V Resorts, a chain of boutique resorts in offbeat destinations of India, recently received the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) International Award at ITB Berlin 2015, the world's largest tourism trade fair.
At a gala awards ceremony following the World Tourism & Aviation Leaders Summit on Culture: Vehicle for Tourism and PATWA International Seminar in Germany, V Resorts was selected as the 'Emerging Chain of Resorts in India'.
Commenting on this honor, Aditi Balbir, Founder & Managing Director- V Resorts, said, "V Resorts brings superior quality and standardization to the less explored but breathtaking destinations of India. We have also broken new ground in immersion travel by exploring and developing many unique experiences for the leisure traveller in India. This honour shall further motivate us and we will continue to strive for higher service standards that createbespoke holiday experiences for our guests."
Backed by institutional investors and a team of experienced professionals; V Resorts is a growing chain of boutique properties where homely interiors, impeccable service, local cuisine, caring staff and contemporary technology blend to create an experience that is both warm and intimate. The company offers advanced management services to owners of properties between 5-25 rooms located in beautiful unexplored destinations where nature, peace and solitude reign supreme. V Resorts already has 6 properties across 3 states bordering Delhi and recently raised approximately $2 million in pre-series A funding from seedfund for further expansion.
This year's PATWA International seminar was attended by many acclaimed personalities from the global travel and tourism industry. The list of esteemed speakers included Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General, UNWTO; Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism, Culture & Civil Aviation, Government of India; Eglantina Gjermeni, Minister of Urban Development & Tourism, Albania; Amel Karboul, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Tunisia; Mohamed Nazri, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia; Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou, Minister of Tourism, Egypt; Martin Buck, Vice President, ITB Berlin and Ray Bloom, Chairman, IMEX Group were in the panel of speakers at the event. The event also featured a celebration of International Women's Day during the award ceremony.