Travel Cost Optimization
Savings and Growth
Our vision is to become a leader in the business of real-time travel analytics by supporting organisations to achieve business travel cost optimisation.
To deliver economic value to our corporate customers through constant innovation of real-time analytics in a dynamic business environment.
To adapt state-of-the-art technology and develop specialised analytical tools.
To offer superior customer service through an unbiased, transparent and pro-active engagement model.
We emphasize on transparency
We strive to earn respect from our partners
We stick to ethics
We work towards on-time delivery
We are proactive and eager to learn
We aim for above-par delivery
Businesses that depend largely on travel for their growth, and corporates with a substantial outflow in the form of travel and entertainment expenses can avail our services for overall efficiency.
The dynamic travel environment offers varying degrees of fare levels and our tools will provide in-depth analysis. The work of TravelSpends primarily focuses on delivering savings on all your travel expenses. Throughout this endeavour we remain committed to our promise of delivering a fair and unbiased review of oragnisations’ business travel program. We will also share domain intelligence in the space of airline and hotel, industry updates and analysis in a transparent and neutral manner.
With over 20 years of professional experience in Media, Information Technology and Aviation, Girish Nair is passionately focussed on business development, brand management, and strategy. He is a business leader with relentless drive for innovation, carried out through a highly collaborative mindset.
Girish’s strengths emerge from his ability to focus on long-term strategic ideas and industry predictions. The last fifteen years of this overall experience has been spread out across the Aviation Industry, specialising in airline and airport business; driving dynamic growth, aligning business turnarounds, launching new global ventures and building focused sales & marketing organizations. His last professional assignment before launching ‘TravelSpends’ was with ‘Go Airlines’ as their Chief Commercial Officer. He also held the position of Head of Airline Marketing and Aviation Contracts, with ‘Bangalore International Airport Limited’. His core responsibility was aviation business development and formulating aero marketing strategy for the airport.
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An accomplished professional in Travel and Entertainment (T&E) domain with over 20 years of proven track record, Suraj Nair has vast experience that spans across service delivery, change management, people leadership, business development, travel technology and planning and strategy formulation.
He has demonstrated his ability to create and mobilize cross functional teams to drive collaborative business-academic studies that drive revenues and enhance services. Suraj was the Co-Head of Corporate Travel business at Thomas Cook and his responsibilities included airline and GDS contracting for ‘Thomas Cook’. He has also held positions at ‘American Express’ where he helped leverage T&E spends for their key multi-national customer base and also sold the first meeting card in India to a global corporation. He has experience in account management and leading large operational teams to drive excellence.
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7+ Years of Experience
CA/CS by Qualification. Consulting, Finance and Aviation
Finance: Business Planning, Analytics and Due Diligence
Financial Planning and Special Projects - Go Air Transactions Advisory Services - PWC, EY
20+ Years of Experience
Systems Project Manager, Travel Technology
Travel Technology : Business Analysis & Network Information Security
Rich experience in travel technologies, Infrastructure and Software development life cycle management
16+ Years of Experience
Office Automation, Telecom, BFSI
Sales and Business Development: Multi Channel Business Development; Strategic Alliances
National Manager Strategic Alliances - TATA AIA, Area Manager Corporate Promotions - Vodafone, Territory Manager – Canon India Ltd
Director – IIM Indore
Professor of Strategy at IIM Indore, Aviation enthusiast and industry expert
Google India – Managing Director
Active investor, mentor for many startups
Managing Director – Sovika Aviation
Aviation & Logistics Enthusiast Active investor and mentor to many start ups
Partner – Singhi Advisors
Chartered Accountant, Investment Banker - Corporate Finance and Private Equity
Sr. Director, Data Engineering
Experience in data warehousing, Business Intelligence, Software Engineering & Tech Lead