Redefining travel since 1981.
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Kishan Biyani
Managing Director

Kishan brings his selling experience and excellent interpersonal relationships. He seems to attract people with his pleasant disposition and accessibility. He has been involved in his family textile business since the age of 17, after which he joined the travel industry, with an experience of over 2 decades now.

With the acquisition of Ark Travels in 2009, his vision has been instrumental in Ark Travels becoming the largest cruise distributor in the country today! He has a stellar reputation in the travel industry and his name is synonymous with Dream Cruises in the travel agent fraternity today.
Kishan Biyani
We empower and enable travel companies to access innovative travel products with the help of our distribution network and travel technologies
The ARK Travel Group (ATG) is a trusted player in the leisure travel and tourism segment
operating since 1981 as the single largest cruise seller in India.

Established as the manifestation of a dream to provide Indian travelers a world-class, quality, and personalized holiday experience, it has over the years diversified it’s services portfolio by offering a bouquet of options hitherto unavailable in India.

ATG is currently one of the largest preferred sales agents (PSA) for Genting Cruise Lines, largely catering the Asian market.

ATG is also an accredited PSA for Norwegian Cruise Lines, Oceania, Regent Seven Seas, Silversea Cruises, and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises offering ‘Luxury’ cruise vacations in the Europe and American region

ATG also represents Europamundo Coach Tours , All inclusive resorts like ClubMed and The Residence Maldives alongside premium luxury villas.

With its complete range of services, Ark Travel Group strives to bring its customers one step closer to ‘the world of luxury’.
Our values are built on five pillars.
Compassion, Competence, Commitment, Cooperation & Celebration
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Our DNA.
To be curious continuously
and provide limitless range of possibilities.
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We offer a wide range of travel services. Take a look at what we can offer to your company.
The ARKTravelGroup anchored its position in India with ARKCruises.

As India’s largest cruise seller in India, ARKCruises is an accredited Preferred Sales Agent for Dream Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Oceania, Regent Seven Seas, Silversea Cruises selling ‘Luxury’ cruise vacations all around the world.

ARKCruises is a prominent seller for Carnival Cruise Lines, MSC Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Croisi Europe, viking Cruises.
Now in its 7th year of operations, ARKRep (earlier known as Outbound Konnections) offers premium services to a wide range of global brands in the travel and tourism sectors that are looking to cement a place in the Indian tourism market.

With a deep understanding of the Indian market, ARKRep has been designing, developing, and delivering result-oriented fully integrated traditional as well as innovative digital PR and marketing campaigns

And today, ARKRep representing some of the world’s leading tourism boards, hotels, attractions, and DMCs and a Key focus area for ArkTravelGroup
Post-acquisition of Tranquility online Pvt Ltd in 2019, ARK ventured into travel technology with Deckpro, India’s first online b2b cruise booking portal.

With instant bookings for all the major cruise line like Dream Cruises, NCl cruise, MSC Cruises, Cranival cruise lines ARKTech powered by Deckpro has more than 15,000 registered travel agents and continues to be a leading platform that enables cruise booking to realize maximum efficiency through sales, marketing, and revenue-yield management capabilities.

ARKTech is a trusted technology provider to the travel industry providing end-to-end solutions for all organisations associated with leisure travel, including; travel agents, tour operators, OTAs, hotels, resorts, and tourism organizations.

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To help unlock the world’s unique stories and secrets, ARKJourneys offers rare, authentic, and diverse experiences.

By creating custom-curated travel plans with authentic cultural experiences, activities, ARKJourneys is redefining a world of experiences waiting to be explored. Experiences that are often spiritual, sensual, mysterious, royal and luxurious.
Ark Travel Group is targeting the booming market for island destinations with the launch of its new vertical - Ark Islands. The company plans to focus on Mauritius, Maldives, Seychelles, and Sri Lanka, leveraging its existing network of satellite offices and travel agents to expand its presence in these markets. The team aims to offer a unique and valuable experience to their partners and customers through ethical and value-added services, with a focus on eliminating the need for lengthy visa application processes. With their extensive experience in island contracting, the company is well-positioned for future growth and success in the B2B travel industry.
Meet Our Leaders
The smartest people work every day to provide the best service and make our clients happy
  • Khalid Gori
    COO ARKCruises
    Khalid has been associated with the cruise industry for 25 years and been with ARK Travel Group since 12 years. As a founding team member, he has been instrumental in creating the agent network developing the cruise business from scratch. He is extremely passionate and dedicated in creating a niche for the company.
  • Prasad Bhinge
    VP ARKTech

    Prasad has 17 years of experience in the cruise industry and has been with ARK Travel Group since 12 years . As a  founding team member, he has been instrumental in setting up and developing Non-Asia Cruises . He is extremely dedicated and enthusiastic to transform and adapt to the new changes in the tourism industry. 

