Organized a targeted sales mission for SLH in Mumbai & Delhi in 2015. Identified & introduced SLH to intermediaries that already sell SLH as well as potential clients that sell their competitor brands. SLH has seen a substantial increase in the number or qualified queries received from the agents met, post their India visit with Avant Garde Consulting.  


Organized extensive sales & PR visits for IL Borro, a R&C property in Tuscany, owned by the Ferragamo family. Introduced & showcased the property to key Agents & Media in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkatta, Jaipur & Ahmedabad in May & November 2015 and mid 2016. The hotel has already seen an increase in business from India since their foray into the Indian market with Avant Garde Consutling. We also facilitated the visit of the head of AMEX in India to Il Borro, which now features in AMEX’s Fine Hotels & Resorts List. 
 la mamonia


Morocco's magnificent city Marrakech's iconic and coveted property, La Mamounia, sets foot into Indian shores. In a first ever tryst with India, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, La Mamounia positioned itself to lure the discerning Indian audience, showcasing its magnificent hotel that encapsulates luxury in the confines of its heritage precinct.

In association with Avant Garde Consulting, introduced the celebrated hotel to the creme-de-la-creme of lifestyle and travel media as they embarked on an unprecedented journey to discover the myriad charms and attractions of the property.

Entrenched in the history of Marrakech, La Mamounia can be traced back to the 1800s. A symbol of traditional Moroccan hospitality, La Mamounia is located in the heart of the imperial city and has been patronised through decades, by Royals and heads of States, on a regular basis always with the desire to come back again. Please log on to to:

rovos rail


“Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world class travel experiences. With discreet & friendly service, five star cuisine, and a selection of South Africa’s finest wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration.
In a series of journeys lasting from 48 hours to15 days, Rovos Rail links some of the sub-continents greatest destinations, from Cape Town at its tip to Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, from scenic splendours as diverse as the game reserves of Mpumalanga to the Victoria Falls, from the desert landscapes in Namibia and the stark Karoo to the lush canefields of KwaZulu-Natal and the magnificent Garden Route along the Cape South Coast.
The trains - which may be hauled by diesel or electric locomotives – carry a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 superbly appointed suites, and are also available for charter, while the Pretoria-based Events Train caters for up to 250 guests and is suitable for daytime journeys.
Rovos Rail has also established three elegant seaside retreats in St James, Cape Town – an ideal location for a stress-free holiday.”

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Positioned the destination as an unexplored and hidden jewel of Europe, forming a private consortium of high end tourism suppliers in Portugal including the Penha Longa Ritz-Carlton in Sintra, Mr. Travel Portugal (a luxury DMC ), the Four Seasons Lisbon and the Martinhal Beach Resort and Hotel, Showcased the varied facets of their spectacular country to lure the ever evolving Indian globe trotter.
A week long slew of events including meetings with strategic players in the industry, and select cocktail and tapas evenings showcasing the destination with Avant Garde Consulting in the key cities of Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore, attracted an enthusiastic response from travel partners and the media alike. Please log on to to: