About Us


Host Organisation

Tamilnadu Tourism Awards is a dream ceremony for Tamilnadu Tourism for years. Madura Welcome - The No.1 Tourist Guide Book of Tamilnadu made it a reality by organising the first ever Award ceremony to Celebrate the success of Tamilnadu being the No. 1 Tourist Arrival destination in India and to award the deserving stakeholders. 


Ministry of Tourism Support

During the period of Mr. Shoeb Samad, Regional Director - Ministry of tourism government of India, support was first given to Tamilnadu tourism award 2015 and Since then the ministry has been a strong supported of this historic ceremony. And Now under the Guidance of Mr. Shreevats Sanjay, Its taken the ceremony to greater heights


Initiated by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam - Former President of India

The Tamilnadu Tourism Award was blessed and Initiated by the then President APJ Abdul Kalam sir.

Main Sponsor - Madura Travel service (P) ltd



The company was started on the 17th January 1986 at Chennai Egmore in the State Tamilnadu in India. Truly a realisation of a man's dream to provide genuine travel services to all customers. 


Kalaimamani Mr. V. K. T. Balan is the founder Chairman for madura travel service (P) Ltd and is the present President of Travel Tamilnadu Tour Travel and Hospitality Association and the past chairman for Travel Agents Association of India and have been in various advisory panels of the Government.

Awards & Recognition

The company has been acknowledged by various government and private institutions all these years, and the Kalaimamani Award from the government of Tamilnadu which is one of the most prestigious award and we are proud to be the Only Kalaimamani Awardee in the Entire Travel Fraternity. The others include two Limca Records in Creating the largest cultural groups from India to across the globe and the first to enter  the digital market in the early 2000's. Top seller of various Airlines namely Air India, Oman Air, Jet Airways, Srilankan Airlines, etc

3 Million Happy Tourists

Being one of the most preferred Travel Company in India, we are proud to cater to more than 3 Million ie more than 30 Lakh happy tourists till date and these numbers are increasing every year which gives us encouragement and responsibility to provide greater experiences for our customers every time  

Only 24/7 - 365 Days - IATA Authorised Agency

Madura Travel service (P) Ltd an IATA Authorised Travel Company created history upon the announcement of a 24/7 travel company in the early 90's and with the support of our customers we are still keeping up our promise to have a fully fledged office that caters to all needs of a traveler round the clock.

One Stop Shop

Madura Travel Service (P) Ltd makes sure the customer gets all his travel needs full filled at a single stop. Our full fledged service includes International and Domestic Air Tickets, Bus and Train Bookings, Hotels and Cab Services, Tour Packages, Professional Visa Services, Passport assistance, RBI Authorised Foreign Currency Exchanger, Money Transfers.

Government Approvals