Riding high on ideas this young DC gallops Dibrugarh into a holiday hotspot

Laya Madduri was seven months pregnant when she was posted as Deputy Commissioner of tea town Dibrugarh, Assam. Read more. 

Garish Oberoi

So who is Mr Garish Oberoi?
Well, for starters, he has just been appointed as the President of Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), India’s apex body for hotels and restaurants. As president, he intends to increase the membership base of FHRAI. He also wants the association to be a one stop data centre where members can be updated on latest developments in terms of licensing, guidelines, trends of hotels and restaurants, hospitality market research, etc. Read more. 

Essa Sulaiman, Vice President India Nepal, Emirates

Why you should make a friend on every trip you take? Ask Essa Sulaiman Ahmad.

If he is seated next to you on a flight, chances are he will strike a conversation; that's how he gets new ideas. And Essa Sulaiman Ahmad flies a lot. He is the VP India & Nepal, of an airliner after all. In an exclusive interview with Ocider, this is what he says about work, life and work-life balance. Read more..

This is how Indian travellers are exploring the world.

You don't have to be super rich to travel abroad In the pre-millennium era, international travel in India was luxury so rare that it was a celebrated event, meant for the rich. No longer, as the gen-next with more wanderlust in their hearts than money in their pockets are out to explore the world in innovative ways. Read more..

Viren Batra