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Indianhomestays.org is an independent travel company, specializing in Home stays, Bed and Breakfast, Cottages, Resorts and Service Apartments. We are a friendly group of travel professionals, who aim to arrange handpicked, reliable, safe and secure Home-stays, Bed and Breakfast, Resorts and Small hotels across major cities of India. Most of our home-stays do not boast of luxury, however, they are charming places with all basic comforts & amenities, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious home-made simple food and courteous service. We are proud to mention that we have a very high client satisfaction rating. We have personally visited most of the homes featured on our website, and travel regularly to update our knowledge.
We understand that finding good quality accommodation at reasonable prices has always been a challenge for the International & the Domestic traveller visiting India, either for leisure or business. The ever increasing need to provide a viable alternative to expensive hotels has been the prime motivation behind conceptualizing Indianhomestays.org. While selecting our properties it is our endeavour to ensure that you get the convenience of a hotel, the comforts of a home but with the price tag of an up-market hostel. From the very beginning, the company's central tenet is to offer its discerning clients the very best, hand-picked Home stays, Resorts, Studio Apartments & Serviced Apartments all across India under one banner. We really do know the Homestays & Bed & Breakfast's, that we sell.
We are a lean organization which gives us the advantage of offering you the most competitive prices coupled with personalized service. We look forward to welcoming you in India.
We hope our website proves to be an important source of information for your holiday plans.Meet the Team
Sanjai is an experienced professional with a rich working experience with various French, Japanese and American multinational companies in India.
His prior professional experience is concentrated in large-scale project management. A dedicated humanitarian, he values integrity, freedom, curiosity, and creativity and believes in trying to maintain a sense of stewardship towards those around him.
If Sanjai is not working with his team on rolling out new properties for Indianhomestays.org, he can be seen spending quality time with his family especially his two sons as well as dreaming of exotic vacations with them. He loves to read and practices tennis and watch movies.
Mrs. Meena Negi
Meena is a graduate from Delhi University and specialises in Human Resource Management. She has worked for over 18 years with some of India’s most respected Companies. Her professional experience in HR, Administration, Logistics and Liaison has helped her as a dedicated and hard working person. Her passion towards her work, creativity, and capacity to perform under deadlines has highlighted her strengths in the travel industry. Meena is backed by a committed team of travel professionals who really have a passion for what they do. When Meena is not at work, she spends quality time with her children and extended family and likes to explore new places.
Dr. David Ford
Educator, traveller, archaeologist, writer Dr. David Ford served as Principal, Director, Consultant and Adviser to the Minister of Education in Canada. After 20 years as a passionate teacher with grades 1-12. His Psychology Company helps special education children and their parents'. David has uncovered Roman towns, medieval castles and Saxon graves.He has written many books and articles on organisations, administration, education and psychology. David Ford's International Tours (Canada) provides travel itineraries for Literary Tours throughout Britain and Literary Atlases.
His love of driving has taken David and his adventurous wife Hilda, over the Trans-Asian Highway from Canada to India and overland in Belize,Costa Rica, Mexico, Thailand, Burma and Australia. Recently nominated for the Order of Canada and in the distant past he has worked as a tour coach driver, chauffeur, baker and farm worker.
David is keen to help newcomers to India have a safe overland experience staying in some of the most exquisite family homes in India.
Wg. Cdr. Rakesh Pathak (Retd)
It was because of his fun loving and adventurous spirit that Rakesh joined the Indian Air Force, where he served for 23 years. During that time he had the opportunity to travel to various parts of India and overseas. He understood the sensitivity of travelers, the kind of comfort level and security they look for. As Rakesh puts it in his words “All these experiences have prompted me to become an integral part of this website, which I feel is full of such locations and properties, which one looks forward to a vacation. I always thought of sharing this experience of adventure, thrill and joy to anyone looking for similar experience while holidaying.”
Dinesh's early interest in mountaineering led to his specialising in travel and tourism and then took professional training in high altitude mountaineering and carved a niche for himself. He has led a large number of international adventure groups namely from Germany, Canada, Australia and UK to the difficult peaks in the Himalayas. Dinesh has utmost faith in discipline, sharing, trust, teamwork and courage. In addition Dinesh has three decade of experience working as Consular Officer for a Foreign Mission in New Delhi and dealt with many high profile assignments.
When Dinesh and his friends are not exploring the mountains in search of adventure, he'll confess affection for soccer and field hockey and musicals.
Debabrata is an entrepreneur with a background in retail banking, real estate and hospitality. He is fun loving, people friendly, energetic and helpful. His warm disposition draws him to people from all age groups.
Drawing from his rich experience of his association with the Service Industry including Banking and Travel, his approach to life is to create meaningful relationships in everyday life.
He is especially fond of driving and travelling to new destinations, playing soccer with his children and listening to Indian music.
Nandi is a graduate from Delhi University with specialsation in TOURISM-Delhi. Nandi is a GYPSY and loves travelling around the Globe. For more than 2 decades he has trekked and climbed extensively in the Indian Himalayas with various Japanese, British and French groups. Prior to joining for Indianhomestays, Nandi has worked for Jetair and SITA world travels - a leading inbound travel company.
In his free time, Nandi enjoys trying new restaurants, cooking and practicing yoga and is most likely reading Outlook Traveller and National Geographic.