nijhawan Group of Companies. He became actively involved in the family business after completing his Chartered Accountancy and today he is the visionary and the mentor of the group. Through his pioneering ideas and positive outlook, he continues to serve as a guiding force for the conglomerate. He has created a legacy that would serve as an inspiration for generations yet to come.
He enjoys watching cricket. Also, in his free time he loves spending time with his family and going out for long walks.
Mr. Ankush Nijhawan Director, Nijhawan GroupMr. Ankush Nijhawan Director, Nijhawan Group
Ankush is a BBA graduate from Boston and he majored in Marketing and Psychology. Today Ankush is thriving with his strategic vision and direction to the Nijhawan Group to be a leader in the travel industry. His focus is on strengthening the overall brand proposition and positioning the group with its core business value by exploring new growth avenues for developing a market leadership. He was chosen by CNBC as a Young Turk for revolutionizing the travel trade through his B2A travel portal. Recently he was bestowed with AsiaOne 40 Most Influential Asians Under 40 Award. Ankush today by far is one of the most successful youngsters in the travel trade.
Ms. Priyanka Nijhawan Managing Director, Nijhawan-RepresentationsMs. Priyanka Nijhawan Managing Director, Nijhawan-Representations
Seasoned professional with 10+ years’ experience and leading the representation vertical of Nijhawan Group since last 7 years- strong relationships to leverage key Channels, Priyanka’s core competence is to understand, lead and direct teams to ensure efficiency in accomplishment of all business goals.
A graduate in Maths (Hons) from one of India’s most premier institutes, the Lady Sri Ram College; Priyanka went on to top the prestigious Delhi University and earned a place for herself as a scholar at Kings College London where she did her Master’s in Computer Science and was awarded the “Best Student of the Year”. Ms. Priyanka Nijhawan is also the Chairperson of CII-Indian Women Network.
Tina Singh Head of Representations, North IndiaTina Singh Head of Representations, North India
A graduate of Delhi University, Lady Sriram College in Sociology (Honors), Tina's qualification also includes, a diploma in Multimedia from Aptech Arena and a distinction in a Travel & Ticketing course from the Training Institute for Travel & Trade. She has over 21 years of work experience of which 10 years were with airlines, post which she moved to Luxury Retail. She again joined the tourism industry a few years back. Travelling and exploring new places is her passion. She is an avid animal lover and dogs are her weakness. Her assets are integrity and passion for what she does.
Vinod Kumar Manager- RepresentationVinod Kumar Manager- Representation
Professional with over 20 years of experience in travel & Tourism industry. Key strengths are building relationship with the B2B trade, maintaining PR, creating brand awareness within the region.Ability to support and work as a great team player. Prior joining with Nijhawan group worked with establishments like Ottila, Akbar Travels, GITC, Kenyan airlines and Emirates Holidays
Naveen Thomas Manager- RepresentationNaveen Thomas Manager- Representation
A highly motivated and customer focused business professional, experienced goal oriented in the field of Sales and Digital Marketing (10+ years of Experience). Expertise in establishing client base through direct Sales. Have ability to multi-task in a deadline driven Hospitality & Travel environment. Sound position in corporate world and Hospitality Circle, work enthusiastically in a team to achieve goal of the organization .Passionate about working with people and helping organisations to succeed in digital era.
Mridangi Khanna BD & PR HeadMridangi Khanna BD & PR HeadRadhika Setia
A graduate from The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Mridangi has majored in Marketing & Business Analysis. Being a travel enthusiast with 5 years plus experience in travel and hospitality domain, Mridangi has worked for various tourism boards such as Dubai Tourism, Emaar Hospitality Group, Kempinski Hotels, Aitken Spence Hotels, Dubai Parks & Resorts, etc. Her core competency lies in Public Relations, aligning media staregies, media buying and execution. Her extensive media and influencer contacts, keep her well connected amongst the Indian media scene.
Ankit Singh Asst. Manager- RepresentationsAnkit Singh Asst. Manager- Representations
Professional with over 8 years of experience working in travel industry. I have worked with some of the destination management companies like Eurokonnect (Europe),Holidaykraft (Hong Kong) & DreamDMC Siam (Thailand ) for sales & marketing to increase tourism for these destinations, resulting 40% more business at certain locations.Hobbies includes playing cricket and music.
Radhika Setia PR & Marketing ManagerRadhika Setia PR & Marketing Manager
Experienced in Public Relations with a demonstrated history of working in the hospitality industry. She is a graduate in Communications Design and has majored her PGD in Luxury Brand Management. A strong media and communications professional, who has a flair for writing. She is a voracious reader and loves to travel and explore history.
Cidella Maria Stanley Manager- RepresentationCidella Maria Stanley Manager- Representation
Cidella is an experienced Sales Development Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the airlines/aviation industry. She is skilled in service delivery, negotiation, customer service, business development, and Travel Technology. She is well-networked with the travel industry in Bangalore region. Cidella enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, cooking, and travelling.
Mathew Sr. Sales Manager- RepresentationsMathew Sr. Sales Manager- Representations
Mathew has 12 plus years of experience in Handling B2B market of South India. His latest stint was with Cordelia Cruises. Previously he had been working with Qantas Airways for nearly 4 years. More than 5 years with ezeego1 which was into travel consolidation. Mathew is well known seasoned sales person in the B2B market with wide variety of experience in handling Airlines, Cruises, Hotels and Travel packages.
