About Us

The Founder

Sagar Ahluwalia

Safari India was the vision of Sagar Ahluwalia, a doyen of the global travel industry and widely recognised as the father of the Indian travel sector. He left us in September 2022, but his vision and dream of making India a global tourism hub continues to inspire us. He was the Editorial Advisor of Safari India and the Secretary General of the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA), the Editor of Young India and Director General of the World Travel Forum.

He started working while still a student, years prior to his lifelong association with the travel and tourism industry. He was a respected leader in Indian and global student and youth movement.

Sagar Ahluwalia was widely regarded as a visionary in the tourism industry, and his dream was to take Indian Tourism to the global stage. It is this vision that took him and Safari India to foreign shores. He travelled the world as the brand ambassador for Indian tourism and never missed an opportunity to attract foreign tourists to his home country. He was a regular at PATA, World Travel Mart, ASTA, Arab Travel Mart, and the mecca of the global tourism industry, ITB Berlin, which is held in March, annually.

It was during one of his visits to ITB, decades ago, that he saw an opportunity to mark India’s stamp on the event. In 1999, he floated a global tourism journalists’ association called PATWA (Pacific Area Travel Writers Association). PATWA soon became a staple at ITB Berlin as a forum to deliberate on the issues impacting the global travel industry and to honour the men and women who promote tourism globally.

In a digital avatar, we are taking the vision of Sagar Ahluwalia forward.


The Team

Prem Ahluwalia

Editorial Advisor


Samir Ahluwalia

Executive Editor


Arpan Banerjee

Chief Revenue & Partnerships Officer


Shailendra Singh

Head of Operations




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Contact Details

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New Delhi – 110048


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