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Faraway Travels - The fun way to travel

The Star VirgoTravel and tourism is big business today. Tours to diferent parts of the globe are regularly organised by travel companies. Faraway Travels is one such tour organiser . Situated in Andheri(E) , Faraway is not a travel agency in the strict sense of the term. It is a Destination Marketing Company. Now what is a Destination Marketing company? A Destination Marketing Company deals exclusively in selling of travel products, which include various packages offered by different agencies. Faraway is one such tour operator.

Set up by Arvind Tandon some four years ago, Faraway first started its operations in Australia, and gradually spread its tentacles to south east Asia, Europe, North and South America . Apart from organising foreign vacations, where they operate through ground handlers, a major source of income for Faraway comes via bookings for cruise ships that sail the waters in different parts of the world. The agency handles bookings on behalf of the big players in the market.

The cruise ship deck and interiors of the shipThere has been a high demand for cruise bookings in recent times, in Mumbai, due to the young, upcoming generation who like to travel and enjoy the good life. Faraway primarily acts as a retailer for the well known Malayasian Cruise company, Star Cruises, which runs the cruise liner Star Virgo in south east Asia. Faraway also makes reservations for other cruises such as Olympic Cruises, Carnival Cruises, and Alaskan Cruises among others.

According to Tandon, Indians have taken to cruising in a big way. An all encompassing experience, a holiday on board a cruise ship is unlike any other holiday. Not only do the ships offer five star accomodation, but they also provide exotic cuisine, entertainment and numerous group activities. An affordable price range is also one of the major reasons for the popularity of cruises.

Address: Faraway Places, Swami Samarnath Apartments, 60 Tarun Bharat Society, Chakala, Andheri(E), Mumbai-400099,
. 836 8763/ 822 4100/ 820 0447
821 6793
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By: Sharmistha Chatterjee

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