T Banambar Patra, the Managing Director and a member of the Board was born in the pilgrimage town of Puri, Orissa, India. By at the age of 20, Mr. Patra had graduated in Commerce and started his first partnership business in wholesale & retail trading.
Mr. Patra always keen to develop tourism and his passion led to diversification into the hotel business. He launched Orissa's first World Class Resort, Toshali Sands, in 1985. This was a landmark in the tourism industry of the state.
Thereafter Shri T. Banambar Patra travelled extensively all over Europe, America & the Far East, promoting tourism and thereby increasing the flow of inbound traffic to India.
He also took a degree in resort operations & marketing, passing with distinction, from world's number one institute "Ecolehoteliere" in Lausanne Switzerland, the undoubted leaders in the hospitality industry. No wonder that Toshali Sands was the first four star with ethnic look resort in India.Toshali Royal View started operations in 1999, making Toshali one of the few resort chains that offer both the serene beauty of the mountains and the turbulent charm of the sea to its loyal guests at Shimla and Puri.
Shri T Narsingh Patra looks after the Sales & Operations of the company's Resort Division. Shri Patra is a professional in Resort operations with in-depth knowledge of the industry. He has traveled abroad extensively and was trained in operations and sales at the Hotel Management School, Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a regular visitor to important Travel Marts in Europe, which keeps him constantly updated in innovations in the travel and hospitality trade. Shri Patra is heading the marketing division of Toshali Tours and Travels.
Shri Harihar Patra is a Commerce graduate from Berhampur University of Orissa. With a postgraduate degree from IIM Ahmedabad, he has trained extensively in Marketing, Sales, Finance and Cost Control. He is presently looking after the Marketing & Sales of the Group.
Shri Patra is also deeply involved in promoting textiles for the foreign market. As a first step he is leading Toshali's initiatives in this area. Shri Patra is heading the marketing and sales of Toshali's Group resorts and hotels.
He has extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of Time-share, Finance-foreign funds, foreign currency exposure, logistics, operation and management.
Earlier he steered the company's time share special purpose vehicle at Singapore for a period of 10 years and later he ventured into the business of baby care products and adult diapers.
Shri Santosh Kumar Subudhi is a Commerce graduate from B.J.B College, B.B.S.R and with a M.B.A. degree in Marketing. He has travelled frequently across Asia and specializes in the field of Marketing, Sourcing and Procurement. Shri Santosh Kumar Subudhi is currently employed as Sourcing and Procurement Head at Xtracare Products Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore. Apart from this he looks after establishing private label business, online channels and strategic alliance.