New Delhi, 13 April, 2016: Award recognises TIRUN as India's premier cruise counsellor and highlights its achievement for pioneering & popularising luxury cruise travel in the country
TIRUN Travel Marketing, the exclusive India representative of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, has been felicitated yet again for being the pioneer and a veritable evangelist for luxury cruise vacations in the country. The ICONIC Awards 2016, organised by Red Hat Communications, awarded TIRUN Travel Marketing fro its excellence in marketing and selling luxury cruises, further cementing the brand's market leadership position in India as the premier cruise counsellor.
Further, the award celebrates the resplendent experiences and memorable vacations that TIRUN Travel Marketing facilitates for Indian travellers. TIRUN's experienced and highly qualified team provides the requisite guidance for cruise travel and undertakes exclusive marketing and sales for the various brands of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. The brand has steadily consolidated its leadership position in the travel industry with a strong network of tour operators and retail travel agents.
Speaking on the award, TIRUN Travel Marketing, Chief Executive, Mrs. Ratna Chadha said, "We are pleased at the honour of receiving the ICONIC Award. TIRUN entered the space of cruise travel at a time when the industry was at its most inchoate stage in India. It's heartening for us to see our efforts of over two decades bear fruit today. Cruises ar efasting becoming a preferred holiday options for Indians and we are thrilled to know that we've played a part in this evolution. This award gives us impetus to constantly push the envelope of innovation in this segment and drives us to further augment the consumer propensity to embrace cruise vacations."
Over the years, TIRUN Travel Marketing has also conducted several MICE activities for companies across different sectors such as Cement, Paints, Home Appliances, Electronics, Auto, Financial, Pharma, Lights, Designer Watches & Jewelery, Insurance and more. It had its first full-ship charter in 2008 when over 1500 guests celebrated success on board a Royal Caribbean ship for 6 nights in the Mediterranean. TIRUN has also popularised the concept of cruise weddings in India, again hosting the first in 2009. This year, TIRUN has part chartered the Voyager of the Seas, a 4000 odd passenger capacity ship from Royal Caribbean International to sail from Singapore in May, coinciding with the Indian peak summer travel season.
The ICONIC Awards are the premiere event of Red Hat Communications organised with the Outlook Group as the national media partner and Wonderlust as the travel media partner. The event is a unique initiative that aspires to bring together luxury, travel and hospitality on a common platform and seeks to recognise and reward excellence in these fields.
About TIRUN Travel Marketing:
TIRUN Travel Marketing is the exclusive India Representative for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. with a portfolio of 3 of its cruise brands including Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. A leading travel marketing company, TIRUN Travel Marketing along with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. pioneered the concept of cruising in India in 1993 and continues to successfully undertake exclusive marketing and sales for the various brands while also providing operational support pan-India. Headquartered in New Delhi, the company has its presence in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kochi, Pune and Chennai as well as representative presence in Kolkata.