Deccan Odyssey wins Lonely Planet Travel and Lifestyle Leadership Award

India’s pride, the Deccan Odyssey has been once again applauded for its world-class service and unmatched luxury. Bagging the prestigious Travel and Lifestyle Leadership Award presented by the largest travel guide book publisher, Lonely Planet, Deccan Odyssey has been titled as a leader in the category of ‘Best Traveller Experience’. The glittering award ceremony feted the leaders of travel and hospitality industry held in Taj Lands End, Mumbai.

Travel and Lifestyle Leadership Award is the latest in the series of awards conferred upon Deccan Odyssey. Covering a broad scale of travel experiences and service providers, the award recognizes the best basis a comprehensive survey that is known for its credibility around the world.

“The award stands a testimony to our unique proposition of itineraries covering the wide range of travel experiences, combined with the most lavish services onboard, that Deccan Odyssey offers.’’, said Arup Sen, Special Advisor, Cox & Kings. “It maintains its international stature by relentlessly bringing innovation in travel and melding it with luxury, thus, redefining services and our commitment to our guests”, he added.

Deccan Odyssey - Facilities

With its unique features, the train is one of a kind that offers exclusive trips to royal cities showcasing the palaces, the traditions and culinary wonders of cities and villages well protected from the sands of time. Each sojourn has been planned well that articulates the travel wishes of the guests and transports them to the world where everything is majestic and elegant. Maharashtra Splendor, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat, Jewels of the Deccan, Indian Odyssey and Indian Sojourn are the magnificent trips that Deccan Odyssey embarks on, showcasing the rich and diverse landscape of India.

The royal train boasts of unique features and amenities such as 24*7 Wi-Fi connectivity, cell phones & LCD TVs in every cabin, spa, gym, beauty salon, paramedics, two restaurants, a bar and also a special coupe for differently abled guest.

Deccan Odyssey has 21 coaches, out of which 12 are passenger cars that can accommodate 8 people per coach (10 passenger / deluxe Cars, 4 coupes per coach – 2 Presidential Suite Cars, 2 coupes per coach), 1 Conference/Entertainment Car, 2 Dining Cars, 2 Generator Cars with Luggage Store, 2 Staff Cars, 1 Spa Car, 1 Bar Car. The capacity of the train is 88 passengers.

In 2015, Deccan Odyssey won a string of awards and amongst them are the World Travel Awards for Asia’s leading luxury train and The India Travel Awards for the Best luxury train in India.

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