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3 May 2017

Dear Siddharth,

Thank you very much for organizing a beautiful tour for us. It was one of our best trips. All the best to you as well as your Dubai counterparts.

Any trip hence forth will be thru TBi only.

Regards
Manoj Udeshi
Mumbai


3 March 2017

Hi Khushnuma

We had a great holiday in Thailand. We do appreciate yours and Neha's help in planning and arranging the holiday. All the arrangements worked out very well.

Your follow up and offer for us to contact you at any time if necessary was also very reassuring.

Thanks again for your help.

Regards
Asha and Farhad


10 November 2016

Dear Ms Khushnuma,

I am back from the tour of Italy on the 8th. My wife and me enjoyed the trip very much. The planning and the information given by you was very good with detailed maps of hotel locations etc. I am satisfied with the service provided by your company and may take your services for our future trips.

Thanks and best regards,
Jehangir Eranee
Mumbai


8 November 2016

Dear Khushnuma,

On behalf of Gulshan and myself I would like to sincerely thank you for all you did to make our trip to Europe an enjoyable one. The details you looked into, the organizing of the tours and fixing up of hotels etc was just perfect. We had a super time and really appreciate the efforts you put in.

Keep up the good work and well done.

Regards,
Gulshan and Firdaus Shroff
Mumbai
7 November 2016

Hello Gauri,

We would like to Thank You for organizing our wonderful trip, It was an amazing experience for our entire family. Right from a 7 year old Child to an 81 year old senior citizen everybody enjoyed it to the fullest, with all details and needs been taken care of.

Also would like to appreciate the execution of the entire tour handled by your counterpart …..They took an extra effort in making this vacation a memorable one for us.

We all would like to Thank you All Once Again.

Regards,
Amol Bhatia & Family
Pune
9 August 2016

Dear Devavrat,

I apologise for not having sent this email earlier.

I just want to thank you and Bhupendra for a wonderful service during my trip to Turkey and Italy this summer. The visa procedure and documentation was handled efficiently by Mr Bhupendra. Devavrat I really have to thank you so much for the ticketing. Your suggestions helped me save around Rs. 20,000 on the airfare as you had taken time to rework my itinerary. Hence forth whenever anyone from my family travels I will book my tickets from you.

Planning my next trip soon.

Best wishes,
Arjun
Mumbai
14 June 2016

A very inspiring, elevating trip. Enjoyed seeing all the places we have read and heard about over the years.

If you are familiar with bible history, this is a must!

F. Chavda
Mumbai
1 June 2016

Dear Gauri

We are back after our trip to Greece. All the planned programmes went off as per schedule and there were no hitches. The hotels selected were good.

However as a matter of information the Santorini hotel though having a beautiful location is not easy to access particularly for senior citizens as there is no direct approach to the hotel and the luggage has to be taken up and down slopes for a fair distance. …

Regarding the guides, the guide Anna and the driver Haris on the drive to Delphi and Meteora were very good but the guide on the Athens day tour to the Acropolis was not satisfactory at all. The other guides at Mykonos and Crete were good and the catamaran cruise was excellent with very efficient and friendly crew Sacha and Constantina.

The other highlight was the lunch arranged by the tour operator at Mykonos at their home and it was a very good lunch with Statis and Teta.
Thanks for organising an enjoyable trip.

Shireesh and Sarita Gurjer
Mohan and Nandita Gurjar
Pune
27 May 2016

Hello Mr. Joe.

Our Japan tour is successfully completed and we back yesterday.

Thanks to you and Gauri madam for full support for our documentation. Visa / Rail Pass..

We enjoyed Japan Bullet Train for seven days. No words to describe total Japan nation.

Thanks again.

Shridhar and Smita Karandikar
Pune
20 May 2016

Dear Khushnumaji,

I was thinking to give feedback on my own. But any way it was nice experience with your company specially because of you and Bhupendra. Planning was good.

One thing I need to point out that due to bad weather in Baden - Baden and Lucerne, rail passes were under - utilised as there was no condition to go out and roam comfortably specially with children.

Over all tour good and well suggested .

Thank you.

Parag Mahajan
Meenal Mahajan
Mumbai
17 May 2016

Dear Team TBI,

We would like to thank you for arranging a wonderful trip to Netherlands and Germany.

The planning was precise whether it was the visa, air tickets or itinerary. Infact we would like to specially mention Vidya's involvement in not only making all the numerous changes to the iterinary till we agreed to one, but also providing us with the support while we were travelling by attending to our request on a weekend.

Thanks once again and look forward to many more such trips with team TBI.

Regards,
Rasika and Bhoopal
Mumbai
28 March 2016

Dear Bhupendra,

Thank you for doing South Korea visa in very short notice.

Dear Mr Nayak - Great job done by your team.

Regards,
Vijay Painuly
Mumbai
14 March 2016

Hi Bhupendra / Kashu,

I would sincerely like to thank you for the wonderful service being offered to me and Kyra with all the work regrading visas and ticketing. This has enabled us not to worry and plan our trip better and allowing us to sleep in peace. Once again thanks to you guys and look forward to your continued support.

Warm regards,
Srinath
Mumbai
16 February 2016

Dear Vikram and Varsha,

Thank you for the highly successful operation in Colombo for Aegean Odyssey February 6 – 10, 2016.
Your professional handling of our passengers by your local team under the supervision of Sunil was faultless. The cooperation you instigated from the hotel went a long way in providing a seamless hotel check-in and worry free stay. The staffs' care and attention shown to our passengers made it a very pleasant and memorable experience for them.

It was a pleasure to meet you and work with you in Colombo.

I look forward to working with you again in India and another successful operation.

Best wishes,
Charles B. Markwick
UK
01 February 2016

Hi Gauri,

We have returned from our tour. It was an amazing experience. Special thanks to you for adding joyful experience to our lives. As u have arranged it so well, we were tension free. The guide was co-operative and enthusiastic. Hotels were awesome.
Thank u very much again.

Regards,
Mrs Achyute N P.
Pune
30 January 2016

Dear Khushnuma, Pranali & Bhupendra,

My wife Nergis & I thank you & your team for your personal efforts in organising our bookings & visa for our Malaysia & Singapore Trip earlier this month.
We had a splendid time.

Thanks & Regards,
Gaurav A Parikh
Mumbai
6 January 2016

Dear Rohinton Uncle,

Firstly a big thanks to you and your team for arranging for this wonderful honeymoon trip to Krabi for us. Both Shruti and I had a great time together - the stay as well as the tour package was fab!

Once again thank you Uncle! You have found in me a big fan and a loyal customer for your services for a long time to come!!


Regards
Nakul Mallapur
Mumbai


7 November 2015

Dear Team TBI,

On behalf of Mrs Shroff n myself I would like to thank you for organizing a wonderful trip for us.

The entire experience was superb and the arrangements made by you along with your counter parts was impeccable.

We really enjoyed every property that you booked for us, every sightseeing aspect suggested was spot on and I must appreciate and report that the guide / driver Mr RAMLI was a superb person, exceptional individual, friendly, knowledgable and smiling all the time.

Overall it was an exceptional holiday and a job well done on your part.

Thank you ever so much
Happy Diwali to you all.

Regards
Firdaus Shroff
Mumbai
29 October 2015

Dear Bhaskar,

I had privilege to attend the bone art conclave for group of doctors when I was visiting Cyprus.

With TBi I could realize that your representative Mr. Rajender Salokhe was quite organized and hardworking taking care of each customer personally.

I was told that most of the customers were delighted with the itinerary, arrangements and the choice of Hotels. I sincerely appreciate this efficiency.

It was nice to meet you also and note about the professional approach with more focus on customer delight than the commercial aspect. I would certainly like to take your help in future and also recommend your organization as a choice of reliable tour operator.

Wish you all the best.

Regards,
Ashish
Mumbai
13 October 2015

Dear Rajesh,

The trip to Cappadocia and Istanbul was great overall. Good Points:

  • 1. The schedule provided was followed with great discipline. All transfers and tours were on time and as per program.
  • 2. The Hotel at Istanbul – Konak Hotel was excellent. They gave us a room with great view.
  • 3. The staff at both the Hotels & the tour guides were very polite and hospitable and helped us a great deal throughout the trip. They made our stay      very comfortable.
  • 4. All the vehicles provided for the transfers and tours were in excellent condition.


Suggestions for Improvement:

  • 1. The stay at Cappadocia was short considering the travel time needed to get there. We reached the hotel in the evening. With a one full day tour     planned next day, it becomes difficult for one to plan for a Hot Air Balloon ride or any other activity at Cappadocia. One more day at Cappacodia      would have been helpful.
  • 2. The day tours at Istanbul start a bit too early.
  • 3. The Hotel room at Cappadocia (Spelunka Cave Hotel) was small. Requested for a change, but the Hotel was booked.

Siddharth has done a great job with the booking and scheduling. He has been of great help in planning the trip for me. The hotels & the tours booked were excellent.

Overall the trip was brilliant and would most definitely recommend it to my colleagues. Thanks for all your help.

Regards,
Ralph Drago
Mumbai
August 2015

Hi Shilpa,

Here's my experience and sharings from the trip:

While it's common for women from across the world to freely wander and discover the beauty of themselves and the world through travel, for me personally, this was huge leap away from convention and my own fears.

A trip alone! My parents thought I was going through a mental speed breaker to harbor such an idea let alone want to go through with it. Honestly, the trip materialized because Shilpa Popat from Trailblazers just owned up my rambling in the first phone conversation. She took my wishful thinking a lot more seriously than I did, and acted on it. She made it so simple and easy that all I had to do was just signup and pack my bags to an experience of a lifetime!

Contiki experience was simply amazing! People, places, Paree…. OMG! I can't stop gushing about it. Honestly, I'm still assimilating all the experiences from the trip.

I signed up the Western Rocker package which was Rome-Swiss-Paris, 2nd-8th Aug'15 and the portal door to European Universe opened up for me:

         1. I love it that I was so looked after. My vegetarian diet received a special consideration and there were separate meals to meet my request with the               same cheer and enthusiasm.
        2. ME Time was genius idea. I could happily take off and explore anything at my own leisure without having been dragged to places I might have no               interest in.
         3. My Tour Manager, Greg, was superb – well read, funny, friendly and yet in charge without establishing the authority. I'd love that he bought the               group together with coach games on long journeys and shared stories/facts about every country!
         4. People were fantastic! The co-travelers, driver, Contiki on site team. Three cheers for all of them!

SUGGESTIONS:

         1. More number of days in a country. I'm sure if there is a tour people would sign up for it. If my tour instead of 8 was for 10-12 days, I would have had               the leisure of relaxing as well.
         2. More options for ME time choices. Like I would have love to go for a Tuscany Village Tour, etc had it been on the list.

On this happy note, I would like to sincerely thank everyone who made this trip possible and beautiful for me. It was truly life changing, crazy and everything that I expected it to be and may be more! Thanks Trailblazers and Contiki for giving me such beautiful memories!

Love,

Shweta, Mumbai
12 August 2015

Dear Siddharth,

A big thanks for all the help and bearing up with me for raking your brains.

The hotel at Switzerland was at a good location it had the lake opposite, the mountains on backside, the shopping mall next door, the fast food joint opposite and to add to it the bus stop and the railway station was just opposite and the staff was very polite and helpful, they also gave me the room very early at 10:00 hrs and only problem was there was no AC in the room as it was hot and they don't have even a ceiling fan, so they gave me two small table fans, they couldn't help it as it was the first time it was so hot in Switzerland.

The hotel at Paris was also good, the staff was very very helpful, they went out of their way to show me the directions of the location of the places I needed to visit and tried to help out in every small things I needed, there was lots of fast food joints nearby, it was near to the Metro station.

Overall everything was well-done. Hats off to you Siddharth, you really organized it very well.

Once again thanks thanks thanks a lot for all the help.

Thank you,

Regards

Sylvia D'costa, Mumbai
24 July 2015

Good Afternoon !!

I just wished to convey my gratitude for your enormous help through TBi while planning my Great Britain tour. Crystal and Bhupendra have been a delight to work with and are prompt in response and delivery time. The experience of booking tickets and getting visa has been most seamlessly handled and would gladly recommend them to my friends.

I have no words for your kindness so I will sum it up with a simple Thank you and would be happy to reciprocate the gesture should you have any requirement that I could assist you with.

Neha
13 July 2015

Dear Mr. Batra and Mr. Purandare,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team for the excellent service, provided to me and my colleagues in the emergency situation on account of typhoon Chan - Hom.

I would like to make a special mention of your Mr Nrasinha Raner who went all out in assisting us to secure tickets to return home safely and he worked diligently even over the weekend to ensure the same.

With kind regards and wishing you all the best.

D Damania
29 May 2015

Dear Kashmira

Thank you very much for your support.
As always you have once again excelled in your perseverance to ensure the best service levels.

PP Dhokai
Mumbai
27 May 2015

Dear Sachin

We returned safely to Delhi from our trip to Canada and we enjoyed a lot over there.
Yes, we are very much satisfied with your services and in future we will definitely be in touch with you and now you can add our name in your priority customers list….

Regards

Vishal Johri
Delhi

11 May 2015

Dear team,

Firstly let me thank the team for helping me with my Swiss travel plan...it was an fanatic trip and very well arranged...

So it starts from the day of my first interaction with Ms Vishaka who helped me with the entire plan for my travel which included the choice of the hotels and the Swiss travel tickets...and also the internal sightseeing options in Swiss...
Then Devavrath who organised for the air travel tickets..

So my experience with you all was really satisfying and it was handled very professionally..
And we will for sure come back to you and take advice for next travel trip as and when we plan..

Once again thanks for all the help..

Regards

Roopesh Patil
Mumbai

13 April 2015

Dear Siddharth,

I am back form my trip to Athens & Santorini and just wanted to thank you for making it possible. Both the hotels were very good and all the pick ups were on time. Everyone was helpful and gave us correct guidance. Overall it was perfect and we had a great time.

Thank you once again for all the arrangements!

Regards

Tashfeen
Mumbai

4 April 2015

Dear Kashmira, Sachin,

Good Morning, many thanks your email including attachments, well received, although it was only after I had reached Mhow.

For Hutokshi Marker,
Was very impressed with the speed and assuring words for the travel arrangements done at absolutely SHORT NOTICE. My sincere GRATITUDE to you and YOUR TEAM, WELL DONE !!

Love and regards

Raja Pillai
Pollachi, T.N

20 February 2015

Hi Siddharth,

Yes we are back from our tour. Had a wonderful time, the services offered by you guys was excellent. Very good team work, pick ups were always in time, hotel accommodations were excellent and in the prime locality especially dusitD2 in Patong.
Thank you for the wonderful professional services rendered to us. Hope to use your services again in the near future.

With Best Regards

أوستين هاميلتون سونز
Austin Hamilton Soans
Bahrain

3 February 2015

Hi Vistasp and Hutokshi,

Thank you very very much. We had a wonderful time and everyone appreciated all your arrangements. Of course there always have to be a few points but that is only an observation from all.

The Phi Phi island trip is more for people who do snorkeling. Its a full day trip with only a short one hour stop at Phi Phi for lunch. Hence to do it, if you are staying only two days in Phuket is not advisable, since Phuket is very beautiful if one likes to explore it a little, which we did and enjoyed it.

In Krabi I do not think the hotel gave us Ocean View Rooms..................we are not sure, the view of the Ocean was more from the 2nd and 3rd floor and we were on the 1st floor, I think it was cliff facing room, may be I will send you pictures when I can. Also if you have a senior citizen group be careful as there are lots of steps and walking to do to go to the rooms.

Locations of all hotels was excellent as all were very central. The driver and car ride from Phuket airport to hotel beat all our drivers.............:-)

Thanks once again for all your help.

Warm regards,

Nergish.
Pune

6 February 2015

Hi Vishaka,

We are back from a very pleasant trip to Sri Lanka. Thank you for sorting out our flights and accommodation. We really enjoyed our stay at Mahaveli Reach Hotel in Kandy. The hotel rooms were clean and spacious and the breakfast was superb. I would definitely recommend the hotel to your other clients.

Your recommendation to stay an extra night in Bentota was spot on! It helped make our trip less hectic.

Thanks for all your help and advice.

Regards

Rutton

11 January 2015


Dear Devavrat,

We wish you all the best for 2015!

Once again we would like to thank you so much for organising our perfect trip to Sri Lanka, we spent a wonderful time during our vacation.

The driver picked us up from the airport immediately after arrival, he spoke very good English and the car was modern and very big. The hotels you had booked for us were modern, clean and very beautifully located. The sightseeing, e.g. Kandy tooth temple or Sigiriya (pls see attached picture), was very interesting; we had local guides who told us a lot about the sights and their history. We enjoyed tea plugging and tea tasting while staying at an old tea factory for two nights. The most beautiful beach was located at the east coast of Sri Lanka: Passikudah Bay. :-) I would recommend to anyone to book via TBI, as consulting and organization went perfectly well!

This year in summer we plan to visit Namibia. We would be very glad, if you could again support us in organizing our trip!

All the best to you, your colleagues and your familiy!

Best regards,

Peter, Jasmin, Ronia and Merle

18 December 2014

Dear Shilpa,

Hope you are doing well. We would like to thank you for your support provided during EITS 2014. We really appreciate the efforts you have provided for the last minute bookings/confirmations.

EITS 2014 was a great success with over 250 participants from India, Germany, France and other parts of Europe.

Best Regards,

Yogita Khatri
Delhi

19th November 2014

Dear All,

Thank you for helping me out with tickets, visas and hotel stay. It's been a very good experience with TBI.

Sincerely,

Roshni Anand
Mumbai

12th November 2014

Good morning Vishakha,

This is to place on record the wonderful efforts put in by you and your team to make our trip to London-Leicester and Switzerland from the 17th October to 1st November 2014 a memorable and trouble-free one. My husband Mr. Narayan and I express our sincere thanks to you and Bhupendra to help and guide us at every point and clearing all our queries and doubts with prompt replies. God bless you and your team and organisation always.....

Engelberg: The apartment in Engelberg is indeed big spacious neat and fully equipped and has the most exotic views of the Alps. Zurich: Also, at the time of checking out of Novotel Hotel in Zurich on 1st November, they collected 10 CHF saying that there is some city tax which was not paid. Could you please clarify on the same.

Sending herewith a few snaps of my husband, kids and myself which makes it quite evident that we enjoyed the trip.

Thanking you and the entire team of Trail Blazer Tours once again.

With warm regards,

Mrs. Narayan
Mumbai

2nd November 2014

It was our first trip abroad, we went to 3 countries and I can't begin to thank Trail Blazer Tours India Pvt Ltd for organizing such a well planned and smooth trip for us. All our bookings were more than satisfactory and I would specially like to thank Mona and Sudhakar for always being prompt with all communications and paperwork guiding us throughout the trip and before it as well. Thank you guys this trip wouldn't be this perfect without you guys. Looking forward to planning my next trip with Trail Blazer.

Cheers,

Vasudha Roy
Mumbai

27th October 2014

Thanks Kashmira for the ticket.

Rajesh, I really appreciate your concern and efforts in servicing and taking the initiative so that your clients get the best service.. while booking the ticket and other relevant services.. thanks a ton..

Best Regards,

Shaikh Mukhtar Ahmed Quadri
Mumbai

29th September 2014

Dear Ms. Marker,

I have been your client for the last couple of years, though not a very large volume client. I have been dealing with Ms. Crystal and Mr. Bhupendra for all my tickets and Visa needs.

My experience during my dealings with them for all my travel needs has been fabulous. Despite me not being a corporate or a large ticket client, they treated me well and have responded to all my request proactively and promptly. A special mention about Bhupendra, who went out of the way to help me when I was facing some trouble with my Visa processing with the Cyprus embassy. Without his help and support, it would have been more difficult to obtain the same. Similarly, Crystal, helped me and my family get shifted to another airline at no cost when our return flight from Larnaca was cancelled by the airlines for no rhyme or reason.

People like them make people like us, still deal with offline travel agents who give us the comfort that we can fall back on travel agents when we get in to trouble. Online will be the future, but offline has the human touch which makes the difference.

Kudos to you that you have such wonderful people and an excellent team. While I am relocating to Cyprus, I will certainly miss their services and hope when I return to India, I would connect with your organisation and comeback as a customer again.

Thanks and regards,

Hitungshu Debnath
Mumbai

13th September 2014

Dear Madam,

I am really appreciate you for completing my visa, travel insurance, hotel & flight booking in proper way and completing this work within a stipulated time.

Thank you,

Dr. Ganesh A. Bathe
Jalgaon

11th September 2014

Dear Siddharth,

Thank you for your support, cooperation and service. I would really like to express my sincere appreciation for the services provided by you.It has been indeed a very good and remarkable experience dealing with Trail Blazers, specially with you and Rajesh.
Thank you TBI for making all the arrangements and making my trip to Europe possible.
You guys really took care of my requirements and met my expectations.

You have been a pleasure to work with.

Kind regards,

Mahesh
Mumbai

4th August 2014

Dear Shilpa and Bhupendra,

Hope everything is fine with you. We have enjoyed Cosmos tour to Europe and have equally enjoyed our stay with our family in London. We appreciate the co operation given by you both in making our trip a great success. In future, whenever we are on holidays we shall contact you for our bookings, etc.

Thanks!
With best Regards,

Roshni Raimalwalla
Mumbai

14th July 2014
Dear Mr. Bhupendra,

While expressing my sincere thanks for getting France Visa in time, I would like to place on the record my whole hearted appreciation for your prompt & friendly services and also, the professional guidance to me.

I wish you all the best.

