Management

RAHUL RAO

RAHUL RAO

  • RAHUL RAO
  • DIRECTOR - OPERATIONS

One of the founder members of Infinite Journeys and Foliage Outdoors, Rahul is an exceptional naturalist and a bird-watcher par excellence. Having travelled across the length and breadth of India for more than 20 years, he is very well-versed with flora and fauna of the forests. Gifted with sharp senses and powerful instincts, his birding skills always leave a person amazed. In a lighter vein, it is said that he can spot a bird even with his eyes closed. It is certainly a case of being born with binocular vision. Rahul has extensively traveled in Indian Subcontinent, African Wilderness and has also been to Antarctica.

ABHAY GHANEKAR

ABHAY GHANEKAR

  • ABHAY GHANEKAR
  • DIRECTOR - MARKETING

Abhay is one of the founders of Infinite Journeys and Foliage Outdoors and has a vast experience of more than 20 years of roaming in the wild. An excellent leader, Abhay is an expert bird-watcher and an equally good naturalist. Abhay has extensively traveled in Indian and African Wilderness. His recent exploration includes visit to Arctic Circle. A self-confessed foodie, you can be rest assured to have a blast having him around. A strict disciplinarian and with strong belief and emphasis on being on time everytime. He is also famous for his pranks as well as sharp cynicisms.

RAHUL BHUSARI

RAHUL BHUSARI

  • RAHUL BHUSARI
  • DIRECTOR - LEISURE HOLIDAYS

One of the founders of Infinite Journeys and Foliage Outdoors, Rahul is regarded as an ace administrator in the Team. An Engineer and MBA by qualification, he feels equally at-home amidst the forests and the wild denizens. Apart from his administrative expertise and penchant for perfection, he is also well-known for his great sense of humor and original PJs.

GAURAV PUROHIT

GAURAV PUROHIT

  • GAURAV PUROHIT
  • DIRECTOR - LEISURE HOLIDAYS

One of the founders of Infinite Journeys and Foliage Outdoors, Gaurav comes across, at a first glance, as a serious, brooding and reserved person. However, know him more and you would surely encounter the funny side of him. Gaurav is an experienced naturalist and an expert bird watcher. He is most sought after by discerning travelers for planning their Holidays as they are sure that he can suggest lesser known locales and Resorts that perhaps no-one else is even aware of. A self-confessed music-lover, Gaurav is an amateur guitarist himself. In Pune, you will always find him in office, being the first to reach office and last to leave. A man of few words, Gaurav does not fail to impress you by his witty remarks.

MAYURESH BORSE

MAYURESH BORSE

  • MAYURESH BORSE
  • CEO

Mayuresh, popularly known as Mayo is the work-horse of the organization. Those who meet him are always struck by his friendly smile and easy-going nature. Mayuresh is an engineer by degree and a hardcore wild-life enthusiast by choice. He is an avid birdwatcher and an absolute gadget freak. He 'minds our business' by scouting around for school trips that we customise. His crisis management skills are commendable and rest assured, any work entrusted to him is complete, well within deadlines and with the alloted resources.


Our Backbone

PUJA NAIK NIMBALKAR

PUJA NAIK NIMBALKAR

  • PUJA NAIK NIMBALKAR
  • SR. MANAGER - SALES

Puja is one of the oldest employees at Infinite Journeys. She started her multifaceted career in 2009 after graduating in Sociology and completing a IATA-UFTAA Foundation Course. During the course of her career she has worked with Kundalika Rafting, Domestic and International Air-ticketing, has dabbled in Corporate services and is now working in Foliage Outdoors as the Senior Manager for Sales. She is our in-house multi-talented mischief maker and is in the funny habit of "glass-breaking". She is the one everyone turns to for help and her warm demeanour and vast experience ensure that your problem will be solved and you will leave with a smile! She is a movie buff and shopping is her favourite past time! Once in a while she likes to travel to exotic destinations and enjoy beautiful resort stays and yummy food!

NIKHIL PATIL

NIKHIL PATIL

  • NIKHIL PATIL
  • HEAD - OPERATIONS AND PLANNING

Nikhil Patil is a Hotel and Business Management professional by qualification. He strives to bring innovation in every aspect of work. He loves Off-Roading, biking and never misses a chance to participate in it. A nationalist at heart, he takes every step possible to help us remember the important events in Indian History. To sum up, Nikhil is someone who comes across as a friendly and easy going person and never fails to impress you with his abundant source of information and enthusiasm. Nikhil handles Operations at Foliage Outdoors.

SWANAND OAK

SWANAND OAK

  • SWANAND OAK
  • Front Office Executive

A Hotel management professional and Wildlife Photographer by passion, Swanand is an avid birder. Having a true sense of passion for wildlife, he never leaves his camera behind and has worked in alliance with the Pune Forest Division multiple times. Always ready to consume noteworthy knowledge in the field of Wildlife, he is also popularly known as the "The Wine Hustler" due to his specialization in the Wine Industry. In a nutshell, a fun-loving guy. Swanand currently works as a Front Office Executive at Foliage Outdoors in the Open Age and Wildlife Segment

SANKET DESHPANDE

SANKET DESHPANDE

  • SANKET DESHPANDE
  • Front Office Executive

A Science graduate by qualification, Sanket has walked down the travelling path since 2012. He is a photography freak at heart, who did a stint in photojournalism not so long ago. For Sanket, travelling presents a myriad of opportunities to explore new destinations, experience new cultures and meet new people. He is always on his toes to set off on the path less travelled and explore new trek routes. A self-confessed foodie, you will often find Sanket at restaurants, trying out different cuisines. If not on-field, you are certain to find Sanket in Foliage Outdoor's Front-office.

DIPTI KULKARNI

DIPTI KULKARNI

  • DIPTI KULKARNI

A bachelor in commerce, Dipti has also completed a certification course in IATA. She loves working in travel planning and execution. With her good experience of 12 years in the industry, she can solve issues regarding travel on a single phone call. She loves to talk and so has the best power to communicate with people and explain to them the required information. She loves to explore new places and also likes to interact with people from different parts of the world. Apart from travelling, Dipti likes to dance and she also makes creative items for decoration.