The Riya Group is a leading travel company that predominantly serves the requirements of travel partners across India, Canada, UAE and USA. With over 15 travel solutions available to customers, the Riya Group is an established brand in the travel and tourism industry with 40 plus years of experience.
GMJ Thampy is the founder and Chairman and Managing Director of the Riya Group. In 1980, he observed an influx of manpower to the Middle East. He started this top travel company to facilitate visa and air ticketing services for the workforce and their families. Today, the Riya Group has a turnover of over INR 16,000 crores, serves 75,000 plus travel agents and it is leading the industry with nine business verticals.
The Riya Group believes in improving our abilities to deliver services without compromising the quality and customer satisfaction. We are inclined to bridge the gap between the travel inventory and customers through world-class technology, expanding our range of products, and excellent service to our agents and customers.
Our energy and success is derived from our experience and talented staff. The accomplishments, awards and recognitions over the years from the travel industry fuels our vision to be the numero uno travel company globally.
Under Riya Travel, set up an office in
Mumbai for Gulf Visa Procesing
Acquired license from Ministry of Labour
for manpower immigration.
Established Riya Travel & Tours.
First IATA office in fort, Mumbai.
Opened 5 Branches in west & south of India.
Reached a company-wide turnover of $ 0.5 billion
Set up office in Delhi to expand
into north & east of India
Riya Holiday commenced its operations.
Riya Connect portal was set up.
23 Branches were established.
Riya Marine Travel was established.
Started Riya Study Abroad
Set-up offices in USA & Canada
Riya Institute of Hospitality was initiated
Achieved Gross Bookings of
INR 48 billion (US$ 1 billion)
Turnover reaches $1 billion
Set-up offices in UAE
Riya Business Travel was started
70+ location with worldwide with
$2 billion turnover.
Riya Migration Consultants was started
Launched Riya Visa Services