Thanks & Regards,

Niranjan J Mathure
Mumbai

16th June 2014

Dear Vishakha,

As Hoshi is out of town today, I am writing to you on his behalf, and from all of us. We wanted to say a big "Thank You" to you for all your kind assistance in organizing our trip to Singapore. Hoshi, I and our kids had a very comfortable stay and we had a great time.

The hotel Orchard Parade was very good, our room was large and comfortably accommodated all four of us. Also the coaches for airport transfers, and pick up and drop everyday were on time and their staff was very courteous and helpful.

Thanks again for organizing a wonderful trip to Singapore!

With best regards,

Ms. Kamal Khajotia
Mumbai

7th June 2014

Hello Gauri,

We returned on Thursday after an excellent trip of Switzerland. There were no problems faced and everything went as planned. We would like to thank you for your help and cooperation.

Pramod Mahajan and family.
Pune

5th June 2014
r /> Dear Gauri,

We returned from Europe trip on 2nd morning. Everything went well as planned. Euro rail booking done by you was perfect. We did reservation for Bern to Geneva section at Lucerne railway station which you could not do it from here. Thanks for your guidance and support.

Best regards,

C.R.Premkumar
Pune

3rd June 2014

HI
Thanks for all the help. The trip was excellent and all the bookings were OK.

Just a suggestion - do not entertain booking a hotel close to Roma Termini, how much ever the client insists. Its extremely unsafe, especially the metro in late hours. Walking out of the station is an invitation to be robbed. Also the hotels are very small and not very safe. All other parts of the tour were great.
Once again thanks for all the help and getting the bookings done at a short notice.

Regards,

Simit Desai
Mumbai

2nd June 2014

Hi Monavasha & Yashwant,

It was just amazing the way you arranged everything for us for our trip to UK.
All was well planned and we did not waste a bit of time because of all the arrangements.
Hotels were up to the mark. Hat's off for you both!
You made our holidays memorable for our life.

Regards,

Dr.Sameer Bhandari
Mumbai

20th May 2014

Dear Vishakha

Thanks. It was an excellent Globus tour to Scotland. Hotels were top class except Inverness Thistle.

Crowd was excellent , all elderly from US. Dinner whenever included was also having veg menu- but no choice -did not make difference to us.

When we had to go out for dinner we could have Indian restaurant just across hotel street. Overall excellent. London hotel Mariott Regents Park was also very good and has one restaurant and that too Indian! !!! Hotel is just 5 minutes walking to underground. 15 minutes taxi to Euston and Kings cross.

Best regards,

Sunil Nayak
Mumbai

28th April 2014

Boys from Oz thank you for a wonderfully organized trip to Phuket. Thank you to all the TBI staff for making the trip a memorable one for all my friends. Well done.

Regards

Firdaus Shroff
Mumbai

16th April 2014

Dear Varsha,

We did not receive any negative feedback on any tours or coach or guides - which is an excellent result for a port like Colombo!

Thank you very much for all your efforts and the great operation!!! :-)

Many thanks & kind regards,

Beatrix Bense
Carnival UK – Cunard

28th March 2014

Rajesh San

It is clear and we have finally decided that a new visa need not be applied for Mr Reddy as the explanation from TBI is very clean and clear. He does not need to apply for a visa till he leaves Japan on or before 23 April 2014.

Thanks to you and your team (esp Bhupendra san) for taking this issue on priority and helping us out.

I am happy that we work with companies like yours who go the extra mile to respond to the customers, thanks again.

Regards

Durgesh
Mumbai

25th March 2014

Good Morning Varsha

I hope you are well? All I have had is great feedback from all tours in Colombo, Kandy and Pinawala. Thanks again for a great day.

Have a great afternoon.

Hilary Firth McDonald
Carnival UK

6th February 2014

Good morning Varsha

Good to see you and Vikram again yesterday in Colombo.

Thanks for all your help and efforts in making the day a great success. Very good feedback from all tours - especially the Ceylon Tea tour, very well received.

Great working with you again - thanks again for everything.

Kind Regards,

Marian Weldon
Carnival UK

31st January 2014

Dear Madhavi and Vishakha

The Sri Lanka trip was wonderful! All three hotels were spectacular, each in a different way.

We enjoyed many sights, including the tea tour that was arranged for us at the Tea Trails planters' bungalow. This was particularly appreciated, because many of the drives were much longer than the estimates. In fact the drive to the Tea Trails took most of a day, and we were unable to stop along the way as I thought we would. Because of this, and our desire to see how tea was processed, we did the great tea tour the following day, necessitating our skipping Nuwara Eliya. In the end, that worked out fine, as we spent a great day close to Tea Trails without another big drive.

Other highlights included a night nature tour conducted by the in-house naturalist at the Jetwing Vil Uyana, another beautiful property. Bhikhaji, the naturalist and I were able to fine four of the very rare lorises climbing on trees in the dark, night forest. We loved climbing Sigirya, borrowed bicycles to explore the Vil Uyana and had many other adventures. The Fortress Hotel, south of Galle was so beautiful that we would have been happy to stay there longer. At all three hotels the food was wonderful, too.

Thanks for arranging a great trip.

Best Regards,

Neil Ludman
USA

25th December 2013

Hi Kashmira & Rohitdas,

A big THANK YOU to you both for your very willing help & immediate action last Saturday night & Sunday with the ticket amendments for Mrs. Armaity Chinoy & family.

Believe me these VIP passengers have been greatly impressed with the manner in which you handled every demand.

It is really this assistance & service like yours that keeps me in business.

Thank you again & wish you a Merry Christmas & you & yours a very Happy New Year!!

With Regards,

Cheers,

Sherie
Mumbai

26th September 2013

Dear Mr Rajesh,

Pls accept my heartfelt thanks and appreciations for a wonderful job. Am sure we would have not succeeded without you.

Right from the Hyd airport…Hongkong…Macao…and managing to send entire group one day in advance due to Typhoon….is well appreciated by group also.

I also must mention that the patience and the team work which you have is marvellous.

I have travelled to few destinations with other groups, but never seen this kind of team. YOU ARE THE BEST.

By looking at your team work I feel…. TBI is not only Trail Blazer tours India but also Terrific Boys with Intelligence. It was a great time I had with you and thanks a million for everything.

With Regards,

A.V.ANAND BABU
Andhrapradesh

27th August 2013

Greetings from Gulfoil.

It gives me immense pleasure to say Thanks to you & your team for the support provided to us at the 11th hour for booking the return tickets (Hongkong to Mumbai & Hongkong to Moscow) for Mr. & Mrs. Sufial Gazi when Cathay Pacific Airlines refused him to board the flight scheduled at 1 am as the return tickets were not booked from our London Office.

Special Thanks to Mr. Adnaan Kakkalmeli & yourself for excellent co-ordination & Team work to get the tickets issued on time & our guest could fly yesterday.

With Regards,

Annaraja Subbiah
Mumbai

5th August 2013

Dear Siddharth and Shilpa,

I along with all my family members would like to thank u for d excellent services provided by you and TBi for our trip to Mauritius. We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation.

Your services right from the flight bookings to our hotel stay to our sight seeing arrangements were so well done that we didn't have to worry about anything.

I am definitely gonna refer TBi to my friends and relatives for their vacations and connect back with you for my future holiday plans.

Thank u once again for making our trip so enjoyable, pleasurable and hassle free.

Kind regards,

Darshita Karia
Mumbai

16th July 2013

Subject : Appreciation for TBI as a Business Associate

Dear Nihal San,

There are several reasons for the growth but one most important one has been the continued motivation to our managers as well as channel partners. At MSIL Management, we see this as our biggest challenge area (to suitably / appropriately reward the performers / Achievers from time to time). Travel Incentive programs are the most recognized reward. We find this very motivating and our managers and channel partners look forward to it every year.

Naturally to make these effective, a good travel destination management company is a MUST and we look forward to them as our business partners to enhance our growth.

As you are aware, we have been using the services of TBI, (Trail Blazer Tours India Private Limited) as our preferred Travel partner in many of these Incentive / Motivational trips, both for Domestic as well as International Destinations (New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Cruising, Spain, Italy, Dubai, Japan, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand etc). The destinations, so far, experienced by us under your suggestion have been simply outstanding.

Needless to mention, Team TBI anticipates & plans meticulously, understands the needs and expectations of the customer - from food to stay, from travel to sightseeing and meeting requirements. Many a times, the team is so well versed with our requirements that they point out the missed items in our checklist!!

We wish to place on record our sincere appreciation and extend our very best wishes for future endeavour and look forward for a long & healthy business relationship.

Best regards,

M. Gopalakrishnan
Gurgaon

11th July 2013


Dear Madam,

My experience of Norway in a nutshell and Bergen to Kirkenes, the voyage by train, luxury bus and the boat and the ship was a wonderful journey and a picture perfect experience. It is a one time must see - the Arctic in Norway, Stockholm a beautiful city & richness in culture, is a wonderful experience. Germany - Hamburg and Frankfurt are quiet and wonderful cities to be seen, different kind of colourful buildings and beautiful cities. Some of my beautiful memories captured, attaching some pictures for your reference.
A big thank you to Shilpa Popat and others at TBI for a perfect and well set itinerary without any hindrance or issues or hurdles.

Tks N Rgds.

Mr. & Mrs. Colombowala,
Mumbai

7th July 2013

Dear Sid and Amentha,

My wife and I thank you for facilitating a wonderful holiday in Turkey. Sid's walking the extra mile is particularly appreciated. The Tour Director, Aukut Gun was Excellent. Serdar, the driver too, was very good. Both have been acclaimed in the feedback form.

We did mention 2 shortcomings – regarding the Grand Onder Hotel in Kusadasi & Altinyazi Hotel in Avanos ( which was incorrectly stated as in Konya).

Since I am not finding the tour-papers, I request you to forward this e-mail to Cosmos HQ, and M/S Gun & Serdar.

Our renewed thanks, and Best Regards to all.

Anthony Fernandes
Mumbai

1st July 2013

Hi Ashumi,

Just a note to tell you we had a wonderful time! I will send you our photo tomorrow.

The hotels that you chose were good and the places wonderful.

We enjoyed our stay in Paris and the Paris Pass was very useful, especially as we traveled a lot on metros and RERs and visited some monuments. The Loire Valley day trip was stunning with its gardens, charming chateaus and the picturesque villages that we passed on our way. The Disney hotel that you chose - Hotel Dreamcastle, was good and we had a beautiful view from our room.

Chamonix was simply captivating and sublime. We had a great time there! Our hotel was good, easily accessible and centrally located.

And there was more to come with Nice! The beach is stunning with the waters in 3 colors! Our day trip to Eze-Monaco was classy like the houses of some of the world's richest. We believe, and this can be easily true for many, that Eze is the most charming place in the world!

Monaco is the richest country with plush villas and exotic gardens. And who can miss the Mediterranean climate that brings with it the sweet smelling air of fruit laden trees and flowers that are in full bloom. We loved south of France!

Then a day in Avignon was the perfect rest/lazy day where we let the city soak in, before we left to go back to Paris to return to Mumbai. The connections to all these cities by TGV was a blessing, also made a lot cheaper by the EuroRail pass. However, I wouldn't recommend the Ibis Roissy CDG airport hotel.

Many thanks for all of your help!

Cheers :-)

Viraj & Rasika Sathaye
Mumbai

4th June 2013



Honeymoon is one of the most special time in any person's life and to make it perfect you need to have all the elements falling in place just as you have expected. For us, it was very important that we get to experience togetherness, love, serenity, fun, adventure and comfort.

We got all that we wanted for our honeymoon, and this was truly possible because of the meticulous way TBI planned and guided us, it's very rare that any travel consultant would care for your expectations and give you exactly what you wanted. The reason our honeymoon was more than relishing was because we didn't have any trouble following the itinerary in terms of commuting through different places, walking thru all the lovely sites and experiencing the most fun-filled moments.

We would like to thank the whole team of TBI and especially Madhavi for engraving the loveliest moments in our memory.

Thank You and We Love You!!!

Kedar-Deshna
Mumbai

24th May 2013

Dear Vishakha,

I am extremely pleased with the entire tour, especially the way it unfolded. Going from Italy to Switzerland seemed like a natural progression from man-made mammoth structures to great scenic landscapes!

More importantly, the entire trip was very well planned which helped us cover all the important destinations in a short span. Your real-time support was also of great value for us.

Many thanks for arranging a wonderful trip… Honeymoon surely will be a memorable one!

Best Regards,

Shailabh Kothari
Mumbai

20th May 2013

Dear Gauri,

Thank you very much for planning a perfect holiday for my hubby and self. Each and every sightseeing programme went off very well, without a single hitch. You had made optimum use of the time we spent in Greece and am I really glad that I could do so much sightseeing with only seven days!!

The four day trip to Corinth Canal, Theatre of Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora were our highlights and though there was a lot of walking involved, we loved it. Even the three island cruise was just perfect. The hotel was situated at the base of Acropolis and we could just walk to it when we wanted to. Anna in Greece was very helpful when she phoned to ask of our stay and give us some suggestions.

Thanks very much for organizing such a perfect holiday.

Warm regards,

Swarna Soans
Pune

12th May 2013

Dear Madhavi,

It was a very enjoyable and wonderful trip to Singapore, a very beautiful country. We all enjoyed every moment of it mainly due to your impeccable arrangements and guidance. I take this opportunity to thank you personally on behalf of my family who made the trip.

Look forward to be associated with TBI in future.

Best Regards,

Harshaprabhat Shetty
Mumbai

9th May 2013

Dear Rajesh,

Its been a pleasure in dealing with Trail Blazers. We are indeed grateful for the support & co-operation extended by you and your team Shilpa, Siddharth, Bhupendra and Kashmira. Your team efforts are much appreciated - as making these arrangements at such a short notice is indeed a commendable job. Thanking you all once again. Kudos!!

Warm Regards,

Alka Abichandani
Mumbai

1st April 2013

Dear Varsha

It was lovely to meet you and Vikram yesterday.  

Like mentioned in my report, I was pleasantly surprised by Colombo and what the tours had to offer. I do consider Colombo a success!!.

I would like to thank you for your great organisation and hard work.

Take Care

Kind regards,

Michael Koster
Cunard UK

18th March 2013

Dear Mrs Marker,

For quite some time I have been working thru TBI and thru Ms Kashmira Batty in your organisation and I must say that till date I have not met a more sincere, helpful , polite and efficient person.

She has helped me and my daughter Kyra in all aspects of work at every single stage and at times when I have bothered her on holidays and Sundays also she has willingly assisted and managed to get our work done.

I must say that this lady is a real asset to us as customers and I wish her all the very best and would like to congratulate you on having a team or in this case an individual who is a pleasure to work with.

Please do convey my sincere thanks to Kashmira on our behalf.

Regards,

The entire Shroff family

Singapore

3rd February 2013

Hi Harpreet,

Thanks for the entire arrangements in Singapore. It was the most memorable trip for us. Everything was planned nicely, we didn't encounter any problem. The Star Virgo Cruise was awesome experience, it was more than expected.

We would look forward to have you as our travel partner.


Thanks and Regards,

Gagan & Nidhi
New Delhi

31st January 2013

Dear Mr. Siddharth,

The feedback from the three passengers travelled to Bangkok was good. Thanks for organising the trip well.

Regards,

Mabel Gomes
Mumbai

29th November 2012

Dear Vikram

On behalf of the team here in Ft. Lauderdale, thank you and your team so much for all the care and concern for our guests on Voyages to Antiquity’s first foray to India. We are sincerely appreciative of the monumental attention to detail and the amount of work it has taken to make this a successful first program.

Of course, like all first times, there’s bound to be room for improvement.  And from an operations point of view, if there is anything that we here in Ft. Lauderdale can improve upon to assist with the forward planning, please do let us know.   

Best regards and warm wishes for a happy and healthy New Year. 

Andrea Corman
USA & UK

29th November 2012

Dear Varsha and Rahul

On behalf of all of us on the ‘home front’ here in Ft. Lauderdale, and in the UK office, thank you both so much for the fantastic cooperation, organization, and most of all, all of your hard work.

Our thanks also extend to all of your staff involved in our first calls to India – and we look forward to seeing you all again in March! 

Best regards and warm wishes for a happy and healthy New Year!

Andrea Corman
USA & UK

29th November 2012

Dear Mona....Rohini.....Senthil..

This is just to say that, WE HAD AN AMAZING & AWESOME trip to JAPAN... I have travelled to about 48 countries...Have travelled to all continents except ANTARTICA.... Many of our travels have been arranged by many different travel agents...

BUT TRIP TO JAPAN WAS ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL...UNIQUE...AMAZING...AWESOME... We were just 8 of us but had a whole bus for ourselves...

There was an English speaking guide from morning till evening who was extremely helpful..

Surely.... for my ANTARTICA trip, would contact u guys again..

TONNES & TONNES OF THANX...
THANX AGAIN.

Dr.T.S.Ramaswamy & Dr.Pramila Ramaswamy
Kerala

6 October 2012

Dear Vishakha,

We had a wonderful trip to China thanks to your planning of every detail in every city we visited.
Every suggestion you made was excellent, as you considered our budget, time constraints, and personal likes and dislikes. We also truly appreciate that this was reflected in the itinerary you put together for us. Everywhere we went from the airports, to hotels, to the acrobat show and dumpling banquet, the process was as smooth as planned. We can't thank you enough for making our holiday such a great experience, with a lots of good memories to cherish and share with our family and friends.

We would like to put on record the personal care and attention that we received from Ms Bloem in China. She is a superb example of true professionalism. She made sure that we were enjoying our stay and all the arrangements made for us and she was totally responsive to the concerns we had along the way. When our daughter needed medication in Beijing, she patiently guided us through our visit to the chemists even though it was the mid Autumn Festival and an important national holiday. She was just wonderful and we would've had a hard time doing it without her. Ms Bloem's help, kindness and warmth really made us feel at home and enhanced the quality of our experiences in China.

Here are some highlights of our trip which you may like to include in itineraries for your future clients:

Shanghai:

  • A 90 minute visit to the Shanghai Museum which is the country's finest museum. It has very good English signage but it's worth hiring the audio guide. Very informative and inspiring...gives you a good idea of the culture and people of China. (Admission free).
  • ERA Intersection of time ( A spectacular multi-media Acrobatic Show).
  • For the best view of the dazzling New Shanghai go for a drink to New Heights, a brasserie at Three on The Bund (7th floor).


Beijing:

  • Visit the Great Wall from the Mutiyanu section which you reach in a cable car instead of a breathless climb. There are some lovely walks on the Wall and unforgettable views from the watch towers. Also, a stroll down the Sacred Way (close to the Ming Tombs) is beautiful and serene.
  • Walking distance from the Novotel Peace Hotel is Wangfujing, an exciting pedestrian plaza lined with shops, restaurants and also the Donghuamen Night Food Street which has lively stalls of the most amazing snacks (crickets, scorpions, starfish, silk worms, lizards, baby sparrow...all on a stick!!).


Overall the China trip was a wonderful experience for our family - and we were absolutely dazzled by what we saw. We are home with lots of wonderful memories and will certainly think of you and Trailblazers for our next trip, which we hope will be very very soon!

With warm regards,

Usha & Ashok Bhandarkar
Mumbai

3 October 2012

Dear MS. Crystal Dsouza,

I have just returned from my trip to USA and Canada for which TBI had arranged my airticket, insurance and Canadian Visa.

These services ran smoothly during my tour and for the same I would like to thank you and TBI staff for efficient services.You were cordial, well-informed and prompt in handling my requirement. Do convey my thanks to the executive who handled visa.

Please inform the insurance company that the wired luggage number tags need to be secured with something stronger. The wire broke during the first leg and then the tag couldnt be tied to the bag.

Regards,

Dr. Sunil Gupte
Mumbai

20 September 2012

Dear Mr. Mendhura & Ms. Dsouza,

Thank you for all your help in getting the visa, insurance and tickets done. It was a pleasure working with you and your promptness, professionalism & comprehensiveness is very well appreciated. You made this very easy for our parents and us. Look forward to working again with you in the future. Good luck with all your endeavors.

Sincerely,

Gaurav Suri
Mumbai

28 August 2012

Dear Vishaka,

Thanks Dear for all the arrangements which were Excellent. Both our hotels at Lake Como-- and San Gimiano were good.

Excellently located, allowed us to enjoy both--- the lake as well as the Greenery in the Tuscan region. The reception on arrival was well arranged. We did not waste any time after a long international flight. The hotel even gave us one room at 11am as an early check in.(Lake Como).

Customer service was excellent in both hotels. Excellent staff, very helpful and obliging. Rooms were excellent. Large, spacious and well air conditioned, so needed as the weather in both places was HOT!!!!!! Breakfast in both hotels was EXCELLENT.The staff tried their best to cater to each and every need of all 8 of us.

The local guides who assisted us on day trips were also good. They were friendly and helpful. Even the drivers were good and explained a lot in each place.

In all, our trip was excellent. My cousins from Canada also liked the arrangements and have asked me to compliment you all. We Thank you and your office for all the help specially when there were so many changes and adjustments from our side.

Vishaka and Shilpa were extremely helpful, kind and patient. And we all appreciated that.

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU.

Look forward to more trips arranged by you.

Thanks,

Navaz Bharucha
Mumbai

28 August 2012

Hi Vibha,

How're you? Just wanted to drop in a note of thanks to you and Happy for the wonderful plan for our Europe holiday!!

You have such a crystal idea about Europe, Eurail and everything a traveler could ask for- it's admirable!! The Eurail pass is a blessing and we finally managed a lot in the limited no. of days !!

Thanks once again for the impeccable plan, tickets and every help for this memorable trip!! I hope we can plan more holidays with your help in the near future too!!

A million thanks once again!!

