Who we are
Lionel India Limited, a division of Adventz Group, one of India's foremost Private Sector companies commenced its operations in 1997, and over the years it has grown as one of the most reputed Corporate TMC providing Clients with Business Travel, Leisure & Event Management in India, with each of its products and services bearing a distinct quality benchmarking
With a powerful combination of Innovative Technology,Traditional & Personalised Servicing, Lionel India establishes the value of service and be a partner in your growth.
Lionel is part of adventz Group which is USD 3 Billion Company, established in 1975 by K K Birla Group.
Valued travel partnershipswith our hands-on, “can do, must do” approach is what sets our people apart.
We are also part of Travel Solutions International (TSI) which is one of the industry’s fastest growing global Corporate Travel Management companies. We help make corporate travel easier, inexpensive, safer and more efficient for you and your travellers across the globe.
Lionel India Management
Mr. Saroj Kumar Poddar
- Chairman of the Adventz Group.
- Gold medallist from Calcutta University.
- Past President of FICCI and International Chamber of Commerce in India.
- Appointed by Govt of India on the Board of Trade (the highest body on trade)
- On the board of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Mrs. Jyotsna Poddar
- Daughter of Late Dr. KK Birla
- Graduated with Honours in Psychology from the famed Loreto House
- Whole time Director, Zuari Global Ltd.
- Chairperson of group companies Lionel India Limited and Gobind Sugar Mills.
- On the Board of many renowned companies.
- Been on the working committee of 1987 Reliance World Cup
Mr. Akshay Poddar
- Akshay Poddar, a Hons. graduate in Accounting & Finance from London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London hails from the renowned Poddar Family of Kolkata and part of the Promoters of "Adventz" group which has diverse interests in Fertilisers, Agri inputs, Heavy Engineering, Process Engineering, Furniture, Consumer Products, Real Estate, Investments, etc.
- Internationally, Mr Poddar is a Board Member of CFCL Technologies Limited.
- Mr. Poddar is currently serving as a Committee Member of Indian Chamber of Commerce and is also on the Board of Young Presidents Organisation (YPO), Calcutta Chapter, member of Young Leaders Forum (YLF) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE).
- He is also the Past President of Entrepreneurs' Organization, Kolkata Chapter.
- Mr. Poddar is actively involved in social work and is Trustee of various Charitable Trusts which run schools for the underprivileged children and provide help to the needy people.
- CEO of Lionel India Limited since 2011
- Masters in Travel Management from IMS, Indore
- Over 22 years of Travel Industry experience
- Proven credential of turning around organisations in the past and current position.
- Customer & People friendly approach has been his mantra for success.
- Successful Sales, Marketing and General Management proficiency.