Deccan Odyssey, the luxury train operated and managed by Cox & Kings, the outsourced partner of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), has won the World Travel Award 2016 in the category of Asia’s Leading Luxury Train. The award ceremony was held at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam and was attended by the luminaries of the travel industry.
“Winning this recognition for the sixth time, reiterates our focus of bringing the best of travel innovation and luxury to the travellers. We are indeed honoured that our continuous efforts to keep the legacy of royal train journeys alive, blended with world-class services, have been gaining constant recognition from travellers and the industry. We are committed to maintaining its international stature by relentlessly bringing innovation in travel and melding it with luxury, thus redefining our services,” said Arup Sen, special advisor, Cox & Kings.
With its unique features, the train offers exclusive trips to royal cities showcasing palaces, traditions and culinary wonders of cities and villages. Maharashtra Splendor, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat, Jewels of the Deccan, Indian Odyssey and Indian Sojourn are them trips that Deccan Odyssey embarks on.