Regards,

Varshaa
Delhi

23 July 2012

Dear Kashu,

I would like to profusely thank you for all the help, service and cooperation you have been giving me and my kids and Srinath for such a long time. Your efficiency and hard work and levels of service are highest and you have always done so with a smile and willingness.
As a customer I totally appreciate this and thank you for the same. At times if I have called you at inconvenient times and disturbed you, I would like to apologise for the same and thank you for extending me a warm reply and helpful advice at that time.
Please do keep up the same levels in future.

Thanking you.

Warm regards,

Firdaus Shroff
Mumbai

10 July 2012

Dear Vistasp, Rashna, and Gauri,

This short message to thank you all for your very professional and timely guidance, which allowed for a thoroughly well-planned vacation for our family.

Right from the guidance on airline bookings, rail bookings, hotel recommendations, and your very prompt assistance with the cruise bookings, we appreciate your promptness in attending to all matters.

The Royal Caribbean 7-night Norwegian Fjords cruise is an itinerary I would highly recommend - the scenery is amazing, the port-venues extremely scenic, and yet easily accessible.

We were lucky to have great weather, which made the trip all the more enjoyable!

Thank you all again!

Regards,

Kekoo Vacha
Pune

4 July 2012

Dear Madhavi,

Thanks a lot. I was very happy with all arrangements, everything went off well and we enjoyed our trip to Sri Lanka last month, thoroughly. I will definitely come back to you for more such experiences.


Chitra
Chennai

6 June 2012

Dear Gauri,

How are you? I am sending this mail to give you feedback on our latest tour to South Africa and Dubai.

The entire tour was arranged and organised so nicely that we enjoyed our 2 weeks holidays a lot. The hotels selection and schedule of flights and road transport were extremely comfortable and pleasant. Sabi Sabi Little Bush Lodge and Table Mountain hotel were the highlights of the tour.

This is a sincere thanks from me and my family to you and Bonnie. Thanks once again for everything.


Sanjay Jalan
Pune

25 May 2012

Hi Madhavi,

Thanks for a very well arranged trip. Everything went without a hitch, thanks to your perfect arrangements.

Will try to give you feedback about the points you have given below.

1. Turkish airlines was punctual, and services were very good. However the flight from Bombay had very poor meals -- just a cold sandwich on take off and another 3 hours later. The check in process was smooth.

2. You can certainly recomend our hotels
a) Hotel Anna -- Helsinki -- good room & breakfast.
b) Hotel 2 Kroner-Stockholm-very good room.
c) Hotel Comfort Xpress--Oslo, expensive breakfast.
d) Heimly Pensinnat--Flam --- fantastic views!
e) Basic Hotel -- Bergen, very good room but no breakfast.
f) Hotel CabINN city -- Copenhagen - small rooms.
All the hotels were very well located, central and close to tourist destinations and restaurants.

The Silja Cruise was excellent in all respects -- would definitely recommend it!

The highlight of the trip was the train journey Norway in a Nutshell -- fantastic scenery, very comfortable train ride, smooth connections and well worth the price. Flam was most enjoyable owing to its great scenery and good walks.

We would like to draw your attention to the city tours arranged by you--
a) The Stockholm city tour was not enjoyable as we did not get down from the bus at all and only saw the sights from inside. Would definitly not recommend it.
b) The 2 hr Fjord Cruise from Oslo was not a fjord cruise at all, just a bay cruise, and can be skipped.
c) We also recommend visiting these countries after the 15/20th of May as it is really cold weather before that and sometimes rains as well.

Madhavi, you have made very intelligent and exceptionally efficient arrangements for us, for which we must thank you.

Shernaz & Behram Engineer
Mumbai

8 May 2012

Dear Dheeraj,

On behalf of the Max Bupa team, wanted to thank you for a great job done on our Spain trip. Everything was well organised and well taken care of and the team has indeed enjoyed itself.

I'm aware that none of this was easy and at times there were a lot of erratic demands from us as well but you managed everything with a smile.

Once again, many thanks from all of us and you truly deserve to take a bow!

Cheers!

Pooja Khera
New Delhi

10 April 2012

Thank you Vikram and Varsha for the successful operation!

The Immigration delay was a real challenge, but guests in general were very happy with the tours. The full AC operation also helped a lot for the general guest satisfaction.

Probably see you next year in Sri Lanka & Cochin!

Warm regards,

Ms. Beatrix Bense - Tour & Travel Manager / Queen Mary 2

Cunard Line UK (Carnival UK)

5 April 2012

Thank you Varsha & Vikram!

I had an amazing time in Colombo and Cochin! everything went really well!

Thank you and looking froward to seeing you soon!

Regards,

Ms. Susanna Capaccio
Cunard Line UK (Carnival UK)

31 March 2012

Hi Varsha,

It was also a pleasure to meet you again today and thank you for all the hard work both you and Vikram put in to making this a successful call. I spoke to a lot of passengers on the quayside who were very pleased with their tours, the buses that you provided and the guides.
Thanks again Varsha.

Regards,

Mr. Jonny Throup
P&O Cruises UK

31 March 2012

Hi Shilpa and Sid,

Neeli and I had an awesome vacation and we loved the properties selected by you guys:

1) The Khao Sok Accommodation (Romance Tree House room) is very beautiful place, very beautiful tree houses, very nice locals and a truly divine place for 3 days. Did canooing and it was mind blowing. You must recommend this property to people, they will love it.

2) In Phuket the Deevana Patong hotel (Deluxe Spa wing ) was very nice, our room which had a jacuzi outside was a beautiful room (the jacuzi did not have hot water which was sad) the hotel was very close to the beach, we went for Phuket night market twice which happens only on weekends and it was a great huge market. The place, locals, hiring the bikes was great fun. Loved the property and the room was very nice. Lots to do in Phuket and it was just sheer fun. ATV was a mindblowing experience.

3) In Bangkok we got upgraded to a premium room which was mind blowing, at the Holiday Inn Silom. The room was very luxurious and the hotel was very posh. Loved the hotel and the room, we went to MDK mall which was huge and great for shopping, we also went to the night market which was ok.

All the transfers were done on time and the car drivers were very polite and helped us with our bags. Thai airways did not have personal screens on the seats which was sad, next time we will confirm with airlines for the same. Overall we had a great experience and worth all the money and effort put into it. We will never forget this vacation for sure.

THANK YOU GUYS for such great planning and you guys are our fixed travel agents for life:)

Rudolph Kamboj
Mumbai

17 March 2012

Dear Vijay/ Vibha,

We reached Dubai, safely yesterday night.

The trip went off very well and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thanks to Vibha's meticulous planning and precise instructions we were able to manage everything without a hitch. The coordination between the train timings, arrival at destinations and the sightseeing trips were like clock work. Kindly also convey our appreciation to your ground operators.

I am sending you one of our photographs taken at Lucerne, with that please accept our thanks once again for everything. It was another well executed job out of the TBi stable. Keep up the good work.

Regards,

Parinjay Gupta
Dubai

16 March 2012

Dear Nihal,

May I take the privilege to congratulate team TBI for completing 5 successful years of operation. I must say the service rendered by TBI team is per excellence and worth mentioning to organisations who are in business of service  that includes HHLI. I would also like to thank you for inviting me to join the celebration in Delhi today, unfortunately due to some prior commitment, I have to be in Mumbai this week and hence can not make it to the function. Please convey my sincerely apology to Mr.Homa Mistry. On behalf of HHLI, I wish the entire team of TBI all the very best.

Warm Regards,

Ashok Ray
Delhi

March 09, 2012

Dear Jehangir, Dear Homa,

Our heartiest congratulations for having received from the President of India the prestigious National Tourism Award.
No one more than TBI deserves such a recognition.

We are sharing your joy.
With our admiration to share with everyone of the great team of TBI.

Warm regards,

Dominique Lapierre & Dominique Conchon-Lapierre,
France

February 17, 2012

Dear Kashu,

I would like to thank you very much for all the cooperation you have given me and even worked from home to help me get tickets for Kyra/Srinath's return done so fast. Your efficiency is commendable and your levels of service are very high.
God bless you and thank you once again.

Regards,

Firdaus Shroff,
Mumbai

December 22, 2011

Dear Nihal,

Writing this note to express my thanks and appreciation for the smooth handling of the entire STR Visa process by your designated officer Sandeep. He was at all times well informed, proactively kept me upto date on the status - and was very precise and realistic in his time commitments. Given that the timelines were so tight, this was critical. All my interactions with him were on -time, very polite and precise.

Wonderful to see a man as young as him shouldering the responsibility with such a cool head, and systematic ways. Hope he keeps up the great work, as he progresses in his career.

Kind Regards,


Shraman,
New Delhi

November 01, 2011

Dear Ashumi,

Many Thanks for organising my 18 day visit with family to Spain and Paris. Due to TBI's efforts the trip was practically hassle free.

  1. The Air tickets and the Eurail /TGV passes were booked on the dates conveyed by me and changed when ever I requested.

  2. The apartments/hotels were booked at economic prices and very comfortable. Only the hotel at Seville, the Alcora, was quite far from the town centre and we had to rely on an hourly bus shuttle to ferry us to the town centre. Since Seville has no Metro this should be kept in mind. The other 3 places were ideally situated with the metro stations being just outside.

  3. If TBI could have tied up for the F.E. and SIM card also it would have been a complete package.

  4. Close and prompt coordination by you was very good and helped make our trip extremely enjoyable.

Kind Regards,

Sarosh Sanjana
Mumbai

October 25, 2011

Dear Meher,

Thank you very much for the fantastic trip organised by you and your team to South Africa from 29th Sept to 16th Oct 2011, everything was well organised hotels were all good  met some intersting people. Safari was good met the big 5. I thoroughly enjoyed! Thanks a million once again. Please thank your team who has put their effort together to make the pleasant trip on my behalf. I am looking  forward  to another trip!!!

Bye Meher

Wishing you Happy Diwali!

Ganga Subbayya
Mumbai

October 16, 2011

Dear Vistasp and Hutokshi,

We have returned from Singapore. Thank you very very much, the trip was perfect. All your arrangements were excellent.

Please do make a special mention to your supplier that their guide Ms. Foo Kit Loo made the trip interesting. Her courtesy, knowledge and consideration towards my family made it very comfortable for us to enjoy this vacation.

I would like to mention here that the Swissotel has a lounge for people who want to do a late check out with no extra cost. So there is no need for a person to make arrangements at the airport.

Thanking you,
Warm regards,

Nergish Mody
Pune

September 30, 2011

Dear Ashumi,

Just back in India after a wonderful vacation in Bali.

Thank you so much for all the arrangements - the agent in Bali had arranged a nice car with a driver + English speaking guide.The tours on the 3 days as per itinenary were well organised and we really enjoyed visiting all the places.The best part was the Nusa Dua beach resort - it is simply great property. It is on beach with Westin hotel resort & Lagoona resort adjacent to it and all 3 have a common private beach with common access. The Nusa Dua Beach resort has nice rooms ( we were upgraded ), good service and nice food.

Overall a great trip coupled with our vacation in Singapore with my son, watching F1 race. Thank you once again with all your help and support.

Best regards

Surendra Manek
Mumbai

September 02, 2011

Hi Shilpa,

Just wanted to write a thank you note for all your help with regards to our France trip.

Of the four places we visited, the two that we liked the most (Chamonix and Loire Valley) were Meher’s recommendations – do let her know. I remember Meher had said that we must do self drive through Loire, something I was very hesitant about – but that too worked out really well. If anyone is going to Loire, you should recommend Chateau Chissay for staying. This is a real chateau that has been converted into a hotel. It is a 10 minute drive from the place that we stayed in. The rooms start at as little as 170 Euros a night. We paid 125 Euros and stayed at Auberge du Bon Laboureur which was also totally fantastic.

The behind the scenes tour of the Eiffel was very interesting – in the absence of a guide we wouldn’t have enjoyed half as much.

Also, Raj was very helpful. Do thank him on our behalf. We has excess luggage and needed to buy a bag before getting on the flight back to India. We asked him from where we could pick up a cheap bag and his advice was really useful.

We explored every nook and cranny (i.e. hours and hours of walking) of Chamonix, Nice, and Paris on foot – so if there’s anyone who is going to any of these places, you can direct the person to Varsha or me for tips and advice.

Varsha and I look forward to your assistance with regards to South Africa.

Thanks once again.

Regards,

Varsha and Ankur
Mumbai

August 24, 2011

Hi Meher / Hi Ashumi,

Thanx a lot for everything... we had a great trip throughout... just got back this Sunday & have resumed work from this week... all the hotels were good & in decent locations that helped us get around the cities pretty conveniently... the cities in Spain & Portugal were really fantastic & the people were friendly...everything went really well & we had a great time...

Thanx again & regards,

Hanoz
Mumbai

July 05, 2011

Dear Sir/Madam,

This is to place on record our sincere apperciation towards your organization and in particular Mr Bhaskar Wagware, Mr Rajender Salokhe and Mr Rajesh Nayak for managing Internationak Study Tour for our members and their families.

You are aware that the members left for Europe after facing lots of problems to get Visa, etc. but in the end, the group visited almost all places as decided and concluded the tour with success. Like many others, the major role was played by your organization in making it a great success.

We have already discussed with your staff about certain suggestions made by the participants of this tour which we are sure will be considered by you in future to improvise the quality.

Everyone st BCAS who participated in this tour and involved in managing the same, joins me to thank you for yours services.

Thanking you

Your sincerely

Uday V. Sathaye
Mumbai

July 05, 2011

Dear Girish,

Our tour to Beijing between May 22, 2011 – May 25, 2011 was fantastic and a memorable one. I wish to compliment you and the entire team at TBI for making the trip a memorable one.

I have spoken to all the distributors and wish to put on record a very positive feedback about the entire tour right from pick up arrangements, choice of hotel and restaurants and sight-seeing as well as shopping.

The arrangements made by you and your team for our Gala Dinner on May 24, 2011 were indeed a splendid effort on your part and entire gathering enjoyed a lot!

Thanking You,
With warm regards,

Sukumar M. Shah
Pune

July 05, 2011

Dear Meher

I sincerely thank you and your team for the excellent planning and arrangements made for our recent trip to Europe. Everything went according to the plan and all of us were very happy with the perfect arrangements made by your team.

Regards,

M. L. Bhakta
Mumbai

July 04, 2011

Dear Meher/Shilpa

We had an excellent trip and the highlight was Chamonix - THE `MONT BLANC’. Meher, thanks for suggesting us. Hotels and their locations were good. Les Balcons de Savoy and the one in Grindelwald (facing Eiger) were the best.

We enjoyed Italy though it was very hot (Florence temp – 40-45 C) and crowded with tourists. South Italy was beautiful (Amalphi drive was awesome).

Switzerland, of course, is beautiful. We visited Mt Titlis, Zermatt and Gonergrat. On last day, we went to Montreux just for 2-3 hours. We loved it.

Thanks for all your help/suggestions for making our trip so successful and memorable.

With warm Regards
Thanks

Sujata
Mumbai

July 04, 2011

Dear Meher & Shilpa,

Once again THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOOOOO Much for making our trip super fabulous and memorable. Couldnt have done without your help & knowledge. You had organized it so well. The trip went flawlessly, & thanks for recommending certain places.

Meher..How do I thank you for Chamonix..I am so speechless, I have no words to express about that place. Its the best destination I have ever visited in my life. Sorrento was never a must visit place on my list..but thanks to you, I am glad I saw such a wonderful & beautiful place.

Shilpa..Thank you for organizing such a fabulous trip for us, your patience with us especially with all the changes we made. Those endless calls....

The hotels were excellent throughout..v v nice..everything went well..Couldnt have done it without you guys..

Yes I now look forward to organizing our next trip..

Cheers

Jyoti
Mumbai

June 9, 2011

I travelled to Turkey with Rinki and Maithili. Sorry for this delayed communication caused by my being away from base as soon as I came back.

Since Maithili and Rinki have given all the feedback, I just want to say a BIG THANK YOU.

Our small disappointment - we couldn't have a tram ride in Istanbul as the tickets are sold only thru' automatic machines and we just couldn't manage these! Also you could give your Turkey customers a tip - the Turks appear very European and this can be misleading!! They expect their customers to bargain in a very Eastern, Asian way! They also expect tips and this was a problem not knowing how much to give.

Overall we had a most enjoyable and memorable holiday leaving us hungry for more (I am also 68 like Rinki and was glad to survive all the walking!!) Despite being vegetarian, I miss Turkish food. The quality and freshness of whatever we ate is sadly not easy to get here.

Thanks again and kind regards,

Anuradha Gokarn
Mumbai

June 03, 2011

I had a great time and Siddharth, must say job well done. Everything was according to plan and time, did not have least bit of problem. I will recommend TBI to my friends also. All hotel selections especially Schweizerhof was fantastic.

Mr Niraj Rungta
Mumbai

May 24, 2011

At the outset, I would like to congratulate you and your company “Trail Blazer Tours India Pvt Ltd” (TBi) for making excellent arrangements for the Dealers Incentive Tours (70 PAX) to Malaysia in this year. Our dealers really enjoyed the trip and the stay, food and other arrangements were exceptionally good.

Mr.  Manu, Asst. Manager, the tour coordinator from Cochin had become part of our family due to his involvement and commitment in the tour.

We enjoyed the new business relationship with TBi

Regards

Santhosh Nair
Cochin

Pestonji

May 02, 2011

Dear Shilpa,

On behalf of all the girls, I would like to thank you for the fantastic, enjoyable and extremely memorable holiday we had in Sri Lanka. The Itinerary was perfect - all the locations that were chosen were scenic and had a breathtaking beauty of their own. From the Elephant orphanage at Pinnawala where we saw the herd of elephants feeding and bathing by the river to climbing the flight of stairs to the palace of King Kasha at Sigriya, each day was an experience in itself.

The elephant back safari at Harabana was thrilling as it was a first time experience for most of us. Some good additions to the Itinerary was the trek to the World's end at the Horton Plains - I would recommend it to your future clients. The only qualification is that one needs to be physically fit for this trek. The white water rafting over the Kelani river at Kitugala was a superb which ended up with all of us floating in the river. I must mention that the two guides who helped us with the white water rafting were supportive and encouraging and helped most of us get rid of our fears and inhibitions.The hills of Nuwara Eliya gave us a breath of clear mountain air and we also got to visit the tea plantations. Our trip ended beautifully with the visit to the beach at Negombo.

Hotel Galadari in Colombo was the best hotel in the Itinerary - all credit goes to Shilpa who took extra effort with the booking. The other hotels except for Hotel Senani at Kandy were comfortable and met up with our expectations.

The tour guide, Mr.Chaminda was helpful and did his best in making our trip enjoyable.

We would like to thank you once again for the great trip, the good rates especially for the hotels and the choice of sight-seeing locations. Thanks for all the efforts !

Cheers!

Joanna
Mumbai

March 04, 2011

Dear Meher/Reshma,

Thank you so much for once again arranging a great trip for us. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly.

And some of my observations ...

Hanoi - Hotel Anise – OK. Ambience and food of restaurants that we were taken to - great.
Halong Bay - Had a boat to ourselves and Halong Bay is an absolute must for anyone going to Vietnam. Hoi An - Ancient House - Delightful hotel. Strongly recommend.
Hue - Villa Hue - Sweet hotel, not as nice as Ancient House but better than Hanoi.
Saigon - The Kingston - OK.
Restaurants and food not as good as Hanoi with the exception of one reastaurant
Phnom Penh - Hotel Pavillion - Again delightful. Strongly recommend. Phnom Penh requires a full day. Killing Fields was not on our itinery and should have been. However we got to see it as we asked for it instead of the Russian Market.
Siem Reap - Angkor Village Hotel - Recommend this hotel which we chosen, very strongly.
Luang Prabang - Villa Santi - Not as pretty as Angkor Village but still out of the ordinary and recommend. The boat ride was extremely pretty and relaxing.

People were most friendly in Cambodia and the Cambodian guides spoke the best English. In fact, in general, English was best spoken in Cambodia. The Viantour representatives there kept calling in each place to check how we were and in Siem Reap, someone even came and met us at the hotel.

These are just my observations to help you for the future. We had a great time anyway.

Thanks again.

Roshni Bhot
Mumbai

February 22, 2011


Dear Varsha,

Dr. Holzheimer’s travel agency called us today and said that group was very happy with the tour and everything was perfectly organized. So, thanks a lot, you did a great job!!

Sorry to hear that you will not be able to come for  ITB this year, but I will definitely meet Vikram and Jehangir in Berlin!

Thanks,

Rita Stappert
Germany

January 03, 2011

Dear Namrata,

The clients returned very happily, they were very very satisfied with all your services.
I would like to thank YOU and Vikram, and all your colleagues for your professional organization and always kind assistance. I hope we can send you many more clients in 2011!

My very best regards,


Timea Korcsmár
Budapest, Hungary

December 30, 2010

Dear Meher,

I am writing to express my family's appreciation for a wonderful holiday!

All arrangements were excellent: choice and location of hotels, itinerary,
the safari vehicle, a wonderful, knowledgeable driver/guide called James who
ensured we saw the Big Five close up and often ...

We were comfortable and safe!

All this made the trip memorable-in fact it exceeded my wildest dreams

Thanks to you and the team for a lovely holiday

Regards,

Tara Kapur
India

November 20, 2010

Dear Ralph,

This is regarding our tour to Hongkong, Macau and Schenzen.

I would like to inform you that we have returned from our tour as per schedule and would like to inform you that the tour was very well planned by you. The pick up from the airport to the hotel and subsequently to our place of visit was well planned and executed. The hotels we were put up at were also very good. I would like to thank you for your services.

