The Indian Maharaja, the flagship luxury train from the stables of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), has been awarded the coveted award for the Best Asian Luxury Train for the third successive year.
The felicitation ceremony was held in Singapore for the Asian division of the World Travel Awards 2012, quoted by Wall Street Journal as “the travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscars”.
The winners from each continent will be pitted against each other in the final world event which will be held in New Delhi on 12th December, 2012 and will be attended by a VIP delegation of industry stalwarts, senior tourism figures and international media from more than a 100 countries altogether. The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) issued a release saying, “It had always been a close contest as the other contenders in the race were equally powerful. The nominees for the award included, Eastern & Oriental Express, Palace on Wheels, The Golden Chariot Train and The Viceroy of India”.
The Indian Maharaja has often been lauded internationally as the true benchmark among luxury trains in India and has won the Best Asian Indian Maharaja Luxury Train award twice before in 2010 and 2011. Offering 2 journeys – from Mumbai to Delhi, back and forth – the train features a 7 night and 8 day itinerary during which it covers . The train affords five star luxuries to its guests such as Ayurvedic Massage Center, Gymnasium, Bar, Business Center, Beauty Parlor, Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach, a well appointed Lounge Car with Plasma TV and Music System, besides a Special Suite especially for the Physically challenged.
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