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 Mr. Sham Nijhawan Chairman
    Mr. Sham Nijhawan
    Mr. 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 Mr. Ankush Nijhawan Director, Nijhawan Group
    Mr. Ankush Nijhawan
    Mr. 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 Ms. Priyanka Nijhawan Managing Director, Nijhawan-Representations
    Ms. Priyanka Nijhawan
    Ms. 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 Tina Singh Head of Representations, North India
    Tina Singh
    Tina 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.

  • Sushant Bhandari Sushant Bhandari Head : Dubai Tourism India Representative Office
    Sushant Bhandari
    Sushant Bhandari Head : Dubai Tourism India Representative Office

    Sushant has more than 10 years of Travel Industry experience with the past 9 years spent in Sales & Marketing representation of Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Jordan Tourism Board, Sharjah Sharjah Tourism and Commerce Development Authority, Visit Orlando, Legacy Group of Hotels and Accor Group of Hotels. A self-motivated individual with an easy approach in handling both people and work. Possess ability to get mixed with people of any age group. He is a person who is always eager to learn and sets a benchmark for himself. Loves watching movies and enjoy sketching.

  • Vineet Bangera Vineet Bangera Account Head- Representations
    Vineet Bangera
    Vineet Bangera Account Head- Representations

    Vineet has an overall experience of 9 Years in the Travel Industry. He has worked with different Domestic and International Airlines like Spicejet, Sri Lankan Airlines and Jet Airways in the Sales profile. With good network of agents across western India, Vineet has always been aggressive in terms of Sales and generating numbers. He is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys playing football and travelling.

  • Vinod Kumar Vinod Kumar Manager- Representation
    Vinod Kumar
    Vinod 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 Naveen Thomas Manager- Representation
    Naveen Thomas
    Naveen 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 Mridangi Khanna BD & PR Head
    Mridangi Khanna
    Mridangi Khanna BD & PR Head

    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.

    Radhika Setia
  • Ankit Singh Ankit Singh Asst. Manager- Representations
    Ankit Singh
    Ankit 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 Radhika Setia PR & Marketing Manager
    Radhika Setia
    Radhika 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.

  • Naveen Kanojia Naveen Kanojia Asst. Manager- Representations
    Naveen Kanojia
    Naveen Kanojia Asst. Manager- Representations

    Naveen has an overall experience of 19 Years in the Travel Industry. I began my career in travel industry with Cox n Kings as a travel Desk Excutive. I have worked with different International Airlines like China Airlines, Malysia Airlines, Finnair and Air Mauritius in the Sales & Operation profile. With good network of agents across North India, Im leisure time i love to play Cricket and watching cartoons.

  • Anil Nair Anil Nair Sr. Sales Manager
    Anil Nair
    Anil 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.

  • Cidella Maria Stanley Cidella Maria Stanley Manager- Representation
    Cidella Maria Stanley
    Cidella 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 Mathew Sr. Sales Manager- Representation
    Mathew
    Mathew Sr. Sales Manager- Representation

    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.

  • Vineet Sarna Vineet Sarna Sr. Sales Manager- Representation
    Vineet Sarna
    Vineet Sarna Sr. Sales Manager- Representation

    With more than 15 years of experience in the travel industry. Vineet's expertise lies in B2B travel sales.

  • J Mary Jhancy J Mary Jhancy Sr. Manager Sales
    J Mary Jhancy
    J Mary Jhancy Sr. Manager Sales

    A graduate in Tourism from Stella Maris College, Chennai and has completed IATA foundation level & Diploma in International Airlines and Tourism (Chennai). She has also completed the 3rd level at Alliance Française de Madras. Mary started her career in 2003 in Sales & Operations at Ascon Holidays (ETA Group of Companies). Overall she has an experience of 19 years in handling b2c & b2b profiles in Companies like Ascon Holidays, Make My Trip Pvt Ltd & TBO DMC.

  • Nitin Sharma Nitin Sharma Sales Manager - Representations
    Nitin Sharma
    Nitin 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 Brinda Manchanda Sales Manager - Representations
    Brinda Manchanda
    Brinda 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.

  • Darshana Chavan Darshana Chavan Sales Manager - Representations
    Darshana Chavan
    Darshana Chavan Sales Manager - Representations

    Having over a decade of experience in the Travel and Tourism Industry. She has worked with Top Travel agencies in Operations and Product development and later with reputed Luxury hotels in sales and Marketing. Apart from her work life, she is a self-made baker and an avid traveller.

  • Sunitha M. K. Sunitha M. K. Sales Manager - Representations
    Sunitha M. K.
    Sunitha 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 Nikita Devre Sales Manager
    Nikita Dave
    Nikita 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.

  • Manali Sandhav Manali Sandhav Asst. Manager Sales- Representations
    Manali Sandhav
    Manali 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.

  • Savidanya Patange Savidnya Patange Assistant Sales Manager
    Savidanya Patange
    Savidnya Patange Assistant Sales Manager

    Having over a decade of experience in the Travel and Tourism Industry. She has worked with Top Travel agencies in Operations and Product development and later with reputed Luxury hotels in sales and Marketing. Apart from her work life, she is a self-made baker and an avid traveller.

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