Regards,

Mr. Marazban E. Kodia and Family.
Mumbai



July 07, 2010

Dear Shirin,

We would once again like to thank you and TBI for all the bookings and planning you did for us for our summer vacation. We were very impressed with the way the itinerary was planned as it helped us not to waste any time and we made the most of every day we had in all these beautiful cities. It was a fantastic idea to take overnight train journeys as this was a superb experience and it once again saved a lot of time. The trains were very comfortable and extremely safe. All the Hotels selected were very comfortable and centrally situated. Most of the tours were also very interesting and the best part was that all the pick ups were exactly on time.

A few of the things which we were not that great were (this is only so that you can advice future clients better) :

  1. the concert in Vienna at the Schonnbrun Palace- Orangerie. This was not that great as it was just a small chamber orchestra and the acoustics were also not good. Instead the opera house was beautiful and any concert there would have been much better.
  2. Riding School in Vienna. We personally found it extremely boring as all there is are a few horses walking in different ways.


Apart from this the rest was all super!

Thanks a ton once again

Warm Regards

Khurshid & Jehangir.
Mumbai

July 06, 2010

Dear Mrs. Rupal Konde,

I am satisfied with your Trail Blazer Tours just because of you, as I was previously with Ms Vaishali Kirtikar. Thanks for your personal interest in our travel and  visa arrangements.

With regards,

Yours Sincerely

Dr.R. Premanand.
Mumbai

March 30, 2010

Dear Shachi,

I am writing this mail to thaknk you for arranging our Maldives trip. We had a great holiday and enjoyed every moment of it.

I really appreciate your professionalism in organising our trip. And small things like calling me to inform about the systen shut down you had in your office so that i don't come and waste my time, is really appreciated.

Thank you very much once again. And i would defintely consider your organisation for my holidays in future Regards,

Vidya Nair

March 26, 2010

Dear Mayur,

Just wanted to thank you for making my travel arrangements to Baltimore at such a short notice, a good one.

Had a good trip and am back.

The seating arrangements on the way back worked out well too.

Imp: Just need a little assistance from you on getting my miles transferred on to my mileage card as the same could not be done at Washington Airport. The agent at the airport, wanted the airline partner code no. which I did not have!!!

I will be contacting you soon for fare rates for a work trip that I need to take in August. Being "back to school" season, I probably will need to do it soon.

many thanks once again.

Hutokshi, a special special thanks to you. Without whom this would never have happened.


Warm Regards,

Delna Mullan
Mumbai

Pestonji

March 25, 2010

Hi Samidha,

What can we say about the dream island - it was once in a lifetime where we got to walk with the Lions, feed the fishes underwater and walking with them as well? And that's not all, we also watched the part of the Island from the sky when we did our parasailing. The entire trip was worth the money including the stay, transfers to various points and meals as well. Sightseeing to the North and South of Mauritius and the IL AUX CERF ISLAND were worth watching. In addition to that there were different places, gardens, volcanic spots, beaches and some wild life which were also worth seeing. Adding to this, everything was organized properly and efficiently by the travel coordinator in Mauritius.


Thanks again
Mr. and Mrs. Pestonji
Mumbai

February 9, 2010

Hi Minu,

This is to record our deep appreciation for the excellent work done by the TBI team towards artistes travel – ticket booking and departure in particular. We were extremely impressed and delighted with the swift action taken by you and your team when we had a problem on our hands with regards to the departure of a few artistes. Team TBI was simply there for us in our moment of crisis.

We look forward to a mutually rewarding long lasting relationship with Team TBI.

Cheers,

K.Hariharan

November 19, 2009

Hello Nimisha,

I am sorry it took us so long to get back to you to say that we had a wonderful time all through our holiday. Every leg of the journey was well planned and the places visited lived up to their full promise. We were particularly pleased with the planning for Turkey. Having a full time English speaking guide all for ourselves and all through the trip was very helpful. As was the availability at all times of a car and driver. All hotels were not as comfortable as we would have wanted and perhaps next time we will be more specific. Thank you and please convery our thanks to your whole team.

I shall be writing shortly for you to help us with our next trip...... although that is still far away since it will be next year but no harm planning right?

Regards,

Mahnaz Curmally

November 15, 2009

Dear Meher and Nimisha,

As I mentioned on the phone to Nimisha, our tour has gone very well. Today the last group arrived in Mumbai and all 6 of us are very happy with the tour. I want to thank both of you for taking special care and pains to make the arrangements ( it wasnt a homogenous one-itineraryy group ! )

Barring the hotel in Cairo, all other hotels were good, the sightseeing arrangements were good. The train reservations gave a hiccup to the Switzerland group which my brother-in-law Mr. Dilip Gupte will explain. Other train bookings worked well.

I hope to see you when I am next in South Mumbai and give you a short synopsis of the towns visited.

I will have no hesitation in using your services when I have the next opportunity to travel.

Thank you once again,

Regards,

Dr. Gupte
Mumbai

October 27, 2009

Dear Feroza,

I am Vinayak Bhand & work for Bajaj Auto in Pune, along with Mrs Purandare.

I have heard a lot about you & more about the fantastic arrangement you made to take very personal care of my wife, kids, inlaws, Medha & her son.

These few lines are to place on record my sincere appreciation to you & Shailendra for the same. Do let me know if I can be of any help to you anytime.

Warm Personal Regards,

VINAYAK
Pune

September - October 2009

Dear Meher & Shirin,

I wish to give my million thanks to you both for the fantastic trip you organized for me to South America which is sealed in my memory.

All the countries I visited i.e. Brazil including Amazon, Iguassu Falls from both sides (Brazil & Argentina), Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands were fabulous and exciting. I could see 2 wonders of the world i.e. Christ the Redeemer in Rio & Machu Picchu in Peru. I can’t get the right words to explain my feelings but seeing is believing.

I have travelled to so many parts of the world through you Meher and South America has definitely left a fabulous impression.

I know you both have worked very hard on my program to make it as smooth as possible & make my trip a dream come true. Once again, thank you for organizing a perfect trip and I wish you & TBi all the very best with a lot of success.

Best regards,

Mrs. B. G. Subbayya

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Hi Nimisha,

I have returned from my Turkey trip and am very delighted with the whole experience. I want to thank you and Mrs. Meher Framji for all your time and effort to plan such a wonderful holiday for us. The local guides from Marvel Tours were very helpful and informative. Also the hotels suggested by you'll were well located and provided excellent service.

Thank you once again for making it a holiday for us to remember and looking forward to traveling with you'll again.


Warm regards

Neesha Alwani

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Dear Vrushali,

This is to thank you very much for the very detail and perfect itinerary prepared for us to visit few countries in Europe.  It was a wonderful experience and we had a “World of Time”.  The progamme was professionally organized, which gave us a hassle-free holiday; more so, since this was our first travel abroad and we were quite nervous. 

We greatly appreciate your efforts and wish to give our views as follows :

  • the cities chosen were well-thought
  • the number of days in each city/town was perfect
  • excellent rail connections
  • hotels selected were neat and comfortable

We are glad to have been introduced to Trail Blazers and hope to have more such well-planned holidays through your organization.

With best wishes and regards,

MEHER & PERCY EDIBAM

Monday, July 27, 2009

Dear Meher & Nimisha,

A big thank you to both of you to arrange such a wonderful tour for all of us for Sicily everything went off smoothly.

We hope, you will help for next holiday also.

Thanking you and regards,

Manju Bhatia

Monday, July 13, 2009

Dear Meher / Vrushali,

Just wanted to thank u all for everything.... we sure did have a great trip with no hitches.... all the hotels n rail bookings were just right and had a wonderful time in all the cities.... even the Paris hotel as recommended by u was just perfect.... all in all a big thumbs up to u n ur colleagues for making our holiday as good n comfortable as it gets....

Thanx again and regards,

Hanoz

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Dear Mr.Rajesh,

I extend my sincere appreciation for the way you have handled the group and its requirements during our visit to Thailand from 19th Jun'09 to 24th Jun'09. It was a great experience to have you as our tour escort. We look forward to having you with us on other tours as and when they happen. Wish you all the best.

Regards

Prasad Prabhala

21 June 2009

Dear Meher,

My family returned on 2nd June 2009 after a most enjoyable vacation in Greece and Turkey.

We are writing to thank you for arranging an excellent tour of both countries. In Greece all the arrangements were meticulous. Your agent was excellent and delivered everything he promised. Santorini was a delight. Crete was lovely too but do advise your clients to spend at least 3 full days there, otherwise it really isn’t worthwhile. The Terra Maris hotel in Crete was just superb.

The Globus tour was good but we have suggested a few changes to them in their questionnaire. The Istanbul hotel, Arena, was in a superb location. All these hotels are old Ottoman homes, refurbished as hotels. As such, the rooms are not standard at all. We had a good room but the room allocated to Shireen and Freyan was very very small, although the amount charged was the same. This is just for your information. The staff was helpful and obliging. Given a choice, all of us would definitely stay in the Sultanahmet area rather than in Taksim.

Please do convey to Shirin that she did an excellent job. All the arrangements were perfect and we look forward to having you organize our next holiday.

With our warm regards,

Yours sincerely,

NAVAZ


Friday, May 22, 2009

Hi Vrushali,

We returned on 18th night and had a good trip.

Thanks for the arrangements. The hotels surpassed our expectations and were very good.

Regards,

Sridhar

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Dear Mr. Sadat,

Hello. We returned from Hong Kong on the morning of 27th March.

At the outset let me on behalf of our Association congratulate you on the excellent trip you organised for us. Everything happened as planned and the end result was a great trip.

The Travel agent and the Guides were very cordial and cooperative. The same applies to the Hotels.

Looking forward to continuation of this relationship in the future too.

Thanking you once again.
Yours truly,

VIJAY SHARMA

Monday, March 02, 2009

Dear Mr. Khan

It has been a wonderful pleasure to be associated with Trail Blazer. It was a wonderful experience to be in Dubai last year and Singapore & Bangkok this year for my holidays with my family. The holiday was organized beautifully by Trail Blazer and we had a very very comfortable and disciplined trip in our entire holiday. The arrangement made by Trail Blazer was taken care of seeing our comfort and timing. I hope that Trail Blazer will prosper more and give us a chance to be with them for our future holidays to come.

Best wishes to Trail Blazer for their success in the days to come..

Ahmed H. Khan
U.P., India

Dear Harpreet,   

We wish to extend our token of appreciation for the excellent and timely coordination on your part. Please include our names in any communication and updates regarding attractive packages henceforth.

We  also wish to thank COSMOS for a wonderful time we had in Europe.

Central and Eastern Europe with all it's rich culture and history were presented and packaged in most beautiful style. One of the most memorable moments of our lives. 

Japneet and Hitu
DELHI

TBI congratulates  Dominique La Pierre

Our congratulations to our friend Dominique La Pierre who received the Padma Vibhushan from India’s President Pratibha Patil last month. “It is a gift from the people of the Sunderbans for my love for them … ” Says Dominique who has been deeply involved with this area, since the last 27 years, providing funds from his book royalties. TBI is proud to look after all the travel arrangements for him and his wife, also Dominique.



Dear Meher,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your organazation for the excellent way you organized our Greek Islands cruise.  Your voluminous e-mails took care of every detail, answered all our questions and took the worry out of our own planning.

The cruise itself was well run and Maharookh and Darious and we had an enjoyable voyage, thanks to your excellant arrangements.'

The only hitch was in my meeting up with the cruise in Istanbul.  The address you gave was not recognized by the taxi driver or the local people.  I finally stumbled on to the ship after an hour's search.We wish you every success in your well -run enterprise.


Best wishes,
Keki Bhote

Dear Meher and Varsha,

This is to thank you both and everyone else who was involved in the planning and execution of our recent holiday to China. We absolutely loved every minute of it and would especially like to thank our guides Lily, Marshall, Colleen and Angela, who were patient (with our demands for shopping), helpful and informative and very friendly.
 
So far, Turkey used to be my favourite country, but it has now become China. It is so rich in culture and with so much to see and very skilled and talented people. I especially loved the artefact shopping.
 
And, contrary to what we had been told, by just about everyone, we just loved Chinese food and very quickly asked for the Indian meals in Shanghai to be changed to Chinese.
 
We ofcourse had our share of out of the ordinary experiences, like missing luggage in Beijing, and
trying to order food in the dining car of the train when no one understood English - and this man who became very aggressive when we peered to see what he was eating - and ofcourse the quake which we felt in Wuzhen. But these things only made our holiday more memorable.
 
There is one strong suggestion from us. The Hutong area was so charming that it would have been nice to have had our dinner in one of the little restaurants by the water - would have given a better feel of the place.
 
And how can I forget the shows which were absoluely amazing especially the Song Dynasty and the Tang Dynasty.
 
So once again - to all of you responsible for making this such a wonderful holiday - a very big thank you.
We will recommend it to every one.

With warm regards.

Roshni

Dear Friends,

We just received your company profile and all the beautiful news from TRAIL BLAZER INDIA.
We send you and Trail Blazer India all our good wishes of success and good omens.You are now the smile of India for all those who want to discover your great country.  We are sure Trail Blazer will soon smile to the whole world!
Please keep us posted with all the good news always.

Kind regards,

Dominique & Dominique Lapierre
Ramatuelle, France

Dear Nihal and Entire Trail Blazer India Team,

I wish to place on record Hitachi's deep appreciation for the excellent work done by M/s. Trail Blazer Tours India Private Limited, in managing the de legates from all over India who had visited China, Singapore and Indonesia during the "Hitachi Home and Life Solutions India Limited's Award Function and incentive tour organized during August 2007.

This task was given to Trail Blazer India at an extremely short notice when the Company was established. However, the work was executed by you with professionalism and extreme satisfaction to the guests who visited. The guests have greatly appreciated the courtesy and the hospitality which they had received. Most of them have promised to come back to Trail Blazer India on account of the warmth and the affection with which they were looked after.

Kindly convey my good wishes and thanks to all the Members of the Team of "Trail Blazer India."

Regards,

Gurmeet Singh
Delhi

Dear Mr. Mistry,

This has reference to the Berger Paints group, taken by M/s Trailblazers, to Dubai between 19th to 23rd December 2007.

I would like to put on record, the excellent services provided to us by your company, right from the point of initiating discussions to the actual execution.

I would like to thank Mr Vijay Joshi and Mr Rahul Kapoor, from your organisation, for the effort they made, to ensure that our guests were comfortable.

Please keep up the good work.

Warm Regards,

Parinjay Gupta


Dear Ms Harpreet,

I thank you and Trail Blazer India very much for arranging a nice and comfortable tour to Malaysia for me and my family, it was indeed very well organized and planned and we enjoyed our stay at Imperial Sheraton very much. Hospitality extended by your foreign agent  is also appreciated very much by us.

I look forward to have such arrangement again in near future.

Regards,

Dr. Arun Malhotra



Testimonials
22 April 2017

Dear Varsha

I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our recent holiday in India organised by yourself. The itinerary worked really well and the hotels were all excellent (perhaps with the exception of the Radisson in Delhi however we were only there for one night!) The Oberoi Cecil was particularly memorable and the staff couldn't do enough for us. All the guides and drivers were very professional, friendly, well presented and polite and knowledgeable about their area. Special thanks go to our driver Vinod who was always so considerate and helpful and to Vinay our guide in Shimla and driver who helped me so much when I lost my phone. Thank you for your kind gift of my birthday flowers which was much appreciated!!

Thank you for a most memorable and exciting visit to India.

Kind regards
Claire and Jill
UK

21 April 2017

Dear All,

Just want to thank you all for your excellent service and professional approach at such a short notice. Mr. Dadachanji is our very close friend and he was amazed and exceedingly happy with your customer centric approach. Good job done. My compliments to you all. This is excellent customer service.

Best wishes,
Adi Shroff
Mumbai

14 April 2017

Dear Samarth,

I am now returned to my home from my 'IPL trip of a lifetime' and I wanted to personally thank you and also to offer some feedback that I hope might be helpful to you and your future clients.

Your attentiveness and support gave my colleague and I great confidence that everything would run smoothly. And so it did. It was helpful to have such precise information about drivers, pick up times and places. The vehicles were clean and comfortable. As you know, we found Shanka to be an outstanding representative for your Company and he should be praised. His ability to balance social exchange with informative guides of the city was top class. He was amazingly punctual and never failed to find us in even the busiest crowds!

Thanks for your help. I hope I might have another adventure through your company in the future.

Best regards,
Phil Anderson
UK

12 April 2017

Dear Morina,

Apologies for the delay in responding. We returned to our hectic routine and only now have found a moment to thank you for another perfectly organized holiday. India is a beautiful country and between our trip in December 2014 and this one in February 2017 that TBI organized for us, we are already planning our third visit. We loved the breathtaking views, the splash of vivid color and the warmth of the people (whether at the hotels or on the street) everywhere we went.

We were driven around in comfort by drivers who were equally accommodating as they were professional. Driving in India is an experience we will never forget. The skill of the drivers impressed us! The guides who accompanied us in December 2014 were knowledgeable and interesting. The accommodation you selected for us was in every case comfortable, very clean with welcoming staff anxious to make our stay pleasant.

We especially wish to mention your wonderful staff who met us at every stopover to ensure that our transit from one place to another was always smooth and efficient. Thank you, Morina, for your shopping advice and assistance with personal requests. We should also like to express our thanks to Ms Apoojary for contributing to the success of our trip to India.

Finally, we wish you much joy and happiness for your wedding and future life with your husband.

Regards,
Hilda Sopher
Israel

24 March 2017

Hello Sunil

We would just like to thank you for your ever friendly and professional service. It was a pleasure working with you and your team.

Please send all of them a BIG thank you from all of us!

Jean-Pierre Els
UK

22 March 2017

Hello Varsha

I just wanted to pass the following comments on from our mutual client Mr & Mrs Fiona Myers. Nice to have positive feedback.

Mrs Kerry Thomas
Swansea
UK

Hello there

Well we sadly returned on Sunday and today was my first day at work!

I just wanted to drop a line to say an enormous thank you to everyone involved in organising our holiday. It was simply fantastic! There was not one day on the agenda that we felt was wasted - it all fed together well and we have returned feeling we have got to know India quite well in a short time. Certainly when we retire we would see ourselves returning to the country for a much longer period and really explore further.

Can you please convey our sincere thanks to everyone at TBI - fabulous staff, great fun to be with and well informed. The drivers were excellent - we certainly would not wish to have driven over there!

Thank you too so very much for your patience, advice and organisation of this trip. One we will repeat one day but you have made this a very memorable trip.

Thank you
Mrs Fiona Myers
UK
21 February 2017

Hello,

By this mail, I would like to thank you for the excellence of your services of this stay: I do not know how to express my contentment! The services advertised were scrupulously kept, the hotels very good and I enjoyed being able to keep our room on the last day until check out (22.30) as well as the small group of 17 people. Above all our chance was to have Virendra Singh Rathore as guide: Indeed, thanks to him we could discover the true India. Through his immense culture, he was able to answer our many questions, explained all the socio-cultural, spiritual and political aspects. Always with kindness and respect, he accompanied us with constancy, intelligence and humor.

I sincerely believe that he is the messenger of India and for that I can only express my gratitude to him. Every day he has prepared phenomenal surprises: the tuk-tuk, the rikshaws, the carriages; Stopped on the roadside to see an artisanal well, village dairy, motorcycle temple, EMS of the sacred cows, visit the cuisines of the Sikh temple, the best places to take pictures (ex: A cafe the night of our arrival in Agra to admire the Taj Mahal at sunset), found places for our obligatory toilet stops as well as negotiated the best prices (menus, factories for our purchases) and thus protect us from Scams.

My biggest surprise was my birthday on 14.02: we were 2 of the same day and he offered us beautiful bouquets of flowers then in the restaurant, made us cook 2 cakes and go out, fireworks !! I can assure you that I will remember my 60 years!

Through its coding system of our suitcases, it saved us a lot of hassles and won him the respect of the baggage handlers; By its system of pool for the tips, it facilitated the access to the photos, the toilet, the porters, the entrance in the local private places, etc ...

The driver and the chauffeur-assistant showed themselves of a delicacy and a kindness, immense, always punctual and smiling. By these 3 people, our trip was more than successful.

For all, thank you and I can only recommend your agency. Thank you for sending this mail to the agency of Delhi as well, of course to our very dear guide.

With all my gratitude.

Martine Faivre
Switzerland
9 February 2017

Dear Amrutha,

Our Bihar trip was very well planned and we had a great time. The service of the guide and the driver was excellent. Thanks for everything.

Ms Sonal Pali
Mumbai
1 February 2017

Dear Jon & Varsha

I am well thank you and hope you are also. We are extremely busy at the moment working on the Ashes although this should slow down in the next couple of weeks.

The cricket in India went very well. The tickets that you guys organised in Vizag were excellent and in Mumbai we had a few problems but all the companies were in the same position and this was down to the BCCI and not TBI. I was impressed that TBI had two members of staff (Sunil was one) at the stadium in Mumbai and they were very ‘hands on’ helping out with the hospitality and the little issues that arose on an almost hourly basis.

I have dealt direct with the BCCI myself in the past so I am fully aware of the difficulties involved!

Thank you again for all your help.

Best regards
Derek Myers
UK
9 January 2017

Hi Amrutha,

I just returned from the tour last Thursday. I wanted to thank you for organizing an amazing tour for me and my family.

We had a wonderful trip and a great time, mainly because everything was properly planned and organized by you. All the guides were helpful, friendly and had good knowledge. I have filled the feedback form, but I would like to reiterate that Himanshu (Delhi guide) was pleasant and was a great company. Me and my wife were impressed with him. It goes without saying that our other guides were good too.

Our driver Damodar was great as well. He is a skilled and experienced driver. He was calm while driving through the fog at Yamuna Express and got us safely to Agra. He knew his way around in all cities which was helpful.

