About us

Two Scotsmen, Stephen George Balmer and Alexander Lawrie founded our parent company Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., on the February 01, 1867. Today at a 152 years old, Balmer Lawrie continues to expand its horizons. Now a Miniratna I Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Balmer Lawrie has a turnover of 2895 crores and a profit of 235 crores, making losses was never a part of the story.

Among other things, Balmer Lawrie boasts of five joint ventures in India and abroad, making for a well-respected transnational diversified conglomerate with a presence in both manufacturing and service sectors. Some achievements include:

  • Market leader in Corporate Travel, Logistics Services, Steel Barrels and Industrial Greases & Specialty Lubricants.

  • Significant presence in many other businesses that it operates viz, Performance Chemicals, Logistics Infrastructure etc.

  • Successfully responded to the demands of an ever-changing environment; leveraged every change as an opportunity to innovate and emerge a leader in the industry.

  • Six business units with offices across the country and abroad
    • Logistics
    • Travel & Vacations
    • Industrial Packaging
    • Greases & Lubricants
    • Leather Chemicals
    • Refinery & Oil field Services

  • Joint ventures in India
    • Transafe Services Ltd.
    • Balmer Lawrie - Van Leer Ltd.
    • AVI-OIL India Pvt. Ltd.

  • Joint ventures abroad
    • Balmer Lawrie [UAE] LLC
    • PT Balmer Lawrie Indonesia.

  • We are one of the largest, established tour operators in India.
    Our core travel professionals have a total experience that spreads across decades.

  • Innovation is the key for a good vacation, to ensure that every need is met, we offer all travel related services under one roof.
    We offer best in class innovative inclusions in our holiday packages. We also have a dedicated and accomplished team for sales, operations, airline, visa, forex, travel insurance, and other travel related services.

  • A team spearheaded by senior, dynamic, expert and multilingual Tour Managers.
    Our Tour Mangers are rated as the best in the industry, they have travelled the length and breadth of the world and are ably assisted by a team of budding tour managers groomed to follow in their footsteps.

  • Truly customised vacations that fit your needs and budget. We understand vacations and locations around the world and are therefore, equipped to design, advise, implement special requests till the completion of the vacation, no matter which kind.

  • Transparency is key when it comes to a great vacation experience, we deliver holidays as promised with no - hidden costs, all-inclusive prices, to build the confidence and trust of the client.
    All our vacations come with zero hidden costs, all-inclusive prices and an overall excellent experience.

  • A 'Balmer Lawrie Brand'
    Being a Balmer Lawrie brand, entering the 152nd year, has further enhanced our reach across India.