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Men on International Women’s Day 2021: #HimForHer

International Women Day 2021 Indian travel industry

Today is International Women’s Day — a day dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women, raising awareness against bias, and, crucially, taking action for equality every day. Gender equality is not a female issue, it’s a social and economic imperative. It’s vital that we include men in this equation. After all, they make

Anju Kalra, Norwegian Cruise Lines #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Anju Kalra (Kashish Jiandani) Norwegian CruiseLines

"Learn to appreciate small quiet moments, the ocean, a walk on the beach, time alone, your health, your strength, your smile, your life." Born and bought up in West Africa, Anju Kalra (Kashish Jiandani), Business Development Manager - India, Norwegian Cruise Line had a pampered childhood. However, life had its own set

Suresh Chablani, Rose Travels #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Suresh Chablani, Director, Rose Travels

'An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Now, read it again.' With less interest in studies since childhood, Suresh Chablani, Director, Rose Travels never thought of getting into the world of travel. He was persuaded to opt for Chartered Accountant as he was excellent with numbers, however, he never appeared

Shveta Sharma, Hotel-Spider #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Shveta Sharma, CEO, Hotel-Spider

'I'm obsessed with seeing women encourage, support and empower other women. It's my favourite. We need more of it.' Shveta Sharma, CEO, Hotel-Spider did MA in English with an aim to become a lecturer in that field. However, destiny had its own plans. She started her career with an Indian hotel chain

Rishabh Shah, Touristers Tours #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Rishabh Shah, Partner, Touristers Tours Designers LLP

'Money isn't everything but everything needs money.' Born with a golden spoon, Rishabh Shah, Partner, Touristers Tours Designers LLP looked up to his father who was a cost accountant and aspired to become a businessman like him. With excellent contacts and strong support from his father, Rishabh made his name in

Vyoma Bhatt, Aspen Vacations #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Vyoma Bhatt, Partner, Aspen Vacations

'When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.' Vyoma Bhatt, Partner, Aspen Vacations spent most of her childhood and teen in Gujarat, Hong Kong and Mumbai. The one who still gets butterflies by watching aeroplanes in the sky, Vyoma has been passionate about

Sunita Amarnani, Fountainhead MKTG #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Sunita Amarnani, Head of FIT (Awakeful Experiences), MICE Operations and Trade Relations, Fountainhead MKTG

'Beneath every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn how to get back up and to never depend on anyone.' Sunita Amarnani, Head of FIT (Awakeful Experiences), MICE Operations and Trade Relations, Fountainhead MKTG became career-oriented at a very early age. Her parents got separated when she

Dipti Adhia, Discover the World #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Dipti Adhia Discover the World

It's not always about change. It's about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that's where transformation happens. That's how change occurs. Born in Goa and bought up in Mumbai, Dipti Adhia, Director - India, Discover the World has been working with the same travel company since 2006.

Karishma Kazi, Explora #RiseLikeAPhoenix

Shout out to the universe, "I want all my wishes to come true". Watch your manifestations become your reality. Karishma Kazi, Managing Partner, Explora always saw herself in a chef apron since childhood. "My career aptitude test suggested three career options - food, travel, or HR industry. However, my dad was