  • Neha Ruia
    AVP Operations ARKCruises
    Neha has 15 years of experience in the cruise industry and has been with ARK Travel Group since 12 years . As a founding team member, she has been responsible for setting up operations of Star Cruises and Dream Cruises. In the current profile, overlooks FIT, group & corporate booking for Cruises.
  • Prahlad Sharma
    Head of Accounts

    A founding team member with an experience of 25 years in accounts, he is a key pillar of the organisation. He is extremely dedicated and diligent about his work.

  • Nirupama Pillai 
    AVP Operations ARKCruises
    Nirupama  has 16 years of experience in the cruise industry and has been with ARK Travel Group since 9 years . In the current profile she heads the operations for Non Asia Cruise liners.
  • Anju Tandon 
    CEO ARKJourneys

    Mrs. Anju Tandon has been actively involved with the company since 1984.She is passionate about cruises and a master of destinations. She is hands-on with the development of products, trainings, systems and operations. In her current role she is responsible for the Holiday business.

  • Mrs Anjum Lokhandwala
    Founder & Director ARKRep

    Anjum  has 21 years of experience in the travel industry working in diverse portfolios in some of the most reputed tourism brands .Founder of Outbound Konnections which was acquired by ARK Travel Group in 2020. In her current role she is responsible for the representation business.

  • Sakshi Biyani 
    Head of Marketing 
    Sakshi joined Ark Travels in 2019, marketing has always interested her. She is currently focused on digital marketing for ARK Travel Group.
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Reasons to do business with us
We work hard every day to make life of our clients better and successful
  • First in Industry
    · First Preferred Sales Agents (PSA) of Star Cruises in India
  • Highest Sales
    · Largest seller of Star Cruises for 5 consecutive Years
  • Biggest Market Share
    · Currently commands approximately over 35% of their market share
  • Booking per 8 minutes
    Cruise booking for 1 passenger every 8 minutes
  • First in Industry
    First online B2B Cruise portal in India
  • Highest Sales
    Highest cruise seller for Genting Cruise Lines in Asia
  • Highest Sales
    Highest Cruise seller for Norwegian Cruise lines in India
  • Highest Sales
    Highest seller for Club Med Resorts in India
Thank you industry for your appreciation of our hard work
TAAI award for largest seller of cruises.

No.1 PSA of Star Cruises with highest sales.
Best Cruise Consolidator – Ark Travels Pvt.Ltd – India travel awards

Best fit producer – Msc cruises
5 Distinguished awards at the Genting Travel Tribute Ceremony

  • Highest sales in Asia for Genting Cruise lines
  • Top Sales for Singapore deployment for Star cruises
  • Top Sales for Singapore deployment for Dream cruises
  • Genting Cruise Lines Outstanding Partner Award
  • Genting Cruise Lines Best Marketing Award
Top performer at Genting Cruise lines Partners Award ceremony

APPRECIATION AWARD FOR PROMOTING Cruise tourism from India to Singapore – SAMEA Singapore tourism board
Best b2b Cruise Travel Company Award by fairest media ltd
Our news
The Cool & Confident Czar of Cruise 
Mumbai: We have been after this story since October 2018. We met Kishan Biyani, Managing Director, Ark Travels for the first time at IITT Mumbai. It took another 10 months to finally sit down with the ‘cruise czar’ of India at his office in Andheri West. Since most travel industry majors have their offices in Lower Parel or South Mumbai, we started with that.
Ark Travels Acquires Outbound Konnections
Ark Travels penetrates further into the non-cruising representation space, with acquisition of Outbound Konnections. This business move will further expand Ark Travels tourism portfolio as it enters into a space, which is one of the most dynamic and volatile in the travel industry.
THE BIG BANG NAUTICAL FIESTA – The biggest annual travel party on board!
Leading b2b player Ark Travels successfully hosted fourth edition of Big Bang Nautical Fiesta. The biggest cruising event by Ark Travels was planned from March 3-6, 2019 for the first time on-board Genting Dream Ex-Singapore.

Organised in alliance with Genting Cruise Lines’ Dream Cruises, Ark Travels promoted three-night sailing from Singapore (Marina Bay Cruise Centre) to beautiful destinations line Penang and Langkawi and hosted 400 travel agents and media from pan India.
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+91 22 6902 4422
Ark Travels Pvt Ltd
Unit No 303 & 304, 3rd Floor, Aston Sundervan Complex, Oshiwara, Lokhandwala Road,
Andheri (west) Mumbai
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