The Planiters

Planit Travglobal Core Team

Linus James Paul – Managing Director

James has been in the Aviation Industry for over 33 years. Starting off by heading the International division with Balmer Lawrie & Company a Government of India concern for 8 years before he moved to Lufthansa German Airlines in India. Having worn many hats at top Sales & Corporate Management levels in his 23 years of service with Lufthansa. His last positioning was Manager Business Intelligence and Business Development for India for Lufthansa and its group companies namely Swiss & Austrian, additionally in the same capacity he also led the A++ Partner Airlines United & Air Canada for the Indian Market.

Besides bringing in a wealth of valuable airline & aviation experience he intends to bring in positive changes in this industry through his expertise and innovative concepts. He made his presence felt in Planit by consolidating the company business from a single market to securing the all India distributorship rights with Flydubai airlines wholly owned & managed by the Government of Dubai. The process led by him was a virtual and complete takeover of existing two distributors in India within one and half years of taking the reigns from April 2013.

Suresh Vyas & Raju Vyas – Director / Advisor

Accomplished Chartered Accountants and founders of the SNR & Company, a CA firm with offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune catering to both National & International clients, they both bring with them vast experience of financial handling of travel, tour and hospitality related projects. Having acquired in depth nitty gritty knowledge and convinced of the future in this line of business, they have got into this venture with passion where they intend to make it a safe & financially successful business entity.

Both Suresh and Raju Vyas have the experience of acquiring businesses, securing investments through private equities and handling of Foreign Investments in India. Their experience and strength in the finance line help the company in its expansion plans by providing a solid foundation for its future growth, besides maintaining highest level of compliance.

Geeta Sirpaul – Director Operations

A veteran in travel business and having worked from the front with direct customer / corporate interactions and handlings there is little that she cannot do. She has a wealth of knowledge to back her besides being a meticulous quick learner and worker she has a keen sense of business acumen. A gritty and honest work approach has elevated her to manage our entire operational needs and steering our many offices and staff to the common goals of the company very efficiently.

Geeta has the pulse of the business and is on top tracking the revenue flow of the organization and effectively and judiciously manages the remittance to principles in Dubai 24 x 7. In addition, she lends more than a helping hand in all special sales, promotional activities and has a hands down approach to solving all daily hiccups successfully.

Richa Chopra – Marketing & Business Development, Consultant

Richa is a seasoned professional having more than 13 years of experience in the travel Industry. She worked as Sales and Marketing Co-coordinator for Star Alliance group for many years where she brought success to the group Airlines (Lufthansa, Thai Airlines, United, Swiss, Austrian & Singapore Airlines). Later she developed a leisure program by the name of UNIGLOBE Trips for UNIGLOBE Travel South Asia where she strategized and developed the entire program deliverables for Marketing, Sales, Preferred suppliers and Technology requirements.

She also spearheaded Marketing verticals of Turkish Airlines and Destination Canada bringing the brand in front of the respective target audience of consumer and/or travel agents across India.

In her present capacity she intends to explore new concepts and new markets for varied projects with Planit Travglobal. As a level-headed and determined professional, Richa is sure of the organisation’s future path with which she has aligned to enjoy the process of developing new concepts and secure the fruits of her labour.

Anuj Bal Dikshit – Head Information Technology

A hard core travel oriented software professional, Anuj has translated many a concepts into successful working realities. He was the brain behind putting together the ‘Jet Escapes’ tool for Jet Airways which offers a seamless booking engine for both Tickets and Hotels in one go.

He plans to bring in many more such useful products in the IT solutions vertical of Planit Travglobal and intends to successfully foray into the aviation related solution provider's market place. He individually heads the IT division and is the coolest cat of our core team.

Sunirmal Ghosh, Sudesh Bahal & Gajendra Singh Panwar – Partners & Advisors

Partnering a leading renowned incoming tour company of India having its tentacles stretching from Latin America across Europe right up to Japan, they have managed a variety of international networking and contracting earning precious foreign exchange for our country. Visionaries and tall figures in the tourism business of India, they are also humility personified.

The trio’s sharp business acumen has helped them and their team to grow into one of the strongest and most well-known incoming business group ‘Indoasia’ well known in the global market. They have also diversified and created their very own top of the line exclusive resort properties in Hampi, Coorg, & Rajasthan. Specialists in international languages, history & cultures they have built a strong business empire of their own and seeing the strengths and future plans of Planit Travgobal they had no hesitation to join the team to reach further successes and add feathers to their cap.