A Commerce graduate from Delhi University, Randhir joined the travel industry as a Executive trainee with Mercury Travels in 1981. Diploma holder in Tourism from The Delhi Institute of Management & Services, he was awarded a scholarship to the Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT), at the School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaii, USA.
In 1991, he partnered in his travel agency which provided complete travel solutions catering to Inbound, Outbound, Corporate and Leisure tourism segments. The agency was a member of IATA Travel and IATA Cargo & PATA.
In 2001, Randhir decided to return to the main stream by joining SITA World Travel as Head of Marketing in New Delhi. He was also head of the office in in Nepal & also Heading Western Union Money transfer franchise business based in Nepal for a period of two years. He was awarded by Western Union for his achievements as Star of the region for South Asia.
Later he joined Le Passage to India & was involved in Purchase & contracting, followed by Strategic Planning and development. He was also responsible to look after the company Joint Ventures in Nepal and Bhutan based out of India.
His key responsibility area includes developing and strengthening JV partnerships, strategic planning, business development as well as contracting. He has worked with industry associations and stakeholders addressing the concerns of the industry and identified areas where partnerships could be forged between the government and private sector towards mutual benefit. He has also been able to multitask and be part of many project teams
A avid Golfer, Randhir has played the leading Indian PRO AM Golf tournaments & also at Golf courses in most leading Golf destinations such as Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Hungary, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, etc. His strength lies in developing the market for niche segments including MICE and golf tourism and creation of Tourism brands
Widely traveled he has attended all major Travel fairs such as ITB,WTM, ATM, BIT, PATA, IGTM etc & represented the industry platforms of WTTCII, IATO,PATA, CII and FICCI etc, He has been a speaker at many conclaves and tourism functions.
His motto in life is ' Innovate ' you don't have growth if you don't. You have to Think out of the box and venture outside your boundaries. That's what life's all about.