Team



Khushbu Agrawal <br/><i>MBA – MICA Ahemdabad</i>

Khushbu Agrawal
MBA – MICA Ahemdabad

Director

She is an innovator, thinker and always open to explore the whole new world. She feels confused with certain things and seems unsatisfied till date. Since the day she was born, she has been keen on exploring her true self. She says searching is an ongoing process and travel is the only thing that can help you find yourself. Pico Lyer said, “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate.” So with the passion for travel she is now heading for Celebrating vacations and soon coming up with GHUMMAKAD LOG ADVENTURE.

Tejal Bhartiya

Tejal Bhartiya

Founder

Tejal is a first generation entrepreneur with a specific focus on travel and leisure industry. She is fond of travelling and exploring new destinations. She believes that it is the journey that matters more than the destination. She started off with planning vacations for her friends and relatives and eventually setting up Celebrating Vacations which is one of the few boutique tour designer firms in India. Tejal brings to the table more than a decade of experience of travelling and exploring unique destinations. She is the Hustler-in-Chief of the firm which keeps the energy flowing and motivating the team for continuous improvisation. Tejal has a master’s degree in business and also holds the CFA charter from the CFA Institute. She likes to read non-fiction based on travelling and life experiences in her pastime.

Dipti Gavit

Dipti Gavit

Travel Consultant

Dipti has been working in the travel industry for last 6 years. She is the Chief Wanderer at Celebrating Vacations and is responsible for designing the tours. She specializes in customized (FIT) tours to Europe and South East Asia as well as the entire domestic market. She is passionate about travelling with a specific focus on local cuisines and wildlife. She believes that the only way to know a new destination is to travel there and live like a local. She considers being a travel consultant a challenging job where she experiences new challenges on a daily basis and learns a lot of things which go a long way in providing good service to people. Dipti completed her diploma in Travel and Tourism in 2010 and has been certified in IATA since 2011.

Akshay Londhe

Akshay Londhe

Brand Strategist

At Celebrating Vacations, Akshay is our Brand Evangelist whose job is to conceptualize and run marketing campaigns on our social media accounts. He is very well versed with Adobe Photoshop. He also doubles up as a ticketing executive sometimes. He chose to enter the leisure industry because of the potential for learning about cultural diversity, ethnic diversity and demographic variations in lifestyle. Akshay is a graduate majoring in Computer Applications from Pune University. Initially he has worked with TCS and Zensar in the client support function. Akshay recently got married and is busy learning the nuances of married life

Swapna Guhagarkar

Swapna Guhagarkar

Manager – Operations

Swapna entered the leisure industry to explore the domain. She started as an intern and came a long way to become the Operations Maverick with more than 10 years of experience in ticketing and visa operations. She believes that the ability to drive a team comprising of people from different demographies goes a long way in shaping one’s career. Swapna has majored in commerce and is also IATA certified.Swapna feels that every day spent at Celebrating Vacations is one valuable lesson learnt which in turn contributes to her experience.In her spare time she enjoys playing with her kid and cooking.

Chinmay Shah

Chinmay Shah

Manager - Accounts

At Celebrating Vacations, Chinmay is our Accounting Ninja who is responsible for all the finance matters including accounting, taxation and billing. Chinmay also handles vendor empanelment and management. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Chinmay has over four years of experience of accounting. Chinmay is fond of fiction and is a fan of Michael Dibdon and Mario Puzo. He is a wanderer at heart and loves to go on long rides on his bike.

Meghana Paranjape

Meghana Paranjape

Manager – Customer Relationships

Creating unforgettable experiences is what drives Meghana. Understanding the needs of humans and exceeding the expectation is a challenging art which Meghana has managed to master in a short period of time. She is the Mother Savior at Celebrating Vacations who is there for our customers right from their first visit to our office to the moment they arrive from their vacations. She is the Man Friday for all our customers available 24X7 during their vacations. She is an MBA graduate from University of Seattle with more than 3years of experience in corporate strategy. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and watching movies.

Sahil Butala

Sahil Butala

Manager – Planning and Customization

Sahil’s full time job is to explore new destinations from an unexplored perspective and plan customized vacations for our clients. He is the Explorer Monk of Celebrating Vacations who combines his creativity and experiences to come up unique tour designs and plans. Sahil is an authority when it comes to incorporating luxury experiences in the vacations of our clients. He ensures that our clients experience a distinct yet meaningful vacation. Armed with a majors in business, Sahil has been in the leisure industry for over seven years in various roles. As an IATA Consultant, Sahil works for different International and Domestic itineraries for Celebrating Vacations. Sahil is passionate abouttourism, backpacking and adventure sports.