Yogesh Kothavade Sr. Sales Manager – RepresentationsYogesh Kothavade Sr. Sales Manager – Representations
Yogesh Kothavade is a BMS graduate in sales and marketing from Mumbai University having more than 13 years of experience in sales and marketing in travel trade. My focus is on building team and positioning the group with its core business value by dealing with the compliances by client and generating the business for Nijhawan group. I am holding a good experience with renowned brand such as Riya tours and travels , celebrity cruises, Jalesh and so on....
Ramena Singh Account Head - RepresentationsRamena Singh Account Head - Representations
Ramena is a post graduate and has done her Masters in Tourism Administration from Pondicherry University. She has an overall experience of 20 years and has worked with National Tour Operators like Thomas Cook and SOTC. During her stint she has headed Indulgence and FIT Business for West India and has extensive experience in the B2C and B2B segment. In addition, she has also done brand marketing for USA destinations. she likes to keep herself abreast of tourism and changing preferences of travelers and how that is shaping new spaces for the industry. She is very passionate about Hindustani classical music and has been learning it since the last 7 years.
Sejal Desai Account Head – RepresentationsSejal Desai Account Head – Representations
Sejal Desai is a Graduate in Tour and Travel Management. In addition, Sejal holds IATA consultant level and Event Management certification. She has 12 years experience in the Travel Industry with an extensive exposure to Sales &Operations. Her core competency is Business Development in both B2C and B2B Market. During her tenure ,she has worked with brands like Thomas Cook, Vacation Exotica and Royal Arabian Tours. She is an avid reader, passionate about Travel and inclined to spirituality.
Anil Nair Sr. Sales ManagerAnil Nair Sr. Sales Manager
An MBA graduate in HR from IGNOU,New Delhi and an IATA –UFTAA advanced certificate holder consultancy in 1995, Anil commenced his career in 1993 in Sales & Marketing for KLM at GSA Spencer’s in Kochi, Kerala. He has an extensive background in complex and challenging environments in the Airlines he worked for. Anil lead a team of 14 members from 2004-2010 as GSA Manager Air India in Jakarta. This for him was the most exciting part in his career. Once back in India he joined Riya as Corporate Head in Bangalore. Anil joined the Nijhawan group in 2017 in Bangalore.
Rupali Bagwa Sales Manager - RepresentationsRupali Bagwa Sales Manager - Representations
Rupali is a post graduate in travel and tourism from Mumbai university. She has overall experience of 12 years with 10 years of travel specific in multiple departments of B2B, B2C and MICE. While her tenure with various reputed organizations she has learnt and mastered the skill of networking and business development, which has also resulted in her ability to deliver organizational goals timely.
Rupali is extremely passionate, detail oriented, analytical and highly motivated.
Rakesh Bisht Sales Manager - RepresentationsRakesh Bisht Sales Manager - Representations
With more than a decade experience in B2B sales, account management and airline relations, in his past assignments with Riya Travel & Tours, Sri Lankan Airlines and Esna Holidays. His experience in Sales Understanding will add value to our company.
We are looking to leverage his knowledge and experience into Growth driven business and are excited to see his experience, new thoughts, and ideas.
Nitin Sharma Sales Manager - RepresentationsNitin Sharma Sales Manager - Representations
Nitin has 14 years plus extensive experience in the travel industry and has been a proud team Member in Thomas Cook, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Travelbullz.In his impressive career, he has led various initiatives in implementing strategies towards enhancing business volumes and growth.
Brinda Manchanda Sales Manager - RepresentationsBrinda Manchanda Sales Manager - Representations
Brinda Manchanda has 7 years of extensive experience in the travel industry and have been a proud team Member in BigBreaks(Part of Trans India Holidays) ,Tybros and Travel Team management. Her expertise lies in MICE , where she has been dealing with corporates like Coca Cola, Haier, Somany etc. She has joined the umbrella of Nijhawan group as Sales Manager for Kempinski.
Sunitha M. K. Sales Manager - RepresentationsSunitha M. K. Sales Manager - Representations
Sunitha has been in the travel trade for about 15 years. She has an experience of over 5 years in the Airline Industry, 7 years in OTAs, and now as a DMC for Srilanka and Maldives.
Nikita Devre Sales ManagerNikita Devre Sales Manager
Nikita is a post graduate with a specialization in Marketing from Welingkar’s institute of Management Studies and Research,Mumbai. She has completed IATA foundation level and Diploma in International Airlines and Travel Management. She has an overall experience of 15 years in aviation and the travel & tourism industry out of which 10 years she was in the representation world. In the past she has worked with companies who represent various brands, to name a few Interhome, Uniworld & Glacier Express. She is an extremely professional individual & well organized and her b2b network is very strong.
Prableen Pasricha Assistant Manager – RepresentationsPrableen Pasricha Assistant Manager – Representations
She comes from a background in the B2B travel trade, Prableen has honed her skills in sales, Marketing, and HR, enabling her to develop successful strategies that drive business growth. Having worked in multiple managerial positions at British Airways, Travtalk, and Indonesia Tourism Board, Prableen has an experience in the B2B travel trade.
A Graduate in BA Travel and Tourism
MA in Marketing and HR she also has a holds Diploma Degree in Digital Marketing. Prableen’s passion for the Travel Industry, combined with her business acumen, makes her a valuable asset to any organization she works with.
Manali Sandhav Asst. Manager Sales- RepresentationsManali Sandhav Asst. Manager Sales- Representations
Manali has been a part of this industry for more than 5 years now, with working for various tourism boards DMC's, luxury hotels, and resorts. Her experience has helped her network with thousands of industry colleagues and has a good network within the trade.