This is all that I wanted to convey and once again thank you for all help in making this tour memorable.

Regards
Prasanna
3 January 2017

Dear Ms. Kirtikar,

On behalf of the Consul General of Switzerland Mr. Martin Bienz, I would like to give you a very positive feedback on the excellent arrangement in connection with the trip to Rajasthan from 26th to 30th December 2016. Everything was perfectly well organized and your representatives at Udaipur and Jodhapur personally met Mr. & Mrs. Bienz at the airport and hotel in order to greet them and give them most appreciated advice.

Furthermore, I would like to highlight the excellent professional services of the tour guides Mr. Ryanish Singh Nathawat & Mr. Mahaveer Singh and the driver Mr. Maan Singh Deora.

I look forward to work with you in the near future again.

With my best wishes for the New Year.

Kind regards,
Sweety Mankar
Assistant to the Consul General, Mumbai
23 December 2016

Thank you. Please convey our gratitude to Ms. Parviz Batliwala for an excellent tour. The bus was in by excellent condition. I am very pleased with the service provided by the driver as well.


Farrokh Mistree
23 December 2016

Dear Sunil, Varsha & Vikram,

I just wanted to say a big big big thank you now that we have left India for all the help, support, care, attention to detail and energy that you have put into our visits to your country. The whole operation run much smoother than I could ever have dreamed of. Even the immigration officers were smiling by the time we reached Trivandrum. It really has been a pleasure to work with you and your superb colleagues, and also I've been very fortunate to benefit from having the brilliant Kristine working with you as well. I hope you all can have a little break now and some time to relax before the next ship comes along. You certainly all deserve it.

I fly home tomorrow (23rd) from Colombo and will then pretend to enjoy Christmas with my Grandmother and family. Meanwhile, poor Kristine will have to try and enjoy snorkeling in the Maldives. Thank you again though from the bottom of the heart for making this cruise such a joy. It's certainly opened my eyes to India and the endless possibilities that lie therein. But please… be gentle with the English at the cricket next time!

Very best wishes,
Neil Horrocks
UK
22 December 2016

Hi Varsha,

We have had some feedback from Mr/s Sims - all good I'm pleased to report.

Thanks to you all for your efforts with our groups and to Sankar in Chennai who clearly did a good job.

All the best for the festive season.

Kind regards
Nick Hunt
UK
17 December 2016

Hello Sunil,

I know we will see each other again in a couple of days, but just wanted to record a huge thank you already for your superb cooperation and organizational skills that we witnessed in Mumbai. Excellent!

Many thanks,
Neil Horrocks
UK
7 December 2016

Dear Friends

A wonderful thanks from my customers for their stay in India with you and the Guide Vicky. They were enthousiastic by the quality of the services of your Guide and of course by the TBi services.

Hope many happy returns….

Wish you all and your families a happy new year.

Friendly regards
Bernard
France
2 December 2016

Hi Vistasp!

Greetings from Goa and apologies for not sending our thanks sooner, the wifi here is very patchy!!

We had an absolutely fantastic tour - you did an amazing job with hotels (if you can get your guests to stay at Bal Samand Lake Palace, they will not be disappointed!) and Xotik provided a fantastic driver in Mr Ram and excellent guides. Please pass on our thanks to them.

We will not hesitate to use you for our next trip and we will recommend you to any friends who visit India.

If there is any way I can leave online feedback for you, please let me know and I will gladly do so.

Thanks again and all the very best.

Caroline and Nick
UK
15 August 2016

Dear Varsha

Thank you for your email and for such a fantastic trip. We all really enjoyed it, and are really sad to be home ....

The attention to detail you covered off with all the representatives meeting us wherever we went, to assist us with our check in at each hotel, and then at the airports.

The driver and his assistant were so kind and lovely to us all from; keeping an eye on one of the boys when he preferred to stay in the coach for one temple visit, to when we needed to make some unscheduled stops at a restroom and careful with us all, checking our bags were all there and that we didn't leave anything behind.

Each hotel was super, with their own unique quality and service, and very accommodating to us all. We particularly liked the Samode Haveli hotel, the rooms were magnificent and the service there was exceptional, we didn't want to leave! The atmosphere at the Castle Canote hotel was so lovely and welcoming, and we loved having it to ourselves. However, we wouldn't recommend the Lallgarth Palace hotel, mainly because the staff were quite subdued and there was a lack of atmosphere, and the beds were not very comfortable - I think we had been quite spoilt with the previous hotels!

The guides were all great, very knowledgable and interesting, and so patient when the kids got a bit tetchy! We particularly liked Sam, Vijay and Abhu.

We all loved the activiites you arranged, particularly the Elephants at Ele Fantastic and the Flying Fox.

Thank you again for all your personal attention and we will tell all our friends about this trip.

Best wishes
Audrey
UK
14 July 2016

Hi Sunil

Just wanted to let you know we had the most wonderful time and thanks so much for organizing the trip very well. The driver and guides were fab, the hotels were great and food and service perfect.

Thanks so much, will certainly recommend you.

Best regards,
Priya Nayak, Ph.D.
USA
1 June 2016

Hi Sumeet

Its been a long time since I saw you in the foyer of the Taj Mahal in Mumbai, at the beginning of our magical holiday in India last February.

Firstly, I apologise for not writing sooner to thank you and your team for everything you did for us to make the trip so magical – your attention to detail and to assist us was exemplary.

I am now turning my thoughts to another holiday now, and remembered that you said you could 'organise anything'.

I am thinking of Vietnam and finishing in Goa again at the Raddison for say 5 days.

All the usual places to see that all tourists would like to see and experience and even more if it is possible off the beaten track so to speak – all in for say 18 days including travelling and advice on the best time to go (but I guess with Goa that is putting it into late January/February or early March.

Any ideas?

Best regards
Sue Branston
UK
25 May 2016

Good Morning Vikram,

I would like to thank you and all the team for a great job done and in particular Sunil who I believe was fantastic.

I haven't had a formal meeting with the group yet to assess the tour but I understand everything went very well.

I will be delighted to meet with you all in June.

Best Regards,
Cormac Walsh
Ireland
10 April 2016

Dear Amrutha,

1st of all thanks for giving me this opportunity to give feedback about tour I did with TBI. It was really great experience with TBI & we really enjoyed our exotic vacation in Andaman.

I was on my honeymoon wid my companion & it was one of significant moment of my life & you made it really really special. On our tour we were treated like we are special for them. It was really great arrangement, accomodation & traveling between places was really nice. Drivers were so co-operative.

We were so lucky to get Tour manager like Mr. Abhishek in Andaman as he was so wonderfully manage our tour. He's used to update us all the time within the tour & ensure that we travel hassle free & we enjoy our every moment in our Tour.

A special thanks to you Amrutha for making this tour a memorable one for us. You so wonderfully managed this tour. It was really great experience with TBI & will definitely will do one more trip with TBI & this time will be International.

Thank you so much once again for your all efforts.

Thanks.

Best Regards
Sanjog Shinde,
Mumbai
24 March 2016

Hi Morina,

So sorry for the delay!

But, we had a great time in India and great time with all of our travel arrangements. Our driver, Bharmal was awesome and very friendly. Every day we had water bottles and napkins by our side to start the day. Toyota Innova was always clean every morning, no matter how messy my 3 year old son made it :)

Our hotels, Jai Mahal and ITC Mughal were just awesome! The staff, room and level of service was unmatched!

Our tour guides in Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri / Agra were also very nice and well informed. They spoke good English and were patient with us as at times we had to battle with 3 year old tantrums!

Our tour guide in Fatehpur Sikri / Agra was very understanding of our time and need to change our schedule for earlier return to Mumbai.

Overall, we were extremely pleased. Everything went smoothly and without any issues anywhere.

Here is our family photo :)

Thanks again for everything!

Ashesh
USA
22 March 2016

Dear Varsha, Sunaina and Sneha,

A follow up message to thank you for a very well operated program for the pre and post cruise pax. I have already advised Vikram how impressed I was with all aspects and for me it was a bonus to work with such a professional and experienced team.

Thanks again for your hard efforts and it was a real pleasure to meet you and work with you.

Best wishes,
Charles B. Markwick
UK
21 March 2016

Dear Morina

Just as we are preparing for a winter storm, the last I hope, I am thinking of our wonderful trip to South India. I have enclosed a picture of Lesley and myself at the edge of a rice paddy.

We enjoyed all the events planned by you for us and we're very well treated by all who helped us on our journey. Everything was on time and everyone was helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend you and Trail Blazers to friends.



Thank you again,

Marilyn O'Connor & Ms. Lesley Davis
Canada
2 March 2016

Hello Sujith

We have just returned to the UK after a very enjoyable vacation to India and Sri Lanka, part of which you and your company organised. I would like to express my appreciation of your teams work and our driver but most specifically for resolving my passport problem. It was handled in a very empathetic manner and I would like to commend you on your actions. The vacation would have been a disaster without your resolution.

THANKYOU!

Brian Long
UK
16 February 2016

Dear Vikram and Varsha,

Thank you for the highly successful operation in Colombo for Aegean Odyssey February 6 – 10, 2016.
Your professional handling of our passengers by your local team under the supervision of Sunil was faultless. The cooperation you instigated from the hotel went a long way in providing a seamless hotel check-in and worry free stay. The staffs' care and attention shown to our passengers made it a very pleasant and memorable experience for them.

It was a pleasure to meet you and work with you in Colombo.

I look forward to working with you again in India and another successful operation.

Best wishes,
Charles B. Markwick
UK
6 February 2016


Hi Sujith & Prathap,

Both my husband and I would like to convey our warmest thanks to you both for arranging for the beautiful bouquet of flowers plus the delicious cake to be delivered on our house boat in commemoration of our 40th Wedding Anniversary. We were indeed very touched by your gesture. I think we all enjoyed the cake, including the houseboat crew as well as our dedicated driver and assistant, David.

Lakshmi...once again, you have been a star!!!!

Thanks to your organizing skills, you made our special day even more special. We could not expect anything better, when you also arranged for the canal boat navigator to stop and pick a fresh fish for our dinner. The best part was when we could watch the sunset from the house boat and also watch the sunrise from the boat the next morning.

What a beautiful and romantic setting the back waters of Kerala was. I would definitely recommend this tour to our friends.

Best wishes,
Mala & Mahen
UK
25 January 2016


Dear Sneha

I wish to express my sincere thanks to you for a very well arranged trip to Rajasthan (Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Abu) for my friend's family and us.

I must compliment the excellent hotels offered to us on this trip. Everything went as per the plan and all of us were very happy, especially with the perfect arrangements made by you.

Mr. Rajveer and driver Mr. Suresh from Jaipur were just superb….they were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful during the trip.

Everything went off very well without any problem. Overall the entire trip was just great and very professionally organized. I would definitely recommend TBi to my friends and relatives.

Thanks once again for all your help.

Warm regards,
Uday Humbe & fly
21 January 2016


Hi Morina,

Sorry for the delay in getting this out to you. We did have a wonderful time on our trip. The service on your end was excellent and we appreciate that. In regards to reviewing each stage of the trip:

Delhi: Pick up: the TBi greeter was nice and helpful; Driver: Rakesh - He was phenomenal and we as well as the kids loved him. Unlike other drivers he always had water for us in the car and kept his car clean. He actually had the car washed every morning. He was helpful in so many ways and we would recommend him highly. Tour guide: Himanshu - He was very good as well and one we all liked. He was informative and had good skills with the kids as well. He had good recommendations and was always with us.

Agra: TBi rep was fine. No issues; Hotel: The Courtyard Marriott was very Joe and modern. The food was good and great spa. Tour guide: Mohsin Perez - He was great as well. He was very talkative and great with the kids. He would be one, like Himanshu, who we would use again and recommend to others.

Jaipur: TBi rep was good and helped us with check in. Hotel: Jai Mahal - nice grounds for the hotel. The rooms are a little older than the other hotels. Great breakfast and staff. Tour guide: Vansh - he was the least favorite tour guide. He wasn't very friendly or patient with the kids. He would tell us info about a site and then wander off for a while. compared to the other guides he was not at the same level.

Udaipur: TBI rep: we had a rep who picked us up and another who dropped us off. I forget the names of them but they were good but the one who dropped us off at the end was very good as he helped us all the way through to security. Driver: we had several different drivers. No consistent person. They were not very talkative. No water in the car which Rakesh did for us in Delhi/Agra/Jaipur. Tour guide: Pyush - He was good and helpful.

Thanks again and I hope this helps. We look forward to working with you in the future. I think my friend Ashesh Parikh went through you recently. Take care of him and his family as you did ours.

Thanks and best wishes for the New Year.

Josh and Anjum George
USA
18 January 2016


Dear Varsha,

A million thanks for having organised a wonderful trip for my brother and his wife. They were totally satisfied, and enjoyed every moment of it. Everything went smoothly, no problem anywhere anytime whatsoever. Hotels, guides, and driver were excellent.

They sent me a summary, below, with some "tips" which you may find useful when planning similar trips for other clients in the future.

It is in French though, and I have attempted to translate it below. See below in bold.

We will certainly recommend TBI to any friends / relatives planning a trip to India in the future,

With best regards

Dr. Jean-Pierre Isal (MD)
UK
12 January 2016

Hey Morina / Amrutha,

Thank you for all your support in making this trip a memorable. We had a wonderful time in Jaipur. Every little thing was taken care of right from the start to the end with respect to having an English speaking guide to an entry fee at every historical place and palaces, the driver, the elephant rides etc. The hotel stay too was comfortable and good. The staff were also helpful in giving us heater whenever we asked for.

It was an awesome experience specially Rathombore where we spotted the Tiger on our first visit itself. Overall a relaxed and fun trip with TBI making all arrangements.

Regards

Yuka
Mumbai

10 December 2015

Hi Sunil,

Thanks for all your teams help in Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

We had a wonderful trip thanks to the hotel and car services provided by you as that really helped make our trip to India very comfortable.

Thanks a lot for all your help!

Girija
USA
1 December 2015

Hi Morina,

We really had a great time …

We want to thank you for all your care a good service. Everything went well. Your team was very helpful and courteous starting from the tour Driver to the everyone whoever we communicate from your team for our tour.

There is so much history of Jaipur and luckily the great guide – Mr. Manav who was very wonderful ,well informed, interested in our welfare and satisfaction and very attentive to our so much of questions about Jaipur history, Palaces and everything.

We enjoyed both the cities and weather too, yeah but very unlucky in tracing the tiger. That was only the sad thing, we can say.

Once again! Thank you so much we'll certainly recommend you to everyone.

We hope that all you keep well and that your business continues to prosper.

Thanks & Regards

Ashwini Ghosalkar
Mumbai
30 November 2015

Hi Sneha,

We had a good flight home thank you.

Our trip to see your wonderful country was amazing. Every part of the trip went perfectly. All the hotels you selected for us were really nice, some with some amazing unique features. Everybody at the hotels looked after us really well. All of your representatives were very professional, punctual and looked after us amazingly. We had every confidence that we were in good hands. All of the guides you arrange for us were really good, there English was good and they were all very knowledgeable, making the site seeing so much more enjoyable. Nitin our driver was amazing, he was full of useful information, he is a very safe driver, we felt in really good hands. The itinerary you put together for us was perfect, not to much driving, we had some rest time and we also saw a lot of Rajasthan.
I would have no hesitation using you and TBi again and I will recommend you to my friends.

Thank you for a wonderful trip and some life long memories.

Kind regards
Warwick and Stephanie Grant
30 November 2015

Dear Varsha,

Arrived home safely, what a beautiful airport at Mumbai now, so different to the old one! I would like to thank you and Vikram for all the hard work and care and attention you both gave to us in both groups during our visit to Gir - we had a great cruise and everyone enjoyed the experience.

Lovely to meet you both and I will be sending your seasons greetings to ROBERTA later today.

BEST WISHES, SEASONS GREETINGS
ANGIE
24 March 2015

Dear Amruta,

We have returned to Israel from our wonderful trip and we would like to thank you for the amazing service you gave us and for your endless patience even when there were some difficulties. You helped us with everything and we were especially pleased with the tentative driver who was very friendly and helped us with everything we needed. Thanks to you and your services, our trip was worry free and everything moved smoothly.

All the hotels and day trips were well planned and fun, however we only have one small complaint, we were unsatisfied with the hotel in Goa. The room was very old and not completely pleasant. The TV didn't work and our room was not cleaned over three days. This was only one small problem during our unforgettable trip.

Please let me know if you have a facebook page or website we can share with other Israelis who are travelling to India and can benefit from your services. Thank you very much once more, we wish we could return for another trip already!

Pnina Marom
Israel
23 February 2015

To TBi - Sanjay / Vijay,

Hi Elaine,
I wanted to write you a quick note with our ideas about the Golden Triangle tour that you booked for us.

1. It was excellent and the tour company in India that you use is outstanding. We were even met the last night at the airport when we flew out to Frankfurt and assisted in getting onto our plane. Everyone was so gracious and helpful.

2. Because we stayed in 4 star hotels, the cost of eating is a bit higher than we were used to in Chennai (where we stayed in a 3 star hotel). We suggest that you tell people to plan on spending about $50.00 Cdn a day beyond what they paid ahead of time. This would be plenty for extra meals and tips. (Souvenirs, of course, would be extra.) The tip rate on the sheet was accurate. I checked with one of the Rotarians and he suggested the same thing.

3. WiFi was NOT free at the expensive hotels. We got it free in Jaipur but then it was going to cost us an hourly or daily fee after that. It turned out that the hotel in Delhi did have a "business centre" with free WiFi and computers but not suggested to us at check in desk.

4. Women do not wander around on their own at night in India so we did tend to eat in the hotel restaurants. We think that 3 star hotels would probably have suited us perfectly but the 4 star are probably better for those who have not been to India before and do not travel as much as we do.

Hope this helps when booking others. We totally enjoyed our trip and loved seeing the Taj Mahal. It was worth everything else!
Thanks for your help and thanks to Mary, also.

Cathy Gregory
Canada
1 February 2015

Dear Sneha,

Thank you for your kind email. I would like to say that we were thoroughly pleased with the service your company provided. I have a close friend who is a Travel Agent here in Sydney and I have given her your card so that she may contact you if the need arises for her to organise travel within India. I think referral is the best kind of compliment. Your Team gave 100% every step of the way, the Guides were interesting and were really pleasant individuals. A special Mention for the Guide at Agra who was absolutely passionate about the place and it showed! His tale of the Taj Mahal and its beauty brought tears to my eyes. Also the Guide in Udapuir went that extra mile and bought local delicacies aboard the bus 2 days in a row for us all to try, fresh from the bakery and they were delicious! And he bought a couple of plain snacks for the kids which was really thoughtful. He had the most amazing smile also, a real charmer... haha I would have brought him home to Australia if I could!

Lastly I would like to say thank you to all your professional staff for a wonderfully organised trip. It was interesting, streamline, hassle free and you kept us informed every step of the way. It was a great adventure and I would recommend your company to anyone. Feel free to post this email on your website or within any advertising you may do as a testimontial of a very happy traveller!

Regards

Janeene Lewis
Australia
20 January 2015

Dear Mr. Singh,

We want to provide some positive feedback on two of our guides, Mrs. Maria Lobo Dumasia in Mumbai, and Mr. Noor Rehman Shaikh in Ahmedabad. Both were highly educated and very knowledgeable about not only the sites we visited, but about culture, history, literature, religions, and all manner of details. We very much enjoyed our time with both of them. We would like to request, if possible, that in our next few days in West Bengal (Kalimpong and Darjeeling), we get mature and knowledgeable guides that are passionate about the history, religions, arts, and current culture of that area. It truly made a difference to be able to speak in depth about these things.

Also, we wish to compliment our drivers so far: Mr. Singh in Mumbai, and Mr. Ravidett Singh (from Ahmedabad to Delhi). Not only did they masterfully drive in the "no rules" traffic everywhere, they were patient, kind, trustworthy, and kept a watchful eye on us wherever we went. We have felt safe on our travels with them. Ravi especially made extra effort in helping us through our adventure at the post office in Udaipur.

Thank you and your staff for an excellent introduction to India so far. We are truly looking forward to the next several days in Kalimpong and Darjeeling.

Many regards,

Janice and Anna Timm
USA
13 January 2015

Sorry just saw this ! I had major connectivity issues from Mid December. Just returned to blighty and back to the cold weather and damp! Thanks again for everything:
Super holiday
Super Hotels who did go the extra mile for us
Great drivers
What a holiday
South India next

Nicole just arrived and had a good time too ! Loved it

Warm Regards

Hector and Pervin Shroff
13 January 2015

Hi Mithila and Varsha,

I just wanted to say a big thank you for the service provided to us during our time in India.
Our driver was fantastic. He was incredibly helpful and kind with us and was a brilliant driver. We felt very safe the whole time.
The organisation was excellent, and we would strongly recommend the company to any other people travelling in India.

Many thanks

Mike Bentley
UK
29 December 2014

Hi Gauri,

Indeed the honeymoon trip to Coorg and Ooty was excellent in all aspects. Starting from the pick up from B'lore airport all the arrangements were prompt and upto expectations,the driver was absolutely co-operative to mention specifically !! The club M stay was truly delightful with excellent food and other facilities. So was the stay in Ooty with pleasant weather.

Looking forward to plan few more holidays in future :)

Mihir
Pune
23 December 2014

Hello Morina,

We returned to Israel this morning. I am sending this quick note to thank you and Amruta (I hope I have spelt her name correctly) for an extraordinary trip. The logistics were flawless and considering the "complexity" in setting up the hotels, drivers, domestic airlines, tours, we have only admiration and gratitude.

I realize that feedback is important to you to continue to improve and I will give some thought and get back to you once I have settled down a bit. In the meantime, many, many thanks to you and Amruta for a memorable visit to your beautiful country.

