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Today's Traveller Award Night and Book Launch

New Delhi, August 7, 2012: GIC Pvt Ltd, a reputed publishing house that brings out travel and leisure magazines of international standards, celebrated the 15th Anniversary of its flagship magazine, Today's Traveller, with a star-studded gala awards' ceremony and a distinguished guest list at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. Mr. Subodh Kant Sahai, the Honourable Minister for Tourism, Government of India, presided as the Chief Guest and Mr. Ramesh Sippy, noted filmmaker, was the Celebrity Guest.

The event unfolded with the release of the Coffee Table Book, Today's Traveller?Star Power, by the Chief Guest, Mr. Subodh Kant Sahai and the Celebrity Guest, Mr. Ramesh Sippy. The Minister for Tourism then gave away the Today's Traveller Awards to top-rung achievers in different fields.


Concept Hospitality's 'Fern Hotels & Resorts' has won Today's Traveller Award 2012 for Best Environment Friendly Hotel Chain.

Mr. Pushpinder Kumar, CEO, Concept Hospitality Ltd received the award from the Hon'ble Tourism Minister Mr. Subodh Kant Sahai.

Citation: Concept Hospitality's Fern Hotels and Resorts have blazed a unique trail in adopting environment-friendly practices in its hotels and blending them with sublime luxury. Even the design of the hotels is in sync with energy conservation and sets new trends in environment friendly initiatives.

The Coffee Table Book ? Star Power is an outstanding compilation, which focusses on how leading public and private organizations in the corporate world, as well as hospitality, tourism, sports and entertainment sectors strive to become star performers through product development, innovative marketing, effective consumer interaction, ingenious manpower development and social responsibility. The Book covers leading organizations in both government and private sectors. The target audience of the book includes business leaders, achievers in the corporate world, entrepreneurs and industrial heads, celebrities and socialites.


All the preceding Coffee Table Books have been extremely well received by the who's who of the corporate world as well as the travel and tourism industry, and rated as "collector's items". The 2011 Coffee Table Book 'In Pursuit of Excellence' was released by the Tourism Minister, Mr. Subodh Kant Sahai. The 2010 Coffee Table Book, 'Business Unusual?Innovation is the key', was released by the then Tourism Minister, Kumari Selja. The 2009 Coffee Table Book, The Corporate Connect, was launched by Ms Ambika Soni, the then Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India; the 2008 Coffee Table Book, The Bollywood Travel Connection, was also released by Ms Ambika Soni, the then Minister of Tourism and Culture, Government of India, along with noted film-maker Yash Chopra; while the 2007 Coffee Table Book, marking the tenth anniversary of Today's Traveller, was launched by Ms Ambika Soni, the then Minister of Tourism and Culture, Government of India.

As the mega event brought cheer to the gathering, it was celebration time for the winners, who won Today's Traveller awards. The award ceremony was followed by cocktails and dinner.

GIC Pvt Ltd
GIC Pvt Ltd is a leading publishing house which brings out travel and leisure magazines of international standards. The magazine portfolio comprises Today's Traveller, the flagship magazine and NEWSWIRE (an international travel-trade tabloid).

Founded by Kamal and Kewal Gill, the company's core competence lies in editorial excellence and a high value on design, print and production for which it has been feted at various international forums. It has won five PATA Gold Awards for Excellence in Travel Journalism.

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