India Connections experiences sponsored by Taj Falaknuma Palace and Distant Frontiers

At Connections Luxury, we are dedicated to creating the best environment to help our buyers and suppliers create long-lasting business relationships with each other.

The Connections Experiences sponsored by the Taj Falaknuma Palace and Distant Frontiers offer an alternative to table-top introductory meetings. Instead of sitting at an assigned table, we encourage you to try an activity together. The choice is yours!

Please see the listed the activities we have confirmed so far, to give you an idea of what to expect:

Afternoon tea
A delicious treat to be shared between two people to celebrate a special occasion – a new business relationship, perhaps?

Bazaar walk
Discover the hidden gems of the Hyderabad bazaar with your meeting partner

Bidri work
Learn more about this intricate art of metalwork – and forge a business bond in the process

Billiards
It’s said that competition is good for business, so hold find your opponent and hold your meeting over a billiard game

Calligraphy
Have you ever wondered how your name would look like in Hindi? After this experience, you’ll be able to write it yourself!

Champagne historical tour
Sip bubbles while soaking up the sights of Hyderabad

Charminar visit
You cannot leave Hyderabad without visiting Charminar, one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture

Cooking your own lunch
Work hand-in-hand with the rest of the delegates to prepare one of the world’s most popular foods in its country of origin

Croquet
Croquet is a gentle, social sport; give it a try while boosting your business opportunities

Embroidery
Did you know that sewing enhances your cognitive abilities? Get creative and form a business bond

Horse carriage ride
Horse-drawn carriage rides through Falaknuma are one of the most picturesque ways to explore this spectacular palace. Not the be missed!

Lac bangles
Craft an eye-catching accessory – for you or a friend – while discussing business

Mehndi
“Mehndi” means “henna”. Learn from the masters and mix colours to get a great fun result

Rongoli making: (tile decorations)
Bring out your inner interior designer and create a striking souvenir to take home

Pearl talk
Diamond’s may be a girl’s best friend, but pearls are the jewels of the sea. Find out more with your meeting partner

Personalised ittar
Curate and customise perfumes that smell as sweet as your success

Pickle making
One for the foodies. Grab a buddy and learn how to tailor the taste to suit your palate

Spa massages head and shoulder
Don’t fancy anything physical? Then sit comfortably with your meeting partner and relieve stress with a massage

Walk the grounds
Walking relaxes your mind and boosts your brain activity – and the palace’s surroundings may inspire a new partnership

Wine voyage
One for the wine lovers. Get to know all the characteristics a top-notch wine should have, and sample some authentic flavours

Yoga
If you are not feeling relaxed enough after your massage, stretch out with a reviving yoga class

Thank you to our sponsors, Taj Falaknuma Palace and Distant Frontiers, for providing all the experiences throughout the programme.

Please note that the final list of experiences is yet to be confirmed.

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Micaela Giacobbe

Founder and director of commercial events

Founder and director of commercial events for Connections, spearheading the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4848
Mobile: +44 (0)7852 557661
Email: [email protected]

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Evangeline

Evangeline Estrella

Operations Manager

Operations Manager for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4885
Mobile: +44 (0)7971 660 984
Email: [email protected]

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David Benitez

David Benitez

Head of Business Development – Meetings

Head of Business Development for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4836
Mobile: +44 (0)7453 576041
Email: [email protected]

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Greg Reeves

Head of Business Development – Luxury and Wellness

Head of Business Development for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4836
Mobile: +44 (0)7814 229681
Email: [email protected]

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Alejandro Roca

Alejandro Roca

Event Executive

Event Executive at Travel Weekly Group for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4889
Mobile: +44 (0)7783 993688
Email: [email protected]

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Anna Górska

Buyer Marketing Manager – Meetings

Buyer Marketing Manager – Meetings at Travel Weekly Group for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Mobile: +48 664 411 429
Email: [email protected]

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Alexandra Locker

Alexandra Locker

Buyer Marketing Manager – Luxury and Wellbeing

Buyer Marketing Manager – Luxury and Wellbeing for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4884
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 150936
Email: [email protected]

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Ginevra Ferne

Sales Manager

Sales Manager for Connections, supporting the launch of the next generation of events.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7881 4890
Mobile: +44 (0)798 093 4479
Email: [email protected]

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