For over 90 years, the Cambata family has led the travel industry, identifying problems and providing creative solutions with focus on our customers. Owned and operated by 2nd and 3rd generation family members, the Cambata’s continue to build upon their long history and knowledge of the travel industry. From their Indian roots, the Cambata’s have expanded their family business into a Global Travel Management Company, crossing multiple verticals and offering a variety of tools, pricing options and support to its customers across the world. Today, driven by its technology background, the family companies continue to develop new and innovative approaches, streamlining processes for customers, and providing a service-first approach to ensuring that all of their customers’ needs are exceeded.
The Cambata family was pivotal in the founding of The Bombay Flying Club. Through this Club, the Cambata family launched their Aviation Careers in India, building a fleet of aircraft for use across India.
Established our first ground handling agreement with a Major International Airline, in Bombay
The Cambata’s aviation company flew The Pope in the fleet’s helicopters
The Cambata’s aviation company flew The Beatles to Rishikesh in the fleet’s helicopters
Partnered with a Major International Airline to provide consultancy on key international markets from Europe to the Indian Subcontinent
Acquired Greaves Travel, from famed British Football Captain Jimmy Greaves, and expanded our consultancy into marketing and ticketing
Greaves Travel expanded our ticketing agreements to North American Point of Sale
Greaves Travel opened our first North America based location in Chicago, Illinois, followed shortly thereafter with another 14 offices across the USA, and secured an exclusive marketing and GSA agreement with our International Airline partner
Greaves Travel Launched our proprietary Travel Agent Booking System (TABS) to our customers, our first Direct Connect Airline Booking Tool, along with the launch of Web-Fares LLC, our technology arm.
Greaves Travel Opened our first Office in Canada, in Toronto, followed shortly thereafter wither another 3 offices across Canada./p>
Launched Greaves Tours as a standalone luxury Tour Operator and DMC for the Indian Subcontinent
Launched Greaves Tours’ private aircraft program, with the purchase of our exclusive King Air B200 aircraft
Greaves Tours Joined the exclusive and prestigious Virtuoso Travel Network, as a supplier for India and the Indian Subcontinent
Greaves Travel creates a new product offering, so support overflow phone calls for our International Airline partner, taking in excess of 30,000 phone calls per month
Greaves Travel expands its consulting, marketing and ticketing businesses to support additional International Carriers; Greaves Travel & Web-Fares Launch our first official New Distribution Capability (NDC) with FareLogix
Greaves Travel joins Travel Leaders Group.
Greaves Travel & Web-Fares launched our first Corporate Online Booking Tool
Launched Travel Leaders 24 to provide afterhours support services to our agencies within the Travel Leaders Group
Travel Leaders 24 launches its exclusive chat and mobile platforms to better support after hours callers around the world
We relaunched our Corporate and Leisure offerings as Travel Leaders 365, a premium Travel Management Company, available to support customers 24/7
Travel Leaders 365 becomes a Branch of Tzell Travel Group
Our founder and Chairman, Rustom Cambata, passes away; Greaves Tours is recognized by Travel+Leisure Magazine as a Worlds Best Tour Operator