We pride ourselves on raising industry standards across our wide range of operations. Our awards and accreditations are testimonies to the hard work and commitment invested in our business. We are the first South Indian Company to have won 4 National Tourism Awards as the ‘Best Inbound Tour Operator in India’ from the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) selected Cholan Tours as one of the Top 25 Innovative Organizations in India. We also won the CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2016 in the category of “Service – Medium Enterprises”.
In October 2016, the Federation of Indian Export Organizations, (FIEO) Regional Export Award for the year 2014-15 was held wherein Cholan Tours won an award under the category of “Best Service Provider in Southern Region” (Gold). Awards and recognitions do motivate us to add more value to our existence and to contribute more to the society and thereby to our nation.
Being a renowned Destination Management Company, we have been expanding our horizons consistently for the past 2 decades across the country. While we expand our service portfolio, being a part of national & international tourism bodies does inspire clients in a positive way. It gives them the trust & confidence but it also helps us in networking with travel agents worldwide, share knowledge & the best practices for a mutual benefit.
Cholan Tours is an accredited member of various national and international tourism associations. We are approved & recognized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. We are actively involved in various tourism associations like :
Awards & Recognitions
National Tourism Award Winner 2016 - 2017
Presented by Shri. K.J. Alphons, Tourism Minister. Smt. Rashmi Verma, Secretary Tourism, is seen here
Top Service Provider in Southern Region (Gold) 2016 - 2017
Presented by Shri Venkaiah Naidu - Vice President of India.
Cholan Tours is one amongst the Top 25 Innovative Organisation in India by CII.
CII chose Cholan Tours as an Innovative Organisation in India. We also won the CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2016 in the category of “Service–Medium Enterprises”.
Best Service Provider in Southern Region (Gold) Award 2014-15
A prestigious accolade from the Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India, who awarded us their Best Service Provider in Southern Region (Gold) award.
National Tourism Award Winner 2015 - 2016
Presented by Shri. Pranab Mukherjee, President of India. Shri Mahesh Sharma, Tourism Minister is seen here.
National Tourism Award Winner 2009 - 2010
Presented by the first Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Meira Kumar, Bolywood Actor Ms. Priyanka Chopra, are seen here.
National Tourism Award Winner 2008 - 2009
Presented by the Vice President of India, Shri Hamid Ansari. Kumari Selja, Tourism Minister & the Tourism Secretary are seen here.
- IATA - International Air Transport Association
- IATO - Indian Association of Tour Operators
- ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certified Destination Management Company
- ICPB – India Convention Promotion Bureau
- TAAI - Travel Agents Association of India
- PATA - Pacific Asia Travel Association
- ASTA - American Society of Travel Agents
- JATA - Japan Association of Travel Agents
- OTOAI - Outbound Tour Operators Association of India
- TAFI - Travel Agents Federation of India
- ATOAI - Adventure Tour Operators Association of India
- ADTOI - Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India
- ATTOI - Association of Tourism Trade Organizations, Kerala.
- ETTA - Enterprising Travel Agents Association
- FIEO - Federation of Indian Export Organization
- CII - Confederation of Indian Industry
- KTF - Karnataka Tourism Forum
- KTM - Kerala Travel Mart Society
- TOFT - Travel Operators for Tigers
- SEPC - Services Export Promotion Council
- IAAI - The IATA Agents Association of India
- TTM - Tamil Nadu Travel Mart Society