Amit Kalsi, Private Travel Designer
Over 27 years of in-depth & hands-on experience in Travel and Tourism industry. My exposure spans varied functional areas to include Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Strategy Planning, General Management, Operations, Products & Contracting.
Since 2010 I have focussed on Experiential Luxury Travel and continue to specialise in that segment.
As a Private Travel Designer, I specialise in bespoke trips to destinations worldwide, with specific focus on off-beat, off-the-grid, bucket list travel, once in a lifetime trips which are transformational, inspiring and life-changing.
My clientele are mainly discerning families, including multi-generational, matured couples, adventure enthusiasts, small group of family and friends travelling together.
I founded Experiential Travel Journeys Pvt. Ltd. in 2014 to cater to the needs & demands of the discerning travelers. This was to create a differentiation, and offer an alternate to those who want to move away from standard tourist itineraries & packages to private tailor-made journeys which are stimulating and offer true to life experiences.
My experience portfolio includes: Safari I Wildlife I Wellness Journeys I Honeymoon I Beach I Culinary & Wine I Family I Adventure I Special Occasion I Cruise I Train Journeys I Culture I Villas I Ski I Private Jet Journeys I Private Yachts.
Senior International Travel Consultant at Ambe World Travels
1993 – 1998
Incharge of International Travel Operations.
Vice President – Private Travel at Abercrombie & Kent
2010 – 2013
Head of A&K Private Travel India (bespoke outbound luxury travel at it’s best). Responsible for Sales, Marketing & Operations of A&K worldwide luxury travel experiences to the discerning Indian outbound traveler. A&K is an award winning & leading Luxury Travel and Tour operator with 60 offices in 32 countries.
General Manager at Swagatam Travels Pvt. Ltd.
1998 – 2010
Head of Travel Department with areas of responsibility to include Business Development, Marketing & Sales, Strategic Planning, Product Development, Agency Management and operations, HR Development and training, Public Relations and networking, Travel Accounts and Credit control, Department Administration, and Supplier contracting.
Founder & CEO at Experiential Travel Journeys Pvt. Ltd.
2014 – Present