MUMBAI — Deccan Odyssey luxury train has won the World Travel Award 2016 as Asia’s leading luxury train, it was announced last month.
The train travels to a number of destinations showcasing India’s diverse landscape. Tours include Maharashtra Splendor, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat, Jewels of the Deccan, Indian Odyssey and Indian Sojourn.
World Travel Award honours the best of travel and tourism in the world.
Deccan Odyssey offers 21 coaches, out of which 12 are passenger cars each accommodating eight people (10 passenger/deluxe cars, four coupes per coach – two presidential suite cars, two coupes per coach), one conference/entertainment car, two dining cars, two generator cars with luggage store, two staff cars, one spa car, one bar car. The train accommodates 88 passengers.
In 2015, Deccan Odyssey won several awards, including the World Travel Awards for Asia’s leading luxury train and The India Travel Awards for the best luxury train in India.