Who we are
Years of successful journey
Young and dynamic employees
Happy travellers and growing
Years of combined experience
Trees planted till date
While many small businesses have passed their ownership from generation to generation, it is rare to find a tour operator that has done so. But, Vasco Travel is proud to be known as a family-run travel company in the Indian inbound tourism market . Started its journey in 1990, the company today is in the hands of the third generation. Owned and managed by the Abbott Family, Vasco Travel has a long association with the tourism industry, even before independence. The family had a hotel with the name "Abbott Hotel" before partition - the area which is now in Pakistan. However, today it has nothing there. It was just a point of initiation from where the legacy of "travel" moved to India after independence and with the hospitality experience, the foundation of Vasco travel was laid down here. The seed for 'inspiring travel experience' was sown by Mr A K Abbott, the chairman who retired from Indian Airlines as commercial manager, North India. From him, the legacy transferred to his son and managing director, Mr C K Abbott, who has been in the industry since 1975. Following his father's footsteps, young and dynamic Mr Vikas Abbott, managing director, carried forward the family legacy, when he joined the organisation 17 years ago as director - sales & marketing. And today, he proudly says, "Travel is in my blood". This way, Vasco Travel has set an example of being a successful family-run travel company, focussing mainly on experimental travel. More
Witnessing an increase of 29 per cent in an average turnover, the company has not only grown in terms of turnover and revenue, but has also brought in new experiences, new destinations and new markets. Started from Italy, Vasco gradually expanded into the markets of Latin America, Canada and the UK. This has been possible because of the young dynamic team which explores the destinations first and based on its experience, fulfills clients' requirements. The level of dedication can be seen in its staff and drivers who have proficiently learnt and speak foreign languages to deal with clients more efficiently. Vasco curates bespoke tours and boasts about its profound product knowledge. With a perfect blend of experience, youth and dynamism, the company organises tours under the themes of nature, rejuvenation, culture, offbeat, cuisine and getaway, not only in India but in Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives. Besides successful and growing inbound tourism business, the company also offers international and domestic ticketing, visa and passport facilitation services, MICE services and car rental services.
Not only it helps you create travel memories but also provide an opportunity to pay back to society through its social initiatives. Vasco Travel, as part of its Responsible Tourism Practices Initiative, is a corporate supporter to 'Grow-trees', where it plants five trees for each guest that travels with us. It has also been associated with SOS Children's Villages of India, working for the cause of orphaned children and disadvantaged families in India.
With its headquarter based in Noida-NCR, Vasco Travel is supported by a branch office in Mumbai and a network of additional 25 local offices all over the country. In 2015, Vasco Travel is completing 25 years of offering 'Inspiring Travel Experiences' and with this, a fresh journey of brand new experiences will be initiated. The first step is the new and modern look of our website in order to serve you better. While celebrating our silver jubilee, a lot more is in store - new packages, new destinations. Come and explore 'inspiring experiences' with Vasco Travel!
Success comes from a young, dynamic and efficient team and that is what we proud to have. Over 100 employees work dedicatedly towards customer satisfaction. They experience destinations first and then fulfill clients' requirements. They proficiently speak foreign languages to deal with clients more efficiently.
Chander K. Abbott
Manager - Outbound Tours
Inbound Sales Executive
Senior Tour Executive
Sr. Accounts Executive
Satish Chandra Joshi
Executive Inbound Operations
Front Office & Admin Executive
Rewards fall to those who show their excellence in action and Vasco Travel has been acknowledged five times by the Ministry of Tourism for bringing in dedication and excellence in its travel experiences.
Best Inbound Experiential Tour Operator Award2014
National Tourism Award2013-14
National Tourism Award2010-11
National Tourism Award1992-93
National Tourism Award1991-92
National Tourism Award1990-91
Vasco @ Press
We have been fortunate to be present at many national and international events like WTM London, ITB Berlin, to name a few. And, many media companies have covered Vasco Travel, including Media India Group, Open Jaw, Travelhotnews, travel-impact-newswire and TravTalk.
Vasco Group Celebrating Holi Festival in Jaipur24th March 2016, Jaipur (India)
"Our clients at Chomu Palace, Jaipur enjoyed a boisterous yet colourful celebration of Holi festival on 24th March, 2016. Celebrations began in the morning and continued till late afternoon with a lot of colours, noise, music, beats of drums, dances, games, food, and smiles all around."
India invites travel industry to Come... Fall in Love13 February 2015, Britney Hope
The ceremony, a tradition in India, officially opened 'India - Come... Fall in Love,' an evening of dinner and Bollywood dancing. Hosted by Vasco Travel in coordination with India Tourism and the Consulate General of India, Toronto
Shaadi Company and MICE Tourism are the two brands of Vasco Travel. While Shaadi Company, with its focus on luxury destination weddings, has already been launched; MICE Tourism, for the corporates, is still on the planning stage, which will soon be at your service.
The brochures, available in different languages, give a detailed description of the tours with proper itinerary that we offer with relevant visuals. This gives a clear idea and helps you to plan your vacations in more systematic manner.
We bring to you wide variety of culture, history from different corners of India to be explored with us.
We bring to you unique experiences that you have not experienced before. Truly inspiring!