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Monday, 07 March, 2016, 17 : 00 PM [IST]

Aamoksh One Eighty introduces travel club exclusively for Seniors ‘GOSH’

Aamoksh One Eighty Hospitality Pvt.Ltd, the first international brand ofretirement homes in India has launched an exclusive travel club for seniors – GOSH (Group of Seniors Holidaying). Under this program, the company has announced its first tour, “Amritsar – A Cultural Trail”, a 4-day travel program exclusively focusing on an untapped segment of 50 years and above. 

The packages has been customized according to the needs of the elderly which include senior friendly hotels, special dietary needs, porterage services along with experienced tour managers.  The friendly staff combined with personalized attention and hospitality assures of a unique holiday experience. The seniors would also get an opportunity to travel and interact with likeminded people. Amritsar, a fascinating city immersed in history and culture, is home to some of world’s most enthralling sites. Relax your soul in the serene environment of Golden Temple. Travel to Wagah border, to see the changing of the guards. The ceremonial lowering of the flags ceremony will evoke fascinating emotions of passion and patriotism. 

A visit to Khalsa College Campus to experience its architectural grandeur & Punjabi Naatshala – one of the country’s best theatres, for Punjabi drama and theatre will keep captivated with its rich culture. This followed by a tour of Historic JallianwalaBagh will take you back in time to India’s struggle for freedom. The senior citizens also enjoy authentic Amritsari cuisines including delicious meals in choicest dhaba’s and also a fulfilling Guru kaLangar at Golden Temple. The memorable travel experience along with comfort will keep you enchanted & offers a truly unique & captivating experience. 

According to Sanjay Lakhotia, Founder & Director – Aamoksh One Eighty, “Senior tourism is a western phenomenon but is now catching up in India. The major drivers for this are rise in disposable income, old age independence, rising aspirations and having more free time. Senior services is a growing market. India which is widely perceived as a young nation will see a more than threefold rise in the number of elderly to 324 million by 2050, constituting 20 per cent of the population.   

As per the Frost & Sullivan and Amadeus report, there will be an increase of 250 million over-65s by 2030 across the seven countries which includes Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and Singapore, with most of the increase coming from China and India. This will double the number of over-65 leisure travelers to Asia Pacific destinations by 2030.
 
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