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Veena World



Veena World
Type Private
Industry Hospitality, Tourism
Predecessors Kesari Tours
Founded 18 June 2013
Headquarters Kandivali, Mumbai, India
Area served India
Key people Veena Patil (managing director)
Products package holidays, cruise lines
Services Travel agencies
Employees 250 (2013)
Parent Veena Patil Hospitality Pvt Ltd.
Website Official

&quotTravel.Explore.Celebrate" - Veena World

Veena World(वीणा वर्ल्ड in Marathi) is a Mumbai, India based online/offline travel company established on 18 June 2013 after the de-merger of the family business Kesari Tours Pvt Ltd. in February 2013. It was established by Veena Patil after the sell-out of her stocks along with the other directors from the previous company.[1] Its head office is in Mahim, Mumbai. Apart from Mahim, they also operate offices in Kandivali, Ghatkopar, Thane, Vashi, Dombivali, kolhapur and Pune.[2]

Pre-establishment history

The history of Veena World can be traced out before its foundation. Its pre-successor Kesari Tours was founded in 1984 as a small family business. By time it was transformed into a Limited and before its demerger it had an annual Turnover of over INR7.5 billion (US$120 million) in financial year 2012/13 with 2,500 employee's..[3]


In 2013 Kesari Tours faced a management crises in its leadership. Veena Patil who was Managing Director of the company at that time was forced to leave her position from the company due to so called misuse of the company assets. She then sold her Shares from the company and was starting to set up a new firm along with the other board director from the Kesari Tours Sudhir Patil and Sunila Patil.[4][5]

Under the brand name of Veena World with the motto of travel, explore, celebrate. The Holding company Veena Patil Hospitality was Established on 18 June 2013. Its first branch office was opened on 18 June 2013 in Kandivali Mumbai, which was inaugurated by Raj Thackeray.[6][7]

Corporate Structure

Veena World is owned by its holding company Veena Patil Hospitality Pvt Ltd. which is a private limited company. The head office is located in Mahim, Mumbai and the booking offices are also to open in Mahim Kandivali Ghatkopar, Thane, Vashi, Dombivali, and Pune. Veena Patil is the managing director of the company, Sudhir Patil and Sunila Patil are directors. As of 2013 it is run by more than 250 employees.[8]


The company started its operation on 18 June 2013, basically from its Kandivali office and with more than 50 preferred agents located all over India.[9][10] Within one month after opening of its head office, most of the offices located in Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Pune Metropolitan Area commenced operating.[11]

See also


  1. ^ "Veena Patil to set up new venture in July 2013". financial express. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Veena Patil:- Corporate Information". Veena World. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Reason for the Growth of kesari from 2006 to 2013". magzmumbai.com. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Kesari Tours to be Demerged". financial express. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "VeenaWorld set for Tuesday launch in Mumbai". indian express. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "VeenaWorld launches tomorrow in Mumbai which will be inaugurated by Raj Thackeray.". financial express. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "VeenaWorld launches tomorrow in Mumbai.". travelbizmonitor. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Veena World makes a striking debut.". eglobaltravelmedia. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Operations of the Veena World". Veena World. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  10. ^ "Operations of the Veena World". airmarket.co.in. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Veena World makes a striking debut.". eglobaltravelmedia. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
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