LiveFromALounge.com (LFAL) is a pioneering digital platform renowned for publishing news and views about aviation, hotels, passenger experience, loyalty programs, travel trends and frequent travel tips for the Global Indian.
Ajay Awtaney is the Founder and Editor of LiveFromALounge (LFAL). He is considered the Indian authority on business travel, luxury travel, frequent flyer miles, loyalty credit cards and travel for Indians around the globe.
Ajay launched LFAL in 2011 during his time at an investment management firm, where he developed his keen sense for maximising travel experiences while minimising spends. Since then, LFAL has established itself as a travel and lifestyle platform, expanding its editorial content to include flight and hotel reviews, video reviews as well as event activations.
Today, LFAL has a dedicated reader base, receiving over 3 million readers through 2018, with over half from India. LFAL is the Indian partner of BoardingArea, the market leader in frequent flyer publishing and recognition with the Freddie Awards. As a market leader in the space, Ajay helps to shape the way consumers and brands approach travel.
Ajay speaks at events about business travel, building customer loyalty, aviation and passenger experience. He has been featured in the Conde Nast Traveller and has been quoted in various magazines and news media including Straits Times, Economic Times, ET Prime, Ken Web, USA Today, Business Standard, The Hindu, Mint (an associate of WSJ), Mashable, DNA India.
Ajay currently is a columnist for CNBC TV18, FirstPost and HT Mint, and contributes to the Conde Nast Traveller, GQ, Quartz and Cruising Heights. He has written in the past for National Geographic Traveller, Moneylife, India Today Travel Plus, the Indian Express Group, TOI and Jet Airways JetWings.
Please contact ajay [at] livefromalounge.com with any media / PR / speaking engagement or general frequent flyer enquiries. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram. You can also like the Live from a Lounge page on Facebook for further updates.
Shipra is the co-founder of LFAL Media Private Limited and a contributor at www.LiveFromALounge.com. On the road forever, she shares her perspective as a woman business traveller. Over the years, she has made hotel loyalty her superpower, and she uses those superpowers to open doors to the best suites at hotels globally. Shipra also runs PointsPurse, a women-only community-initiative to educate and encourage women to become credit card savvy.
Shipra has over 10 years of experience working at airlines, luxury travel companies and consumer loyalty management companies, giving them the edge of her operational management experience in these roles. With a business degree from HEC Paris, she has had the opportunity to live, work and travel across four continents.
Shipra participates frequently in women-focused platforms, especially those who work in the realm of personal finance. You can read some of her works published at PennMoney, Basis and her interview with Malini’s Girl Tribe.
Please contact shipra [at] livefromalounge.com with any media / PR / speaking engagement or general frequent flyer enquiries. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram. You can also like the Live from a Lounge page on Facebook for further updates.