About Us: OUR COMPANY'S PROFILE
Southern Travels is synonymous with an undoubted assurance and absolute ease to travel. Established in 1970, Southern Travels offers
world-class, hassle-free holidaying in India. With a varied experience of over four decades in the tourism industry, the company
takes care of all your travel needs, thereby giving you the bliss of enjoying travel at any given point.
To convert your dreams into reality by providing matchless quality and service.
With passionate commitment to innovative travel, unfailing delivery of value in services and assurance of safe and happy travel,
Southern Travels believes in upholding the highest ethical standards, while creating new benchmarks in the chosen industry.
Honesty and transparency are two focal points, on which all our relationships with customers have been built upon year after year.
At Southern Travels, a promise is a promise. Apart from quality, you are firmly assured of no hidden charges. Customer delight
and maintenance of good will are much more foremost to us, than profits.
Comfort & Safety
With over four decades of service to our clients, Southern Travels has built an excellent reputation for flawless safety, total
comfort, friendly approach and efficient services. Our attitude to the safety of our valued clients is uncompromising.
We maintain the highest standards of reliability and safety, which our clients relish and would love to have.
Our team strives for your satisfaction. Professionalism and warmth form the basis of all our interactions at all points.
Most of our team members are well conversant with many Indian Languages.
Individual Tailor-made Packages are exclusive from Southern Travels. Tour itineraries have been perfected to meet the special
needs of travelers. Southern Travels provides services individually and personally, as per your own choice of places and visits
thereof. Right from ticket booking for traveling, whether it is accommodation, or sightseeing or any other aspect, we take every
care and ensure a safe, secure and happy return with utmost satisfaction, back to Southern Travels, thereby tangibly proving our
exclusivity in everything.
We are pioneers in the travel business for the last 43 years. We have a fleet of
50 coaches/ cars of our own, with a network of offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai,
Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. Our Indian restaurant is functioning
at Durban South Africa. We also own Hotel Southern at New Delhi equipped with 100
Our Services are:
- International/ domestic air ticketing
- Railway Reservation
- 24-hour Airlines Reservation Counter (Jet, Sahara & Indian Airlines)
- Package tours all over India
- Hotel reservations all over India
- Airport transfers
- Tailor-made tours for Individuals, Groups, Students, Corporate, Business tours
- Car/ Coach Rentals (Budget & Luxury)
- Hotel Southern at New Delhi equipped with 100 rooms is of ours.
All our staff are friendly, well qualified and are well conversant with many of
the languages which includes English, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam & Hindi.
Winners of National Tourism Award as Best Domestic Tour Operator for 6 continuous
M/s Southern Travels Pvt. Ltd, an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company is a household
name and a favourite of thousands of TRAVEL LOVERS. With around four decades of
experience, Southern Travels has been extending excellent services in the spheres
of travel, hospitality etc. Originating from the National Capital of New Delhi,
this coveted company has a large network of branches in different metropolitan cities
as well as many other places across the country.
Steered by the pure motto of making travel more meaningful and much more explorative,
this company has been functioning with innovation, coupled with purposefulness,
thereby catering to the travel needs and peerless hospitality. The unique features
include individual services, affordable packages, wide coverage, commitment of staff
and transparency. With a fleet of ultra modern vehicles including the latest model
VOLVO coaches, well designed offices, state-of-art infrastructure. they make travel
as well as stay memorable and long cherishable. And in every walk of their activities,
they have been ensuring the element of nativity - wherever and whenever.
It is, probably, in recognition of their unstinted efforts and the magnificent role
played by them in the field of TOURISM, the Government of India, Ministry of Tourism
has honoured them with the prestigious National Tourism Award as the BEST DOMESTIC
TOUR OPERATOR in India in the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. And, they are
now, more than delighted to have been selected for this great Award for the sixth
time in succession in 2013 also.
For the fifth time, Southern Travels got privileged with receiving this esteemed
award in 2011 from the President of India - Smt. Pratibha DeviSingh Patil along
with honorable Union Minister for Tourism, Mr. Subodh Kant Sahai. With these prestigious
Honors, Southern Travels is re-encouraged to serve the Indian Tourism with new zeal
The background of this company:-
Southern Travels ( Regd ) was a Partnership Firm since 1970. It became a Private
Limited Company in 1995. Our Chairman, Shri A.V. Rao, was holding some of the important
- Chairman - Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation ( A State Government Undertaking)
- Chairman - Sri Venkateswara College ( New Delhi )
- Member - Tourism Promotion Board of Andhra Pradesh Government
- Director of Vysya Bank ( Bengaluru)
- Member - National Film Censor Board
- Member of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Board ( TTD ) Tirupati
- Vice President - All India Vaish Federation, New Delhi.
Our management consists of Shri A.V. Rao, Chairman ( M.A. ), Shri A. Krishna Mohan,
Managing Director (MBA, from Loyola College, Chennai) and Shri A. Venkata Praveen
Kumar, Joint Managing Director (MBA from New College, Chennai). These professionally
qualified young executives are on the Board of Directors of our company and are
assisted by experienced profissional / General Managers
Future Plans:- Our 60 rooms three star Hotel is comming at Jaipur (Rajasthan). This
will be the first Hotel where local people and tourists can get authentic South
Indian Food. we are also adding the latest Model Volvo Coaches before March 2010
to our fleet of buses and cars and opening out travel Office at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
Social Service: There was unprecedented flood in Andhra Pradesh in September 2009.
Our company contributed RUPEES ONE LAKH to Chief Minister's Flood Relief Fund. We
also contributed Rs.50,000/- to TV9 as donation in addition to supplying 2 of our
trucks for transport of flood relief material from Hyderabad to Kurnool.
We regularly give Cash Awards to 20 to 25 meritorious students who stand FIRST in
Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh where from our Board of Directors are born and
brought up. Incidentally, all our Directors and our General Manager, Sri M. Rama
Rao are from a remote village, Prasangulapadu near Ongole, Prakasam District in
We are also giving regularly Cash Awards to Telugu students securing FIRST Position
in Delhi Schools and Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi.
We are also planning to extend our social services particularly in the field of
education to encourage young boys and girls.
- Indian Association Of Tour Operators
- All India Motor Transport Congress
- All India Management Association.