‘Vacations Exotica’ was founded with a purpose to provide clients with a new dimension in quality and meaningful holidays with a professional touch. At Vacations Exotica, we take your holidays to the next level by offering the best of the world. We aim at keeping up to every promise made to our customers, so when we say all-inclusive prices, no hidden-costs and without gimmicks, we mean it. With a team of over 125 hand-picked travel professionals nationwide, with 120 preferred partner agents and 300 sub-agents offering a wide range of holiday options around the world including Group Holidays to US/Canada, Europe, South East Asia, Far East, Africa, South America, Customized Holidays to all corners of the globe including the most remotest wonders like Antarctica and Greenland, the most exquisite locations like French Polynesia(Bora Bora, Tahiti), Tanzania, Iceland etc. and including our own ‘Incredible India’. We even have crafted Themed Holidays specially tailored for Honeymoon, Adventure, Family, Pilgrimage, Cruise, Rail and Self Drive. We even cater to corporates with MICE options.
Vacations Exotica is now a brand of Balmer Lawrie, one of India’s foremost Vacations & Travel Company, servicing all the needs of today’s traveler. We cater to clients not only in India but also NRI clients in the USA and Middle East. A holiday with Vacations Exotica is truly “A world of a difference.”
Balmer Lawrie, the parent company of Vacations Exotica, was founded by two Scotsmen, Stephen George Balmer and Alexander Lawrie, in Kolkata. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. started its corporate journey as a Partnership Firm on 1st February 1867 and is in its 150th year of existence. Today Balmer Lawrie is a Miniratna I Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas with a turnover of Rs 2895 crores and a profit of Rs 235 crores. In its entire corporate journey, Balmer Lawrie has never made losses. Along with its five Joint Ventures in India and abroad, Balmer Lawrie is a much-respected transnational diversified conglomerate with presence in both manufacturing and service sectors. Balmer Lawrie is a market leader in Corporate Travel, Logistics Services, Steel Barrels and Industrial Greases & Specialty Lubricants. It also has significant presence in most other businesses, it operates, viz, Performance Chemicals, Logistics Infrastructure etc. In its 150 years of existence, Balmer Lawrie has been successfully responding to the demands of an ever changing environment, leveraging every change as an opportunity to innovate and emerge a leader in industry.
Today Balmer Lawrie has six business units – Logistics, Travel & Vacations, Industrial Packaging, Greases & Lubricants, Leather Chemicals and Refinery & Oil Field Services with offices spread across the country and abroad. Joint ventures in India include Transafe Services Ltd., Balmer Lawrie – Van Leer Ltd., AVI-OIL India Pvt. Ltd.. Joint ventures abroad include Balmer Lawrie [UAE] LLC and PT Balmer Lawrie Indonesia.