Regards,

Hilda Sopher
Israel
17 December 2014

Hi Vishakha,

We just returned from a lovely visit to Ahilya Fort in MP. 13th - 16th Dec 2014.
It was such a delightful experience. The " Hotel " , settings, accommodation, meals, and most importantly, the staff were all 100% spot on. Thank you for all your efforts and care extended to us.

Warm regards,

Bubbly Muncherjee
Mumbai
9 December 2014

Dear Varsha,

Sorry, that I am late in writing you that it was a wonderful and impressive tour and important to optimize our itinerary. The tour was perfect in all aspects and there is nothing to improve your service. I was glad to be with you, Ruth, and Frank, and enjoyed it very much. It was really important for our business and I thank you and TBI for inviting me. Now let us see that we get enough clients.

By the way I had been upgraded for the flight Kochin – Abu Dhabi, so that I could sleep comfortably a little bit.

I am eager to hear from you soonest.

Kind regards,

Dieter Schetat
Berlin, Germany
20 November 2014

Dear Vikram,

Clients Dillinger+Gruber Oct./Nov.2014 were VERY satisfied with all services and the whole program. Therefore I am happy to thank you for everything in this respect.

Kind regards,

Harald Golda
Vienna Austria
31st October 2014

Dear Mr. Singh,

We arrived back home after what proved to have been one of the best organised and professionally executed travel experiences we have ever had. We would like to thank you and your most amazing team for making our immersion into "Incredible India" truly a life changing journey. I was hoping we would have met you, but this was not possible.

Since returning home, I have been sharing with my colleagues and Directors at Island Routes Caribbean Adventures and at Sandals Resorts International on my overall experience, from our first contact in Mumbai to the departure from the airport in Delhi….every member of your team made us feel very special, care for and extremely important. We have become big advocates of your company and have also been recommending Trail Blazer Tours to friends who might be considering a visit to India.

We were quite pleased with the general attention proved by your local tour representatives in each city…both the receptive hosts and the knowledgable local tour guides who all brought a very special flavour as their shared their experiences, while presenting the rich heritage and nuance of each location. Bobby, our Tour Guide in Agra, proved extremely invaluable insights into the visit to the Taj Mahal which made for the experience there being very rich and most beneficial to us. We were appreciative of the choice/option of restaurants in the programme, as all presented to be clean and well run, with generally great options for meals.

The guided shopping options seen very managed/structured and appeared to be geared heavily towards the tourist. We were able to be provided with additional local advise which made our independent shopping experience very useful.

Malay, both Carol and I are truly appreciative of the work of TBi to facilitate this most fascinating life experience for us. As General Manager for the largest tour & excursion company in the Caribbean, we delivery dreams everyday for thousands of visitors to the Caribbean, and I am fully aware of the detail that must go into planning any itinerary. You and your team made it seem very easy and you were personally very quick to respond to all my questions. Further, your team executed well and we are delighted. You have done to us exactly what we at Island Routes Caribbean Adventures aim to do every day…."Deliver to the Customer more than he or she is expecting".

Thank you, thank you, thank you…..

I must make very special mention of Nitin or car driver. He was always calm in the middle of the busy traffic and maintained a high degree of professionalism in engaging with us and responding to our spontaneous requests. Nitin's professionalism and helpfulness was one of the primary contributor to our excellent experience. The vehicle was always clean and he was always very responsive and attentive to our needs. We would like to specially acknowledge Nitin as an exemplary member of the TBi team.

Malay, I want to thank my friend Rajeev Nangia for his well placed confidence in recommending your company and must reiterate how very pleased we are with our recent trip, and thank you personally, and would like for your to extend our appreciation to each team member for their role in positively impacting our lives and making our visit to India, truly Incredible.
Thank you,

David L. Shields & Carol A. Sardinha
21st September 2014

Hi Hutokshi,

The small group that I had sent to Bhutan were totally satisfied by the services rendered by your agent.
Special thanks to the guide and transport services was mentioned by my client which made their tour really memorable.
Thanks to you and Vishakha.

With best regards,

Jimmy
Mumbai
21st August 2014

Dear Sunil,

Mr. Terglavcnik returned very happy back home from his Ladakh trip you have organised for him. This he wrote:

- everything worked wonderful, perfect organisation.
- specfially the guide in Ladakh, Herr Yountan Kunskyap was just wonderful, excellent guide!!
- Driver, Herr Ishey Stobdan has driven in perfect way also on sometimes dangerous roads!
- Herr Parmesh Kumar in Delhi cared so nicly for us, he waited till we had our Boading passes in our hands.
- The trip was so unbelievable perfect, that I want to come again to Ladakh next year, I would be happy if the same team would work for us again.

Many thanks for that to all of you,

All the best,

Georg Wenisch
Austria
5th June 2014

Dear Sunayana,

We met at the Sheraton hotel Delhi in March & I have been meaning to write to you for weeks & never get round to it.

I would like to thank you & all of your staff that we met on our tour, we can not thank you enough for everything you all did for me when I was ill & the wonderful customer service we received from you all, you were all wonderful but I have to give a special thank you to our driver Mr S Singh he went above & beyond his duty as a driver he was fantastic, wonderful & great all rolled into one!!!

You looked after our every need & without you I think we would have had to come home as I was ill for 11 days out of the 12 day we were there, & I was still ill after being home 2 weeks.

I would recommend your company to anyone & if we ever come back we would come to you.

Please pass on our thanks to your staff & say hi to Mr Singh for me.

Kind regards

Susan & Malcolm Mewes
UK
28th April 2014

Dear Varsha,

I am fine, thank you, how are you? Thank you very much for the picture, I just spoke with our guide Jitka few minutes ago and she was really happy about a new co-operation between FIRO and TBi.

She was satisfied and clients as well :)

I would like to thank you very much for your great services and I would like to asure you about our co-operation in the future. All our groups will be realized through your company.

Once again, thanks a lot.

Have a nice day

Jana Vinopalova
Czech Republic

24th April 2014

Dear Sunil,

My group has well arrived in Vienna. I want to thank you for your effort and handling of my group. In fact the beginning was not easy but finally after reaching Paro everything was fine. The end in Guwahati was no problem at all. Thanks again for all support.

Probably I will contact you soon to work out a tour to Kashmir / Ladakh.

Best regards,

Peter Freund
Austria

16th April 2014

Hey Sunil,

As Hannah says it has all been great and we wish we visited India for longer and more regularly.
Thank you for all your help over the past couple of days it was a pleasure to work with and your team .

I look forward to next time.

Kindest regards

Sandra Harvey
UK
19th March 2014

Hello This message is to provide a reference for our driver Rakesh who has driven us from 13/3/14 to 18/3/14 from Delhi to Agra to Jaipur. His mobile is +91 9711510557 His driving was superb and we thoroughly enjoyed his cheerful company. If we returned to the area we would definitely like to be driven by him and have full confidence in his driving skills. Please confirm that you have received this message and will ensure that he is fully exploited in your business.

Kind Regards,

Richard Jackson
UK
11th March 2014

Dearest Rohini,

I can't thank you enough for organising such a wonderful holiday for me. All the arrangements were first class. The driver, Guide, the vehicle and the Hotel as well as the Haveli was wonderful. If I have collected any Punya at the Golden Temple Palkhi night and dawn, the whole credit is yours.

Thank you for putting up with us senior citizens.

With warm regards and blessings,

Ketaki Maami
Mumbai
26th February 2014

Hi Amrutha

This is past overdue and really I feel embarrassed to not have contacted you after our return.

We enjoyed ourselves tremendously and are very appreciative of your help till the last day, when we had the hungama of the passport !! LOL ... Good arrangements for pick-up and drop offs to airport and train stations.

We had a little issue with the hotel, as the extra bed was not made available when Paramjit arrived, they ran out of extra roll in beds and rooms as well!! So our poor Paramjit was sleeping on the floor for that night. They told us that they would not charge for the extra bed for that night.

However, as per our arrangement, we paid for late check out on the 1st Feb - till 6pm. I called the Housekeeping and told them to please clean our room and put extra towels and toiletries before we left for shopping. When we returned at 4pm - room was not made and no fresh towels and extra toiletries, the room the way we left in the morning.That was really annoying as we were rushing to be ready for pick up at 6pm for the train station.

The duty manager came up to apologise but there was nothing that they could do for the damage recovery. Frankly speaking I was extremely furious. However, they upgraded us to Club Floor and offered as early check-in at 8am as we were coming back from Nanded at 5.30 am.

What I was totally blown off by was the extreme support offered by their Duty Manager Riju Roy when Paramjit lost her passport.

He assisted in the Police Report, personally accompanied Paramjit to the Police Station. As she could not leave on the 3rd of Feb, upon her return from the airport, offered her the hotel car, gave her breakfast, and showed extreme sympathy towards her. And all this without any charge whatsoever!!

We are sold to your efficient service and your good recommendation of Orchid Hotel. We hope to be back soon and will definitely use your services and stay at the Orchid Hotel, and would definitely like to meet up with you.

Many many thanks once again!!

Thanks again

Harjit Dhillon
UK
22nd February 2014

Hi Josie,

Both Jo and I wanted to let you know what an absolutely fabulous holiday we had. Judy Chapman's knowledge and contacts really helped make it one of our most memorable and enjoyable holidays ever.

The local agent TBI bent over backwards to make sure that we were happy with everything (maybe because of our whinge about the mix up over the dabba wallahs train trip in Mumbai!). That little hiccup was quickly forgotten and we really feel like we were so very lucky to have been able to experience all the adventures we did.

A big thanks to you for all your efforts too! In the end everyones efforts made the difference.

Please let Judy know how much we enjoyed it and thank her for her help. Without doubt we would recommend this trip to anyone interested.

Warm regards

Phillip Meisner
Australia
February 2014

Dear Morina,

Thank you for organising our trips to Kerala and the Golden Triangle.

We just wanted to let you know how much we appreciated how thoroughly and carefully planned the trips were, and we have already recommended you and TBi to our friends and family.

Thanks again for a flawless holiday.

Best wishes for 2014.

Kindest Regards,

Laura and Firdous
Australia
3rd February 2014

Hello Armin,

I'm back home from my wonderful trip to India, and wanted to thank you for arranging such an enjoyable vacation. All of the staff at the travel agency provided excellent service to me. They were there on time for all of the sites, and gave door to door service to make sure that our trip went smoothly. In particular, I wanted to let you know that our driver for most of the tour, Jagtar Singh, was excellent. He was professional and courteous. Moreover, he always seemed to be looking out for our comfort and safety during our travels. The guides were excellent, too.

Staying at The Taj Hotels were a special treat and the service was superb! The food was delicious and the chefs were very attentive to our needs given that my friend, Lisa, cannot eat spicy food.

You made my first trip to India an exceptional experience! I truly appreciate your thoughtfulness in your care for making my arrangements.

Warmest Regards,

Debra J. Drapalla
USA
13th January 2014

Dear Mr. Rajesh,

Thank you very much for the warmth and hospitality you showed me on my visit to India last month. Really we had a wonderful time. I am writing to tell you how much I and my family enjoyed during my stay in India. I have brought back rich and everlasting memories.

We found you were a great hostess and took so many efforts to make us comfortable. I deeply appreciate your thoughtful gestures and it was a very entertaining trip no doubt, and I shall forever cherish the enjoyable moments.

Furthermore, I gave all the details of your company to my aviation division and surly they will promote business through your esteemed company.

Thank you once again for the marvelous time I had with you all.

Best Regards,

Emad Jawad Bukhamseen
Kuwait
11th January 2014

Dear Morina,

Thank you so much for helping arrange our trip through India. It let us see a variety of different places in a short amount of time and we enjoyed them immensely. The guides were very helpful and knowledgable and the drivers were really skillful in getting us from place to place. Have a very happy new year.

With Regards,

Ladan and Darius
Mumbai
18th September 2013

Hey!

Thanks a lot for everything. It was an insane trip to Ladakh. Really well organised. The accommodation too was good. Didn't have to worry about anything.

With Regards,

Shahvir Kyas
Mumbai
16th July 2013

Subject : Appreciation for TBI as a Business Associate

Dear Nihal San,

There are several reasons for the growth but one most important one has been the continued motivation to our managers as well as channel partners. At MSIL Management, we see this as our biggest challenge area (to suitably / appropriately reward the performers / Achievers from time to time). Travel Incentive programs are the most recognized reward. We find this very motivating and our managers and channel partners look forward to it every year.

Naturally to make these effective, a good travel destination management company is a MUST and we look forward to them as our business partners to enhance our growth.

As you are aware, we have been using the services of TBI, (Trail Blazer Tours India Private Limited) as our preferred Travel partner in many of these Incentive / Motivational trips, both for Domestic as well as International Destinations (New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Cruising, Spain, Italy, Dubai, Japan, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand etc). The destinations, so far, experienced by us under your suggestion have been simply outstanding.

Needless to mention, Team TBI anticipates & plans meticulously, understands the needs and expectations of the customer - from food to stay, from travel to sightseeing and meeting requirements. Many a times, the team is so well versed with our requirements that they point out the missed items in our checklist!!

We wish to place on record our sincere appreciation and extend our very best wishes for future endeavour and look forward for a long & healthy business relationship.

Best regards,

M. Gopalakrishnan
Gurgaon
18th June 2013

Dear Morina,

The trip to Nepal from 01-08 June was very well organised & everything went as per the schedule.

The local agent Yeti Travels were very professional & we were given personal attention by Mr. Ujwal.

Thanks for all the arrangements & hope to travel with TBI in the future.

Best regards,

Zarin Chinoy
Mumbai
15th June 2013

Sir,

Today early morning we had a sudden exigency when Spice Jet called and informed us that Mr. Talwar's flight has been postponed to 1505 hrs from 1005 hrs straight.

From 0030 hrs to 0230 hrs I was coordinating with Mr. Vikas Sharma who though was not directly on 24 x 7 but came to my rescue. He immediately responded and was extremely efficient in cancelling the existing ticket and getting good fare for the new tickets issued at that hour.

We are thankful to Mr. Vikas Sharma for the prompt services and appreciate it much.

Best regards,

Fazal Sheikh
5th June 2013

Dear Vishakha,

We are extremely happy with the entire tour to Nainital – Corbett.
Trip was well arranged so as to cover all important destinations in short span of time.
Many thanks for arranging a wonderful trip…

Regards,

Prajakta & Nikhil Kerkar
Mumbai
20th May 2013

Hi Morina,

The trip was very good on the whole. My feedback:

-The Driver and car were excellent.

-The Lalit is excellent.

-The Highlands Park Gulmarg is undergoing a refit from July to November and after that it should be really good. Its location and spread-out look and feel are unbeatable. Otherwise Khyber seems to be the best option. The Vintage is good, but you need to book the bigger room. The room booked for me was just too small and without airconditioning or a window that you can open, is not acceptable.

-Pine N Peak is the best place in Pahalgam.

Your prompt intervention helped a lot at Gulmarg. Sorry to bother you on your holiday.

Thanks for everything.

Ramesh Narayan
Mumbai
19th May 2013

Dear Sneha,

As promised, here are our comments after our very enjoyable trip.

All points of call had competent TBI representatives, particularly efficient and friendly in Delhi. The guides were excellent in Delhi and Jodhpur as well as Kochi. They were good elsewhere. We had a very pleasant and competent driver from Jodhpur to Udaipur, Sono and believe that he is capable of assisting travelers more efficiently than the agents who welcomed us to those places: he certainly received the largest tip of our trip!

We loved Kerala too and really enjoyed the Ayurvedic massages. The resort corresponded exactly to what we wanted.

I felt that you personally were very anxious to ensure that our stay was positive and thank you sincerely for your attention. This excellent experience will bring us back to India one day!


Kind regards,

Clive Mieville
UK
10th May 2013

Dear Sneha,

I haven't had a moment since our return from holiday to properly thank you and your colleagues for an amazing trip. Wayne and I thoroughly enjoyed the itinerary that you tailor made for us and we feel very privileged to have seen the many sights and the Taj Mahal, a true wonder of the world. Vikram our driver was fantastic, a really pleasant gentleman, punctual, polite and engaging, it was great to have him as a constant for the trip. The vehicle was very comfortable & all the points of contact at each destination made us feel safe and valued.

I would definitely recommend Trail Blazer Tours.

Thank you once again for providing the opportunities for an amazing trip & creating happy memories for us.

Kindest regards,

Claire Pinner
Monarch Airlines, UK
26th April 2013

Dear Vikram,

It was lovely meeting with you and working with your very professional team is always a great pleasure! I always look forward to calling in India and have many favourable memories.

Take care and wishing you all a prosperous remainder of the year !

Kind Regards,

Bea van der Merve
USA
13th April 2013

Dear TBI,

My wife and I would like to thank you for the wonderful tour we had in India. We were there from January 29th to February 12th, 2013. The tour was well planned, and organized. There was always an experienced guide and driver to pick us up at the airport of each of our destinations, take us to our hotel, show us what we wanted to see, and take us back to the airport for the next flight. At our next destination a new guide and driver was waiting for us. Everything went off without a problem, and we saw everything we wanted to see. It was an excellent tour. All your guides and drivers did an excellent job. Thank you for phoning me every now and then to see how things were going. If I come back to India, I will definitely book with you again. I do not believe I could find a better tour company.

I would like to give a special compliment to the driver that took us around most of India. He was our driver from Udaipur through to Agra. His name was Singh ( I am not sure of his full name). In all my tours around the world, I have not had a better driver. He did a lot to make sure we had the best of tours throughout you country. He is a great representative of your company. Please make sure you thank him again from the four of us.

Please make sure the proper persons get this message, and use it on your testimonials page if you wish to do so.

Thanks again,

Larry and Sandra Stach
Melbourne / Australia
8th April 2013

Dear Varsha,

I am writing to thank you for your attention to myself during my indisposition in Delhi on the 23/24th March last. Though unpleasant and unexplained for me at the time the kindness and support shown to me by both Barbara So and your self was most appreciated and I also include the Staff at the Sheraton New Delhi Hotel.

I had many years experience in the Travel Industry up until some 20 years ago myself and once bitten by the bug have continued to Tour the World where possible regrettably now by myself as my husband is not longer able. The attention to detail by your Company was exemplary and commented on within the Group.

I have been tardy in not writing earlier but this makes my comments none the less sincere.

I have also expressed my appreciation to Barbara directly.

Once again I thank you.

Regards,

Patricia Gundish
Melbourne / Australia
2nd April 2013

Dear Varsha,

Many thanks to you and the whole TBi team for all the hard work and enthusiasm which went into the VTA movements this season.

Enabling tour groups to accomplish the Golden Triangle in four days is no mean feat, but your staff made it happen! All arrangements went smoothly and efficiently and whilst not all guests found it easy to maintain the pace, everything possible was done to assist them and make for a comfortable, enjoyable, and memorable trip.

I very much appreciate the careful planning and liaison behind it all, and look forward to working with you again next season!

Very best regards,

Barbara So
UK & USA

28th March 2013

Dear Varsha, Sunil and Rahul,

I just wanted to say a BIG Thank you to everyone at TBi that has been involved with our travels through India.  Everyone I have come in contact with from top to bottom has been nothing but a pleasure to work with.

Thanks once again…….

I look forward to seeing you all again in the future.

Warm Regards

Chris Wynn
UK
19th March 2013

Dear Morina,

We at TIL would like to thank you for the wonderful offsite we had at Pondicherry. The choice of resort was excellent and my team and I truly loved each moment we spent there at Le Pondy. The overall arrangements were also very nice and the tour was nicely managed. We really enjoyed.

Thanks,

Deepa Prabhu
Mumbai
19th March 2013

Dear Hutokshi,

Eleonor joins me in sending you a small note of our appreciation to you and your team for the excellent service and cooperation given to us during our time of distress.

Our special thanks and gratitude to Kashmira for her prompt attention, assistance and patience during our inquiries and bookings.

Please convey our thanks to her.

Regards,

Jhangoo

18th March 2013

Dear Mrs Marker,

For quite some time I have been working thru TBI and thru Ms Kashmira Batty in your organisation and I must say that till date I have not met a more sincere, helpful , polite and efficient person.

She has helped me and my daughter Kyra in all aspects of work at every single stage and at times when I have bothered her on holidays and Sundays also she has willingly assisted and managed to get our work done.

I must say that this lady is a real asset to us as customers and I wish her all the very best and would like to congratulate you on having a team or in this case an individual who is a pleasure to work with.

Please do convey my sincere thanks to Kashmira on our behalf.

Regards,

The entire Shroff family

25th February 2013

Hi Morina / Hutokshi,

We had a wonderful holiday, thank you.

Udaipur. - Sheraton was excellent and the guide was very good too. They upgraded us to a good room on arrival. Breakfast was fantastic. Will go back again to this hotel.

Jodhpur. Did not like the shack type room at Ajit bhavan and it was quite damp inside. On return trip back to Jodhpur they gave us an unbelievably luxurious room. This Guide was very good in Jodhpur.

Jaisalmer. Living inside the fort was an experience. The room was small but the views was unbelievable. Sat on the verandah and watched people going about their business from the top. Nice but would not recommend it for all. No tv in room either which was ok by us. Breakfast was very good and it was a homely atmosphere.

Our driver Narendra Singh was really good and a big thank you to him for driving us safely.

Thailand. We got a room on arrival at 6 in the morning which was nice of them. The hotel was excellent with the best breakfast and the hotel was very centrally located. Will go back to this hotel again.

Thank you once again.

