JOURNEYMART - Key Persons
Gautam leads JourneyMart.com with his global understanding of the travel industry and vision of evolving travel markets. JourneyMart.com was set up in keeping with the new e-business environment opportunity in India.
Well recognized in the Indian travel trade, Gautam has over 25 years of experience and professional expertise honed with stints at ITC Hotels, American Express TRS and British Airways where he was last Marketing Coordinator for Asia, Africa, Australia and concurrently Brand Manager - Ethnic Services at the airlines headquarters in London. In 1991, the entrepreneur in Gautam surfaced and he ventured out on his own. He returned to India to set up a travel marketing organisation and has been associated with leading global travel brands including US Airways, Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd, Hertz, British Midland, America West Airlines and Hyatt Corporation.
In addition to JourneyMart.com, Gautam also heads his own travel marketing organisation, TIRUN Travel Marketing. TIRUN has a network of 5 office locations throughout India and has exclusive representation for Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises, for marketing and sales distribution throughout India. Gautam and his team's track record shows the value creation for all brands represented. High brand awareness, continuous annual revenue growth and quality service delivery which is a "benchmark" within the industry, are his notable contributions. Gautam is responsible for introducing the concept of a cruise vacation in the India market, and has been widely acknowledged by the industry for the same.
- COO of JourneyMart.Com