Palace on Wheels Train Won PATWA Award in 2018 at ITB

The pioneer of luxury train travel in India and winner of several awards in the past – the Palace on Wheels has got another award to its credit. At the ITB Berlin event in Germany, one of the finest luxury trains in the world won the PATWA ( Pacific Area Travel Writers Association) for ‘Tourist Train of the Year’ award category. Palace on Wheels has another addition to its collection of stars.

ITB Berlin event in Germany was held from March 7th to March 11, 2018. this is the biggest international travel trade fair with the German state – Berlin, the partner to the ITB 2018 Event. This was only for travel trade & businesses as it is a B2B for business scope and opportunities. The recently concluded big event officially awarded the Palace on Wheels as Tourist Train of the Year’ category for PATWA.

Palace on Wheels PATWA Award

Introduced over 3 decades ago on January 26, 1982 with an aim to improve tourism in Rajasthan. Palace on Wheels has undergone several refurbishments to make latest amenities available for guests.

The luxury coaches were traveled by the Viceroys of British rule, the Nizams of Hyderabad & the rulers of the princely regions around Rajasthan. The joint effort of Indian Railways and Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation to boost the state’s tourism and the train first took its maiden trip.

Palace on Wheels Luxury Train provides world class facilities to its guests onboard while touring the erstwhile regions including popular Golden Triangle Circuit and other top tourism places in Rajasthan. It includes Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur, etc. There are onboard cabins, 2 restaurants, bar & lounge and all 5 star hotel facilities offered onboard. Guests can tour the spectacular princely states while traveling in sheer luxury.

Maharajah Restaurant of Palace on Wheels

Maharajah Restaurant of Palace on Wheels

Maharani Restaurant of Palace on Wheels

Maharani Restaurant of Palace on Wheels

Palace on Wheels Bar

Palace on Wheels Bar

The train was earlier awarded the Fourth Most Luxurious Train in the World & the PATA Gold Award.Palace on Wheels is known all over the world for providing comforts of luxury on the week long voyage. Without a doubt, the luxurious train sojourn to fascinating destinations takes passengers on a enthralling tour of a lifetime.

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