Best regards

Rummy and Bei

7th February 2013

Dear Mr. Katqara,

I want to personally add my comments to those of our friends the Minina's. The trip couldn't have gone smother.  We were greeted at each airport by one of your reps and escorted to the vehicle as if we were VIPs from the US Government.  We live in the country here in the US and to say the traffic in India is busier  would be the world's greatest understatement and we spent a lot of the time in the cars with our eyes closed for the first couple of days but the drivers we had were extremely expert and safe and after the first two days we were actually enjoying the site seeing with no apprehension at all. I cannot say enough about the safety of the drivers, the professionalism of the guides and the excellent choice of hotels. We really can't offer one comment for improving the trip.

I have been involved with planning many sales and service recognition events and know that much planning went into planning and scheduling this trip and for that we would like to thank Morena.  She was very easy and professional to communicate with and is obviously very good at scheduling every detail at the right time with the right people.  She would certainly be our top choice for any return visits to India.

We would certainly be happy to serve as a reference should you ever have a need and again we say thanks for a wonderful experience visiting India.


Regards,

Bob and Linda Schulz
USA
17th January 2013

Hi Gauri,

First of all, wish you a happy and prosperous new year… and secondly I am very sorry for the delay. I was quite busy till now to reply to your emails.
The trip arrangements were really nice and the places were also very nice. I would have loved to spend more time in Udaipur but nevertheless we enjoyed it a lot. – Thanks to TBI!

I will definitely arrange my next trip from TBI and would also like to ask you for your recommendations. Do you also arrange international trips?
I suppose Helge was very satisfied as well… I don't know if he had found time to reply. He is in UK and we guys are pretty busy these days, so couldn't speak at leisure, however, I am sure he was happy with the arrangements.

Please let me know if you need some official feedback from my end. Till then, wish you a very nice year ahead and hope to talk to you soon.

Thanks,

Shashank Kulkarni
Pune
21st December 2012

Dear Sunil,

I've just heard from our last clients to return home and then had a good time at Pench and Nagpur so thanks for looking after the final three! No tigers but they still enjoyed Pench.

Thanks very much for your involvement with the group – everyone returned home happy which is great.

Seasons Greetings to all.

Best regards
Nick

Nick Hunt
UK
13th December 2012

Hi Morina,

Hope all well at your end.

I had a fabulous trip and wanted to thank you for the extremely good arrangement. The driver (Rajendra) and the guide (Ved Prakash) were really good and extremely professional and I am really happy with the overall trip.

Thanks a lot for all the support and I really look forward to many more trips managed by you.

Regards

Ram Mohan Nataraja
Abu Dhabi
21 November 2012

Dear Sunil

I hope that you have managed to spend some time with your family.

I would like to thank both you and Prathap for your absolute professionalism and efficiency during our conference in Kochi. The advance organisation was superb, and all of our requests made on site were dealt with quickly and positively. I would definitely not hesitate to recommend TBI to my colleagues and associates within the events world.

I would be most grateful if you can also pass my thanks on to the Taj Hotel. We have had many positive comments particularly regarding the food.

Again Many thanks and I really hope that we can work together again in the future.

Kindest regards

Pat Pokorny
Choice Live - UK
23 July 2012

Dear Kashu,

I would like to profusely thank you for all the help, service and cooperation you have been giving me and my kids and Srinath for such a long time. Your efficiency and hard work and levels of service are highest and you have always done so with a smile and willingness.
As a customer I totally appreciate this and thank you for the same. At times if I have called you at inconvenient times and disturbed you, I would like to apologise for the same and thank you for extending me a warm reply and helpful advice at that time.
Please do keep up the same levels in future.

Thanking you.

Warm regards,

Firdaus Shroff
Mumbai
2 May 2012

Dear Varsha,

Thank you very much for the delicious lunch and all the presents! We enjoyed the time you and Nidhi spent with us very much.

Marina and I spent a very precious time in India. Our tour was perfectly organized and everybody took good care of us. You and your colleagues made us feel like real VIPs. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Warmest regards,

Mrs. Veronika Zollinger
Wohlwend - Switzerland

16 April 2012

Hi Varsha, Sunil, Rahul,

I would like to thank you all for the preparations of the call yesterday. Everything worked very good, passengers seemed to enjoy the visit. We had a good call and a good time in Mumbai as well.

Thanks again until next time.

Kind Regards,

Mr. Hugo Bray
USA
10 April 2012

Thank you Vikram and Varsha for the successful operation!

The Immigration delay was a real challenge, but guests in general were very happy with the tours. The full AC operation also helped a lot for the general guest satisfaction.

Probably see you next year in Sri Lanka & Cochin!

Warm regards,

Ms. Beatrix Bense - Tour & Travel Manager / Queen Mary 2

Cunard Line UK (Carnival UK)
5 April 2012

Thank you Varsha & Vikram!

I had an amazing time in Colombo and Cochin! everything went really well!

Thank you and looking froward to seeing you soon!

Regards,

Ms. Susanna Capaccio
Cunard Line UK (Carnival UK)
31 March 2012

Hi Varsha,

It was also a pleasure to meet you again today and thank you for all the hard work both you and Vikram put in to making this a successful call. I spoke to a lot of passengers on the quayside who were very pleased with their tours, the buses that you provided and the guides.
Thanks again Varsha.

Regards,

Mr. Jonny Throup
P&O Cruises UK
23 March 2012

Dear Mr Miranda,

On behalf of my friends Matthew Gravino and his wife Bryna, as well as Heather Gavin, Silloo Mistry and Roxshana Khambata, I would like to thank you very much for organising our recent trip to Rajasthan. Right from the time of our arrival in Delhi on 02 February until our departure from Udaipur on 12 February, the arrangements made by you were excellent. The hotels chosen for our stay in each of the cities, as well as the sightseeing tours planned for us were truly wonderful. Our driver Arif and his helper Sonu were always there for us and made us feel safe and secure on the entire trip between Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur.

We have recommended the services of yourself and your company, Trailblazer Tours, to many of our friends, both in Mumbai and on our return back to Canada. On behalf of all of us, I cannot thank you enough for making our trip to Rajasthan such a memorable one.

Sincerely,

Freny Khambata
Canada
 
16 March 2012

Dear Nihal,

May I take the privilege to congratulate team TBI for completing 5 successful years of operation. I must say the service rendered by TBI team is per excellence and worth mentioning to organisations who are in business of service  that includes HHLI. I would also like to thank you for inviting me to join the celebration in Delhi today, unfortunately due to some prior commitment, I have to be in Mumbai this week and hence can not make it to the function. Please convey my sincerely apology to Mr.Homa Mistry. On behalf of HHLI, I wish the entire team of TBI all the very best.

Warm Regards,

Ashok Ray
Delhi
March 09, 2012

Dear Jehangir, Dear Homa,

Our heartiest congratulations for having received from the President of India the prestigious National Tourism Award.
No one more than TBI deserves such a recognition.

We are sharing your joy.
With our admiration to share with everyone of the great team of TBI.

Warm regards,

Dominique Lapierre & Dominique Conchon-Lapierre,
France
March 8, 2012

Dear Ralph,

I wish to convey my thanks to you and your firm for the arrangements made by you for my clients for both the Rajasthan and Goa trips.
All of them were extremely happy and satisfied with all the arrangements and I am sure they will be more than happy to acknowledge this by email. I will certainly ask some of them to send an email to you.
I would like to make a special mention of the help and care given to them by a young helper who was accompanying the driver of the car... they did not mention his name but were very happy with the extra care he took.

Regards,

Villoo Kapadia,
Mumbai
February 17, 2012

Dear Kashu,

I would like to thank you very much for all the cooperation you have given me and even worked from home to help me get tickets for Kyra/Srinath's return done so fast. Your efficiency is commendable and your levels of service are very high.
God bless you and thank you once again.

Regards,

Firdaus Shroff,
Mumbai
January 21, 2012

Dear Ralph,

Thank you so much for planning our Jaipur and Agra trip and giving us a comfortable and enjoyable trip. Every detail was taken care of and we did a lot of sightseeing. Our guide and driver Manoj added to our fun with his joyous and helpful attitude.

Thanks once again.

Paricher Zohrabian and family,
Mumbai
January 02, 2012

Dear Morina,

Overall the trip was fantastic, we saw a lot in such a short period of time. Our driver and guides were excellent and should be commended. I was not happy with the quality of Taj hotel in Rathanbore. All other hotels were excellent. The confusion of entrance fees not being payed should have been avoided. If I were to do it again I would request a guide to stay with us the entire trip. So there is no language barrier or confusion. In the End I would definitely use Trail Blazers again for my travel needs in India.

Thank you. I will send a picture when I get a chance.

Kind Regards,

Rena Bissessar,
USA
December 27, 2011

Dear Rahul,

Sylvia and I got back to New York yesterday afternoon. Our departure was very smooth. We were picked up exactly on time; the traffic to the airport was not bad at 11PM on Saturday even though we had been told that it might get heavy on Christmas Eve; and Ashok very kindly shepherded us through the check-in.

We loved the entire trip. We were met everywhere by the representatives and the drivers were excellent: As you know, we spent 6 days with Ratti Ram, going from Delhi to Agra to Jaipur and Samode. He was just terrific. We also loved our first guide, Rattan Singh, in Delhi. Although all the guides were good, Mr. Singh was really excellent.

When we first got to Samode, we wondered how we had ended up in that remote place; and then we just loved being there and loved the Samode Bagh. After doing a lot of sight-seeing, it was a perfect break, and we are very glad you put it into our itinerary. The staff there was excellent; and Sylvia, who is herself an excellent cook, thought that the chef at the Bagh was superb.

Indeed, although we have stayed at a huge number of hotels in our life, several of the hotels you sent us to, provided unique experiences for us. The Trident in Agra is a gorgeous hotel and extremely comfortable. Sylvia wasn't feeling well when we were there and was made as comfortable as possible. The chef there was also excellent. The Alsisar Haveli couldn't be more different from the Trident in design, but it was fun staying in that old and huge home with its antiques. The waiter in the dining room knew that Sylvia wasn't feeling well and worked very hard to be accomodating. We also liked being in walking distance of the old city part of Jaipur. Finally, despite the huge number of hotels we have stayed at in the past including many luxury hotels, Sylvia and I have never stayed at a better hotel than the Taj Lake Palace. Everything about it was perfect. We could not have been more comfortable or better cared for. I think that it is not just that it is a Taj and the staff are so well trained. The small size of the hotel, only 84 rooms I believe; its location in the lake and having such wonderful views in every direction; the superb taste of the decor; the excellent cuisine - all contribute to its unique excellence.

Putting this all together, I just want to say "Thanks!" We had a fabulous time on this two-week trip; and we are most grateful to you for putting together the itinerary and for your responsiveness to all my inquiries and requests. I hope we will be able to get to India again soon; and when we do, we will certainly contact you.

Kind Regards,


Stephen C. Schoenbaum
New York
October 16, 2011

Hi Morina, 

Thanks, we thoroughly enjoyed Himachal. Thank you for such a lovely and well-organised tour. 

Our driver Mr Devraj was very efficient and mature in driving on all those winding but extremely scenic roads. He was knowledgeable about the places, very pleasant and well-informed / well-read indeed.

If you have a 'feedback form' from his company, my husband and I would be glad to complete it and send it to you.

 If you have a specific TBI feedback form, please email that to me as well and we can complete and return it to you. 

Once again, thanks for all the arrangements. It really went smooth. Climate in Dharamshala and Manali was perfect (very pleasant to comfortably cool).

 I'll post feedback on the hotels on trip_advisor over the weekend.


Best regards,

Bakhtawar
Mumbai
June 14, 2011

Dear Ralf,

Thanks for the everything. I had a very nice experience in Aurangabad, hotel service is very good and comfortable.

Thanks for the help and cooperation.

Regards,

Rodrigo
Mumbai
May 24, 2011

At the outset, I would like to congratulate you and your company “Trail Blazer Tours India Pvt Ltd” (TBi) for making excellent arrangements for the Dealers Incentive Tours (70 PAX) to Malaysia in this year. Our dealers really enjoyed the trip and the stay, food and other arrangements were exceptionally good.

Mr.  Manu, Asst. Manager, the tour coordinator from Cochin had become part of our family due to his involvement and commitment in the tour.

We enjoyed the new business relationship with TBi

Regards

Santhosh Nair
Cochin
April 18, 2011

Hi Vikram,

Just a quick note to say hi - hope you are well. 

I am pleased to say that the excursion scores for this cruise were very good at 89%. This is 10% increased on the call to India earlier in the season.

I hear from various parties that they were very pleased with the services of TBI and I would like to thank you for your guidance on  and handling of some of the tricky problems that we faced particularly  in Chennai and also with the last minute medical disembarkation in Mumbai.

I attach an excerpt from the pax comments which will give you some valuable feed back on certain aspects of the excursion operation and look forward to liaising with you later in the year for next seasons calls.

Best regards to you and Varsha as well. I hope you can relax a little now that the main cruise season is finishing.

Saskia Vrolyk
Swan Hellenic - UK

April 06, 2011

Dear Varsha

It was so lovely working with you and your team. The majority of the tours have been very well received and I hope with the amendments I have suggested for future visits in both Cochin and Mumbai that our next visit is even better than this one was!

Congratulations on the cricket!!!

Look forward to working with you again.

Thanks


Sarah Duffin
UK

April 05, 2011

Thank you Vikram - and thank you Varsha!
It all went well for our call in Cochin on 30th March.

Warm regards,

Beatrix Bense
Cunard - UK
March 4, 2011

Dear Sunil,

We really enjoyed the whole trip thank you! The guides were really knowledgeable about everything we saw and were able to give us a great insight into things. We especially enjoyed the trip to the observatory in Jaipur as it was great to see some of the old equipment in action.
Our driver was fantastic. I think the only change was that it would have been great to have seatbelts in the car (just because this is something we are very used to having to wear by law in the UK!).

Thanks again to you and Meher for organising.

Kind regards

Francesca Mehta
UK

February 22, 2011


Dear Varsha and Namrata ,
I must first apologise for not writing to you sooner but when we got to our flat, on our return, it had been absolutely gutted by the builder as we had a flood and we had to move to a rented accommodation.  I have been so busy dealing with paints and wall papers etc.  I have had to take a lot of time off work to do so.  Anyway, enough of my woes!!

Firstly let me thank you both and your team for what we consider to be one of our best holidays.  You really went to a lot of trouble to make sure it all ran smoothly.  As the organiser, let me start from the top:

Varsha and Namrata:

You really had a lot of patience with me and my demands.  I really wanted this holiday to be a wow factor and it was.  You came to understand how my friends and I ticked and you adjusted the holiday to suit our tastes.

Every hotel was a gem and had an element of surprise.  For us Visalam was the best of the bunch.  It had everything a memorable hotel should have.  From the staff, to the ambiance, to the food.  The guide – Bala and the driver – Francis were very good and tended to all our needs on the journey.  We all adored the boat trip and I am very grateful that you managed to get Sanil – the Captain who yet again took us to some unusual places on the backwaters.

I found you both easy to deal with and with a good sense of humour.  I was very touched with your concerns when I got ill on the trip and for calling us just to check that we were having a good time.  I would certainly recommend you both and TBI to my friends.

Santosh Kumar - Chennai

Santosh was there on arrival with the two mini buses and his drivers and helpers.  This was 3 am not the best of times but he really welcomed us to India and made sure that we all got on the coach with all our bags etc.  With Santosh in command all went smoothly.    He came to the hotel and helped us to check in.  He came again the next day with all the hotel vouchers and chatted to me about our trip.  He was in constant touch with us throughout the Tamil Nadu part of the holiday.  I was very impressed with him and the care he took to make sure that we were happy with everything.  As an employer myself, I would love to have someone like him on my team.

Mr Prathap – Cochin

Mr P took over from Santosh in Kerala and we again experienced a faultless service.  He came twice to see me at Brunton Boatyard in Cochin and unfortunately I was out both times.  I did speak to him and found him very congenial and helpful.  He also kept in touch with the driver and made sure that the cars came to pick us up on time, every time.  We never had to worry about airport transfers etc and at the airport he made sure that someone was there to see us through to the departure gate.  All in all Mr P is a great asset to the company.

Well as you can see from the above, the holiday was a great success and my friends who had never been to India came away with wonderful memories and can’t wait for you to organise something else for us.

All I can say to you both and your team.  WELL DONE AND A BIG THANK YOU.  I know Lyn and Rosalind have written to you about the trip itself and there impressions of India so I wont go into it.

Warm regards,

Shernaz Engineer
UK

February 21, 2011


Dear Ralph,

Thank you for all the help in arranging the sightseeing at such short notice. They had a lovely time and made special mention of the guides on both days. The charges for day 2 visit to Elephanta has been settled by them directly. I will need the signed and stamped invoice for processing the payment. Could you please have that sent to me for processing.

Thanks,

Rashmi Vig
Mumbai

February 16, 2011


Dear Varsha

We had the most amazing journey. Usually I pass out on a beach somewhere so it was a shock to the system to be travelling every 1-2 days, with constant packing and unpacking. It was FABULOUS! We were very well looked after by our guides and drivers, and also the boat crew. I am smiling just thinking about it. There were so many highlights, from our first view of an Indian temple in Chennai to being blessed by the richest elephant in the world at the temple in Madurai. Then there was going the wrong way round the roundabout racing our other 2 rickshaw drivers going from the temple to the palace in Madurai- it worked! Thank goodness we are not competitive!

Blissing out at Coconut Lagoon, being massaged by 2 girls in the Ayurvedic Spa, and then washed, showered and patted dry had me comatose and purring- my shoulders drop just thinking about it.

And then, the wonderful sight of our 2 house boats tying up at the lakeside at Coconut Lagoon so we went seamlessly from one chill out experience to the next. I am giggling thinking of Sunil , our captain , wearing my thick fur trimmed jacket as he carried bags on board. And then we found out that the twin room was on the other boat , so most of the luggage needed changing over and 1 of the crew very gently asked if that was our final decision.

We saw so many different sights, enjoyed so many different foods and drinks, including fresh coconut water, with the coconuts knocked out of the tree for breakfast one day, and the banana leaves picked to be our plates, and the illicit toddy (fermented palm sap) purchased from a local, and the lobsters purchased from the guy in his rowing boat in the middle of the river. As I think back , more and more amusing and interesting moments come back to me. I still have the 2 left footed gold and diamante sandals purchased at Chennai airport that I am trying to turn in to a matching pair, but it’s not easy, so always double check your purchases!

There was the lady digging up her fresh ginger from her front garden at Periyar, the spice village, and pepper growing on trees, and birds eye chillies and lemon grass growing in the gardens. They have spices like we have a herb tub.

We loved our magical journey across India, and are already asking our ‘tour guide’ Shernaz, when the next trip is.

Thank you for the part you played pulling it all together- it all flowed very seamlessly , and I know what a lot of hard work that entails behind the scenes in advance.

Kind regards and many, many thanks,

Lyn Cecil
UK

January 31, 2011


Dear Varsha and Vikram,

I just wanted to say a big thank you for the successful call to Cochin for Artemis. I am so pleased to hear it went well, long may it continue!

Many Thanks & Kind Regards


Natasha Kate Harris
Carnival UK

January 22, 2011


Dear Sunil,

Thank you so much sunil for the arrangements. We really enjoyed our trip of 5 days to Kovalam.
All the arrangements were perfect and had no problem anywhere during the trip. Very well job done. My heartiest thanks to you.

With kind regards,

Manoj Kumar Singh
Mumbai

January 18, 2011


Dear Varsha,

Happy New Year to you. 
I would like to thank you and your teams in every port for making our visit to India so successful.

With kind regards,

Andrew Marsden
Swan Hellenic UK

January 17, 2011

Hi Ralph,

Sorry for not being able to send this to you earlier.

Thank you to TBI for organizing a good holiday for us at such a short notice. We were happy with the accommodation at Windflower Resort. The location is great and the hotel interiors are quite tastefully done. The staff was courteous and helpful.

Since the resort had a SPA facility, it would have been good if some facilities had been included by them in the package itself. The New Year party was also not that impressive considering the amount charged for the 31st which was approximately Rs 20000.

Being  animal lovers we were quite distressed to see the condition in which the two horses belonging to the hotel were kept. Hope the hotel management makes a note of this and improves it asap.

We were overall happy with our stay and would definitely recommend the place to our friends.

Regards,

Meghna & Nikhilesh
Mumbai

January 03, 2011

Dear Namrata,

The clients returned very happily, they were very very satisfied with all your services.
I would like to thank YOU and Vikram, and all your colleagues for your professional organization and always kind assistance. I hope we can send you many more clients in 2011!

My very best regards,


Timea Korcsmár
Budapest, Hungary
November 2010

Dear Ralph,

A big thank you for the excellent Holiday at Pench, we all had a great time, the hotel was good, food was tasty and a friendy staff who went all out to make our stay comfortable, even the Jungle safaris and transport was well organized.

Best regards,

Mrs . Firdaus Shroff & Mrs . Kohli.
Mumbai
November 16, 2010

Many thanks Rajesh we had a fantastic time. We were enormously impressed with Trail Blazer the attention to detail was always there. The quality of everyone including the various drivers, guides and office greeters was excellent.

We love the fact that everywhere we arrived we were met in a similar manner, the car was the same model - We felt that we were passed over to the next team in an effortless and seamless way - Very impressive Well done !

We would certainly recommend your services to friends. You deserve to do well and you offer fabulous services.

Thank you for making our trip so memorable

Kathy
September 28, 2010

Sub: Simmbly AGM September 24th to 26th – Transporting arrangements – reg.

Just a brief note to thank you and your team very much for the exemplary logistics task you handled for us from the 23rd to 26th for the Simmbly meet.

All delegates to the AGM were full of appreciation for this effort and also how you and your team handled the crisis situation on Friday morning after the heavy rains.

