Travel Inn

OUR TEAM

Ravi S Kalra
Managing Director
Ravi Kalra is the Managing Director at Travel Inn. He began his career in the travel industry in the late 70’s when he led trekking groups in the Himalayan ranges. His passion for travel made him explore the world, and with his vast experience of travel destinations, he founded Travel Inn in 1985. Ravi’s keen interest in wildlife and adventure has established Travel Inn as the most preferred wildlife and adventure Destination Management Company in India. Ravi likes to spend his free time birding, listening to music, and travelling with his daughter Jasmine. His favourite destination in India is the Himalayas.
Gurmeet Kalra
Director – Finance
Gurmeet Kalra is the Director of Finance at Travel Inn. She has been an indispensable part of Travel Inn for the last 22 years. Her father was a diplomat with the United Nations in Iran, and her early schooling was in Tehran. She has completed her education in Sociology & Economics, which was followed by a Bachelor of Education from Punjab University-Chandigarh. She later did her M.B.A from Hamburg, Germany. She married Ravi in 1990 and joined Travel Inn full-time in 2000. She is widely travelled in India and across the world. In her free time, she likes reading, mainly non-fiction. Her favourite destinations in India are Ladakh and Kerala.
Govind Kumar Jaiswal
Product Manager
Govind has more than two decades of extensive travel experience, giving him a deep understanding of various travel styles and destinations. He has worked with some of the best travel companies in the inbound travel space and has a passion for adventure. Govind has explored India extensively, discovering hidden gems and boutique hotels in non-descript places. His desire to explore new places and experiences turns his holidays into inspection trips. Nothing makes him happier than seeing a smile on a traveller’s face when the trip meets their expectations. Although he doesn’t have as many opportunities to do so now, he always enjoys interacting with travellers and listening to their travel experiences and stories.
Vandna Sharma
Specialist
Vandna has been a part of the tourism industry for 15 years now. A postgraduate in Tourism Management from Jammu University, she started her career as an amateur and climbed up the ladder gradually. She is an expert in designing tailor-made tours all over India. She has a passion for travelling and exploring new places and has travelled extensively in India.
Mugdha Desai Deshpande
Wildlife Product Specialist
Mugdha Deshpande, originally from the cosmopolitan city of India, Mumbai, is an excellent naturalist. Besides being an in-house wildlife specialist at Travel Inn, she leads some of our trips to the wildlife parks across India as a trip leader. Having worked as a resident-lodge naturalist in the Central Indian forests of Satpura, Kanha, and Tadoba for 4 years, she has acquired the necessary field knowledge for leading trips.
Joseph Pawa
Team Operations
Joseph is the head of operations at Travel Inn. He is an explorer at heart and began his career in 1995, gained operations experience, and accompanied British groups on cultural and wildlife tours in India, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Rubaina Mirza
Team Operations
Rubaina is a graduate of Delhi University and has been working in the travel industry for eight years. She deeply loves her profession, which has only grown over time. Her success is due to her open-minded approach and commitment to excellence. Rubaina is passionate about travel and takes great pleasure in creating beautiful experiences for travellers. In her free time, she finds happiness through dance and music.
Preksha Jindal
Team Operations
Preksha is a passionate traveller who loves to explore new places through her itineraries. Her love for the travel industry stems from the joy she experiences in discovering new areas. One of her best attributes is her ability to remain calm and composed in difficult situations, which makes her an excellent fit for the travel trade business. With her expertise, we guarantee that even the most minor requests of our guests will be met with ease and professionalism.
Rajni Mahajan
Team Operations
Rajni Mahajan was born and brought up in Hyderabad in south India. Married to be a computer software engineer, she moved to Delhi after completing her master’s in business administration. She initially worked with a software company as software support for 8 years but later decided to move to the travel trade due to her interest in travelling. Rajni is a part of our operations team.
Akash Mishra
Team Operations

Akash possesses an unwavering passion for history and exploration, a hunger that has allowed him to visit many parts of India at a remarkably young age. His constant companions on these journeys are his indispensable camera, compass and Indian railways.
With a travel and tourism management degree from Banaras Hindu University, he adeptly creates and operates bespoke tours. With him around, we are assured of undivided attention on the ground for our guests travelling with us.

Mohammed Nazim

Team Head – Sales
Mohammed Nazim is a friendly and highly motivated individual who leads a dynamic sales team at Travel Inn. An avid traveller who won’t miss the bus or bike to take him places, he has many interests that continue to power his days and fuel his passion for travel. Mohammed has a keen sense of identifying his clients’ needs and interests, which allows him to create tailored travel itineraries. He believes that travel is like an endless sky to fly in, and he brings this dedication and focus to his role in Travel Inn.
Sachin Kumar
Team Sales
Sachin joined the travel trade after completing his master’s in Tourism Management in 2010. Sachin is a part of our sales team. He has a strong passion for travel and has been in the industry for over 11 years. He loves discovering new places and meeting people. He is a big foodie and a globetrotter. His motto of life is “when nothing goes right… go left”.
Jasleen Kaur
Team Sales

Meet Jasleen, a highly skilled Sales team member with seven years of experience in the travel industry. Jasleen is a proud Amity University graduate with a master’s degree and a diploma in travel and tourism. Her dedication, organisation, and hard work are invaluable to our team.
Jasleen’s passion for travel extends beyond the office, showcasing her professional and personal commitment to excellence. She is eager to learn and develop new skills, making her a valuable asset to our sales department.
When she’s not working, Jasleen enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones and her beloved dog, enjoying simple pleasures.

Jitander Prashar
Head of Finance
Jitander Prashar is the Finance Head at Travel Inn. One of the most senior persons at Travel Inn, he is an important member in the team. Apart from heading the Finance team, he also works closely with the Field management team on the ground. Known for his hard work, dedication, and cooperative attitude, he is truly respected by everyone at Travel Inn. His hobbies include travelling, watching cricket and listening to music.
Pankaj Kumar
Team Accounts

Meet Pankaj, our finance expert, who has the technical know-how required for modern times. With an MBA in Finance, he ensures that we are financially sound. Having spent more than a decade in the travel industry, he understands that his love for travel and meeting new people can be best met here. Pankaj is an ardent cricket enthusiast and a fitness fan. He spends his late nights watching OTT series and working out at the gym.
Apart from his serious financial world, Pankaj has a good sense of humour. He is always ready to offer a helping hand or share a light moment, which brings positivity to the workplace.

Prasanta Sethi
Team Accounts

Born and raised in Cuttack, an ancient town on the eastern coast of India, Prasanta is a member of our team who prefers to keep a low profile. His calm and composed demeanour perfectly matches his role as an accountant, where his expertise lies in handling numbers. Prasanta is the man to go to if a vendor needs payment, thanks to his meticulous attention to detail and finesse in transactions.
Apart from his love for food, Prasanta deeply understands the art and effort of making every dish. He also surprises people with his knowledge and awareness of the political situation in the country. Though he may seem quiet on the outside, Prasanta has a profound grasp of both numbers and the world around him, and he speaks through his actions and insights.