Citius Holidays: Fabricating International Tours for MICE, Adventure, Leisure & Offbeat Excursions

Divyanshu Sharma,CEO
Divyanshu Sharma, CEO
The year 2017 experienced meteoric growth in Travel & Tourism sector. Catalyzed by sudden upsurge in international expedition demands, the sector’s direct growth of 4.6 percent outpaced global economic growth for the seventh successive year, as reported by WTTC. This growth continues to be robust as millions more people are enthralled towards globetrotting and aspires beholding international marvels’ sight personally. Realizing the reverie of premium travel experience through tailor-made packages, Citius Holidays bestows end-to-end solutions with integrated, innovative approach for all international and domestic tours, right from corporate travel services and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) to adventure tourism and offbeat destination excursions.

Entrenched in 2006, Citius contrived existence when its four think tanks – Arpan Mitra, Kushmesh Chowdhury, Divyanshu Sharma & Olyvia Basuray (Directors) opportunely bracketed Indian’s surging enticement towards international expeditions. Driven by a decade-young team of 90+ skilled professionals, the company provides premium experiential to different corporates across the country and owns partnerships with reputed brands in hotels, airlines and tourism board to render best travel experiences.
Redefining International Junket
The internet conglomerates extensive information about destinations worldwide ae available on fingertips, yet a traveler seeks assistance from trusted Travel Buddy. And that’s when Citius with its expertise in destination solutions makes a difference by offering outright planning guidance from ideation of holiday to its completion. The company’s suite of services includes fabrication of travel packages to 100+ countries wherein the guest escapade destinations in group (MICE), individually, backpackers and leisurely.

"Citius with its expertise in destination solutions makes a difference by offering outright planning guidance from ideation of holiday to its completion"

The ongoing trend of MICE and events held internationally has marked a major makeshift from brick-and-mortar symposiums. Being a key player in this change, the company crafts corporate travel solutions for experiential marketing wherein it plans both pre-production and post production phase including conceptualization, setup, design, execution, engagement provision, post production AVs and many more. Citius’ event operating team excels in orchestrating activities for 50 to 1500 PAX at various international locations.

In addition to its conventional travel bouquet, the organization offers the adrenaline pumping extreme excursion trips to Iceland, Alaska, Siberia and Everest, which adds an extra star of specialization to the company’s destination portfolio apart from conventional travel. Citius’ quaternion squad adds, “At
Citius, we are passionate about extreme adventure and organize mountain expedition with our experienced and trained mountaineer, photographer and video grapher for international and domestic enthusiasts”. Deploying such fervor, it also organizes one of the highest half marathon in Spiti Valley situated at 12,000 feet. The participants come from across the globe and help in building an ecosystem for local tourism.

Harnessed Travel, Ringed Prospects
Citius makes certain that every national and international traveler has insurance and works with large international chains for safety and security of its guests. Integrating technology with travel, in-house IT experts devised CRM-ERP platform which helps in delivering real-time information to internal and external customers. No wonder, Citius with its prolific operational excellence has proffered immaculate planning for large group experience at the clients’ domestic as well as international events! And, hence is its vast clientele base including Philips Lighting, Glenmark, Hero Cycles, Piaggio, Ecolab, Abbott Sanofy, Berger Paints and many more.

Headquartered in Kolkata with offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Nasik, Citius graphs annual turnover of Rs.650 million and has been recognized as ‘Top Newcomer MICE agent’ 2017 by Hong Kong Tourism. Growing hand-in-hand with its employees, the company has blueprints on-board for sterling servicing and envisions collaring the title of being one of the Top five companies in international tourism by 2020.