As I had mentioned, Ashok and I took the loud applause that filled the auditorium when the transport conveners were announced. You and your team who were planning the next transport task at the reception and various hotels should have been there instead !!

It was a great pleasure working with you Ram.  I am certain Ashok – Transport convener and Manoj the accommodations convener for the meet will fully agree with me on this.

We look forward to working with you again if another event comes up.

Keep smiling and let these experiences better your skills !!

Thanking you,

Naresh Narendran
Kerala
Hello to you all,

First of all I would like to say how very much I appreciate everything that you all you did for me during my recent trip to India. It was an amazing journey, perfectly organised, extremely successful and the memories will last forever! To have Varsha with me at the beginning, Javed in the middle and Sunayana at the end could not have been more perfect. Then to the pleasure of meeting Sunil and a very enjoyable dinner with Vikram – what a great team you are and it is a pleasure knowing and working with you all.

I very much look forward to the continued happy and successful co-operation between TBI and Cricketer Holidays which I am sure will carry on for many years to come.

With my best wishes to you all

Tracey

April 12, 2010

Dear Morina,

Thanks for the Lovely Trip.  We will always remember it. 

The entire stay was lovely. The Hotel , the travel agent in Kashmir everything was good.

Thanks and Regards,

Vivianna Fernandes  
Mumbai

March 1, 2010

Hi Morina

Just got back from Delhi and are already wishing were back there.

We had a fantastic time and hope to be back in India soon, realise there is a lot more to do and places to visit. Wanted to thank you for sorting everything out, all the arrangements ran flawlessly which added to make it a wonderful holiday. Will be back in-touch with you to sort out the next trip!!


Thanks again
Trevor & Rachel Pearson
Kuwait
February 15, 2010

Dear Sunil

I was part of Michael Holford's group in January.  I just wanted to thank you for all your assistance whilst we were in India.  You were a pleasure to deal with and great to find someone who can find solutions rather than problems in sorting things out.

Thank you.

Sarah Fay
February 9, 2010

Hi Minu,

This is to record our deep appreciation for the excellent work done by the TBI team towards artistes travel – ticket booking and departure in particular. We were extremely impressed and delighted with the swift action taken by you and your team when we had a problem on our hands with regards to the departure of a few artistes. Team TBI was simply there for us in our moment of crisis.

We look forward to a mutually rewarding long lasting relationship with Team TBI.

Cheers,

K.Hariharan
January 22, 2010

Dear Varsha,

I am writing to thank you for the exceptional decor, entertainment and ground transportation services you provided for our mid-sized programme in January.  Everything turned out wonderfully!

I can say with confidence that you are one of the top DMC companies that we have worked with, and as a result of your competency and hard work, the services provided were executed flawlessly. Most important, our client was very impressed with how smoothly everything ran for the attendees and could not have been happier.

Additionally, I would like to specifically mention Sunil Panchal for the outstanding services he provided to our group. From the moment that Sunil was introduced   to our program, it was very clear that he is one of the best in the industry. Not only did I appreciate his timeliness on all request and correspondence, but also his commendable dedication to go above and beyond for our program resulted in the perfect meeting. Even the greeting that we received at the airport was impressive.

Thank you again or a job very well done. We look forward to working with you again on our upcoming programme in March!

Warm Regards,

Christine Garner
January 21, 2010

Hi Morina / Hutokshi,

Happy New Year to you and Hutokshi

Apologises on my delay response, After 6 weeks of holidays and over a thousands emails to go through, it has been quite hectic. Anyway  I have written something which you would be able to put on your website, Let me know should you require any changes on it. Hopefully in a couple of years might again think of visiting your beautiful country,

"The Kapadia family had a great holiday in India thanks to Morina Fernandes,*Asst. Manager Operation-Domestic/Inbound and Hutokshi  Marker - Chief Operating Officer from Trail Blazer Tours (India) Pvt Ltd.

Although the company is located in India we choose Trail Blazer as we wanted to travel around Delhi, Agra and Jaipur by a company that knows the place, the people and the activities associated with each tourist site.

Right from the start of discussing our trip to actually being there, Trail Blazer have helped us in organising the trip to our preference including the airline booking and hotel accommodation.  The staff have been very friendly and accommodating to our needs and also guided us as to which sites were worthwhile to visit.  We were never locked into any particular tour which made it flexible for our needs.

When we arrived we were always greeted by a friendly representative from the company at the airport and at our hotel accommodation.  They were most helpful in guiding us and organising any additional places of interest or restaurants that we wished to visit or dine in.

We were also impressed on the care that was shown towards us as to a representative being with us to help us purchase the tickets for the Sound and Light show at the Red Fort in Delhi which was an optional tour visit.

The driver and all the English speaking guides were very knowledgeable on the history of the each site that we visited.

Thank you Trail Blazer for making our holiday enjoyable, comfortable and most of all memorable.

We would highly recommend to travel with your company."


Regards,

Kapadia Family
Sydney, Australia
October 27, 2009

Dear Feroza,

I am Vinayak Bhand & work for Bajaj Auto in Pune, along with Mrs Purandare.

I have heard a lot about you & more about the fantastic arrangement you made to take very personal care of my wife, kids, inlaws, Medha & her son.

These few lines are to place on record my sincere appreciation to you & Shailendra for the same. Do let me know if I can be of any help to you anytime.

Warm Personal Regards,

VINAYAK
Pune
Saturday, September 19, 2009

Dear Morina,

This is to thank you for making excellent arrangements for the Ishta Yoga group's sight seeing tours in Agra and Delhi in August '09. Your airport representatives deputed for receiving and seeing off the group were very efficient and polite and created a very good impression on the visitors.

Morina, you have been very prompt in responding to all my requests and I look forward to dealing with you in future whenever the need arises.

With kind regards

Yours sincerely

Rizwana Khan
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Hi Mr. Malayanil Singh,

I was impressed with the high quality of your products and services on my recent visit to Agra which was perfectly arranged by your company.

Best regards,

Markus Schmid
Singapore


Thursday, June 11, 2009

Dear Morina,

Sorry for the delay in replying but I have been quite busy.

Thanks for a super trip, everything went off really well except the fact that Darius and Sonja could not join us.

I thought that all the hotels we had were great and the arrangements super, everything went as per the plans with no hiccups whatsoever.

A few tips I would suggest are:

Banjara Camps in Sangla are just outstanding-their hospitality is great, food is really good,they help and coordinate activities as per your desire and their location is terrific. Its a place any one could enjoy.

Banjara in Shojha is also beautiful, its location is great but I think its not for the older age group or if you have a bit of a problem climbing up and down coz you need to go down what feels like half the mountain to get to the hotel.

Mcleodganj is OK for just 1 night unless you want to go up and down the same street looking at the same stalls, over and over again.

Manali is OK and being progressively ruined. It is best to stay a distance away when you have a car at your service. I thought Dalhousie was beautiful and the hotel was good. They really were out to please and did all that anyone asked. The location was just spectacular. Kalpa was terrific and so was the HPTDC place there.

All in all I thought the Kinnaur region was a better area but then it could be that it was not overcrowded and hence relatively unspoilt like Manali and Dharamsala.

I think the roads were pretty bad and we did too much of driving but then that was our fault not yours,we were a tad too ambitious and hence were pretty tired on a regular basis. So I would not repeat the mistake again.

All the same, I would love to go back to Himachal to the areas we could not do this time.

Thanks once again for everything,

Regards to you and Meher,

Coomi
Mumbai


June 3, 2009

Dear Mr. Altaf and Mr. Ramchander,

I wish to place on record my deep appreciation for the wonderful manner in which Trail Blazer organized a holiday to Munnar, Thekady and Alleppy between 18.5.09 and 22.5.09.

Every aspect of our stay and wellbeing was taken care of and we were recipients of excellent hospitality and comfort.

I would like to specially commend Mr. SIMSON for being not just a driver, but a sensible and helpful guide too.

I wish Trail Blazer all the very best in your future endeavours and you can be assured of good “word of mouth’’ publicity !!

With warm regards ,
P. Menon


Thursday, April 16, 2009

Dear Morina

I am extremely sorry to get back to you so late. With a lot of things happening at the same time I couldnt write earlier.

Our trip to Andaman and Havelock islands was fabulous. It was everything we expected and more.

The hotel reservations done by you both in Port Blair and in Havelock Island were excellent. The service, food, ambience we enjoyed thoroughly. The agents who met us were helpful and accomodating.

I must say we both enjoyed the stay at Havelock Island more than Port Blair. For one thing it was far less crowded and more suited for honeymooners. Also we got the opportunity to do a lot of water sports there thru the hotel services itself.

Overall both of us were more than satisfied with the trip.


Thanks

Rucha

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Dear Sunil

Mr Bob Wilson rang to apologise for the delay in getting in touch with us after they returned from their trip mid March but was wanting to send a diary of his travels - 8 pages of it and it was good to know that they all so enjoyed the prog we put together and his trip down memory lane visiting his old school in Nainital and where he was brought up in Nainpur was what he was wanting to do for a long time but didnt know how to set about it, till he met Amanda and Charlie at Kipling a couple of years ago and Amanda told him about me!

Bob Wilson was full of praise for Trail Blazers and asked me to pass on their thanks to all concerned with special thanks to Sumit Kumar in Delhi who looked after them so well and stayed with them at the station till the train came in (late) and put them on the train - they said they would never have managed without him.  Also thanks to Aramsingh the driver who took them to Nainital and thanks to Rattan Singh.  The diary ends with

"A big thank you to Moyna and Trail Blazers for all the organisation and hardwork that went into our journey of a lifetime"

So Sunil, I didn't need to worry - your ground handling staff did a great job and my thanks too to all of you.

All good wishes and thanks

Moyna

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Dear Morina,

I wanted to thank you for the excellent trip you arranged for us to Agra and to Jaipur. The trip went by without a single snag. It was a wonderful, truly memorable experience for both my husband and me and we kept mentally thanking you for your efforts. The hotels were very comfortable, the car was also very good and the driver was excellent. You had not crowded our itinerary very much, so we also had plenty of time to just rest and relax. All in all, it was fanatastic!


Thank you once again and wish you all the very best,
Anitha

 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Hi,  

This mail is with regard to the Annual Trip that was organized by Trail Blazer in Peling from Dec 19, 2008 to Dec 22, 2008 for our branch (Futures First - Kolkata). We would like to take this opportunity to thank Trial Blazer for all the arrangements that was done. The necessary arrangements crossed our expectations and we are very happy. We would specially like to thank Mr.Saket Narayan, who was our Tour Coordinator during our visit to Peling. His behavior, cooperation and tour management was superb according to our team. Infact people have even asked for Trial Blazer's number for their personal trip's  after their brief discussion's with Mr.Nayaran during those days of our trip. We wish Trial Blazer and Mr.Narayan the best wishes for the coming year. We hope to have many such trips being organized by Trial Blazer in the coming years.  

Looking forward to a mutually beneficial relatonship.

Thank you
Regards

Antara
Calcutta  


P.S: Apologies for missing out on mentioning Mr.Dhiraj's contribution and cooperation.
We would also like to thank him for his cooperation.

Monday, February 16, 2009

To Whom it May Concern

We booked our tour of north India through Morina Fernandes and we would like to inform you that we were very pleased with her services. From the start she was very competent and helpful and when we experienced some difficulties on the road with one of our party getting ill, she helped us along the way with suggestions and changes that were needed and very much appreciated at that difficult time.

Thank you.
Mr. & Mrs. Darius Sabavala

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Dear Varsha,

We were absolutely delighted with our trip to India; it was so varied and interesting. Our guides and drivers were unfailingly helpful and charming; people couldn't have been nicer.

It was another pleasure to meet you and visit that fabulous fish restaurant that we certainly would never have found without your inside knowledge. It pays to know the people who know what's what! It was so sweet of you to give us that lovely clock which will be a great reminder of our extremely successful trip ( thanks to you )!

So thank you and all your staff for all your hard work in providing us with the holiday of a lifetime!

Best wishes,
Judith and Gerry
UK

Dear Mr. Anil Dhyani

Thank you for arranging such a wonderful tour for my mother, Maya Chakravarti, her sister and myself  from December 2 (Bengaluru) to December 17 (Trivandrum) along with Mr. Ravi Tandon from General Tours and Travel in Canada.  The experience was memorable and I am saddened to hear that so many tourists have cancelled their trips to India due to the tragic happenings in Mumbai. So many innocent people are affected by the actions of a few.

I wanted to take a moment to let you know about how wonderful our driver – Peter A. Xavier – was during the entire time.  He was a guide as well as a driver and helped us out on so many levels.  I believe that people who give a little extra of themselves need to be recognized as our world would be a better place if we all took the time.

Please convey my gratitude to Trailblazer Tours and especially to the senior administration for Peter Xavier.  Feel free to forward this email to those concerned.

Wishing you and yours health, happiness and harmony in 2009.

Sincerely,

Anita Chakravarti
Canada
Friday, November 21, 2008

Chetan:

It was fantastic job done by you again after Aamby Valley conference. All arrangements  were as per my words and went well and were very greatly appreciated by my colleagues and their families. Thanks Chetan for the arrangements and look forward for long term association with you. Asia-Pacific/ Middle East/ Africa
Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Dear Morina,

I'm writing to thank you for the well organised trip to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.. My parents are very happy with the arrangements. I'll definitely recommend your services to my friends.

Thanks & Regards,
Dawn Lee
Dear Mr Ram,

I would like to thank you for the arrangments made for our stay/transportion in Delhi/Agra and the itenerary at Agra. 6D event was out of the ordinary and the dance-drama Taj the Mohabhat was also good. Myself and my family enjoyed all arrangments made by you and thank you for that.

I note that there is some change in the amount payable to you in view of our tickets for Agra show being in Gold class. Please advise the final amount and your bank account for doing the needful.

best wishes,
Surendran
Good morning Rahul,

Thank you for contacting us. Michael and I had such a wonderful time in your beautiful country of India.
We are just now adjusting back to reality here in the US! Your company overall was excellent! All guides and drivers were prompt, knowledgeable and pleasant. We felt the trip was planned very well and that we were able to see a lot of the country at a very nice pace.

Our favorite guide was Mangu Khan in Udapiur. He went above and beyond and took the time to really show us Udaipur beyond the typical monuments and sights. I will keep you posted on my friends. They may push back their travel dates to later given the economy here in the US. Thank you again for everything! Paula Jobson, USA

Paula Jobson
USA

Dear Rahul,

I echo all of Paula's sentiments. You and your company did a terrific job planning and executing our vacation. We look forward to hopefully working with you again soon...

PS, Mangu is a great guide!


Best wishes
Michael Allegretti
USA
DSM Anti  infectives India Ltd

 

Dear Ram,

Thank you for your email and, yes we had a safe and event free trip home.

We did thoroughly enjoyed our stay in India and of course especially in
Kerala. Thank you for your organisation and we appreciated the effort that
all the Trail Blazer staff and associates went to to make our trip such a
wonderful experience.

We do plan to get back to India one day, but at this stage I am not sure
when, but it really was a great time for us.

Again thank you for your follow up ...

Best regards,

Peter and Wanda Snitch
Rahul,

Thanks for the request for feedback - it is a healthy sign that your organisation is always looking for opportunities to improve. Overall we had a very good experience while in India and were pleased with the services arranged by your company. Some specifics from me which Emma may wish to add to:

- Driving in India is something of a shock to visitors used to less crowded and chaotic road systems. The drivers that we had were good - in particular Rajender who took us from Dehli to Jaipur. A strong recommendation would be that all the vehicles should be fitted with seatbelts on every seat. ...

- The hotels we used were of the expected quality with the exception of the Connaught in Dehli.  I would not recommend using this venue until the required improvements have been made.

- Our guides were all very good and sensitive to our needs. Yussef in Agra in particular was probably the most impressive in terms of experience and his explanations of what we were seeing.

- The itinerary was useful in terms of information. A suggestion for those like us that have not pre-paid for entrance fees is to provide a guide on what cash requirements will be for each day in the details.

Thanks very much for a great service - which helped make our holiday in India a fantastic experience for us all.

Regards,

Jens Pace
Hi Deepu

We have recommended you to all our friends and have not stopped singing your praises.

As for Peter our driver, he was like one of the family and we missed him a lot after we left. We have been busy as Ray's son got married on 8th August so we have not had time to write or send photos to anyone. Please tell Peter we will send him some photos soon.

Thank you once again for making our time in Kerala so special Deepu.

Best regards from Ray and me.

Dawn Tame
Australia
Dear Deepu,
Manager-Operation, & Mr.Raman,

Hi, I'm Raju. We had been there on 25/07/2008 to 27/07/2008 with our team  of 110 members for our meet. Really we enjoyed the best service from your team. It was more than our expectation specially Mr. Raman's sincere service which was directed by your team. On behalf of our company and the team I'm very much grateful and satisfied. We 'll be sharing your service with our industry which will help our business.
Thanking You.


Yours faithfully,

S.RAJU Kollam
Chennai.
TBI congratulates  Dominique La Pierre

Our congratulations to our friend Dominique La Pierre who received the Padma Vibhushan from India’s President Pratibha Patil last month. “It is a gift from the people of the Sunderbans for my love for them … ” Says Dominique who has been deeply involved with this area, since the last 27 years, providing funds from his book royalties. TBI is proud to look after all the travel arrangements for him and his wife, also Dominique.



Dear Homa,

Once again we want to thank you and all the friends from Trail Blazer for your wonderful warm hospitality at the occasion of our recent visit to India for the great ceremony of the award of my Padma Bhushan.  I shall now carry with pride the medal of my Padma Bhushan on my chest in all official occasions.  I already feel the positive vitamins from this beautiful Lotus ornament.

Dear Homa, you'll never know how much all this generosity from Trail Blazer means to make our  humanitarian task easier and more efficient.  Sometimes we feel a little tired but, suddenly, thanks to you, thanks to this comfortable flights, thanks to these smiling faces welcoming us at airports, we regain all our strength to continue with even more enthusiasm our crusade for the benefit of our Indian brothers and sisters.

It was wonderful to see you all the other day at the Olive Beach to convey  publicly our gratitude.  I felt the souls of Adi and Behram were with us in this very special occasion.

Bless you always, dear Homa.  We hope to come back for a new mission in Calcutta and the Sunderbans early next January.

In the meantime, let us wish you the very best you all deserve for the success of Trail Blazer.

With warm regards.

Dominique Lapierre
France
Dear Vinod,

As expressed to you at Goa, I think the trip went off very well and I know now that each and every one of the group who joined this trip has returned very happy – exactly the objective we wanted to achieve.
Thanks for the attention you paid to all the details and the great effort you personally made to make sure everyone was comfortable. It was a remarkable effort from you and we all appreciated it greatly.

All the very best for you & TBI's future,

Arvinder S.Dhingra
New Delhi
Hi Dr. Ram,

I just wanted to say thanks for all your help with planning our trip to India. Sherie & the travel group Trail Blazers were great. We had an amazing time, everything was so beautiful & definitely one of the most memorable vacations. We hope to go back again one day and visit the south of India where my mom is from, I hear it is just as beautiful & great food too ;-) Thanks again for all your help, we really appreciate it.

Thanks,

Caroline Roffidal-Blanco
We had an amazing time and I'm still having trouble wrapping my head around all the amazing adventures. In fact, when we were at the wildlife park in Ranthambore two Bengal's walked within 10 feet of our "open" jeep.  My heart was nearly beating out of my chest.  Thank you once again for arranging such a memorable experience.  Our lives have been forever changed.

The attached picture was during our tour of the kitchen at the Golden Temple.  We got to see how they feed 30,000 people every day and participated in rolling the bread for the Nan. 

In addition, please extend our compliments to Trail Blazer Tours of India. Our driver and each guide were professional, kind, fun and very well informed.  We were extremely satisfied.

Regards,

Kimberly L. McCune
Dear Friends,

We just received your company profile and all the beautiful news from TRAIL BLAZER INDIA.
We send you and Trail Blazer India all our good wishes of success and good omens.You are now the smile of India for all those who want to discover your great country.  We are sure Trail Blazer will soon smile to the whole world!
Please keep us posted with all the good news always.

Kind regards,

Dominique & Dominique Lapierre
Ramatuelle, France
Thank you very much for this trip. It was a real pleasure for Mr Liguori and myself and we did see quite some highlights during a very limited time!

Organisation was perfect. Especially the driver was excellent.

When we should come back for a second visit or if asked by colleagues, I definitely will recommend "Trailblazer"..!!!

Best regards,

Peter R. Mayer
Switzerland
First of all I would like to thank you for all your help and patience with our group. I can't begin to tell you how much we enjoyed the experience. The camp was very comfortable and people were very friendly. We weren't expecting such luxurious accommodations and were pleasantly surprised. Everything from the bedding to blankets and hot water was provided. The staff was very friendly and helpful and were promptly at our service whenever needed. The camp location was also very beautiful and added to our experience. The rafting trips were the highlight and we really enjoyed them. Our special thanks to Prem Sir, who was ever so helpful and patient with us! We thoroughly enjoyed the Bonn fires along with the guitarist.

In all it was an unforgettable and exciting vacation, with absolutely no complaints! We hope to be back in the serene surroundings soon.

Thank you all so much for making this trip so great for all of us!

Best regards,

Eshaa Wardhan & friends
Group from India
I would like to confirm that I have been entirely satisfied with the one day trip to Agra. I would like to specially recommend Mr. M.S. Gulati as a driver as he showed great flexibility to accommodate my special requests. Since I was not so much interested in the Agra fort and the market, I suggested to proceed directly back to Delhi to have a quick look at the City Center.

He agreed and gave me a very professionally tour of the highlights of Delhi of which I will keep a lasting memory.

Best regards

U. Frutiger
Switzerland
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